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The best and worst alcohol to drink if you want to lose weight


Summer often means hanging by the pool and sipping a cold one. But this can be tricky if you’re trying to lose weight. YourTango is here with the best and worst alcohol to drink if you want to keep pounds off.

 

7 ways to hide your alcohol odor


Drinking is awesome and working with a hangover can be pretty sweet too. You’d be surprised how fast time goes when you’re still feeling the buzz from last night.

 

Grandma who used to drink half a bottle of tequila a night now teetotal professional body builder


Debbie Allsopp used to happily down a dozen vodka and Red Bulls chased by half a dozen shots of tequila until she discovered body-building.

 

Nederburg unpacks Pinotage to explore South African wine heritage with Chef Jacques Erasmus of Hemelhuijs

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Pinotage, South Africa’s home-grown grape was created in 1925 in Stellenbosch by Abraham Izak Perold,

 

Introducing London’s new Bathroom Bars


A former public restroom might not seem like the ideal space to open a bar, but London’s nightlife creatives are looking beyond the urinals to uncover the potential of these derelict spaces. Tyler Wetherall on the new bathroom bars.

 

Two Double Golds for Waverley Hills at the Michelangelo Awards

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The 19th Michelangelo Awards had a total number of 1665 entries from 364 producers this year.

 

Voor-Paardeberg is Top of the Pots


I had retired my wooden spoon, vowing to never judge a Potjiekos Competition again. Some 15-plus years of forced prodding, sniffing and eating too many gruel-like, sloppy concoctions from black cast-i

 

From the occasionally lunatic soul (and the soil)


The trade tasting of David and Jeanette Clarke’s Ex Animo portfolio was held, to the accompaniment of delicious and interesting snacks, at Open Door in Constantia earlier this week. A fine coll

 

My CWG Auction pick


Spare a thought for the Sauvignon Shreks of the Sauvignon Bank Interest Group wading their way through the gooseberry fields and cat sand boxes in the rain this morning as they chose a Sauvignon Bank

 

The two faces of MCC


Monday saw the celebration of the 25th birthday of Pongracz and the party at the CAAM Gallery in De Waterkant showed the fizzy, bubbly, almost ecstatic face of MCC. The event was curated by Blomboi an

 

Is Sauvignon Blanc for whites only?


What kind of message is First National Blanc sending SA consumers in the complexion of the 7 judges chosen for their annual FNB Sauvignon Bank Top 10 Competition? Charles Hopkins, cellar master at De

 

Truffled Gnocchi with Mushroom Ragu recipe by Alida Ryder for NOMU


Truffled Gnocchi with Mushroom Ragu Vegetarian dishes are often overlooked when it comes to wine matches. Having had a son who at 9 declared himself a vegetarian, it came easy to us to use separate co

 

Alcohol-free bubbly from Van Loveren: Join the celebration!


A sparkling pair of alcohol-free bubblies makes the hand-crafted excellence of the renowned Van Loveren vineyards even more accessible. Whether it be simple pre-dinner drink with friends or a celeb

 

Winters Drift Chardonnay 2014


Grapes for the Winters Drift wines are grown on the historic Glen Elgin farm which was bequeathed to the Molteno Brothers Trust, with profits to be used for the furtherance of ‘educational, cult

 

Global & Local Acclaim For Willow Creek Olive Oil


The beautiful Nuy Valley – home to Willow Creek Willow Creek Olive Estate is situated in the Nuy Valley, between Worcester and Robertson in the Western Cape. The region’s lime-rich soils,

 

Stanford Wine Route Launch: Panthera Africa


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Incipio 2014


Incipio 2014 is a wine by Martin Lamprecht of Doran Vineyards in the Voor-Paardeberg which sees 15% whole-bunch Chenin Blanc co-fermented with de-stemmed Shiraz, matured for 12 months in old 500-litre