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< Wednesday 6 January 2016 >

You`re buying fake olive oil, wine, and mozzarella from the Mafia

Back in the day, the mafia ran illegitimate businesses — gambling, drugs, booze — or squeezed people on everyday functions, like trash removal. They still do, surely.


A Build-It-Yourself Mini Barrel for DIY Aging Spirits

Despite the boom in craft drinks, not everyone interested in producing their own booze has enough space—or resources—do so.


Drinking Alcohol in a Heatwave: Top 3 tips to stay safe

We’re currently in the middle of a ‘heatwave’ making South Africa hotter than in most parts of the Mediterranean.Temperatures are expected to hit 40 degrees by tomorrow in Johannesburg and Pretoria.


How the Shape of Your Glass Can Make Your Beer Taste Better

In 2016, instead of talking about the nuances of Cascade versus Saaz hops, we’re going to spend the year talking about how a concave bottom and bulbous top maximize aromas and help keep a beer’s head foamy.

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Food, Booze and Tattoos look at South Africa through a very unique lens

Counterculture South African travelogue and food show Food, Booze & Tattoos makes its African premiere this month having already been broadcast – to acclaim – on a number of international channels.


Benguela Cove Releases First Vintage of Semillon Sauvignon Blanc

Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate is excited to announce the release of its first Semillon Sauvignon Blanc.

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