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Bacon. Element number one on the Periodic Table of Awesome.


How to drink wine without looking dumb or going broke

Wine can be difficult. It comes into the room all puffed up and scholarly like your tweedy cousin who graduated from Yale and yammers endlessly about geography, horticulture, technique, and all the rest.

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The world’s best whisky just released a fresh batch

Suntory, the Japanese whisky maker that notably sent its product to space,


Nederburg changes are curiously different

Nederburg, South Africa’s most awarded winery and Distell’s flagship wine brand, is presenting an enchantingly fresh new face to wine lovers as it continues to expand its global presence.


South African Wine Industry Honours Danie de Wet with 1659 Award

Image caption: Danie de Wet, centre, receives the wine industry’s 1659 Honorary Award from Dr Ernest Messina, left, chairman of the Groot Constantia board and Willem Jordaan, deputy-editor of Die Burger. PHOTO: Die Burger


WOSA antidote

Writing a weekly wine column in a national newspaper is no longer regarded as a necessary and sufficient credential for cracking an invitation to an industry gig. Or perhaps its because the column is


Why Are Beer Brands Doing Fashion Collabs?

A strange relationship is brewing. Beer companies, from craft to mass, are increasingly partnering with fashion brands. Heineken is in the sixth year of its Heineken100 program, which creates...


Drinking A Little Whiskey Might Actually Help Relieve Cold Symptoms

There's no real cure for the common cold, but a little bit of whiskey (that's a little bit, we said) could offer some relief. The classic hot toddy, typically made of whiskey, honey, lemon juic...