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Jamie Oliver to open restaurant in Melrose Arch

Jamie Oliver's successful restaurant chain, Jamie's Italian, is heading to South Africa. It will add a Joburg branch in Melrose Arch to its already expansive global reach. There are 40 establishments


Why You Should Mix Pickle Juice With Your Whiskey or Tequila

As legend has it (or Wikipedia, which is basically legend), Reggie Cunningham coined the term pickleback at Bushwick Country Club in Brooklyn in 2006.


Why you should be drinking 3 cups of Green Tea a day

There may be no liquid more beneficial to your health than green tea.


A Chemist explains why corks matter when storing wine

Want to start a wine cellar? Believe it or not, choosing the right bottle might be just as important as what’s inside.

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Doughnut Beer is here

Against the Grain Brewery & Smokehouse has teamed up with Louisville-based Hi-Five Doughnuts to create a new brew called “Mmm…D’oh! Nuts.”


Orange River Cellars Takes Top White Wine Spot at SAA Wine Listings

A Colombard from Orange River Cellars has been named the country’s best white wine at this year’s annual SAA Wine Awards, the well-known wine competition sponsored by the national airline.


Nederburg introduces new TV advertisement

Live it, love it and savour every second of it. That’s the message of Nederburg’s new TV advertisement.


Get Spanked for R50 at Cape Town`s new bar, The Nunnery

Number 207 Bree Street has a controversial history, but The Nunnery is looking to slowly turn that around. Since they’ve taken ownership, the lights have changed from red to blue and they’ve joine

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High quality conferencing packages with a difference in the heart of the winelands

Are you tired of the traditional conference format and looking for some new and interesting ideas to build into your conference packages?


South Africa`s wine industry is booming

Battered by the slump in demand for commodities, Africa’s most developed country is teetering on the brink of recession and unemployment is rising. But the country’s winemakers have a very


Who The Hell Bought Glenmorangie`s $50,000 Whisky?

Esteemed single malt scotch brand Glenmorangie recently sold the last of five 1970s Collection five-bottle sets, each priced at $50,000. So why would anyone pay that much for whisky?


POP: New bubbly bar to open in Greenside

Johannesburg has a new champagne bar and restaurant that serves delicious food and local MCCs by the glass.


Five reasons why sake is best served warm

NEW YORK, Feb 23 ? The dogma about sake today is that high-quality versions must be served chilled, but that is a total misconception. In fact, there are many quality sakes that are best enjoyed wa


Four cups of coffee a day can slash risk of deadly disease


Wine competitions: useful or a money-making scam?

Hats off to Rootstock for shining the spotlight on SA wine competitions, although their two speakers are both from the moneymaking side of the lucrative cottage industry. Which is a huge opportunity l