Despite the rain in Europe, summer is quickly approaching – and that means just one thing. It’s time to prepare ourselves for a boozy couple of months out in the beer garden. (more…)

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This 5-step Easy Gin And Tonic Ice Cream Recipe Is Perfect For Summer

Despite the rain in Europe, summer is quickly approaching – and that means just one thing. It’s time to prepare ourselves for a boozy couple of months out in the beer garden.


Coloured coffee a steaming success

Almond Breeze celebrated the successful launch of its Barista Blend almond milk with a latte art master class.


Bottoms up! Drinking Tequila Can Lead To Weight Loss

Wish to lose those extra pounds and at the same time do not want to cut down on alcohol? Drink tequila shots.


Gold for Franschhoek vignerons at the 2017 Decanter World Wine Awards

The results for the 2017 Decanter World Wine Awards are in and Franschhoek Wine Valley is proud to announce that three of its producers earned Gold at this prestigious event. These were awarded to Bellingham (Small Barrel Shiraz-Mouvèdre-Viognier 2014), Boschendal (Appellation Series Sauvignon Blanc 2016 and Shiraz 2015) and Babylonstoren (Nebukadnesar 2014).

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Entries open for 16th Amorim Cap Classique Challenge

Méthode Cap Classique producers have until 20 July to submit their wines for this year’s Amorim Méthode Cap Classique Challenge, the only competition dedicated exclusively to MCC wines. Amorim Cork SA, which is sponsoring the event for the 16th consecutive year, is the convenor of this unique wine competition in conjunction with the MCC Producers Association.


Boplaas Awarded As Best SA Port at the Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show

Top image: Boplaas Winemaker Margaux Nel

Boplaas Family Vineyards in Calitzdorp once again showed why it is rated as a world class  Cape Portuguese producer.


Bouchard Finlayson releases Sans Barrique Chardonnay 2016

Bouchard Finlayson has released the 2016 vintage of its popular unwooded Chardonnay,Sans Barrique.


The 2017 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show Winners and Results

A spread of results, celebrating the achievements of producers from Constantia to the Northern Cape, and from cellars dating back several centuries to producers making their first wines in the last ten years, are a feature of the 2017 OMTWS laureates.


Lidl Has A New Version Of Its Award-winning Gin And It Looks Very Similar To A Fancy Bottle That’s Double The Price

LIDL has just launched a new limited edition of its award-winning gin and its looks suspiciously similar to an upmarket version. The budget supermarket?s version costs almost half the price o…


Heineken Toasts ?borderless World? In New Ad Campaign

Can national governments and national sovereignty be eliminated with the cooperation of Joe Six Pack? The brewers of Heineken beer think so, and they?re laying it all on the line in their new ad campa


Pepsico Now In Talks To Acquire Vita Coco Owner

Multiple parties have been interested in buying the Vita Coco owner, sources tell CNBC.


Twitter Rolls Out New Chatbot Feature For Businesses

Twitter has introduced a new chatbot feature for companies to promote their brands, and they are hoping that these businesses and their customers stay on the platform for their real-time interactions.


A White-owned Portland Burrito Cart Shuts Down After Being Accused of Cultural Appropriation

Both critics and fans alike are talking about a Portland burrito cart after the owners revealed how they came up with their business idea.


Edinburgh Gin Edinburgh Cup This Weekend At Musselburgh

This weekend there is some high class horse racing to look forward to on Saturday. The Edinburgh Gin Edinburgh Cup has attracted some of the UK’s top three-year-old stayers to Musselburgh Racecours


Speakeasy Hits The Streets Of Braamies

JOBURG – It's an ambience you won't often experience in South Africa and it is only available for one more month.


Liberty Waterberg Encounter: Shorter, Tougher Race

The rigorous mountain bike race takes place from 9 to 11 June at Sondela Nature Reserve and Elements Golf Estate


Discover The Home Of Bombay Sapphire

It?s safe to say that the gin renaissance is well and truly here to stay. The spirit is perhaps most famous for the gin craze that overwhelmed London in the 1700s. Since then it has woven its way in a


There’s Going To Be A Delicious Polish & Irish Feast In Dublin This Weekend

We're already drooling...


Flames Cruise To Semis As They Impress In Win Over Stings In The Brutal Fruit Netball Premier League

JOBURG – The North West Flames cruise to the semis of the Brutal Fruit Netball Premier League.


Watch: Soweto Fashion Week A Platform For People Of Ardent Zeal

All Participants get proper training.


Mother Performs ?party Trick? For Stella Artois

The spot implores viewers to "Host One To Remember."


A Taste Of Award Winning Wines In The Robertson Wine Valley Ahead Of The #wackywinefestival

If you’re planning to head off to the Wacky Wine Festival in Robertson this weekend, check out these recently award winning wines.


[listen] Is This The Best Payoff Line Ever?

Some believe Stella Artois?s ?reassuringly expensive' is the best payoff line ever. The Ford bakkie ?man at braai? not so much?


Coca-cola: Blame The Accounting

The sky is not falling on Coca-Cola. Despite secular headwinds, the company has managed to achieve positive growth over the past three years. Reported sales do


Hendricks Gin – The Awakening

Gin has always been one of those drinks associated with creativity and artistic pursuits, this weekend Hendrick’s Gin push those boundaries even further with


These Bottles Of Chenin Blanc Will Sell You On The Sometimes Polarizing Grape

Chenin blanc is the most-planted grape in South Africa, and a source of pride for winemakers there. Here are the bottles you should try.


Alonso Rules Out Red Bull Move

Fernando Alonso has admitted he has no "concrete plan" for 2018 yet, but is pretty sure he will not be joining Red Bull during the off-season.


Your Weekend Mix With Schweppes

The weekend starts here! Find the perfect place to raise a gin and tonic with your weekend guide by Schweppes.


Good Food, Wine And Coffee

Take a sip of all the coffee that will be served at the Good Food & Wine Show in Cape Town this weekend.


Whitley Neill Founder Intros Marylebone Gin