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History of the Piña Colada

Piña Colada – Spanish for strained pineapple – was officially invented on August 15 1954 by a bartender named Ramón “Monchito” Marrero at the Caribe Hilton’s Beachcomber Bar in San Juan, Puerto Rico.


Why you should add a pickle to your next beer

On a scorching summer’s afternoon, a sip of a sweet cider or pint of beer can be just the ticket. But light refreshing lagers are welcoming a new addition from America’s Midwest: the humble pickle.


10 Dangers and Benefits Hiding in Your Cup of Coffee

Caffeine might give you a boost in the morning, but not everything is moonlight and roses when it comes to your cup of coffee.


Pineapple Chicken Quesadillas with Perdeberg Rooted Chardonnay

Sweet pineapple pairs perfectly with shredded chicken and gooey cheddar cheese in this delicious quesadilla.

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Unlabelled Wine Deals at GETWINE

We at Getwine stock and sell ‘unlabelled’ wines together with our labelled wines.


Bellingham 2017 Harvest Sees Superlative Grapes

Niel Groenewald reckons that the 2017 vintage is one of the best he’s had so far during his 13 years as the Bellingham winemaker.


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Pepsico Earnings: Can Pepsi Keep Raising Prices To Offset Weak Demand?

PepsiCo investors may be focusing volume rather than earnings per share, when the beverage and snack giant reports second-quarter results before Tuesday’s open.


Step Inside Noemi Marone Cinzano’s Villa In Portugal

Winemaker Noemi Marone Cinzano uncorks her new getaway—a laid-back Portuguese villa designed inside and out by decorator John Stefanidis


Gary Sanchez Will Use Incredible Kraken-themed Bats For The Home Run Derby

Who needs home runs when you have those bats?


‘get On Your Bike’ Distell Tells On-trade

One of South Africa’s largest wine producers has issued a challenge to the UK on-trade: help us to provide some of the poorest people in the Cape with something that will transform their lives.


Coca-cola Craven Week – Platform For Identifying South Africa’s Future Heroes

The Coca-Cola Craven Week is where South Africa’s heroes are made.


The Ten Tastiest Events On The Culinary Calendar This Week

Despite the generally accepted wisdom, we actually think dinner is the most important meal of the day. It's certainly the most diverse (you can have pancakes for dinner, after all), and it's still the


How You Can Get A Free Pina Colada Worth £10 From Malibu Tonight

Malibu have also teamed up with Hackney's Palm Vaults to create special Pina Colada recipes


Rethinking the Piña Colada on National Piña Colada Day


Lukhanyo Mdingi Joins Smirnoff`s `change Makers` Campaign

Fashion designer Lukhanyo Mdingi will be releasing his label, ATIFY (Africa This Is For You), which uses ethically sourced and locally produced textiles to create pieces that celebrate the spirit


The Billionaire Trying To Make The World’s Best Pinot Noir

The Californian billionaire trying to make the best Pinot Noir in the New World.


Consumers? Love Affair With High-fat Products Leaves Butter Dishes Bare

Dairy product producer Clover is uncertain how long the ?major shortage of butter? will last


Meet The Mixologist: Cody Northcutt, Ritual

From Fuzzy Navels to favorite watering holes, get to know your bartender.


Strawberry Ice Lollies Inspired By #wimbledon

These margarita ice lollies are the perfect frozen tipple, with beautifully sweet and juicy strawberries forming a tasty ...


Bar News

The latest annual Beefeater MIXLDN competition is now open for entries, calling for cocktails that best encapsulate the spirit of the city that the bartender lives in.


Creating Chocolate And Coffee Sensations!

Don't miss this weekend's Coffee and Chocolate Expo at Montecasino.


Rw101 On Hunt For Whisky Casks Worth £1 Million


Making Sparkling Water Great Again

SodaStream is a world leader in sparkling water. The company changed its image. From selling unhealthy sodas, it is repositioning itself as a health and environ


Best Vodka Bars In Toronto

Vodka gets a bad rap on occasion for being somewhat lacklustre in taste (untrue?but that?s another discussion). Yet the following bars and lounges ? not to mention their barkeeps...