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Snow turns Cape Winelands into winter wonderland

Grab your bottle of port. It’s going to be a pretty cold one.


This Fridge Automatically Restocks Beers When It’s Running Low

The latest marketing ploy from beer giant Anheuser-Busch is a smart fridge made for offices. Called the Office Bud-e, the fridge can hold 180 beers and will automatically place a delivery order to restock when it senses supply is running low.

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Bacon Wrapped Chicken Fillets Stuffed With Cream Cheese

Easy bacon wrapped chicken dinner that’ll make you lick your plate.


Could a diet based on Coffee help you lose weight?

Coffee is the new red wine. There are now tasting courses, sommeliers, and aficionados tracking single-origin beans from remote estates around the globe.


Oe-LA-LA: Orange River Wine Cellars takes Gold at International Competition for Muscat Wines

Orange River Cellars is well-known for dominating the category for muscadel in South Africa, but it has also left a solid mark on the world stage.


Bangkok cocktails inspired by Thai culture and cuisine

Bangkok’s barflies, boozers and other alcohol enthusiasts are raising their glasses to a drinks trend with kick — giving cocktails a supersonic boost with Thai-style makeovers.


The Franschhoek Cellar Takes New Inspiration From Old Vines

The 2017 vintage is definitely going to be better than 2016,” feels JD Rossouw, wine-maker at Franschhoek Cellar.


How Africa Fell In Love With Guinness

Guinness in Africa tastes different than in Ireland. Here's how a secret recipe from 1801 got Nigerians and other Africans loving an Irish beer.


‘where Must We Go?’ Ask Sisters Facing Eviction From Wine Farm

"This place is all I know. I thought I would die here just like my parents," says 56-year-old Josina Gova. But she and her sister are facing imminent eviction from their home on Excelsior wine farm.


50 Cent’s Not Effen W/ Vodka Anymore, Waves Flag In Diddy Ciroc War? ?

Music mogul 50 Cent has social media buzzing. The hip-hop veteran has appeared to ditch his business ties with popular alcoholic beverage Effen Vodka. Acco


Bay Street Theater’s 26th Annual Summer Gala Was A Success

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts held the 26th Annual Summer Gala in Sag Harbor on the Long Wharf on July 15, 2017. The event benefits Bay Street's educational and theatrical pr


Sodastream To Put Fizz Into Home Brew

The company is looking to form a beer partnership that will push its carbonated water machines into British homes again.


Skyy Vodka Seems To Troll Trump With Russia Billboard In Atlantic City

Amid the ongoing investigation into whether Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign colluded with the Russian government, one vodka company appears to be taking a not-so-subtle dig at the commander


There’s Two Rum Festivals Being Held In Devon

There are two rum festivals being held in Devon this summer - and they will be bringing over 100 rums for you to try. The first rum festival will be held in Exeter on July 29, with the second being.


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Heineken Unearths Final Hidden Gem For #openmanila

Heineken unlocks the doors of The Ruins in Poblacion, which is emerging as a hip party spot


Two New Studies Say Coffee Could Be Key To Longer Life

Previous research suggests that moderate coffee consumption could be beneficial for your health. Now two new studies back up the good news about your latte.


Semenya Leads Formidable Gsport Awards Finalists

Caster Semenya is up against fellow Rio Olympic medallist Sunette Viljoen and netballer Karla Mostert for the 2017 gsport Athlete of the Year award.


Carling Black Label Cup Tickets Sold Out

Kaizer Chiefs have announced that tickets are sold out for the 2017 Carling Black Label Champion Cup clash with Orlando Pirates at FNB Stadium on July 29.


Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series: Submissions Are Open

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Classic Cocktailist: Craft Gin Is In

Gin’s meteoric rise hasn’t supplanted other types of liquor in the way that vodka did to whiskey in the 1990s—this old spirit category has reinvented itself.


North Bay Credit Union To Open In Sonoma’s Springs Neighborhood

The new branch should be open by late fall.


Mount Gay Reminding Drinkers To ‘pace Yourself’

An extensive campaign to encourage Barbadians to drink responsibly titled ‘#PaceYourself’, has been launched by Mount Gay Distilleries for its current financial year.


How To Make Whisky Ice Cream

Making your own ice cream at home is rewarding and fun ? and the good news is that whisky can help you produce delicious results. Martine Nouet reports.


Scouting Young Talent At The Coca-cola U18 Craven Week

LYME PARK – Springbok legend Victor Matfield will on each day of the Coca-Cola U18 Craven Week be tasked with identifying and recognising a standout player.


What Would Dynamic Pricing Look Like In The Wine Trade?

Airlines and ride sharing companies already use dynamic pricing. Could new technology bring the practice to wine retailing?


Grafene Restaurant Gives Away Free Gin To Celebrate First Year In Manchester

To celebrate 365 days in business, Grafene Restaurant is giving away a year's worth of free gin at its birthday bash on Thursday night


8 Ridiculously Easy Summer Cocktails

Nothing against craft cocktails, but sometimes you just need any easy drink with no fuss.



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Bartenders are being given the chance to create their own liqueur in this year’s Gabriel Boudier Wizard competition.