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The Rum-Soaked History of Pirates and Sailors

On July 31, 1970—47 years ago come Monday—Britain’s Royal Navy issued its last daily rum ration.

 

Word on the street. Cape Town`s favourite vegan restaurant closed its doors

The news filtered through social media today that Cape Town’s popular vegan restaurant, Plant, has closed its doors for good.

 
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The World’s Most Expensive Whiskeys

If you want to spend your money on whiskey, you need to look to Scotland. 

 

South Africa’s Top Sommeliers select Boschendal 1685 Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Six of South Africa’s top sommeliers have selected Boschendal’s 1685 Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 for the prestigious Sommelier Selection 2017 wine list. The rich, intense red was selected in a blind-tasting for the Voluptuous and Rich category, with its prominent black fruit, elegant spice, structure and well-integrated tannins.

 

Boplaas Cape Vintage Reserve is simply the BEST!

Simply the best! That’s a claim Boplaas family Vineyards in the Klein Karoo can certainly make without fear of contradiction after numerous awards over the years for its magnificent Cape port wines made from traditional Portuguese varieties.

 

Sa Brandies Praised At London’s International Wine And Spirits Competition

At the International Wine and Spirits Competition in London, South African brandies won 27 medals and the trophy for Worldwide Best Brandy went to for KWV for its 15 Year Old potstill brandy.

 

New Proteas Netball Coach Named

Former Proteas netball captain Elsje Jordaan has been appointed head coach of the national team until the World Cup in 2019.

 

Guinness Nigeria Targets Volume Market To Revive Profits

Brewer Guinness Nigeriais shifting its focus from premium brands to the"lower end" volume market in order to boost sales and reviveprofits, it said in its rights issue share offer prospectus.

 
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The Newest Place To Watch All The Football Games

Lagasse?s Stadium adds The Biergarten

 

9 Iconic Adverts From The Small Screen We Can’t Forget

Some were funny and some made you think.

 

Havana Grey Battled To Win The Molecomb Stakes At Glorious Goodwood In Miserable Conditions

HAVANA GREY landed the Bombay Sapphire Molecomb Stakes with a determined front-running performance. The Karl Burke-trained grey, winner of both the National Stakes and the Dragon Stakes at Sandown …

 

Sa Brandies Praised At London’s International Wine And Spirits Competition

At the International Wine and Spirits Competition in London, South African brandies won 27 medals and the trophy for Worldwide Best Brandy went to for KWV for its 15 Year Old potstill brandy.

 

National Ice Cream Sandwich Day Is Here! Cool Off With These Sweet Deals

Celebrate a cool holiday.

 

Israeli Taxman Seeks $45 Million From Coca Cola Over Royalties: Report

Israel's Tax Authority wants Coca-Cola to pay some 160 million shekels ($45 million) in taxes on royalties that the global beverage giant receives from its local franchise for use of the brand name in

 

Watch: Cheers To The Bonang Fleur De Courvoisier Cocktail!

One of South Africa’s most charismatic personalities and style muses, Bonang Matheba, has inspired the latest signature cocktail ...

 

Experience Country Lifestyle At Romansbaai Beach And Fynbos Estate

Jewel of theOverberg and her best kept secret - Romansbaai Beach and Fynbos Estate where you have a lifestyle experience.

 

Mexican Restaurants That Have Helped Put San Antonio On The Map

Chisme That guacamole con chisme with cotijo cheese had genuine spunk the second time around. The straight-on queso that comes free with happy hour chips and...

 

Sodastream Second-quarter Earnings Jump 84% @themotleyfool #stocks $soda

Sales volumes held up as the company prepares for its peak selling season.

 

Government To Transform Agricultural Sector

The agriculture sector has been identified as a key platform for both transformation and growth and job creation which could create one million jobs by 2030...

 

Sa Brandy Voted Best In The World

A fresh haul of medals for South African brandy has once again shone the light on a craft that has been shaped over centuries.

 

Stockholm: A Scandinavian Secret Revealed

Many people, when you mention Stockholm, think Abba or IKEA or possibly the Nobel Prize, Vikings or filmmaker Ingmar Bergman.

 

Very Important Photos: Here’s Who We Spotted Out And About In The Last 24 Hours

Click through a gallery of who is on our radar!

 

International Beer Day Music Festival To Hit Jozi This Weekend

The International Beer Day Music Festival will be a day of beer, food and of course, some awesome music. Get all the deets here!

 

Discover Rare Wine Gems At Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction Showcase

This very special wine showcase is taking place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on 17 August.

 

Smokey Monkey Shoulder Gets Bar Exclusive

Monkey Shoulder has released a new peated variant ? Smokey Monkey ? after repeated calls from bartenders for a smoky, mixable Speyside whisky.

 

2017 Nissan Trailseeker #3 Attracts Top Riders To Wellington

Western Cape mountain bikers are licking their lips ahead of Saturday’s third round of the 2017 Nissan TrailSeeker Series.

 

Opihr Gin Signs Two-year Deal With Sunsail Uk

Oriental spiced gin Opihr has agreed a two-year partnership with Sunsail UK, which commenced at the launch of the 2017 Lendy Cowes Week sailing regatta last week

 

Long View And Ability To Identify Potential Key For Equity Investing

Fund managers should not be so quick to dismiss firms that do not scream instant returns

 

When Pepsi Ceo Indra Nooyi Got Her Pivotal Promotion, Her Mother Cut Off The Announcement And Sent Her Out To Get Milk Instead

On LinkedIn, PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi remembered the night she came home to announce her promotion to president of the company ? and her mother's reaction.

 

International Beer Day Music Festival To Hit Jozi This Weekend

The International Beer Day Music Festival will be a day of beer, food and of course, some awesome music. Get all the deets here!