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These Wine Coolers Disguised As Handbags Are Pure Class

One of the struggles of lady-hood is owning a handbag that weighs a tonne and has to be lugged around with you everywhere, because by way of some miracle, there’s a use for every single item in that bag. 


Creamy Beef, Mushroom and Wild Rice Soup

The sweet grass-like aroma of the wild rice as it cooks, the deep savoury taste of caramelized mushrooms, the first creamy sip of soup: simply delicious!

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Afternoon Tea: 5 facts about this favoured British pastime

National Afternoon Tea Week begins today. For details, see afternoontea.co.uk. Meanwhile, here are a few tea-related facts to sip.


De Krans strikes Gold at Gold Wine Awards

De Krans Wine Cellar was recently awarded four Gold medals at the 2017 Gold Wine Awards. The medals were awarded to their De Krans Free-Run Chenin Blanc 2017, De Krans Pinotage Rosé 2017, De Krans Touriga Nacional 2016 and De Krans A Twist of Fate 2015.

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Proudly Pinot. Proudly Creation

No doubt about it: right now Pinot is the Vino! Yes, Friday 18 August is National Pinot Noir Day and at Creation, where we proudly grow and bottle three different award-winning, terroir-expressive Pinots, we take pleasure in reflecting on this wonderful yet sometimes wayward cultivar.


Vintners Surf Classic 2017 Winners

The 18th Vintners Surf Classic took place in Stilbaai at the Point in inclement conditions with a MASSIVE swell running on Friday 11 August. Competitors battled it out in the waves while wives and chi


Crystal Pepsi Is Back On Store Shelves.

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This Mobile Gin Van Will Deliver Cocktails Straight To Your Party (but There’s A Catch)

Bottoms up ?


Why Some Whiskey Is Better With Ice

There's no shame in adding ice to whiskey - and sometimes, it might even bring out new flavors you can't get any other way.


Liqueur Label Cuts Famous Flapping Ears

If you notice something different about your Amarula that's for good reason - as Africa's elephants continue to be slaughtered en masse, the liqueur has removed the elephant from its logo...


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All The Info About The 33-hour Water Outage Planned For 22 Joburg Areas

Many Residents in the North of Joburg are set to experience a planned 33 hour water outage, here's all the information we know so far.


Wines Made From South Africa’s Old Vines Are Key To The Future Argues Roger Jones

Roger Jones, an avid fan of South African wines, explains what is meant by Old Vines wines, and talks to Anthony Hamilton Russell about their importance


Smirnoff Vodka Heiress ‘in Plot To Steal £2k From Ex’

A VODKA heiress is to go on trial charged with allegedly hiring a fake bailiff to steal valuables from her former husband’s home.


Literary Libations Week Returns To Austin Bars With Book-themed Drinks

Book-themed booze? I’m into it.


Global Rum Market Set To Decline Over The Next Five Years

LONDON, February 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --The global rum market will decline over the next five years according to...


Take A Road Trip Along The Springbok Route

There is so much to see and do during the Springbok Route.


How To Drink Like Garbage?s Shirley Manson

Garbage is back on tour, and we got lead singer Shirley Manson to reveal the band?s favorite cocktails.


Literary Libations Week Returns To Austin Bars With Book-themed Drinks

Book-themed booze? I?m into it.


The 33rd Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction Has An Impressive Selection This Year.

From humble beginnings with 18 wines, the 33rd Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction now boasts an offering of 61 bottles of vino...


Bernard On Booze: When Johnnie Walker Becomes Johny Walk

Indian whisky has been associated with headaches, illness and even death.


Recipe: Blackened Pork Fillet Kebabs

Perfectly paired with a bottle of Chenin Blanc or Domaine Grier Grenache.


Lockhouse’s Botanical Bar: An Oasis For Gin Lovers

On the little island in Paddington Basin, known as the Merchant Square’s Floating Pocket Park, an outdoor pop-up gin bar has made a surprise appearance.


Bar News

Bars around the UK and across the rest of Europe have created unique serves to celebrate the 10 botanicals used to make Bombay Sapphire gin.


Lorna Scott Adds Female Fynbos Flair To Sa’s Gin Segment

Lorna Scott, a driving force behind South Africa's craft gin revolution, never had any experience in the liquor industry when she launched Inverroche Gin...