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< Thursday 24 August 2017 >

The Reason Tonic Water Glows in the Dark

If you were to look at a gin and tonic (or vodka and tonic, or anything with tonic, for that matter) under ultraviolet light, you might be surprised to see it glow — and you might naturally wonder what produces the eerie effect.

 

This Is The Latest Time Of Day You Can Drink Coffee Without Ruining Your Sleep

Coffee addicts are well aware that, despite the undeniable energy-boosting elements their favourite brew has to offer, caffeine is a drug that affects the entire body’s functionality.

 

Bacon, Eggs and Spinach Pies

A really tasty breakfast dish but with when served with crusty bread, or potato wedges and salad makes a great lunch or dinner.

 

From the Klein Karoo: Boplaas Whisky

Every month, Whisky Brother Shop publish their top 5 sellers for the month.  It is always interesting to see the old favorites (GlenmorangieArdbeg and Glendronach)  share space with newcomers.  The June the list had an interesting surprise.  Obviously, after Ardbeg Day at the end of May, it was expected that the Ardbeg Kelpie will make an appearance.  However number 2 on the list was interesting.  A South African whisky aged in Brandy Casks – Boplaas whisky.

 

Creation visits Johannesburg

Having recently regaled us with accounts of her explorations in Brittany, Burgundy and Switzerland, Creation’s Carolyn Martin now reports on her and husband JC’s wine and food experiences (14 to 17 August) in the buzzing metropolis of Jozi.

 

Nederburg The Anchorman awarded as one of the Top 10 Chenin Blancs in South Africa

Nederburg’s Heritage Heroes The Anchorman Chenin Blanc 2016 has been selected as one of the winning wines of the 2017 Standard Bank Chenin Blanc Top 10 Challenge, convened by South Africa’s Chenin Blanc Association. 

 

Wwe Legend The Rock Reveals Something Nobody Knew About Stone Cold

FOR years it was one of the great mysteries of wrestling, but now...

 

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Do You Remember These Much-loved Adverts From Times Gone By?

ITV's Possibly... The Best Adverts In The World asks celebrity guests to pick their favourite adverts. They include a Cadbury's Flake advert and the controversial Baby Wee Wee commercial.

 

Victor Matfield Called Up To Scout Coca-cola Craven Week Heroes

Matfield, who is the most capped Springbok, has been tasked to lead a panel of experts in selecting the Coca-Cola Hero of the Day recipients at the Coca-Cola Craven Week, which took place recently.

 

George Michael’s Backing Singers Pepsi And Shirlie Make An Emotional Appearance On This Morning And Tell Eamonn They Still Can’t Believe He’s Gone

GEORGE Michael’s backing singers Pepsi and Shirlie paid tribute to the late singer today, eight months on from his death. The singers  – who performed with Wham! back in the 80s – opened up a

 

Aka Announces Reebok Endorsement Deal

 

Sa’s Top Chenin Blanc Wines Announced

The winners of the fourth annual Standard Bank/Chenin Blanc Top 10 Challenge were recently announced at the Delaire Graff Estate outside Stellenbosch.

 

[watch] Moloi Prepared A Delicious Snack For Guests At Park Inn’s Cocktail Party

General Manager of Park Inn Hotel by Radisson, Mark Huppelschoten, hosted a meet and greet social cocktail party at the Park Inn Hotel by Radisson Polokwane on Wednesday, 16 August.

 

Twee Jonge Gezellen Farm Undergone Sensitive Restoration & Renovation

A treasured national monument, the historic Twee Jonge Gezellen farm in Tulbagh - the home of leading MCC Krone.

 

Topprankade Mulderbosch Sauvignon Blanc Fyller 25 år Och Firar Med Den Bästa årgången Någonsin!

​”Rikare och mer komplext än någonsin, kraftfullt och uttrycksfullt med bra syra, grattis alla vinkonsumenter!” Så presenterar vinmakaren Adam Mason nya...

 

Sa’s Top Chenin Blanc Wines Announced

The winners of the fourth annual Standard Bank/Chenin Blanc Top 10 Challenge were recently announced at the Delaire Graff Estate outside Stellenbosch.

 

Pioneer Foods Develops Focus On Reducing Sugar And Salt

Pioneer Foods is part of the voluntary healthy food options industry initiative, being coordinated by the Consumer Goods Council of South Africa...

 

Hilton Turns On Charm

It's been a while since I visited one of my favourite spots in Durban - the elegant HIlton Hotel.

 

Avocado Lovers Need To Try This Guacamole Cocktail

It comes with a tortilla chip garnish.

 

There’s A Serious Hennessy Shortage In America, And It’s Actually Donald Trump’s Fault (seriously)

Hennessy is a criminally overrated cognac. I maintain that it’s actually more fun to say “Hennessy” than it is to drink it. Because Hennessy tastes like ATM runs at 3 a.m. Hennessy tastes like p

 

Dates Set For Round Barbados Race Series >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Bridgetown, Barbados (August 24, 2017) - As the European summer regatta circuit begins to draw to a close, the Caribbean vibe in Barbados is beginning to r

 

A Weekend Of Food And Drink

A TWO-DAY celebration of the region's food and drink will see 30 exhibitors at Elgin Town Hall next weekend.

 

Train Race Two-for-one Initiative For Schools

 

Second Season Promises A Superb Start To Spring

The second Season of Sauvignon Blanc, from 15 to 17 September 2006, is set to build on its successful first year when the ...

 

The Best Alcohol Pairing For Your Cheese, Veggie And Chicken Burgers

Finding the perfect drink pairing for your burger is like finding a partner on Tinder.

 

Pioneer Foods Develops Focus On Reducing Sugar And Salt

Pioneer Foods is part of the voluntary healthy food options industry initiative, being coordinated by the Consumer Goods Council of South Africa...

 

Waterblommetjie Festival Features Local Paarl Wineries

Expect a jam-packed day filled with wine and live entertainment at the annual Waterblommetjie Festival taking place on Saturday, 2 September in Paarl.

 

Waterblommetjie Festival Features Local Paarl Wineries

Expect a jam-packed day filled with wine and live entertainment at the annual Waterblommetjie Festival taking place on Saturday, 2 September in Paarl.

 

The King Of Brunch Is Back: Ketel One Vodka’s Bloody Mary Goes Global

MEXICO CITY, August 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --Ketel One Vodka maps the Bloody Marys enjoyed around the world...