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South African Winery installs the first charging station for electric cars in the winelands

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Vrede en Lust Wine Estate outside Franschhoek has installed the first BMW-i charging station at the property, in conjunction with Paarlberg BMW and BMW-South Africa.


Shots with South African Angostura Cocktail Competition Judge, Kurt Schlechter

We knock back three unlabelled shooters with Angostura Cocktail Competition Judge, Kurt Schlechter and chat to him about the state of the South African bartending industry.


Cork wine closures associated with a premium drinking experience

The study of US consumer preferences was conducted in partnership with The Portuguese Cork Association (APCOR) and California-based Cork Quality Council. An additional survey released by APCOR found that 89% of Wine Spectator’s Top 100 Wines of 2016 are sealed with cork closures.


Coffee May Affect How You Perceive Sweetness

Coffee is sweet. Totally. But according to the Huffington Post, new research suggests that drinking coffee may decrease you ability to taste sweetness, which may make you crave more sweet things. Less Sweet.


Boplaas Port now triple SA Champion

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Boplaas Family Vineyards achieved a rare hat-trick on Friday when its Port was named South African Champion at the SA Young Wine Show for the third consecutive year.


Old Sauvignon Blanc Favourite Diemersdal Pockets Young Wine Show Trophy

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Diemersdal Estate’s commitment to Sauvignon Blanc once again paid-off by its winning the Sauvignon Blanc Trophy at this year’s South African National Young Wine Show.


Revamped and Revisited – A new table is at Leopard`s Leap

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Known for an innovative and passionate approach to relaxed dining and the enthusiastic encouragement of home cooking, Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards is proud to present a fresh interpretation of its cooking programme.


Benguela Cove Wine Estate wins SA Young Wine National Champion Award

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Benguela Cove wine estate has won gold and silver medals for all 16 of its wines entered for the South African Young Wine Show. This is one of the oldest wine shows in the world and annually showcases the best wines of the country’s new vintage.


Thirstie Is Powering On-demand Delivery For Dom Pérignon

Booze delivery startup Thirstie is adding a new twist to its model — it's working directly with alcohol brands, starting with Dom Pérignon, to offer..


Heineken Jamaica Celebrates International Bow Tie Day

International bow-tie day is an annual salute to the underrated male closet accessory, celebrated on August 28.Heineken has been part of a few Jamaican companies that continue to make an event out of


Newscasters Lament Harvey Rescuers Sharing Water Out Of A Bottle Cap. It Wasn’t Water

FOX26 anchors in Houston caught some rescue workers trying to relax as they drove a boat through a waterlogged street.


Western Tigers Top Group In Corona Beer Football

Western Tigers secured the top spot in Group-B of the Corona Beer Invitational Football Championship, edging Guyana Police Force (GPF) 2-1 on Sunday at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground, Bourd


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Malibu Rum Praised For Using Plus-size Model In Very Cheeky New Promo

Rum brand Malibu shared the clip on its Facebook page and encouraged fans to film themselves doing a similar 'slow-mo run' for the chance to win their own branded swimsuit like the model's.


Habanero Releases New Slot Game Scruffy Scallywags

Slot and table games creator Habanero has announced yet another new slot title release. Scruffy Scallywags tells a pirates tale as they search for the kraken.


6 Reasons To Attend The 303 Pool Series Event This Weekend

It?s back! Our 303 Summer Pool Series is back for a one-time event. This Labor Day, 303 Magazine is partnering with Four Seasons Hotel Denver to host the End of the Summer Pool Event. If you&


Pepsi Organisers Seek New Venue

Organisers of the annual Pepsi Refresh Tour are today contemplating a new venue for next year's concert as the event has outgrown its current location.Now in its third year, the concert, which was hel


Bombay Sapphire Promotion Transports Schiphol Airport Travellers To An English Garden

The Bacardi-owned gin brand invites travellers to discover their own twist on the classic gin and tonic serve while being immersed in a sensorial adventure.


Savanna Dry Cider Sponsors Saracens Rugby Club

International wine, spirit and cider producer, Distell has sponsored reigning European Rugby?Champions, Saracens with its Savanna Dry cider. The...


Coca-cola Bottle Cap Codes Converted Into Donations For Hurricane Harvey Victims

The Coca-Cola Foundation has pledged $1m to the American Red Cross, supporting local relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.


4 Fall(ish) Cocktails With Cointreau

Ditch triple sec and use Cointreau instead. You?ll thank us.


?smokier? Highland Park Dragon Legend Coming

Orkney distillery Highland Park is to release a ?smokier, richer? single malt in the form of Dragon?s Legend.


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Pinotage’s Future Value May Lie In Blends

Pinotage is hitting the wine headlines again, with the closing date for the annual Absa Top 10 Pinotage Competition approaching ...


Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam Preparations Underway

All day Tuesday rain made a mess of the field at Frank Brown Park, but a little rain and mud doesn't stop organizers from setting up for one of the most anticipated events of the year.


Disaronno To Go: Brand Debuts Its First-ever Cocktail In A Can

Illva Saronno said it sees a "huge opportunity" for the new Disaronno Sour Ready Cocktail in a can on airlines and cruise ships.