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Make Your Own Boerewors

Boerewors is another inheritance from our pioneering forefathers who used to combine minced meat and cubed spek (pork and/or beef fat) with spices and preservatives (vinegar) which were freely available from the then Cape Colony.


Bellingham The Bernard Series awarded Medals of Excellence by Tim Atkin, MW

The annual, much anticipated, 2017 South Africa Special Report, which details the observations and impressions of SA wine by British Master of Wine (MW) Tim Atkin, were released at Wines of South Africa’s (WOSA) Intrepid Tasting in London.

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Bouchard Finlayson Chardonnays Celebrated On The World Stage With More Top Rankings

Bouchard Finlayson was celebrated on the world stage at the Intrepid South African Trade Show in London, where it was announced on 13 September 2017 that its famed 2015 Missionvale Chardonnay received a Gold Award in the International Wine and Spirits competition (IWSC) 2017.


Simonsig Takes Top Honours for Record-Breaking 4th time at Amorim Cap Classique Challenge

Hannes Meyer, middle, receiving the Amorim Cap Classique Challenge Award for Best Producer. To his left is Francois Malan, CEO of Simonsig and Joaquim Sá, CEO of Amorim SA.

Simonsig Estate, the pioneering Stellenbosch winery responsible for making the first Méthode Cap Classique wine, became the most-awarded cellar in the history of the Amorim Cap Classique Challenge by winning the competition’s Best Producer Award for the fourth time.

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Forget The Distillery, Tequila Is Made In The Fields

When most people venture to see how their favorite liquor is made, they head straight for the distillery. Tours of those buildings are fun and informativ...


Coca-cola Coffee Is Officially A Thing — That Is, If You’re Thirsty For Caffeine In A Can

Coffee-infused soda has arrived, people. ☕️


Matthew Mcconaughey Directs Second Wild Turkey Ad

Actor Matthew McConaughey has directed his second television advertisement for Wild Turkey Bourbon as part of the continuation of the brand?s ?It?ll Find You? campaign


Forget The Distillery, Tequila Is Made In The Fields

When most people venture to see how their favorite liquor is made, they head straight for the distillery. Tours of those buildings are fun and informativ...

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Hendrick’s Gin Continues Cross-country Quest With Giant, Traveling Cucumber Garnisher

Hendrick's Gin (which is itself infused with cucumber) has, for the past three months, been traveling across the United States with its eye-popping, wondrously strange cucumber slicing device with the


Windhoek Beer Partners With M&c Saatchi Abel Jhb To Drive New Chapter Of Growth

Following a competitive, five-way pitch process for the iconic Windhoek Beer brand, M&C Saatchi Abel Johannesburg has been appointed as the lead agency to drive the brand's growth...


Kick Your Soda Habit With The Sodastream—it’s 25% Off

Make carbonated water at home (flavored, too!) and save yourself all the added sugar of store-bought soda.


Pernod Ceo: Rebuilding Brands Takes Time, Money And Creativity

Alexandre Ricard tells The Spirits Business that business agility, humility, innovation, and securing top talent will enable Pernod Ricard ? the world?s second-largest alcoholic drinks producer ? to r


The Differences Between Vodka And Gin, Explained

Used interchangeably in some cocktails, vodka and gin are actually rather distinct. Learn the differences with this helpful guide.


Spotify, Heineken And Ibm On The Challenge Of Marrying Data And Creativity

In a panel session on data and creativity at Dmexco, Maureen Traynor, global director of creative solutions at Spotify, outlined how the music platform was using the one billion data points it gathere


How Monkey Shoulder And Bira Are Changing The Indian Bar Scene

Including the traditional dynamic between bar owner and liquor brand


5 Things To Do In Cape Town

Here's a list of events that are happening in Cape Town from 15 September until 24 September 2017.


Charleston Rumfest Announces Distillery & Restaurant Lineup For 2nd Annual Event


Horseback Safaris In South Africa

Horse riding trails in SA are as diverse as the terrain. Take a canter along a beach, through vineyards, across sweeping grasslands or mountain scener...


Bombay Sapphire Appoints New Master Distiller

Joining a respected group of female master distillers, Dr Anne Brock, director of the Gin Guild, has been announced as the new master distiller for Bombay


Hendricks Gin ‘garnisher’ Making A Stop In Phoenix, Sept. 21-24

Here's your chance to meet Hendricks Gin's "Garnisher" truck.


More Businesses Finding Out It Pays To Support Pride

The 8th annual CU Pride and Parade set to run through the weekend is going to more than cover its costs this year, and sponsors say that's partly because it's good for business.


J-pop Summit 2017 Celebrates Japanese Pop Culture Through An Immersive Experience With “arts, Eats And Innovations”



Bar News

AB InBev has announced it is to introduce the alcohol-free version of Budweiser in the UK as part of the group’s expansion of its range of low-alcohol and no-alcohol beers.


Halewood Wines And Spirits To Make Debut Appearance In Cannes

Whitley Neill Handcrafted Dry Gin and other premium spirits in the Halewood Wines & Spirits ...


How To Make A Refreshing Rhubarb Sorbet

This non-dairy frozen dessert is beautiful, bright-tasting and subtly floral.


Gordon & Macphail Gathers 353 Years Of Scotch Into One Collection

The new Gordon & MacPhail Glen Grant Collection brings together whiskies distilled between 1950 and 1955.


Brown-forman Boosts Investment In Cooperage, Cuts Jobs

Brown-Forman Corporation BF.B has decided to invest $45 million in its cooperage located at MacLean Avenue in Louisville, KY, in order to manufacture.