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< Thursday 5 October 2017 >

Why Drinking Vodka May Be Healthier Than A Glass Of Wine

Not all drinks are created equal. And National Vodka Day is a good time to take a closer look at this staple of every corner bar. 


How to make inexpensive vodka taste better

Nestled in the back of your liquor cabinet there’s a dusty handle of vodka that’s so cheap and so harsh you won’t even mix it with cranberry juice.


#AddPringles To Every Occasion and Stand a Chance To Win!

Sunshine and braai? #AddPringles.
Hanging with your friends? #AddPringles.
Getting ready for the turn up? #AddPringles.
The best snack for Netflix and Chill? It’s simple – #AddPringles.


Banana and Chocolate Chip Blender Muffins

Can you get any better than this?!


Why the most interesting man in the world ditched beer for tequila

The man known across the globe as “the most interesting man in the world” is back in the spotlight with a new venture, but this time, he’s traded in his Dos Equis beer for something a little stronger: tequila.


Orange River Cellars Rakes in Two Double Golds, One Gold at Michelangelo International Wine Awards

A troika of influential Gold medals from international wine experts went the way of Orange River Cellars at this year’s Michelangelo International Wine and Spirits  Awards held in Cape Town last week. Orange River Cellars’ Chenin Blanc Straw Wine 2016 won a coveted Double Gold, with the famous Red Muscadel 2016 taking the other Double.


Nederburg Adds Michelangelo 2017 Medals To Its Awards Story

Showing its proficiency in the making of top-quality dessert wines, Nederburg earned a platinum medal for the 2017 vintage of its The Winemasters Noble Late Harvest at the 2017 Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards, held in Cape Town. 


Bouchard Finlayson Introduces First Fridays’ Pensioners Discount


Bouchard Finlayson has launched a ‘First Fridays’ promotion aimed at the Overberg retired (over 60’s) market, offering 20% discount on wine sales at the cellar door on the first Friday of every month.


Boplaas wins Double Gold and six Gold at Michelangelo International Awards

Top image: Daniel Nel & friend Victoria

For many South African wine and spirits producers, winning a medal at the annual Michelangelo International Wine & Spirit Awards represents a rare pinnacle in the craft. On Friday night, Boplaas Family Vineyards collected seven – including a sought-after Double Gold.


De Grendel brings home two big wins at the Michelangelo International Wine and Spirits Awards 2017

De Grendel wines has brought home a trophy and a gold award from the Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards 2017.


Constellation Brands To Grow Corona As Mexican Beer Surges In Popularity

Constellation Brands will debut Corona Premier nationwide and Corona Familiar in all major Hispanic markets next year.


Bombay Sapphire Project Botanicals 2017

Bombay Sapphire is taking drinkers to the source of its gin blend with its 2017 Project Botanicals event, using soundscapes, light installations and animations to recreate the locales where its ingred


Ab Inbev Completes $3.15 Billion Coca-cola Africa Transition

AB InBev announced that it has completed the transition of its 54.5% equity stake in Coca-Cola Beverages Africa for U.S.$3.15 billion.


Artisan Gins Leave Me In Low Spirits

You may have noticed that we’re in the throes of a 21st-century Gin Craze. It’s not as serious as the one which began in the 1720s, when London was awash with the stuff, much of it adulterated wit


Cape Duo Challenge: Day One Results

Robert Hobson and Charl-Pierre Esterhuyse of Breedenet won the first stage of the Cape Duo Challenge over a distance of 60km from Slanghoek Wine Cellar on the outskirts of Rawsonville today.


Johannesburg Gaining On Stunning Sibling City

For South Africa tourists, beautiful Cape Town gets most of glory. But Johannesburg is coming into its own with an emerging food and arts scene.


Corona Time! Beer Owner’s Sales Soar

So much for concerns President Trump would hurt Mexican beer sales. Shares of Constellation Brands are at an all-time high following a strong earnings report.


Arena Naming Rights Up For Sale In Northern Ontario

Sudbury is set to sell the naming rights to its new event centre, but Sault Ste. Marie is going back to the future with the name for its arena.


Are You The Best Pie Maker In The Midwest? Prove It

Show off your pie baking chops at Honeypie's second annual Great Midwestern Pie Championship on Oct. 14 at the Beet Street Harvest Festival. Entry deadline is Oct. 12.


Ted Danson Visits Smirnoff™ Vodka Facility In Plainfield, Ill. To Experience How The Brand Is Made In America

Ted Danson Visits SMIRNOFF? Vodka Facility in Plainfield, Ill. to Experience How the Brand is Made In America, Stocks: LSE:DGE,NYSE:DEO, release date:Oct 05, 2017


Here’s What To Expect When Starbucks Opens In Durban

The most famous coffee company is coming to Durban. Finally.


William Grant & Sons’ Tullamore Dew Xo Caribbean Rum Cask

William Grant & Sons' latest iteration of its Tullamore Dew brand aims to bring new innovation to the Irish whiskey category by combining it with rum.


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Sugary Drinks Are Making South Africans Sick

We all know that fizzy drinks aren’t healthy, but just how unhealthy is it?


Experience Cuban ‘sobremesa’

A dozen people — most of whom have never met— are connecting and sharing comments. But instead of texting, swiping or following, they’re making eye


Bengals Receiver Tyler Boyd Facing Drug Charges Stemming From July Car Accident

Boyd is facing two drug charges after police found paraphernalia in a wrecked car registered to him.


Picture Perfect With Local Photographer

METICULOUS art, pink tipple, fresh flowers and intriguing company make for a great Friday afternoon.


Perfect For Dinner, Brunch Or Just A Relaxed Drink, The Spotted Horse Is Back In It’s Putney Stable.


News Briefs For October 5, 2017

Diageo is set to relaunch its seasonal Captain Morgan Jack-O’Blast offering this month ahead of Halloween.


Cape Duo Challenge: Day One Results

Robert Hobson and Charl-Pierre Esterhuyse of Breedenet won the first stage of the Cape Duo Challenge over a distance of 60km from Slanghoek Wine Cellar on the outskirts of Rawsonville today.