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New Nightclub Opens On The 31st Floor Of The ABSA Building In Cape Town

An all-new super club, Cocoon, recently opened on the 31 st floor of the ABSA building in Cape Town’s cosmopolitan CBD. 


Does Vodka Go Bad?

As one of the favorites from the long list of liquors, I am sure that many of you are guilty on stocking vodka, to the point that some bottles have been left untouched for a while.

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It’s Easier To Get Work Done At A Coffee Shop Than In An Office

The coffee shop is a great place to get some much-needed work done.


Nothing beats quality at GETWINE

Our mission as the Getwine team has always been to source the best quality wines at remarkable prices.


What Exactly Are Craft Spirits?

With the recent explosion of premium Gin on the spirits scene, we take a look at what exactly it is, and what else you should be trying.


Steenberg launches new range of wines named after three tall ships

Steenberg Vineyards has introduced three new wines to its portfolio. Named after three tall ships in the Royal Navy fleet that defeated the Dutch in the Battle of Muizenberg in 1795, the new additions include a Rosé, Chardonnay and Cabernet/Shiraz blend.


5 Bottles That Will Make You Rethink Spiced Rum: Best Spiced Rums

People have mixed feelings about spiced rum. No matter where you stand, there's a bottle out there for you. Here's where to start.


Cognac Versus South African Brandy: What’s The Difference?

We take a look at the differences – and similarities – between these two fine spirits.


I Went Drinking At Milkboy Philly First Thing Monday Morning. I Have Some Regrets

Workers still in scrubs from the hospital graveyard shift enjoy an unlikely, early-morning bar scene. "It's their 5 o'clock in the afternoon. It just happens to be 7 in the morning."


Local Drink-makers Craft Custom Beverages To Pair With Halloween…

What do you drink with a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup? Frangelico, obviously. It's an old bit of coffee shop wisdom that has stuck with Heiko Edwardson as he's shifted from barista to bartender at the Re


Coke Is Winning The Battle Against Pepsi

Coca-Cola Co.’s quarterly profit and revenue topped analysts’ estimates, helped by a 3 percent rise in North American sales as it gains market share over archrival PepsiCo. The company sold more S


Durbanville Hills Welcomes Back The Season Of Sauvignon

The much anticipated Season of Sauvignon is once again returning to Durbanville Hills for a weekend of wine festivities and celebration.


Ted Danson On Smirnoff, Cocktails And More

I got to spend a few minutes with Danson to talk about working with Smirnoff, what he likes to drink, and if playing the iconic character Sam Malone on Cheers helped him prepare for the vodka guy gig.


Sa Fashion Week Starts With A Bang

Celebrities dressed to kill at fashionable opening party


Fanta: 13th Floor By Mediacom

Fanta has gone all in for Halloween this year, embarking on what it says is its biggest ever marketing campaign created for the spooky season.


Brugal Xv Presenta “haunted Mansion 2017″ Con La Música De Jowell & Randy

La celebración de la tradicional fiesta de Halloween será protagonizada este año por el dueto boricua Jowell & Randy, quienes podrán a bailar y cantar.


Monkey Shoulder Reinvents Ice Tong With Claw Device

William Grant & Sons-owned Monkey Shoulder has reinvented the classic ice tongs with the launch of a mechanical claw device in the on-trade


Coca-cola Beats Estimates On Higher Us Sales Of Sprite, Non-soda Drinks

Revenue is down 14.6% to $9.08 billion.


Coca-cola?s Quarterly Profits Top Estimates As It Muscles Out Pepsico

This is helped by a rise in North American sales and its aggressive move into selling juices, teas and vitamin water


Bar News

Former bartender and Tanqueray gin brand ambassador Tim Homewood has taken on a new role at Hayman’s Gin.


Inside Look: Musonda Kabwe?s Agency Leaders 2016 Poster Design

by MarkLives. Musonda Kabwe, who created the 2016 Agency Leaders? Most Admired poster set, gives us the lowdown on his design process.


Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series To Reveal Top Emerging Artists In Canada In Support Of International Artist Day



Socially Responsible Wine Producers Can Work Harder For Transformation

Focus is on housing and conditions of employment but few initiatives for equity in land or business operations. writes Michael Fridjhon


Extreme Weather, Financial Crisis Affects Global Wine Production

The world's three largest wine producing nations have reported significant drops, which could pass on inflated prices to consumers.