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Beer wasn’t considered an alcoholic beverage in Russia until 2011

By now we’ve all learned about the Russian’s love of alcohol, so it’s not really surprising that for years and years, beer wasn’t considered to be an alcoholic beverage. This legally didn’t change until 2011!


Think Twice Before Ordering Coffee or Tea on a Airplane, Warns Flight Attendant

You may want to load up on java before boarding your plane, according to one industry insider.

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95 Year Old Golden Girls legend insists a nightly glass of VODKA is the secret to a long life

Comedian and actress Betty White will celebrate 96 years of good health – and arguably better humor – and a supposedly ‘bad’ diet of french fries, hot dogs and vodka next week.


Fire Chicken With Cheese

Today’s recipe is super-spicy chicken, called buldak in Korean. The Korean word bul means fire, and dak means chicken, so you can call this “fire chicken.”


#DrinksBeatOfTheDay: Sofi Tukker – Best Friend

Sofi Tukker is a New York-based musical duo consisting of Sophie Hawley-Weld and Tucker Halpern.


Amorim Grows Offering in the Sector for Spirits Closures

One of the most energetic growth sectors of the alcohol beverage industry over the past few years has been the spirits market.

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Diemersdal Private Collection Shows Class of 2016 Vintage

Despite being a self-confessed Sauvignon Blanc fanatic, Thys Louw of Diemersdal believes in the ability of Durbanville to deliver some of the finest red wines in South Africa and the world.


One Artist’s life-changing Morning Drink

Every day, instead of coffee, Ana Kras drinks a chai latte of adaptogenic herbs, an ancient way to fortify the body against maladies.

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Coco Safar To Open Epic New Luxury Café In Sea Point


Diamond Diving And Aerial Whale Watching: Six South Africa Trips Of A Lifetime

With a raft of exceptional new luxury lodges - most recently Singita Sweni and Singita Lebombo in Kruger National Park - opening throughout the country, South Africa may be the world's greatest safari


Fruitlook Helps Drought Stricken Cape Farmers To Save Water

Drought stricken Cape farmers have managed to improve their water usage by 10% with the help of Fruitlook online service, says the Western Cape Depart


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Betty White, 95, Credits Hot Dogs And Vodka For Her Old Age

The actress is nearing 96, an age she's reached with the help of hot dogs, vodka and a sunny outlook. We break down why Betty's seemingly bad habits have kept her happy and healthy for nearly a centur


What Can The Spirits And Wine Industries Learn From Pernod Ricard?

Following on from just-drinks' analysis of Pernod Ricard's performance over the last five years, spirits commentator Richard Woodard considers the takeaways for the wider spirits and wine industries.


One-of-a-kind Wine Tasting Experience At Esona Boutique Winery

When one speaks of the internationally-renown Cape Winelands, the leafy, winemaking towns of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek tend to dominate the limelight. Yet, two-hours outside of the city lies a pris


The Best Dog Parks In Cape Town And Other Places To Take Your Dogs

Dogs aren’t only the most loyal companions you could ever ask for; they’re also an excellent excuse to get out, get fit, and explore your city. And with 2018 in full tilt already, what better way


10,000 Chinese Millennials Attend Absolut’s 100 Nights Events

Close to 10,000 Chinese millennials attended Absolut’s 100 nights event on New Year’s Eve in China, with a further 4.9 million people viewing the events online.


Master And Commander: The New Lexus Lc 500

The grand touring coupé segment just got a whole lot more exciting with the release of the new Lexus LC 500. It’s not every day that Lexus launches a new car. The reason for this, and it’s just m


Plan B Dessertery Opens In Joburg

Plan B Dessertery, a KwaZulu-Natal brand introduced by the founders of Wakaberry, has opened its doors in The Zone @ Rosebank in Johannesburg...


These Amazing Hot Cocktails Will Keep You Warm Through Winter

New York City is experiencing a record cold winter, so what better way to ride it out than a great hot cocktail?


Plan B Dessertery Launches In Sweet Fashion In Jozi

If you have a sweet tooth, make sure that you visit Plan B Dessertery to get your dose of sweet treats.


Tourism’s Great Holiday Season

SAPPHIRE Coast Tourism (SCT) proudly presented the Sapphire Sizzling Summer 2017 campaign during our popular holiday season.


First Taste: Janse & Co On Kloof Street – Reviewed


Back-to-school Time; How To Be Safe

With a new school year starting this coming week, the Villieria police urged learners to be safe.


Michelin-starred Celebrity Chef Opens Pop-up Restaurant In The Cape!

Visit Belgian chef Piet Huysentruyt's pop-up in Franschhoek this February.


52 Places To Visit In 2018

This year, consider some less visited destinations: luxury Iceland, sustainable Switzerland, wild Oregon, remote Oz ... It's a big world out there


Beefeater Gin Encourages People To Find Their ‘botanical Scent’

Beefeater Gin, the Pernod Ricard brand, is creating a "gin garden" with botanical plants and hanging vines.


#biztrends2018: 15 Big Screen Trends

Daniel Dercksen gives his top 15 international and local big screen film trends for the year ahead.


Gin Distillers Aim To Plant Seeds Of Success For Own Juniper Bushes

IT has been an integral part of gin production for more than 200 years and was exported from the north-east of Scotland to provide the key…


Rascallion Vinyl Collection 45 Rpm 2016

Rascallion Wines is owned by experienced wine marketer Ross Sleet and the Kretzmar family of Broad Valley with Johan Joubert, previously of Kleine Zalze and