A worsening agave shortage is causing price spikes in the tequila industry and could lead to shortages even among major manufacturers. Agave is the key ingredient in making the alcoholic beverage. (more…)

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A Tequila Shortage Could Be On The Horizon

A worsening agave shortage is causing price spikes in the tequila industry and could lead to shortages even among major manufacturers. Agave is the key ingredient in making the alcoholic beverage.


Budget-friendly Red Lentil Mushroom Ragu

Stay within your food budget without sacrificing protein.


The Bacon and Beer Cocktail You Have To Try

Try this twist on a Salty Dog, though with the addition of beer — basically a salty-sweet beer cocktail garnished with bacon. It uses ingredients you probably already have on hand. 


La Motte Wine Estate is excited to announce a new art exhibition, Fleurs de La Motte

Renowned for combining wine, cuisine, the arts and the beauty of the natural landscape in an internationally acclaimed experience for guests to its Franschhoek address, Fleurs de La Motte once again confirms La Motte Wine Estate’s flair with the finer things in life.


How #DayZero effects the 2018 harvest at Boschendal

As we bid January and the starting-month of harvest adieu, a recent newsletter was sent out regarding “Day Zero”.


A South Africa Culinary Collaboration of Note – Boplaas Family Vineyards, Restaurant JAN and chef Peter Tempelhoff

Top image: Chef Jan van der Westhuizen, Rozanne Nel from Boplaas and Chef Peter Tempelhoff.

A handful of select diners recently enjoyed the exclusive experience of a flavour and sensorial feast of South African inspired dishes in the Michelin-starred Restaurant JAN in Nice, France.


Burgundy meets Creation at the 2018 Hemel-en-Aarde Pinot Noir Celebration

Last weekend saw Creation Wines participating in the 5th annual Hemel-en-Aarde Pinot Noir Celebration by hosting an event titled ‘Burgundy meets Creation’.


Dutch Gangster Famed For Kidnap Of Heineken Boss On Trial For Murder

Willem Holleeder a ‘cold, vulgar’ killer, despite celebrity image he has cultivated, says prosecutor


Coca-cola?s Super Bowl Commercial Tugs At The Heart Strings

It?s a happy ad that might make you tear up a bit


Watch Matt Damon?s Stella Artois Super Bowl Commercial

The actor and the beer company wants to help bring fresh water to developing parts of the world


Aye-aye Captain For Ship-shape Stay In Hout Bay

With the Sentinel looming large over the bay that is caressed by Chapman's Peak scenic drive, Hout Bay may be unique in its combination of curvaceous beach, working harbour and fish factories, exclusi


Where To Go For Wine Tasting In Franschhoek

There is no shortage of amazing wineries in the Western Cape. To try to narrow it down, we round up the most beautiful places for wine tasting in Franschhoek.


Review: Authentic Turkish Cuisine At Mad Nomad At The Mall Of Africa


Coca-cola Uses Gender Neutral Pronouns In Inclusive Super Bowl Commercial

“There’s a Coke for he … and she ... and her ... and me ... and them,” say different voices at the commercial’s opening.


Nespresso Launches Iced Coffee Range

These Nespresso On Ice pods have been specially designed to be served over ice.


Schweppes Enlists Vice To Help It Launch New Drink Alt And Its Message Of Self-expression

Schweppes has partnered with Vice Media to launch a new soft drink range called ALT. The partnership will see Vice produce a four-part co-branded video series and large-scale, roving festival activati


Sa’s First Black Female Winemaker Ntsiki Biyela Is Shaking Up The Industry

The emergence of a crop of new black players such as winemaker and owner of Aslina Wines, Ntsiki Biyela, is changing the makeup of SA's wine industry that is among the world's top 10 wine producers.


The Illusionists Direct From Broadway 

Mind-bending acts of magic and illusion The Illusionists Direct from Broadway Magic tricks, death-defying stunts and acts of breathtaking wonder. After record breaking runs in New York, London and Asi


Win 1 Of 5 Stretton’s Gins

IOL Lifestyle is giving away 5 Stretton’s Gins.


Vegan ?junk Food? Restaurant, Lekker Vegan, Opens In Cape Town

It's open 7 days a week and until 3am on weekends!


#greenmondaysa: African Peanut And Spinach Stew

To help you eat green in 2018, we'll be sharing recipes courtesy of Humane Society International/Africa every week. First to tickle your tastebuds is a delicious African peanut and spinach stew. Enjoy


Delicious Valentine’s Day Drinks

Chef Cindi Avila shares some of her favorites ideas!


White Chocolate Semifreddo With Pistachios And Rose Syrup

Make this softly spiced white chocolate semifreddo, complete with roasted pistachios and a heady rose syrup. Perfect for Valentine's Day dessert.


Crush’s Top Bottles Of Bubbly For Valentine’s Day

What will be in your glass this Valentine's Day? We choose our top 5 bubblies for the occasion.


Katlego Maboe Has His Goals In Sight!

Formerly a part of a capella group Flip A Coin, Maboe also harbours ambitions of forging a music career.


The La Motte Harvest Festival Is Back!

The energy of harvest time in the Winelands is infectious


Mice Leaders Experience Philippine Style Fun At The May Fair

Since 1988 ITCM has been reporting on the latest news and developments in the (MICE) meetings, incentives, conference and exhibitions market worldwide.


Think Rum Awards Honour Leading Lights In The Burgeoning Category

Gerry?s Wines and Spirits, Waitrose and Sly Augustin were among the big winners at the second annual Think Rum Awards this week. Augustin?s west London...


A Craft Beer Brewed With Traditional African Flavour

UkhambaBeerWorx makes a craft beer the African way!


An Open Letter From Lodestar Wild Geese To Bacardi

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lodestar Anstalt today issued the following statement:We asked nicely but you didn’t answer, so we were for...