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< Tuesday 20 February 2018 >

Rare Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Comes To South Africa

For a limited time only, Jamaica Blue Mountain coffee is making its debut in South African Starbucks stores. This exquisite bean is a rare commodity and was the first to be sold for over R1000 per kilogram over ten years ago.


How old is the oldest productive vine in the world?

Andrew Harvey, Sydney, Australia, asks: I was told the world’s oldest productive vine is 400 years old. Is this true? If so, where is it?


Why Wine Corks Are On The Upswing

The year 2009 struck a nadir point for the cork industry.


Kottabos Is A Wild Ancient Greek Drinking Game That Required Throwing Wine

SPILLING RED WINE MAY BE the ultimate party foul, especially if it lands on the host’s couch or carpet. But for the ancient Greeks, a party wasn’t good unless the wine flowed freely.


High-profile Michelin-starred chef visits Creation Wines

Over the course of last week the Creation Culinary Team have been delighted to welcome Chef Thomas Rode Andersen and Sommelier Thilde Maarbjerg from Denmark in their midst.


Druk My Niet Wine Estate celebrates a new dawn after devastating fire

Early in 2017 a devastating fire raged through the family owned Druk My Niet Wine Estate destroying almost everything in its path. Several months have passed and Druk My Niet has once been transformed into the fine boutique wine estate it was renowned for.


New Chenin Blanc Completes Unique Varietal Expression At Grande Provence

Grande Provence, the landmark Heritage Wine Estate in Franschhoek, has embraced the resurgence of Chenin Blanc as a flag bearer for South African wines, with the launch of a new single varietal wine.


Jägermeister Reveals Plans For “huge Growth” In Travel Retail

Mast-Jägermeister SE, the German-owned producer of the liquor brand, Jägermeister, has revealed bold...


New Tapas Bar And Restaurant Opens At The Design Quarter – With Ott Desserts


Kamini Pather Shares Her Favourite Mcc’s

SA Masterchef winner and TV chef Kamini Pather says it can be tricky for anyone who isn’t popping bottles regularly.


Video Viral Of The Week: Absolut Employees Bare All As ‘vodka With Nothing To Hide’

Vodka brand Absolut has launched a film ‘the vodka with nothing to hide’ to prove ust how transparent things are in Åhus, Sweden and features employees totally in the nude. Championing brand tran


Belinda Davids To Perform The Whitney Houston Show In Johannesburg

After her mesmerising performance of I Will Always Love You on Showtime, The Apollo-South African singing sensation, Belinda Davids will be performing The Greatest Love of All: The Whitney Houston Sho


What Does Your Ice Cream Flavour Say About You?

Who even orders rum and raisin ice cream? And what's the deal with people who order vanilla? We demystify ice cream flavours and personalities.


Veuve Clicquot Yelloweek 2018 Champagne Treats

Save the date for Yelloweek 2018 which takes place in sunny Cape Town from 25 February - 4 March, a week filled with Champagne treats.


Taste The Mother City At Janse & Co

The food at Chef Arno Janse van Rensburg's new restaurant Janse & Co is unlike anything you have tasted before and definitely worth the hype.


Morishly Juicy Roast Chicken & Generous Portions At The Chicken Shop [review]

Speedy, delicious, and healthy takeaways! Yes, please!


Veuve Clicquot Yelloweek 2018 Champagne Treats

Save the date for Yelloweek 2018 which takes place in sunny Cape Town from 25 February - 4 March, a week filled with Champagne treats.


These 24 Restaurants Featured In Our First Magazine 20 Years Ago – And They?re Still Excellent Today


Kicking It Up A Notch: Kristen’s Kick-ass Ice Cream

Meet Kristen the owner of Kristen's Kick Ass Ice Cream, who has opened a shop in Noordhoek Farm Village and churns out the most delicious flavours. 


Clover Krush To Donate 10 000 School Shoes

Over the next few weeks, 10 000 scholars in communities across South Africa will receive a brand new pair of school shoes to better equip them for the school year ahead. This is all part of the `#Krus


The Spinoff Reviews New Zealand #55: The Horror Of Fanta’s New Jelly Fizz

We review the entire country and culture of New Zealand, one thing at a time. Today, Alex Casey cracks open a can of horror in Fanta's new Jelly Fizz drink. It’s time to admit that Big Fanta has


Win Tickets To Paarl Ommiberg Harvest Celebration

Win tickets to the Paarl OmmiBerg Harvest Celebration next week in the picturesque town of Paarl where you can stomp grapes and enjoy the best cuisine the area has to offer.


4 Exquisite Cocktails To Recreate At Home For Awards Season

Here's what's being served at the hottest awards season parties.


Baby Boomers At The Forefront Of The Changing Face Of Retirement Accommodation

A major shift in the ageing paradigm has precipitated an equally dramatic transformation in the retirement sector, with modern accommodation options w...


Did You Get Your February Zine Yet?

The sixth issue of our eight-page penny saver/zine-inspired print edition of Bungalower is out on the town, y?all. Each month we share a new print edition of our hyper-local online coverage from the p


Lock, Stock And Wine Barrel: Peech Wine Festival

The festival's line-up features a range of renowned estates and winemakers.


Vml Is No. 3 On Ad Age’s 2018 A-list

At the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity in June, VML received not just 27 Lions but 26 short-list recognitions across 16 categories.


Auction Preview: Whiskey Sale At Bonhams, Edinburgh, Mar 7

What: Whiskey Sale Where: Bonhams, 22 Queen St, Edinburgh EH2 1JX, UK When: 7 March, 11.00 AM GMT


Do You Like Vodka?

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Constellation Looks To The On-premise To Boost Svedka

Constellation Brands-owned Svedka has managed to remain in positive territory over the past two years, reaching 4.4 million cases on 2% growth in 2017.


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