The fun-loving team at Happy Valley Distillery, situated at Moreson Wine Farm in Franschhoek, has been busy lately. Slaving over the still, Nikki Friedman and Clayton Reabow created a small-batch gin made from chardonnay grapes.  (more…)

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Happy Valley Distillery Unveils South Africa`s First Gin Of Origin

The fun-loving team at Happy Valley Distillery, situated at Moreson Wine Farm in Franschhoek, has been busy lately. Slaving over the still, Nikki Friedman and Clayton Reabow created a small-batch gin made from chardonnay grapes. 

 

South African Wine Legend: Jan Boland Coetzee

“Wine is a mirror of the environment first,” says Jan ‘Boland’ Coetzee of Vriesenhof Wines . We’re sitting on the porch of his Stellenbosch farmhouse, overlooking the view of vineyards and mountains.

 

The foods you should never eat

You may have heard this phrase before, “There are no good or bad foods — there are only bad diets” and on the whole this is true.

 

How A College Assignment Became The World’s Best Tasting Tequila

Tequila lovers, make some room on your liquor cabinet shelves.

 
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At Bellingham, success begins in the vineyard

Great wine is made in the vineyard. It is a much-used saying, but nevertheless fittingly describes the Bellingham philosophy.

 

Topless David Beckham Drinks Beer As He Parties On Marc Anthony’s Yacht

DAVID Beckham relaxed with a beer aboard A-list singer pal Marc Anthony’s luxury yacht over Easter along with wife Victoria and their four children. The retired footballer, 42, showed off his…

 

Five Reasons To Visit Walkersons Hotel & Spa In Dullstroom

The Walkersons Hotel & Spa, just 10km outside of Dullstroom, is a secluded estate situated on a beautiful nature reserve and nestled between rolling hills. A perfect location for some serious R&am

 

Durban North’s Iconic Burger Joint To Reopen On Florida Road

 

Guinness Launches Open Gate Brewery Beers

Guinness has launched Open Gate Citra IPA (5% ABV) and Open Gate Pilsner (4.5% ABV), created at the Open Gate Brewery at St. James’ Gate, Dublin. The brand

 

Norval Foundation To Provide Space For Research And Exhibition

The Norval Foundation is set to open in Steenberg, Cape Town on 28 April 2018. The new centre for art will be a research and exhibition space for 20th and 21st century artworks, as well as a platform

 

#iwearsa: A Movement To Inspire A Nation Of Local Label Lovers

The Wear SA Fashion Festival seeks to promote the South African clothing and textile sector - encompassing design, manufacturing, retail and consumers - by encouraging people to become 'Local Label Lo

 

Crystal Head Vodka Creates New Travel-retail Exclusive

Crystal Head Vodka, renowned for its signature skull-shaped bottle, has commemorated its 10th annive...

 

Where To Find Great Vegan Food In Your City

In honour of World Vegetarian Day and International Vegetarian Week, we bring you a list of great vegetarian and vegan eateries across the land.

 

Rémy Cointreau Group Restructures Its Executive Committee

The Rémy Cointreau Group has announced that Philippe Farnier has been appointed as the new CEO of the House of Rémy Martin, effective from 1 June 2018...

 

The Boulevardier Is The Cocktail Of 2018

 

Police: Lake Worth Man Damaged Property, Made Threats In Palm Beach

A Lake Worth man was arrested after police said he drunkenly damaged $2,200 worth of property and th...

 

Celebrate National Beer Day At Southern Craft’s Two-year Anniversary Party

National Beer Day is Saturday, April 7. And what better way to mark the occasion than by drinking local at a Baton Rouge brewery?s two-year anniversary party? Southern Craft Brewing Company made its

 

Zari Takes Non-alcoholic Bubbly To New Heights [review]

Made with real grapes, instead of juice concentrate, Zari is packed with flavour.

 

Moved, Heart And Soul, By Mhondoro Safari Lodge & Villa

Africa changes you forever, like nowhere on Earth. Once you have been there, you will never be the same. But how do you begin to describe its magic to someone who has never felt it? How can you explai

 

Pepsi And Suntory Woo Japan’s Hardcore Cola Fans With J-cola

Crafted for Japan's hardcore cola fans, J-Cola from Pepsi and Suntory is inspired by iconic Hokusai painting

 

#carrotday: Here Are 5 Benefits Of Having Carrots Everyday.

Carrots are considered one of the major vegetables consumed in the country.

 

Tatler Publishes Its Guide To This Year’s Trendiest Drinks

The society bible has published a guide to 2018's must-drink tipples and the ones you should be tipping down the sink.

 

Rémy Rings The Changes At Executive Committee Level

Ian McLernon has stepped into a new role as CEO Americas. Rémy Cointreau Group has made some key changes to its Executive Committee, beginning 1 June, 2018.  Philippe Farnier, currently CEO of the A

 

Meet The Maker: Shanna-rae Wilby

As you all might have noticed, my blog has recently undergone a little surgery and I am pleased to announce that I will be introducing a new Friday feature called Meet the Maker.

 

Fun And Easy Vegan Recipes For Kids With Fry’s Crafted Range

We cook fun and easy vegan food that kids will love with the Fry's Crafted range. Flex your creative muscles and make food fun with us!

 

Illva Saronno Targets Further Asia-pacific Growth

Drinks category leader Illva Saronno will once again be exhibiting at the TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibiti...

 

Ultimate X Action Sports Festival To Be Held At Sun City

The Ultimate X (Ult.X) action sports festival will be held at Sun City in the North West from 17-20 May 2018...

 

Superga X Pichulik Collaboration Is A Tale Of Three Cities

Celebrated South African jewellery label Pichulik has joined forces with Italian sneaker brand Superga to create a small range of high-fashion sneakers...

 

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Hudsons? Launch Phenomenal R20 Slider Burger Special! [review]

Slide into your weekend the right way!