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It’s the year 1766 and in Grünberg Germany, a 16-year-old boy called Johannes Blesser, enrols as a young soldier in the Dutch East Indian Company. Without knowing, this set in motion Blesser’s love-affair with a small coastal settlement at the bottom of Africa, which penultimately gave us Perseverance Tavern.


South African hip-hop artist AKA has collaborated with Cruz on his signature watermelon-flavoured vodka in a deal that will see his name on every bottle.


If the thought of alcohol in a box conjures fuzzy memories of college dorm rooms and games of “slap the bag,” the vintners at Black Box Wines might have triggered more than a few flashbacks with their latest announcement: Boxed whiskey, boxed vodka, and boxed tequila have hit shelves in several states, with many more to come.


The House of Fine Whisky at Checkers LiquorShop unveiled the latest addition to join its exclusive Private Barrel Co. collection of whiskies.

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In honor of Earth Day, AD digs up the premier aesthetically compelling natural vineyards on the planet, from South Africa to Oregon.


Being planted exclusively under dryland vines, Diemersdal Estate in Durbanville saw no discernible difference in average grape yields during harvest 2018, despite the four years of relentless drought that has this year had a major impact on the South African wine industry.

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Checkers LiquorShop has revealed a new addition to its Private Barrel Co. collection of whiskies sourced from the finest distillers. The newly unveiled 6-year-old James Sedgwick single malt...


The 2018 South African Music Awards (SAMA 24) nominations were announced at the Birchwood Hotel in Ekurhuleni on Friday 20 April. Mafikizolo, Mi Casa, and Simphiwe Dana lead the nominations, with thre


You’ve seen those tiny bottles around with their weird smells, but what are they for? Find out in this bitters 101.


MIT cognitive scientist recognized for her work on the organization of the human brain.


French Montana?s Sunday evening set at the Sahara Tent at Coachella quickly escalated into a full-blown party on weekend two of the festival. At one point, the New York rapper had the biggest record o



Find mountain magic in Clarens and surrounds. Just look out for the potholes!


Grey Goose, manufactured by Bacardi, is a relatively high-shelf brand of vodka. And if you?re out in the club, or at a nice bar, or buying shots for someone you?re trying to impress, it wouldn?t be ou


If you can afford it - you should detect plump dark red fruits and strawberries with a hint of dark chocolate and cocoa.


Five-course dinner and wines from Excelsior at the fabulous Reverie Social Table. Reverie Social Table is a brilliant concept in social dining, where for the duration of one evening, the entire restau


Although Susan Rohde's death was thought to be a suicide, her husband has been charged for her murder and stands accused of staging her suicide.


A new 6-year-old single malt has been launched


Jason Rohde is accused of killing Susan Rohde at the Spier wine estate near Stellenbosch in July 2016. He claims she committed suicide.


Heineken is looking at different ways to engage consumers around craft beers in order to retain  their authenticity, keep loyal customers engaged and bring in new drinkers.


La lunga storia di Cinzano, uno dei simboli del mondo vinicolo del Piemonte, ebbe inizio il 6 giugno 1757, quando i fratelli Giovanni Giacomo e Carlo Stefano Cinzano, ricevuti i diplomi di


The growth of both new and core brands affirms the company?s revised long-term strategy, as US per capita soft-drink consumption fell to a 31-year low in 2016




On a balmy Saturday, my friends and I headed to the small town of Wellington to enjoy pizza. Odd, but true!





Although easily accessed via Baden Powel Drive off the N2, the Spier Estate feels like a world away.


We sent Tudor to the depths of Bermondsey Street, London SE1, to experience what is being promised to be this summer’s “must have” gin… and he wasn’t disappointed!