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The History of Gin

Gin has come a long way since it first appeared as genever in the mid-1500s. François De le Boë (sometimes known Franciscus Sylvius), a Dutch doctor looking to cure the tropical maladies suffered by Holland’s traders, is generally credited with spreading genever’s popularity.

 

This is the world first beer pipeline and its thousands of investors are being rewarded with free beer

Enough beer to fill 12,000 bottles an hour flows in a pipeline below the 1,200-year-old city of Bruges, Belgium.

 

Rise of the Vegan Consumer Rings Changes for Wineries

Top image: Frank Meaker, cellar master at Org de Rac

The wine industry can expect the demand for wines free from animal-based products to increase as veganism becomes one of the fastest-growing consumer trends globally. Org de Rac, the organic wine farm in the Swartland, has eschewed all animal products such as certain fining agents that have been part of the traditional wine-making process, and along with its organic status is experiencing an increase in demand due to its vegan-friendly wines.

 

Rave reviews for Boplaas from leading SA and US wine commentators

South African champion wine and port producer Boplaas Family Vineyards has received glowing reviews from two highly respected wine writers in recent days. The wines in question are Boplaas Cape Vintage Reserve Ports and the 2015 Boplaas Gamka Red.

 

Afrika-bredenkamp Leaves Cape Town To Join Jacaranda Fm

Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp and her husband, former Kfm DJ and head of programming, and founder of Ian Bredenkamp Media, are leaving Cape Town for Johannesburg.

 

#cosmofest2018 To Showcase The Latest Fashion And Beauty Trends

The two-day fashion and beauty event #COSMOFest will be held at the Canal Walk Shopping Centre in Cape Town on 27-28 July 2018. This year's event will be split into fashion and beauty-dedicated segmen

 

Bruichladdich Black Art 6 Continues The Mystery Of This Scotch Bottling

Bruichladdich Black Art Edition 06.1 continues a somewhat mysterious series of Scotch whiskies from this Islay distillery that are well regarded for how they are created.

 

Rum’s Back: 9 Things You Didn’t Know About The Pirates’ Top Tipple

Rum is the new go-to spirit, with golden rum expected to be the next big trend in the spirits category

 

Dublin Pub Offering Free Whiskey To Us Citizens

A Dublin pub is offering a free whiskey to US citizens - and their friends ? who show their passport at the bar.

 

Ditch The Bottle And Try These 5 Canned Cocktails

MOORHEAD, Minn.?Summer is in full swing, and that means beverages will be flowing. Whether the weather brings you to the lake or the backyard, there is a drink for every occasion.To some, the warm wea

 

Bao Down, Your New Favourite Oranjezicht Eatery – Reviewed

 

Bar By Bar, Heineken Goes After Ab Inbev?s Dominance In Brazil

The company is aggressively marketing its products in bars and street-corner watering holes, and pushing hard into the vast northeast of the country

 

Shortmarket Club Reintroduces Popular Prix Fixe Winter Lunch Menu

Winter in Cape Town may be a gloomy and rainy affair yet cosy fireplaces, red wine quaffing, and hearty plates make the idea of heading out to dine super appealing...

 

Coca-cola Creates Pride Wristbands In Support Of The Philippines Lgbtqia+ Community

They say that labels don't matter, but Coca-Cola has given additional meaning to their labels in celebration of Pride Month which took place all of June.

 

Learn To Make The Stratosphere’s Moon And Stars Cocktail

107 SkyLounge at the Stratosphere?s Top of the World offers this spicy and cool Moon and Stars cocktail on its new summer menu. Enjoy one as you take in the moon, stars and neon on a clear su…

 

As Histórias De Superação Do São Judas Centro Médico Veterinário

Uma cachorrinha diagnosticada com câncer e a força da equipe de profissionais do São Judas Centro Médico Veterinário.

 

Business On The Move: Sol, Wwf, Fentimans, And More

Welcome to The Drum's Business on the Move column, where we collate agency account news, reviews, agency launches, rebrands and acquisitions.

 

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Pure Land Buddhism And The Art Of Photography

Follow the Sumida River southwest from Asakusa and you'll soon reach Kuramae, an old working-class neighborhood filled with small factories, wholesale shop

 

The King Of Soho Reveals First Major Brand Extension

The King of Soho is adding a berry edition to sit alongside its original London Dry gin. The King of Soho Variorum Gin adds notes of strawberry to the...

 

How The Sa Food Industry Is Banding Together For Zero Wastage

 

Horse Racing: Celestial Force Ready For Newbury Tilt

Newbury stage the second fixture of their Summer Evening Series today, with a seven-race card running from 5.40-8.55pm.

 

First Western Cape Event Of Nissan Trailseeker Series Kicks Off In Grabouw

Grabouw will host the first Western cape event of the NISSAN TrailSeeker series at Oak Valley in Grabouw on 14 July.

 

Red Carpet Creative Celebrates The Win Of Six New Accounts

Red Carpet Creative continues to expand its luxury lifestyle and hospitality portfolio with the signing of six new clients.

 

Hands On: Facebook Local Is The Best Travel App You Won’t Want To Download

Facebook Local is the social network's latest app feeding from its plethora of information that lets you search for things to do in your vicinity...

 

Black River Fc Appoints Trevor Ndhlovu As Its New Md

Johannesburg-based agency Black River FC has appointed Trevor Ndhlovu as its new managing director. Ndhlovu takes over from Janine Allem with immediate effect.

 

Diy Microwaveable Beanbag

Keep yourself warm with this DIY Microwaveable Beanbag – perfect to snuggle on the couch with, to warm the bed, or even warm your lap while at your desk.

 

A Milestone Release: Caorunn Partners With Dufry To Launch Caorunn Gin Master?s Cut

The 48% ABV expression is exclusive to travel retail and will be available in selected Dufry World Duty Free shops from 11 July, before a global roll-out from October.

 

Skyfii Expands Nando’s Services Deal

Skyfii has expanded its deployment deal with restaurant chain Nando?s to include a further 400 global restaurants within its three-year contract term.

 

Behind Grant?s Radical Whisky Makeover

Grant?s, the world?s third most popular brand of Scotch whisky, is undergoing its biggest revamp in nearly 20 years. Numerous expressions will leave the extended range, while a new peated blend and a