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Wintery Whites And Weekend Pasta

Red wine and stews are synonymous with winter, but really, if you are clever about your selection, so is white wine and pasta! Try our recipe for a moreish vegetarian tagliatelle with one of our Chenin Blanc wines and warm up this winter!


Creation at Home in Switzerland and Burgundy

Following her culinary adventures in the Netherlands. Carolyn Martin travelled to Switzerland and Burgundy where she enjoyed the hospitality of two of Creation’s partners in wine.


Rum: 5 things you didn’t know about the pirates’ favourite tipple

With the popularity of whisky and gin soaring over recent years, rum has been somewhat forgotten about – that is, until now.


Sbahle Mpisane Shows Off Her Moves On The Beach

If July will be anything like how Sbahle Mpisane has predicted it will be, it might just be the best month of 2018. The “Fitness Bunny” posted a video of herself dancing on the beach and fans thin


Enter the Benguela Cove Sip and Selfie Competition

Brush up on your selfie skills and stand the chance to win a case of wine every month.


Experience wine as the blind would with this great and inexpensive wine

Most of us would agree with Ernest Hemingway when he said: “Wine is one of the most civilised things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection, and it offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than, possibly, any other purely sensory thing.” But imagine having a glass of wine with no idea what wine it is because you’re visually impaired?


Anthony Gismondi: Liquor Policy Report Sounds Like A Call For A Level Playing Field

As the sun heads back toward the southern hemisphere a mid-year wine update seems in order, beginning with the much awaited Business Technical Advisory Panel (Liquor Policy) Report and Recommendati…


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


Spotlight On Property: The Darling Of Daring

Cape Town interior designer Andrea Graff imbues this Provençal style homestead with dramatic splashes of adventurous colour in the spirit of true creativity. Black Tie Inhabited by a Belgian family w


Not Just For Umbrella Drinks: Sa Craft Rums Rival Single Malt Whiskies

First, there was craft beer. Gin was hot on its heels, with artisanal tonics not far behind. Now it?s rum?s turn in the limelight, as the Cape?s craft distillers swap juniper-driven gin botanicals for


Schweppes Launches Muscovado Mixer To Pair With Dark Spirits

Coca-Cola European Partners has unveiled a new variant to its Schweppes 1783 range - a Muscovado flavoured mixer to be paired with dark spirits.


Sport News, Results And Live Scores From New Zealand And Around The World

Sport news commentary, results, analysis, videos, photos and live scores - including rugby, cricket, league, football - NZ Herald


A Lot Of Things Get Blamed On The Dog. But This Was A New One.

Florida Highway Patrol troopers arrested Scott Garrett, of Port St. Lucie, on a DUI charge, but he told officers his dog was driving his Nissan car. Garrett has a July 30 court date in Martin County.


A Talk With Mom Is A Haunting Look At The Future

Janelle Monae and Belvedere Vodka present the first short film in the 'A Beautiful Future' series


Leading Retailers Tickled Pink By Gin Sales

Leading convenience retailers, SuperValu and Centra, owned by Musgrave, are celebrating gin-ormous success as they reveal that gin sales have grown by over a whopping 70% in the past 12 months.


The Wigmore Launches Botanical Cocktail Masterclasses With Plymouth Gin

Cocktail lovers can refine their bartending skills and master new techniques at a series of Botanical Lab cocktail masterclass sessions run by London venue The Wigmore with Plymouth Gin.


5 Great Hidden Gems In Durban


No Respite As Price Pressure Persists

Our Urban Retail Price Tracker?the PURP index? logged an increase of 0.81% MoM to 105.7 pts in the month of June (vs 0.77% MoM in May). Despite declines in the consumer, brewery and cement space, pric


Stellenbosch International Chamber Music Festival

The International Chamber Music Festival takes place at Stellenbosch University (SICMF). The event will run from 6 July - 15 July 2018 and is the only festival of its like in Africa. The SICMF will ho


Outrage Over Constantia Wine Farms’ Permits To Hunt Baboons

Cape Town residents have expressed anger over the news that Constantia wine farmers had been issued hunting permits for baboons.


Cloud 23’s New Summer Menu Is The Perfect Graduation Celebration

Celebration is rife up in the sky at Cloud 23.


5 Things To Do At Malaysia’s First Gin And Rum Festival

The first gin and rum festival in Malaysia, GinRum.Me, will be held at the KL Journal from 12-8pm, with almost 20 labels of gin and rum available for tasting


Watch: Parisian Pancake Heaven At Swan Café In Cape Town


Win: Tickets To Woodstock Winter Beer Festival

This year's festival will be held at the Castle of Good Hope. An array of microbreweries will be serving up their delicious varieties of beer.


Armed Robbers Foiled By Beer Bottle

Two armed robbers are beginning lengthy prison sentences after leaving a bottle of Stella at the scene of their crime.


King Of Soho Launches Pink Variorum Gin

The King of Soho has become the latest gin brand to unveil a pink expression with the launch of strawberry-flavoured Variorum Gin


Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships 2018: Results

Results of Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships 2018 were announced recently. 116 gold medals and 128 silver medals were awarded and the following


Celebrate World Chocolate Day With A Chocolate And Wine Pairing Experience

The 7th of July is World Chocolate Day and what better way to savour this much-loved confectionary than by pairing it with ...


Altos Tequila Revamps Global Competition

Pernod Ricard has relaunched its education-focused programme and competition for Altos Tequila, which now has a greater focus on sustainability


#onthebigscreen: Ant-man, American Animals, And Show Dogs

Ant-Man And The Wasp, American Animals and Show Dogs open at local cinemas this week.