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< Friday 17 August 2018 >

Saving our planet small steps at a time through conscious living

We all see the shocking images on the news almost every day – beaches covered in garbage, coral reefs already wiped out or dying, seabirds choked by plastic drinks rings, and many other disturbing examples of how humankind’s reckless overconsumption is steadily destroying our natural world.


Boplaas Excels At Cape Port and Wine Championship

Boplaas Family Vineyards in Calitzdorp has triumphed at the Cape Port & Wine Challenge 2018 with no less than three inclusions among the Top 10 red table wines and four among the best Ports.


Bouchard Finlayson Celebrates World Pinot Noir Day on 18 August 2018

Bouchard Finlayson winemakers Chris Albrecht and Peter Finlayson will be celebrating and honouring World Pinot Noir Day on Saturday 18 August 2018 with a tasting of the award-winning Galpin Peak 2016. This vintage has received recognition world-wide, not only as South Africa’s Best Pinot Noir, but also as South Africa’s Best Red Wine (IWC – International Wine Challenge 2018). 


Sarah Leonard Shares Irish Culture Through Stories, Toasts And ‘tully’

Sarah Leonard is in Milwaukee for 18 months as an ambassador for Tullamore D.E.W. Irish whiskey. She's full of smiles, stories and "naughty" toasts. Find her at various tastings this weekend.


New Saint In Sandton: Pushing The Boundaries Of What It Means To Be A Joburg Restaurant


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Meet The Maker: Ryan Phillips Of Brewcraft

In this week's Meet the Maker, Samantha Snedorf makes her own bathtub gin with BrewCraft's botanical kit and chats to owner, Ryan Phillips to find out a little more about what makes him tick...


#recipe: Ways To Cook Waterblommetjie

It's waterblommetjie season and Paarl is gearing up for the annual Waterblommetjie Festival taking place on September 1.


Jagdeo Calls For Booze-free Parliament

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo is calling for the Parliament Office to remove alcoholic drinks from among the beverages available to members of the National Assembly. “We should have a no-alcohol


Meet The Man Behind The First Ever London Brunch Fest

Hackney resident Ian Carpenter has spent the last four months eating his way around the capital’s best brunch spots. Now he is bringing them all together for the event on September 1-2 at Truman Bre


Mouille Point Favourite, Sotano Opens Second Branch On Bree Street

The much-loved restaurant has opened another branch in the city bowl.


Township Vineyards Taking Flight in Cape Town

Surprise everyone with a tour of the only vineyards in Cape Town’s townships. You will see rows of Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Muscat in the market garden plots between the corrugated iron struc


Coca-cola Bets On Kobe Bryant Sports Drink In Fight With Gatorade, Basketball News & Top Stories

LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) - Coca-Cola Co is buying a minority stake in a sports drink brand backed by basketball star Kobe Bryant, it said on Tuesday (Aug 14), seeking to mount a stronger challenge to Pep


Top 20 Chef To Open New Restaurant In The Winelands


Black Tomato Spirit Appoints Us Distributor

Dutch VOC Spirits will launch its Black Tomato Spirit in the US after signing a distribution deal with FX Magner Selections


Feel The Love: African Honeymoons To Book Now

With honeymoons in Africa on the rise, Abigail Healy rounds up romantic options, from incredible journeys to unusual bush and beach combinations


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Monkey 47 Schwarzald Gin Launches In Nigeria

Monkey 47 Schwarzald gin launches in Nigeria


Abalone House And Spa Spring Special

The Cape West Coast with its bracing ocean, windswept beaches, endless views and dramatic sunsets is the perfect destination, summer or winter. In spring living is easy and nowhere else is this more a


Bartenders Mix It Up At Bar Camp 2018 Finals

Nine bartenders from Mpumalanga and Gauteng had the chance to wow judges and a few locals at Duck 'n Dive Saloon last Tuesday during the finals of Bar Camp 2018.


Four Cousins Wine Comes Of Age

South African wine brand Four Cousins is celebrating its 18th birthday with a makeover...


You Can Be Paid To Travel The World And Drink Gin

YOU know all those times you’ve daydreamed about getting paid to do something awesome instead of whatever you’re doing in your daily grind?


How Iziko Museums And Orms Are Promoting Women In The Arts

The Iziko Museums of South Africa and printing and framing company Orms launched its collaborative effort, the People's Project, on 9 August 2018...


Wine Review: Good Wine Flows Like A Melody

Columnist Bennet Bodenstein reviews five beverages.


Bbr Unveils Spirits Collection In Hong Kong

Berry Bros & Rudd has launched its spirits portfolio in Hong Kong including its own selection of whiskies, gins, and liqueurs.


What To Drink This Winter: Michael Cooper’s Seasonal Selection

Chardonnay tastes great at this time of year, as well as these other styles of wine.


5 Decadent Cape Town Desserts

When it comes to indulging nothing ranks higher than desserts and so we have put together a collection of Cape Town dessert that are both warm and decadent.


#loeries2018 Winners: Three Grands Prix On Friday Night

by MarkLives. On Friday night, Grands Prix were awarded in Communication Design (Turkey), Digital & Interactive Communication (South Africa) and Print Communication (SA).


#loeries2018: Vumile Mavumengwana’s Predictions

Vumile Mavumengwana, designer and creative director at V.M.dsgn, shares his predictions for the Loeries 2018...


The Black Cellars Club Are On A Mission

This is a club that's passionate about empowerment in the wine industry!