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Johnnie Walker Embraces Winter in ‘Game of Thrones’ Inspired ‘White Walker’ Blended Scotch Whisky

In high anticipation of HBO show Game of Thrones eight season (returning in 2019), Diageo, the owners of the classic Scotch whisky makers Johnnie Walker, have turned the temperature way down on their iconic “Striding Man” for an aptly named, limited edition “White Walker” blended spirit.


Wine Cocktail Recipe: Leopard’s Leap Honey-Cup

While the name might suggest sweetness, the combination of ginger-ale and sleek slices of citrus in the Leopard’s Leap Honey-Cup smoothly cuts through the warm honey, leaving its comforting nuances without any cloying sweetness. Forming the basis of this refreshing drink and ensuring elegance and finesse, is the 2018 Leopard’s Leap Chenin Blanc.


Orange River Cellars Grabs Top Spot at Prestigious Veritas Competition

Top image: At this year’s Veritas Awards: Rianco van Rooyen, left, winemaker at Orange River Cellars, with Elunda Basson from Pongracz and Bennie Howard, Veritas’s marketing head.

In its best performance in any wine competition to date, Orange River Cellars from Upington was named one of the top producers at this year’s acclaimed Veritas Awards, South Africa’s leading wine and brandy competition.


World Class Bartender Of The Year 2018 Is Orlando Marzo From Australia

Orlando Marzo, from Melbourne’s acclaimed Lûmé restaurant, has been named the world’s best bartender by the biggest bartending competition on the planet, WORLD CLASS Global Bartender of the Year 2018.

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It’s Gold for Kunjani at Michelangelo Awards

The latest wine farm addition to the Bottelary Hills from Stellenbosch has scooped their very first Gold medal for their Kunjani Shiraz 2015 at the highly acclaimed Michelangelo International Wine Awards.


Double Gold for De Krans at Veritas

It’s another win for De Krans. This time at the prestigious Veritas Awards, which saw SA’s leading port producer scoop Double Gold for the De Krans Cape Vintage Reserve Double Gold 2015. The awards were announced a gala event on Saturday, 6 October which was attended by the who’s who of the wine and media fraternities.


De Wetshof continues its domination of Veritas un-wooded Chardonnays

By achieving the highest rating for unwooded Chardonnay at this year’s Veritas Wine Awards, De Wetshof Estate from Robertson becomes arguably the most awarded unwooded Chardonnay producer in South Africa.


Boplaas named a top producer at Veritas wine “Oscars”

Boplaas Family Vineyards was once again one of the best-performing producers at the annual Veritas Wine Awards, which were announced at a gala function in Cape Town this weekend. The Calitzdorp winery received no less than three Double Golds of a total 50 awarded in the competition and one Gold among its total of eight medals.


Workers Strike At Heineken South Africa, Firm Says Operations Unaffected

The beer and cider maker said the workers are protesting over poor conditions at a shelter provided for bottle sorters stationed at the Sedibeng Brewery. The firm said it had improved the shelter.


Working The Land: Land Question At The Heart Of Solms-delta As Liquidation Looms Again

The clock is ticking on Solms-Delta, the wine estate near Franschhoek meant to showcase the official 50:50 farm worker empowerment policy, which has been in business rescue for some 15 months now. Liq


Boldwin Barlow Has Been Appointed Executive Chef At Radisson Blu Le Vendome Hotel, Cape Town

At just 27 years of age, Boldwin Barlow has been appointed as the new Executive Chef at the luxurious Radisson Blu Le Vendome Hotel in Sea Point, Cape Town. Inspired by both French traditions and the


Almond Milk Promoted As Vegetarian Fest Gets Underway

Blue Diamond Growers, a US-based almond-growing agricultural cooperative based in Sacramento, California, recently promoted the natural goodness of its Almond Breeze range with an interactive ?Fun Art


Joburg Film Festival To Screen More Than 40 Films

The 2018 Joburg Film Festival will be held at venues across Johannesburg from 9-18 November 2018. More than 40 curated releases are set to showcase the best in African and international cinema...


Amarula Takes The Four Corners Of Africa To The World With Exclusive Collaboration

The African Design Collection Distinctively a product of Africa, Amarula is the result of people and the environment working together. These roots connect Amarula to the spirited people of Africa, and


6 Themed Cafes In Klang Valley & Genting You Must Check Out To Up Your Brunch Game

Looking for a cool themed cafe to hang and have brunch with your loved ones? Consider your weekends sorted because we've got you covered with a list of cafes that don't just boast great food and


Watch: These Are The Worst Coffee Orders Baristas Have Received

Do you think your standard coffee order would raise the eyebrows of a barista?


2017 Tequila Market Growth Breakdown By Regions, Manufacturers, Types And Applications

Global Tequila Market analysis report breakdown data by leading manufacturers, key region, product type and application, also researches the market...


Tokara Olive Oil Crowned Absa Top 10

TOKARA has been recognised as one of South Africa’s top olive oil producers making the cut in the 2018 ABSA Top 10 with its Mission Single Variety Extra Virgin Olive Oil. The TOKARA Mission olive oi


Wine & Food Tourism Conference Announces Big Data Speaker Lineup

This year's Business of Wine & Food Tourism Conference, which takes place on 17 October at Spier near Stellenbosch, has lined up several high-profile international and local speakers, some of whom


Tequila Sales Market Landscape And Its Growth Prospects 2018-2025

Tequila Sales Market report includes the overall and comprehensive study of the Tequila Sales market with all its aspects influencing...


Fanta Is Releasing Two New Flavours For Halloween

These look amazing and they're only for the spooky season


A Glass Of Wine Before Bedtime Could Help With Weight Loss

Just one glass of wine, might help shed the kilos!


Enjoy A Night Out For Two At Montecasino!

Dinner and dessert, movie tickets and 10-pin bowling or laser tag to end off the night


The Dirty Martini Of Craft Beer


Property Buyer Show Returns To Joburg

First-time home buyers and property investors can get a comprehensive understanding of the property-buying process at The Property Buyer Show...


The Skinny On Graham Beck?s Zero Added Sugar Bubbly! [review]

Graham Beck Brut Zero is a calorie counter's dream come true.


Here’s A Bunch Of Easy-to-use Money Apps To Make Your Life A Smidge Easier

So easy ya mum could use them.


Chef Peter Tempelhoff To Open New Restaurant At Rooftop Location

A concept that has been over 20 years in the making has finally been revealed by the Greenhouse chef.


Toast The Witching Hour: Heidi Klum’s Halloween Party Cocktails By Svedka

The annual Heidi Klum Halloween party is a star-studded celebrity event. SVEDKA has released the party’s Halloween cocktails so that everyone can drink l...


Eagles’ Nest Shiraz 2015

Soaring. While the Shiraz from Constantia property Eagles' Nest could hardly be described as new-wave, it always impresses. In the case of the current-release