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< Wednesday 12 December 2018 >

How to put the fizz back in flat bubbly

What should you do with those delicious bottles of sparkling wine you can’t quite finish in one go?

 

Brewery Builds A Giant Christmas Tree Out Of Beer Kegs

Genesee Brewing in New York State has built a giant, 27ft Christmas tree which is made out of 520 empty beer kegs and adorned with 20,000 lights, marking the fifth consecutive year that the brewer has constructed its ‘keg tree’.

 

The Best Drinks To Enjoy With Your IQOS Device

Last month, Philip Morris International launched the most advanced version of its innovative, smoke-free product, IQOS in South Africa. The new IQOS 3 and IQOS 3 MULTI have improved design functionality, offering adult smokers a better alternative to cigarettes. 

 

Yvonne Lester from Rupert & Rothschild: The Merlot Play-Maker

Yvonne Lester, committee member of the Merlot Forum – also known as Hallo Merlot! – and head winemaker at Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons, talks about her career and Merlot.

 

A Bumper Wine Year for Leopard`s Leap

The world of wine is a very competitive environment. At the 2018 Prowein show in Germany, 3690 wine producers and 602 sparkling wine were competing for the attention of international wine buyers and media.
This means hall upon hall of booths manned with winemakers and marketers trying to sell their wine. But what makes one wine brand better than the other?

 

Get Ready For The 6th Annual Hemel-en-Aarde Pinot Noir Celebration

Sponsored by Standard Bank Wealth & Investment

Date: 25 & 26 January 2019

 

You Can Get Everything You Need For The Perfect Christmas Party From Aldi And It Doesn’t Need To Break The Bank

CHRISTMAS wouldn’t be Christmas without an onslaught of delicious food and drink and a lot of us scrimp and save all year to create the ultimate festive feast for our friends and families. And it’

 

Auction Alliance?s Rael Levitt Returns To Property Arena

Controversial former auctioneer starts new age office space group, Inospace

 

Sab Launches New Lower-alcohol Beer For Summer

Hansa Golden Crisp brings easy drinking goodness to South Africa.

 

Sundowner Venues In Cape Town

There?s something magical about summer sunsets: the vibrant colours, the warm glow, and that unshakeable sense that ? for a moment ? all is right with the world. They ought to be celebrated properly,

 

Heineken Encourages South Africans To Consume Alcohol Responsibly

When enjoyed in moderation, beer can be part of a balanced lifestyle.

 

Bartender School Partners With Whisky Maker For New Distillery Experience

Looking for a more intimate experience which you visit a Scotch whisky distillery? Glenfiddich and a bartender school have teamed up to offer just such a multi-day outing.

 

Christmasetc: Win A Malfy Gin Gift Pack

Truman & Orange, the premium drinks company known for importing beautifully-crafted drinks for today?s discerning drinkers, is best-known for bringing South Africans Malfy Italian Gin.

 

Cape Town’s Alba Restaurant, A Floating Success For Sa Tourism

The Alba is South Africa's first and only fine-dining, floating restaurant, seating 72 people in comfort and measuring 22 metres in length with a six-metre beam...

 

Celebs Hawking Cîroc Vodka Didn’t Mention Paid Ad Deal: Ftc

Sean “Diddy” Combs helped to make Cîroc a best-selling vodka — but he and scores of other celebs never said that they were paid to hawk it, according to a consumer watchdog group. The singer wa

 

Bushmills Unveils Whiskey Aged In Acacia Wood

The Distillery Exclusive is a limited edition whiskey from Bushmills that has been aged in acacia wood

 

South Africans Vote Tanqueray London Dry As The Best Tasting International Gin

SPONSORED | Ninety percent of the surveyed bartenders at a gin blind-tasting event chose Tanqueray as the winner

 

The Shortmarket Club Expands With The Commissary

At the recent Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards, The Shortmarket Club in Cape Town was ranked as one of the 20 best in the country...

 

Drinks: Best Wines Of The Year Under Us$50 A Bottle

THIS year, I am happy to report, it is easier than ever to buy great wines without spending a fortune. From my tastings, I have chosen some wines that cost under US$50 (RM209.23) a bottle ? and delive

 

Devney Beats Old Team As Hunters Edge Eskomos

DULUTH, Minn. ? Josh Reinertson led the Hunters with 24 points as the Denfeld boys basketball team held on for the win over Esko 72-70. Armon Freeman also chipped in with 20 points to help the Hunters

 

Absolut Vodka Is Giving Away Free Cab Rides In Anti-drink Driving Campaign

Absolut Vodka is offering free taxi rides home for revellers throughout December as part of its annual anti-drink-driving campaign.

 

200 Years Of Cheers For Hennessy

Cognac connoisseurs, entertainers, and the fashionably inclined made th...

 

Kraken Private Offering Piques Investor Interest

A notable player in the cryptocurrency world is looking at offering private investors a unique opportunity to cash in to its Bitcoin exchange.

 

L Catterton To Buy Jose Cuervo-backed Hot Sauce Brand Cholula

Buyout firm L Catterton said on Tuesday it has agreed to acquire Cholula, a priv...

 

Hermaneutics: Adland In Review ? Restructuring After Industry Shakeout

by Herman Manson. Having initially failed to adapt internally to the rapidly changing agency environment, ad agencies are being forced to restructure.

 

Kaapzicht The 1947 Chenin Blanc 2017

For those taken with wines from old vines, then the 1947 Chenin Blanc from Stellenbosch property Kaapzicht is particularly beguiling. Grapes come from a

 

How Coca-cola And Holly Fixed Red And Green In Our Minds As The Colours Of Christmas

The history of the colours red and green's association with Christmas is ancient and complex, but we have Coca-Cola to blame for the more recent profusion of red at Christmas.

 

Global Tequila Market Insights 2018-2024: Jose Cuervo, Sauza, Patrón, Juarez, 1800 Tequila, El Jimador Family, Don Julio – Share Tech News

 

Woodford Reserve Launches Old Fashioned Cocktail Syrup

Revered Bourbon brand Woodford Reserve has launch a bitter orange Old Fashioned cocktail syrup in the UK aimed at bartenders in a hurry.

 

You Can Get Everything You Need For The Perfect Christmas Party From Aldi And It Doesn’t Need To Break The Bank

CHRISTMAS wouldn’t be Christmas without an onslaught of delicious food and drink and a lot of us scrimp and save all year to create the ultimate festive feast for our friends and families. And it’