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Trends that will define cocktails in 2019

With 2018 just barely in the rearview mirror, Liquor.com turns its sights to the calendar year ahead. What might 2019 hold for cocktail culture? Let’s peer at the tea leaves to see what’s coming our way, from corporate-branded cocktails to the new spirits we’ll soon be pouring, mixing and sipping.


Is Dry January Worth It? The Pros And Cons Of Cutting Out Alcohol

For some, it’s the month to say no to booze, “detox” the liver and even save money. Dry January is supposed to be focused on health, but some experts argue it may not be worth it.

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3 Celebrity Diets To Avoid In 2019

The British Dietetic Association has asked their dietetic experts to identify the wildest diet fads they’ve come across last year to help you avoid them in 2019.


Where to Drink Phantom Gin in the Garden Route

Discover these incredible places to enjoy Phantom Gin while holidaying in and around Knysna. We will be sharing a few more on our social media and in the next newsletter, be sure to keep an eye on our Facebook and Instagram pages.

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Ease Into The New Year At Jordan’s Luxury Suites

A long weekend break in the Luxury Suites at Jordan, just 45 minutes outside of Cape Town, is the perfect way to unwind. Our beautifully appointed suites with contemporary finishes and furnishings are surrounded by vineyards and views of the Stellenbosch Mountains.


Gary Lineker’s Bro Wayne Gets A Kiss From Daniella Westbrook As She Clutches Vodka Bottle

GARY Lineker’s brother Wayne got a kiss from EastEnders’ star...

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Top 10 Food And Bev Trends For 2019

Innova Market Insights from Arnhem in the Netherlands, said targeting increasingly adventurous consumers set on new discoveries and experiences, will be key to developments in the food and beverage in


Thirst For Hard Currency Sees Zim Drinks Company Ditch Bond Notes

One of Zimbabwe's leading taxpayers, Delta Beverages, will demand payment in foreign currency for its products from Friday, effectively shutting the door on bond notes.


Restaurant Trends For 2019

It's time to begin thinking about the trends that will dominate the restaurant industry in the coming year. Toufic Akl, partner at Hodema Consulting Services, tells us what to look out for in 2019, as


“the Mainstream Part Of Our Wine Portfolio Is Incredibly Important For Africa”

In late-November, just-drinks met up with the CEO of Distell at the IWSC awards dinner in London. As guests filed into the banqueting hall, Richard Rushton took a pre-meal grilling from editor Olly We


The True Cost Of Fast Food Delivery Service

Would you stop ordering from UberEats or Mr D if the cost of delivery was 25% of the meal cost?


Sommelier Bongani Ngwenya: A Sommelier’s Journey

From a cleaner to a sommelier, Bongani Ngwenya shares his journey and love for wine.


19 Ways To Eat Out On A Budget


Ten Festivals To Attend Before You Die

New year resolution add-ons.


Danniella Clutches A Bottle Of Vodka Alongside Gary Lineker’s Brother

SINGLE Danniella Westbrook cosied up to Gary Linker’s brother Wayne as she partied on New Year’s Eve. The former soap star, 45, was pictured holding a giant bottle of Belvedere Vodka as…


Whiskey, Mezcal, Amaro, Gin, Vodka, Rum: 2018?s Best Booze

The year saw innovations in almost every type of alcohol.


Social Media And Spritz Season Drive Boom In Liqueur Sales, Reports Wsta

The liqueur category has experienced impressive growth across the on- and off-trade in the UK over the past year, according to the Wine and Spirit Trade As


Wine In South Africa: Picking Up The Pieces Of Apartheid In 2019

As soon as apartheid ended in South Africa, it became apparent that the country needed to expand its trading to grow economically. It was extremely poor and th


Zimbabwe: Schweppes Engages More Outgrowers

Schweppes Zimbabwe Limited intends to expand tomato and orange outgrower schemes as the company continues to bolster participation of locals in product value chain.