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Did You Know There Is Ink In Your Tea?

Like any plant, the tea plant is composed of hundreds of different compounds. Some of the most interesting ones fall into the category of polyphenols, so called because of their molecular structure. These compounds, specifically a sub-category called “tannins” are responsible for the dark color you sometimes get in tea and they also account for the possible health benefits of tea.


Lamb, Apricot & Mint Sausage Rolls

Served with harissa yoghurt sauce and made with a filling including ras el hanout, mint and dried apricots, these lamb sausage rolls – based on a recipe from Adelaide Central Market – could add a spicy twist to your Australia Day fare.

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What Pairs Best With Rose Gold?

We believe the versatility of Boschendal Rose Gold Chardonnay Pinot Noir means it pairs beautifully with almost everything, but here are a few of our favourite options for next time you’re hosting family and friends:


Jan Harmsgat makes a splash with its new Pomegranate juice

Jan Harmsgat farm is located at the southernmost tip of the Robertson wine valley along the foothills of the Langeberg Mountains.  The farm, dating back to 1723, is situated in a unique position as it borders with the dry conditions of the Karoo as well as the cool sea breeze from the coastal regions.  


New Vintage Release: De Grendel Koetshuis Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Pale straw in colour with a clean nose displaying aromas of crisp pineapple, fresh papaya, Asian pears and an underlying creamy richness from extended lees contact. This is a complex and multi-dimensional wine that will develop in both the glass and the bottle with time.


4 Tropical Vacations Right Here In New England

Once we hit the part of winter when new snow adds to stratas of aged, brown and dirty snow, and it seems like subzero temps will never rise, you know it is the time of winter when anyone who can affor

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Blancpain Celebrates Chinese New Year With A Limited Edition Of The Traditional Chinese Calendar

Blancpain?s Traditional Chinese Calendar is a watchmaking masterpiece combining the fundamental principles of the age-old lunisolar calendar stemming from Chinese tradition with the date according to


Luke Dale-roberts Expands His Culinary Empire

One of the big winners at 2018's Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards was The Test Kitchen. Not only did the Cape Town restaurant rank second overall, but it also won the Eat Out Diners Club Award

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Halewood Reports +319% Operating Profit Increase

Eamon Prunty will lead the UK & European travel retail business. Halewood Wines & Spirits has reported a +319% rise in operating profit to £13.4m ($17.12m) in the year ending 30 June 2018, wi


Winter Fancy Food Show 2018: Bos Tea Talks U.s. Brand Building

During the Winter Fancy Food Show 2019 in San Francisco last week, BevNET caught up with James Moss, managing director for North America at BOS, to discuss the brand’s progress since launching its r


Becks Offers Free Beer In Pubs On Blue Monday

On Blue Monday, Brits will be able to redeem a free bottle of Beck’s Blue at their local pub as a treat on the gloomiest day of the year. The campaign will offer a treat to Brits on the gloomiest da


First Taste: Fyn Restaurant In Cape Town


Faithful To Nature Crowns Sa’s Favourite Eco-conscious Brands

Faithful to Nature has revealed the winners of its inaugural Eco Awards, a competition introduced to highlight the brands committed to demonstrating and promoting conscious consumption...


How To Make The Perfect Aperol Spritz

If you're after a refreshing cocktail, an Aperol Spritz is probably the perfect tipple. Bright orange in colour and with a combination of sweet liqueur and white wine or fizzy Prosecco, it's refreshin


This Entrepreneur Sells 1.2 Million Drinks A Year, And That’s Only At Christmas

What does it take to launch a unique product in a traditional and saturated marketplace? Marcus Pickering knows how as he's launched a global brand.


Bootlegger Announces First Halaal Store In Cape Town

Along with a specialised milkshake menu!


Brockmans Gin Announces New York Distributor Change

Brockmans Gin, the super-premium new-style gin with a taste "Like No Other," is pleased to announce it is moving distribution of its award-winning gin in the state of New York.


Fork Trucks Catch Fire Inside Pepsi Distribution Warehouse

CHEEKTOWAGA - Two fork trucks caught fire inside the Pepsi distribution warehouse at 2710 Walden Avenue around 7 am Monday morning according to the Forks Fire Department.


Russian Standard Vodka Expands Travel Retail Presence Into The Us

Russian Standard Vodka has launched on two US-based cruise lines as it looks to increase its growth ...