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Cocktails To Pair With The Best Picture Nominees At The 91st Academy Awards

Time to get your glamour on and fill out the ballots. Just because you’re not attending Sunday’s 91st annual Academy Awards, doesn’t mean you can’t get in the spirit with some clever, cinema-inspired cocktails. We enlisted the help of Manny Hinojosa, the Brentwood-based global brand ambassador for Bacardi’s Tequila Cazadores, to create cocktails inspired by this year’s Best Picture nominees.


The Quintessential Daiquiri

I found myself browsing some historically forgotten cocktails the other day and came across a list of drinks deemed “The Most Underrated Cocktails”. A list compiled of elixirs, who for no other reason, but that they were no longer popular in a time where the evolution of the drinks culture as we know it today was on a rapid rise.


Bouchard Finlayson Calls For Entries In The Tollman Art Competition Hermanus Fynarts Festival

Bouchard Finlayson is inviting entries for the 2019 Tollman Bouchard Finlayson Art Award as part of the Hermanus FynArts Festival. The Tollman family, owners of Bouchard Finlayson, has long been great supporters of the arts in South Africa and is sponsoring the competition for the sixth consecutive year.


New Vintage Release: 2016 Pierneef Syrah Viognier

The vintage, the winemaking and eventually consumer preference, to a large degree determine the success of a wine. But there are other important factors as well – the story behind the wine, the art of the packaging and the marketing skill.


Bahut Hard: Inside Beck?s Ice Vs. Kingfisher Storm, The Spicy New Rivalry In India?s Strong-beer Market

Premium strong beers are a growing niche, and Kingfisher Storm has already planted its flag there with a blockbuster debut. Now, AB InBev, the world?s largest brewer, thinks it has a worthy challenger


Rat Lying Next To An Empty Bottle Of Hennessy Goes Viral As “just Another Day In New York City”

It was a rough Valentine's Day for one rat in NYC

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A Crisp Tom Collins Is The Perfect Way To Showcase An Excellent Gin

The Tom Collins is sometimes sneered at for being nothing more than a boozy lemonade, but it really shines when you use excellent gin.


Dunkin’ Donuts And Baskin-robbins To Close Shop In Sa

Grand Parade Investments (GPI) have confirmed that they are closing Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins stores.


Berjaya Land Begins 2019 With The Tropika Launch In Bukit Jalil

BUKIT JALIL: Having been rather quiet over the last two years, property developer Berjaya Land Bhd is expecting a busy 2019 with several development p...


Are Biodegradable Plastic Straws A Better Alternative To Paper Straws?

“I love saving the environment and helping turtles but paper straws? Na fam, do better,” said social media user Justin Heunis.


South Africans, Say Goodbye To Dunkin’ Donuts And Baskin-robbins

JSE-listed Grand Parade Investments is closing all Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins outlets in South Africa following poor performance...


You Guys, Fanta Grape Has Launched In The Uk

It tastes like fizzy Ribena, apparently


6 Best Aged Rums Over $50 And Under $100

Aged rum is a beautiful thing. Here are some of the best rums over $50 (but still under $100).


Fanta Has Just Announced A Grape Flavour

It will reportedly hit the shelves next month.


Zando’s Coming Of Age

Zando launched in 2012 as an online shoe retailer when e-commerce in SA was very much in its infancy. Fast-forward to 2019, the business has transformed into an ever-expanding fashion and homeware mar


Several Cases Of Crime Linked To Substance Abuse Reported

Police in the rural parts of Nkomazi are very concerned about the abuse of drugs like nyaope and marula-based alcohol, as this had led to serious crimes such as murder and rape over the past weekend.


Pepsico Expects Earnings To Decline In 2019 As It Invests To Boost Its Sales Growth

PepsiCo reported earnings before the bell Friday.


A Special Drink For A Special Occasion: The Chocoholic Cocktail

Not all chocolate drinks have to be sweet, rich and creamy. This one combines the rich taste of cocoa with the toasted hazelnut flavour of Frangelico to make the perfect sparkler for ch


Cape Town?s Vino Hotspot Opens In Joburg

In 2013, David Cope opened Publik Wine Bar in Cape Town. After travelling to Copenhagen, he drew inspiration from the intimate neighbourhood wine bars found on every street corner in Europe. But Jozi


Pj Vadas Is Smokin?

My whole life I?ve identified with Mrs Sprat ? you know, the wife of Jack Sprat who could eat no fat, and she could eat no lean? Fat is yummy. Fat is flavour. Any chef will tell you that. How anyone c


Dunkin Donuts, Baskin Robbins To Close In Sa

JSE-listed Grand Parade Investments has announced its exit of poor-performing assets Dunkin Donuts and Baskin Robbins as part of its value-based strategy.


How A Moonshiner’s Daughter Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Craft Bourbon

Learn about Limestone Branch Distillery in Lebanon, Kentucky, and more


Over 100 Artists At Relaunched Dance Umbrella Africa Fest

Dance Umbrella Africa (DUA) will make its return at the South African State Theatre in Pretoria from 13 March to 7 April 2018...


In Review: #bonobolive

Charles Siboto shares how he was mesmerised by Bonobo's upbeat, tranquil electronic sounds at the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens...



Season (to taste) with Robertsons Atlantic sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.


Review: Haute Cabrière

Haute Cabrière celebrates a new look.


The Sa Food & Beverage Industry Needs To Be Transformed

The first SA People of Colour at the Table conference has taken place in Cape Town.


Asahi Beverages To Consolidate And Review $7.4m Media Account

Asahi Beverages will review its entire media portfolio, including its Schweppes and alcohol brands, AdNews can reveal.


Ellisville Local Businesses Continue Economic Growth

WDAM cameras were in Ellisville taking a look at the development of the city.