The Rock doesn’t catch many “L’s,” but after taking a shot at starting his own tequila brand, he was left with a bitter taste in his mouth. (more…)

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Dwayne Johnson’s MANA Tequila Dreams Hit Rock Bottom

The Rock doesn’t catch many “L’s,” but after taking a shot at starting his own tequila brand, he was left with a bitter taste in his mouth.


South African B.A.R. Award Nominees 2019

Fast becoming the Oscars of the South African bartending industry, the annual B.A.R. Awards, now in its fourth year, disclosed its shortlisted nominees yesterday.

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Thai braised Crispy Pork Belly

This recipe from the Chefs at La Petite Ferme is sure to be a firm favourite with pork belly lovers.


Sprite Is Releasing A New Flavor That’s Made With Lemonade

Sprite fans will soon be able to get a new flavor of the soda that's made with lemonade.


The Refillery: Johannesburg’s First Package-less Grocer

The weigh and pay trend is about to boom in Johannesburg


Scientists Gene-hacked Yeast To Make Thc Instead Of Booze

"For the consumer, the benefits are high-quality, low-cost CBD and THC."


Sprite And Lemonade Come Together In New Sprite Lymonade

Lemonade may seem like the perfect summer drink, but for years, fans have been improving it at home by adding a splash (or a giant glug) of Sprite to a glass (or pitcher). Now fans of this sweet-tart


South Africa Is Looking At Introducing A National Plastic Straw Ban

The Department of Environmental Affairs is currently in talks with the industry bodies to phase out or completely ban plastic products like straws and microbeads in South Africa.


The Best Steakhouses In Sa: Where To Eat In 2019


Aperol Spritz Reaches 40,000 Travellers A Day With Hkia Pop-up

Campari Global Travel Retail has collaborated with Duty Zero by CDF to bring an Aperol Spritz pop-up...


Treat Yo’self With A Visit To The Award-winning Heavenly Spa By Westin?

As it turns out, the stairway to heaven isn’t a stairway at all but actually a sleek stainless steel elevator. And it’s located within the sweetly scented lobby of the Westin Hotel in Cape Town. S


How To Get Into Top Scots Gigs And Get A Rum Cocktail

MUSIC lovers are in for a very cheap and boozy treat. Promotors SJ Presents are offering the chance to snap up tickets for gigs in Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow for just a fiver ? and you get?


6 Things To Know About Mashabela Galane

The first episode of Showmax's third Original, Trippin With Skhumba, premieres this Thursday, 28 February, building on the success of Tali's Wedding Diary and The Girl From St Agnes...


We Found The Perfect Cocktails To Pair With Brunch

Because egg decorating goes best with a mimosa.


The 18th-century Craze For Gin

Inspiring oddities from mass public nudity to a mechanical gin-selling cat, the craze for gin swept across London and much of England during the first half of the 18th century. Writing for History Ext


5 Places In Durban To Enjoy An Afternoon Cocktail

Want to end the day off on a high note? Well, these are a few spots to visit in Durban.


Jamaica Rum Festival?s Pop-up Party Excites

There?s no greater celebration these days than a sweet get together, and with the inaugural staging of the Jamaica Rum Festival only a few days away, the hard-working team decided to catch the frolick


Full Line-up Times Announced For Ultra Sa 2019

One-hundred EDM artists are set to perform across six stages at Ultra South Africa 2019. The electronic dance music festival will stop at The Ostrich Farm in Cape Town on 1 March before heading on ove


Stella Artois Is Launching Its First Spritzer Just In Time For Spring

While my favorite type of weather consists of ?I?ll take all the snow, please,? there is precisely one thing I love about warmer days: the drinks. Sure, hot chocolate with


Competitive Fields Expected For Ct Cycle Tour Mtb Challenge

The competition is expected to be stiff in both the men?s and women?s fields at the Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge to be staged at the Le Bonheur Wine Estate on Saturday.


Watch: Impressive! Duchess Kate Sure Knows How To Pull A Pint

Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton could get a job in a pub!


Decimal Agency Wins Mirari Gin Account

Through-the-line advertising agency Decimal Agency has won Time Anchor Distillery`s Mirari Gin ? its first alcohol brand since the agency`s inception in 2013.


Plaisir De Merle Petit Plaisir 2016, South Africa

Full-bodied, with concentrated dark fruit character, this is spicy and earthy, with a pleasant nuance of damp soil along with astringent oak for tight structure


Aspiring Muso? You Could Open At Backsberg Picnic Gig For Opposite The Other

Email a video of you or your posse performing one of your songs to CapeTalk, and this spot might be yours.


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Win Tickets And Vouchers For The Paarl Harvest Celebration On Saturday 2 March

IOL Lifestyle and the Paarl Harvest Celebration are giving away tickets and prizes to the value of R1000.


Schweppes And Tbwamelbourne Bringing Back Schweppervescence

Schweppervescence triumphantly returns! Now for "Dougie the pizza boy" and the Chicken Tonight dance, B&T says.


Thoriso Themane Murder-accused Repeat Offender

A 15-year-old pupil who was arrested along with four others in connection with the killing of a Polokwane man is facing an attempted murder charge.


Beyond Meat: Bay Harbour Market Welcomes The Vegan Test Kitchen

Just the 'vegan-ning' for plant-based living in Cape Town.


Inside Sodastream’s Unique Recruitment Strategy

HRD talks to the Chief People Officer of SodaStream about how the company used a Game of Thrones star to boost their recruitment strategy