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These Flavoured Wines Are Disguised As Vodka, Whisky, Tequila, And Gin

The Sazerac Company has released a line of “fortified wine beverages” that look like assorted liquors, without the flavour or… the liquor of those real spirits. The labels on each of those bottles imitate the iconography and typefaces of more familiar brands of booze, which is why they’re causing double-takes in US states where hard liquor is only sold in ABC stores.


Why Restaurant Groups Are Adding Wine Bars To Their Portfolios

Growing consumer interest in wine experiences and higher margin sales potential are just two factors driving the trend


Simonsig Wines And Asian Flavours Work Perfect Together

Simonsig Wine Estate of South Africa produces an extensive range of formidable red, white and sparkling wines. Renowned as one of the most reputable wine producers in the region, it is owned and operated today by the family of its founder, Frans Malan.


Corona Is Tapping Into The Non-beer Drink Trend With 3 Tropical Lime Malt Beverages

Corona will debut Refresca, its first non-beer drink, in three refreshing lime flavors as it taps into the premium spiked beverage trend.

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These New Stella Artois Spritzers Are A Bubbly Twist On Cider

Right now, most of my friends are looking forward to St. Patrick's Day, while others are getting psyched for March Madness. I, however, am looking forward to hosting 2019's very first rooftop darty (b


CBD Is So Hot Right Now. Should You Put It In Your Cocktail?

Bars all over the country are adding CBD to their cocktail menu. Should you indulge?


Love Your Happy Hour Cocktail? Thank Audrey Saunders.

The legendary bartender and founder of New York?s Pegu Club played an essential role in the rebirth of the cocktail.


Make Your Own ‘drinkaterrium’ From Hip Bar, Cause And Effect

Enjoy the last of summer?s warm rays with this favourite recipe from Cape Town?s experimental cocktail kitchen

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Well-loved Winelands Restaurant To Close After 6 Years


Stellenbosch Wine Routes Appoints Feed That Bird

Feed That Bird Communication Consultants has expanded its client list with the addition of Stellenbosch Wine Routes to its portfolio.


Popular Pastor Spotted Anointing Congregation With Coke And Fanta

There is a video going viral of a Pastor who is anointing his congregation with popular soft drinks Coca-cola and Fanta. These come days after the South


Why MS Sufferers Should Avoid Fizzy Drinks

German scientists tracked 135 people with MS and found the 20 per cent who drank the most sugary drinks were five times more likely to have severe disability than people who seldom drank them.


Skip The Gin: 5 Other Drinks To Pair With Tonic

While SA can?t resist a good ol? G&T, maybe it?s time to pair your tonic with a different spirit


Guinness Brewer Talks Beer Experiments, Customer Growth

Brewing started out as only a hobby for Hollie Stephenson, and now she is representing one of most iconic beer brands in the world.


Save The Date! Stellenbosch And Pick N Pay Announce New Date And Venue For Wine Festival

The Stellenbosch Wine Festival presented by Pick n Pay announced that it would be hosting its wine festival on April 6th and 7th, 2019 at the North Wharf, V&A Waterfront. Showcasing hundreds of St


5 Genius Beer And Braai Pairings That Will Make Your Weekend Sizzle

Cooking kebabs, boerie or peri peri prawns? For maximum results, elevate the eating experience by pairing them with a local beer.


Backsberg Picnic Concerts Opening Act Revealed

Find out who has been selected as the opening act at the 10 March Backsberg Picnic Concert.


March 7: On This Day In World History … Briefly

Koos De la Rey was a Boer military officer who served as a general during the Second Boer War. He also had a political career and was one of the leading advocates of Boer independence.


Mozambique Means Business With 5 Bleisure Day Trips Near Maputo

Mozambique has seen a phenomenal increase in demand for meetings, conferences, incentives and events in recent years, a trend that is likely to continue to intensify with the recent opening of the cou


Opinionista: Street Lights And Ward Allocations: Discrimination On The Basis Of Race And Poverty In The City Of Cape Town

An objective look at a map detailing the allocation of public lighting across Cape Town reveals that the allocation is unequal. Poor working-class black and coloured communities are predominantly prov


Sprite ?adds A Subtle Splash Of Lemonade?

Newest flavor influenced by Freestyle usage, social media mentions


Afda Alumni And Students Win Big At The 13th Annual Saftas

AFDA students and alumni made the red carpet their own at the 13th annual South African Film and Television Awards, walking away with a host of Golden Horns...


Dockside Brewery Co-owner Testifies At State Capitol

He recently testified on legislation with a potential impact on CT craft breweries.


This Giant Wine Barrel Is Every Wine Lover’s Dream

Quinta da Pacheca estate in Portugal offers a lodging option with a difference that is perfect for wine lovers.


Learn How To Mix Cocktails At This Posh Downtown Houston Hotel

Every Saturday from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Hotel Alessandra in downtown Houston is offering cocktail classes with changing themes each month.


Goodluck, Mi Casa And More To Perform At 2019 Revafrica

RevAfrica will take place at the East London Beachfront and Cricket Grounds from 25 to 28 April 2019...


How Vegan-friendly Is Your Wine?

Wine is made from grapes, so all wines must be vegan-friendly, right? Not necessarily. More and more people are on the lookout for vegan wine. Until recently, however, kosher wines were the only wines


How Rumours Of A Pernod Ricard Takeover Are Boosting The Drinks Giant’s Share Value

Oh, how stock markets love a rumour: a spate of speculation leads to share price oscillation and the chance to make a killing.


Global Lager Beer Market Sales And Growth 2019-2024 Share By Companies Budweiser, Modelo, Heineken, Coors, Stella, Corona, Hite, Beck’s, Miller – Market Reports


Restaurant Transitions: Central Arkansas Taco Shop Reportedly Has Closed + More Sushi Turnover In, Around Maumelle

Two readers called within minutes of each other last week, asking if we knew what has become of Fuzzy's Taco Shop, 140 John Harden Drive, Jacksonville. Well, Google now lists it as "permanently closed