For the past three decades or so, the conventional wisdom has been that drinking alcohol at moderate levels is good for us.


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The Health Benefits Of Moderate Drinking Aren’t Exactly What You Think

For the past three decades or so, the conventional wisdom has been that drinking alcohol at moderate levels is good for us.


Bonang Matheba Launches The House Of BNG Methode Cap Classique

South African media personality Bonang Matheba launches an MCC line with the retail giant, Woolworths.


This Champagne Bottle Changes Colour When Chilled

A winemaker in northern France has launched a Champagne bottle that changes colour and design when it reaches the correct temperature.


Bouchard Finlayson 2019 Harvest – From the vineyard to the cellar

After several weeks of exciting harvest activity in the Bouchard Finlayson vineyard, the grapes are in, the dust is settling and the focus returns to the cellar.


Terra del Capo Sangiovese 2016 – Italian inspiration throughout the year

For wine aficionados who prefer a lighter, more accessible red wine, look no further than the Terra del Capo Sangiovese 2016 from Anthonij Rupert Wyne. This lighter red wine is perfect for all year enjoyment.


Is Chef David Higgs Opening Another New Restaurant?

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Coca-cola Drops Three Sparkling Smartwater Flavors To Compete With La Croix, Pepsi

The company hopes to ride the seltzer surge this summer.


Survivor Gold Rush At International Wine Competition

Survivor, the free spirited Swartland wine range, has triumphed at the 2019 MUNDUS VINI Spring Tasting in Germany with gold medals for two of its red wines. The gold medallists are Survivor Pinotage 2


The Best South African Wine Labels For 2019

See which gorgeous wine labels wowed the judges at this year's awards!


Aperol Spritz Ice Cream Exists And You Can Get It In Melbourne

Dreams do come true.


South African Female Djs And Their Favourite Cocktails

Meet the ‘Strawberry Lips Sweet Beats’ sisters who have become forces to be reckoned with.


Best Driving Vacations: Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Head one state south, where the Kentucky spirit flows through the hills, farmlands and cities.


Local Wine Farmers Swap Grapes For Citrus

As the popularity of citrus exports spikes in South Africa, many local farmers are replacing their grape vines with lemon, mandarin or lime trees in an effort to cash in on the trend.


Heineken Extends Premium Beer Pouring Contract Onboard Klm And Air France

The company also announced that a dedicated Heineken branded bar will open in the KLM Crown Lounge at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol this summer.


Land Reform: Wine Farmers Apply For An Interdict Against Black First Land First Over Land Occupation

A number of farm owners in the Western Cape have banded together to lodge an interdict against Black First Land First (BLF) to prevent it from occupying their land. The political party has called for


Alcohol E-commerce Startup Thirstie Raises $7m

Thirstie announced today that it has raised $7 million in Series A funding, and that it?s partnering with Drinkworks to power the e-commerce experience for the cocktail-making machine created by Keuri


A Woodford Reserve Straight Wheat Whiskey May Be In The Works

A Woodford Reserve straight wheat whiskey made from a four grain mash bill may be in the cards from Brown-Forman, according to a recent label application seen in a public TTB database.


Day Outings For The Family In Paarl And Wellington

The spectacular scenic beauty of the area lends itself to exploring the outdoors and exciting child-friendly options contribute ...


Brockman?s Gin Debuts Original Spring ?19 Cocktail Recipes

This Spring, Brockmans Gin is offering a menu of original recipes that resemble a cornucopia of fruits, flowers and vegetables. All [...]


Coca-cola Launches Flavored Sparkling Smartwater

As more Americans are reaching for drinks with lower sugar, sparkling water is on the rise. Coke is keeping up with the trend by rolling out flavored sparkling Smartwater.


The Flipside Of The Islay Whisky Boom

Islay is ?whisky island? ? home to no fewer than nine distilleries, with more on the way. Whisky has brought investment and jobs to the Queen of the Hebrides, but there are challenges too, including c


Queen B Pops Into Bubbly Business

Frenemies Bonang Matheba and Somizi Mhlongo have kissed and made up and it was for "champagne darling".


Cape Town?s Popular Frankie Fenner Butchery Opens Northern Suburbs Branch

Carnivores rejoice, the northern suburbs is getting its cut of the Frankie Fenner magic.


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Family Fun In Paarl And Wellington

The stunningly beautiful Boland towns of Paarl and Wellington have become renowned as the ultimate holiday destination for families.


Then & Now: A Famous Corner

The chance discovery this 1934 painting by RS Deeves while visiting the Five Roses Tea office brought back memories of old Durban


Using Pepsi To See Magnetic Fields

Astronomers capture forces at work on the surface of a distant star.


#musicexchange: All-4-one

Grammy Award-winning band All-4-One along with Lady Zamar, Alistair Izobell, Emo Adams, Sasha-Lee Davids and Niesa Abrahams are touring South Africa this March...


Spirit World No Longer Men’s Domain

Snoop Dogg glamourised gin when he rapped about sipping it in the 1990s.


6 Fun Things To Do In Worcester

Located a mere 90-minute drive from Cape Town on the N1 towards Johannesburg Western Cape's Worcester is a gateway to an ever-widening range of attractions...