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< Tuesday 2 April 2019 >

How much head should a beer have?

Spend any time looking at beer-focused Instagram accounts and eventually you’ll come across strange glassware; not pint glasses or tulips or glass steins, but vessels that look more like vases or fish bowls. They’re often filled by a so-called “boss pour,” a phenomenon that’s also sometimes called an iceman pour, in which the vessel is full entirely to the brim. It’s relatively new and—to purists—perplexing development.

 

Frank Meaker Selected to Join Bordeaux Brotherhood

Top image: Frank Meaker, Org de Rac cellarmaster.

 

Strongman The Rock Is Basically Drowning In Tequila And Instagram Is Joining In

The biggest muscles in showbiz have a serious penchant for tequila. Nobody quite understands how Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson manages it. While 2017 saw The Rock’s 40,000 lbs mobile gym get a mention from Men’s Health, headlines in recent years have been more focused on this wrestler-turned-actor’s business ventures.

 

Banana Peel Could Become New Alternative To Meat For Vegans Missing Pulled Pork

If you are vegan (or just cutting back on meat), you might be looking for some alternative ways to make the dishes you love plant based.

 

Urle’s First Barrel: A Dream Come True

“The quality of the Pinot Noir parcel allocated to me showed great potential and I could not have asked for a better year to make my first barrel,” says an enthusiastic Urle Hansen upon pressing the grapes for his maiden wine. The Hemel-en-Aarde of course is renowned for top quality Pinot Noir which happens to be Urle’s favourite cultivar; small wonder therefore that having been offered the opportunity to make his own wine, Urle chose Pinot Noir.

 

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A Touch Of Tradition At Nederburg This Easter

As summer draws to a magnificent close, the Nederburg wine farm is getting ready to welcome visitors to its home in Paarl during Easter. Come find out why Nederburg was recently included, for the fourth consecutive time in 2019, in the World’s Most Admired Wine Brands top 50 list by Drinks International!

 

The Best Scenic Drives In Cape Town

The most impactful way to knock the socks off of visitors to the Cape is to take them on any one of the many scenic drives we have to offer. It?s not hard. You quite literally cannot drive for more th

 

Enjoy Rustic Life In Luxury

City life has its perks, but if you find yourself dreaming of mountain views and true tranquillity in favour of traffic and deadlines, it might be time you took a trip to Palmietvlei Farm near Wolsele

 

Wine And Dine At Nomad Bistro & Bar

A rustic and casual dining escape, Nomad Bistro & Bar stays true to its 'fusion food' offering; with a wide array of menu options and a homely feel, it has something for everyone.

 

Winter Indulgence Awaits At Abalone House And Pool Villas In Paternoster

The seaside is always a perfect getaway, whatever the weather, and this winter sees Abalone House, a five-star boutique hotel in the picture-perfect fisherman?s village of Paternoster, one and a half

 

Francois Van Coke & Vriende To Perform In Cape Town

Bellville native Francois van Coke will bring his rock spectacular, Francois van Coke & Vriende, to the GrandWest Grand Arena in Cape Town on 3 May 2019...

 

Tuck Into Family-style Dining At Vadas Smokehouse & Bakery [review]

Vadas offers a haven for family lunches in Stellenbosch.

 

Check If Your Selfie Is On This Wine Box

If you love your Drostdy Hof then you better check if your face isn't part of the new campaign and printed on the limited edition 3L box

 

Hospicewits Night With The Stars To Close Sa Fashion Week

The 2019 HospiceWits Night with the Stars will close off SA Fashion Week at Sandton City in Johannesburg on 7 April 2019...

 

James Diack’s New Douglas + Hale Offers Gastro Fare And Cocktails Galore

 

Has Prosecco’s Bubble Burst?

After years of record-breaking sales, it seems that sparkling wine has lost its sparkle.

 

What’s Driving The Tequila Market trends? Key Players Are Jose Cuervo, Sauza, Patrón, Juarez, 1800 Tequila, El Jimador Family, Don Julio, Etc

Reports Monitor recently added the Global Tequila Market report that gives out well-defined information on the current situation of the Market size, share, growth, demand, trends, and forecast for t

 

All-new Mercedes-benz Sprinter Is Born To Run In Sa

'The retiring Sprinter – generation 2 – was in production for over a decade, so potential buyers will have high expectations of its all-new 2019 replacement. Is the Sprinter Mk 3 made of the right

 

Absolut Elyx Unveils New Bottle Design

This year Absolut Elyx celebrates an exciting evolution with the unveiling of a striking new bottle design. Pioneers in the pursuit of perfection and craft, the new Absolut Elyx bottle continues to be

 

‘we?ve Taken More Control’: Heineken?s Media Chief On Building Capabilities Across All Its Businesses

Heineken media chief Ron Amram outlines his priorities for 2019.

 

Kobe Sake Brewers Bank On Foreigners

KOBE, Japan - The Nadagogo area, one of the most renowned sake production areas of Japan, is beefing up its promotion of sake to foreign visitors. While the sales volume of sake in Japan has been on

 

Alex Is New Glenfiddich Brand Ambassador

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Bartenders Tell Us The Best Value Vodkas For Mixing Spring Cocktails

11 bartenders rave about their favorite bargain vodkas for mixing spring cocktails.

 

Havana Club Names Finalists For Bar Entrepreneur Awards

Pernod Ricard has revealed the finalists in its Havana Club Bar Entrepreneurs Awards, which celebrates the people behind leading bars around the world

 

Bruichladdich To Expand With On-site Maltings

The Bruichladdich Distillery on Islay has announced plans to expand its facilities while also upping its commitment to the environment by installing its own multimillion-pound on-site malting operatio

 

In Focus: Top Trends In Vodka

With the line between vodka and gin becoming increasingly blurred, some vodka producers are highlighting terroir and provenance to make their liquid stand out. Phoebe French finds out how they are get

 

Bringing The Darling Brew Experience From The West Coast To Woodstock

Darling Brew Woodstock opened their doors to the public on Saturday, 2 March 2019, bringing the extensive range of Darling Brew craft beers closer to craft beer lovers in Cape Town.

 

Restaurant Review: La Petite Maison

Chefs Tyeya Ngxola and Timothy Stewart opened La Petite Maison in February 2019 and ran slap bang into the hell that was load shedding. Theirs was a baptism by

 

Object Of Desire: Hennessy Paradis Imperial

A cognac with a superlative blend of over 130 eaux-de-vie, aged between 30 and 130 years old.