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2019 Grape Harvest in South Africa Hits Record Low

The 2019 wine grape harvest in South Africa is expected to hit its lowest level since 2005 caused by the after-effects of a three-year drought, industry body VinPro has reported.

 

Châteauneuf-du-Pape Director to Judge Michelangelo 2019

Top image: Michel Blanc, director of the Federation des Producteurs de Châteauneuf-du-Pape (FEDCN)

The director of one of the world’s most renowned wine appellations will be joining the team of international judges adjudicating the 23rd Michelangelo International Wine & Spirit Awards in August this year. Michel Blanc, director of the Federation des Producteurs de Châteauneuf-du-Pape (FEDCN), is a welcome addition to this year’s panel of wine experts who will be judging Africa’s largest and most comprehensive drinks competition.

 

Embrace the cold with these specials at The Restaurant at Jordan!

Visit The Restaurant at Jordan this winter to take advantage of either their Tuesday – Friday lunch special or their 5 course evening pairing menu.  These specials are valid from the beginning of May till the end of September 2019.

 

Brad Pitt’s Brother Reenact The Ending Of ‘se7en’ In New Beer Commercial

Doug Pitt is pretty swell. In addition to enduring several decades of being described as “Brad Pitt’s younger brother,” he’s spent a lot of his own life trying to improve the lives of others.

 

Top 5 Best Value For Money Brandies In The World

When it comes to brandy, producers are upping their game with premium variants and innovative production methods. The Spirits Business held its annual Brandy Masters last month, where an experienced panel of judges recognised the best bottlings in the business.

 

The World’s Most Isolated Michelin-starred Restaurant Is Closing

Fäviken, the acclaimed Swedish restaurant that is surrounded by some 20,000 acres of farmland, has been called the world’s most isolated restaurant. That title, though, will go to a different eatery in December, because chef Magnus Nilsson has announced that he will be closing Fäviken before the end of the year.

 

Piaget Makes Its Way To The Met Gala 2019

Piaget jewellery and timepieces were the accessory of choice for the brightest stars and friends of the Maison at the Metropolitan Museum of Art?s annual Costume Institute Gala. Piaget makes its way t

 

Time To Get Toasty: Sa Restaurants With Fireplaces

 

Arrive Alive

Enjoy the view of wine farms without the hassle of driving. With MLT Car Hire and Tours' wine estate tour, they give you peace of mind and take the responsibility of driving into their own hands...

 

Q&a With 2019 Afi Fastrack Winner Sindi Serape

The African Fashion International (AFI) named young designer Sindisile Mbobo as the winner of the 2019 Fastrack programme at the recent Cape Town Fashion Week 2019...

 

Wild Turkey, Matthew Mcconaughey Bring New Bourbon To The Uk

 

Warm Up With This Fresh Seafood Soup With Rouille And Croutons [recipe]

This signature dish from The Plettenberg Hotel comprises only the freshest ocean bounty.

 

Absolut Mixes Machine Learning Into Its Spirits Supply Chain

The spirits maker is using demand-planning software to improve its distribution to international markets marked by shifting consumer tastes.

 

Things We Love: Picks From Kt Ramsey

The musician loves all types of water, be it ocean waves or San Pellegrino

 

Bacardi Uses Alexa And Google Assistant For Free Rum Sample Campaign

Earlier this month it was announced that Bacardi has teamed up with tech marketing firm Send Me a Sample to..

 

Costco Receipt-checking Protocol Fails To Nab Man Stealing 24 Bottles Of Hennessy

Maybe those weird airport self-help books were right. Maybe the key to achieving anything in life is confidence, swagger, acting like you know what you?re doing, faking it ?till you make it, etc. It w

 

Blood Orange Flavored Fanta

A new type of Fanta is now available: Fanta Blood Orange No Added Sugar made with the juice of PGI blood oranges from Sicily checked by Consorzio di Tutela Arancia Rossa di Sicilia IGP. The?

 

Ab Inbev Reports Higher Revenues, But Not In Sa

The world’s biggest brewery reported higher revenues from its global brands Budweiser, Stella Artois and Corona, in the first quarter of 2019.

 

Portable Oil-free Air Compressors Market Size, Rising Demand, Status With Players Heyner, Hitachi, Hoerbiger – Operanewsnow

 

Vadas Smokehouse & Bakery

Vadas Smokehouse & Bakery - Enjoy flawless crisp, sunny afternoons; & where more beautiful than on the spacious surrounds of Spier Wine Farm?

 

Highland Park Opens New Customer Experience Centre In Orkney

Single malt whisky brand Highland Park has opened its new customer experience store in Kirkwall, Orkney.

 

Throw Fair Trade Into Your Next Coffee Brew

Trading partnership aimed at equitable international trade practices also supports fair working conditions and sustainable development, especially in the developing world

 

Marrying Wine With Divorce

Marriage is a sacred commitment between two people who have expressed their undying love ...

 

The Aperol Spritz Is Not A Good Drink

The popular, Instagram-friendly aperitif drinks like a Capri Sun after soccer practice on a hot day. Not in a good way.

 

The Benguela Cove Catalina Semillon Has Landed!

A trajectory of fine wines has paved the way for Benguela Cove to bring in its flagship wine,This long-waited Catalina Semillon has landed.