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Ryan Reynolds is writing reviews for his own gin


Considering how George Clooney made close to a billion dollars from his own tequila brand, you can forgive Ryan Reynolds for trying to get in on the celebrity alcohol game.

 

Top 5 Most Expensive Drinks in the World


Written by: João Santos

Social media and the internet, in general, are full of mixed messages about alcohol. On the one hand, there are specialists dictating health benefits associated with it, but on the other hand, it is addictive and highly toxic — especially when you drink too much. The truth is that the health effects of alcohol vary between individuals and depend on the amount and type of alcohol consumed. Most important thing is to drink responsibly.

 

Legendary Celebrity Haunt Formosa Cafe Reopens in Los Angeles


Formosa Cafe, an iconic former mobster den and longtime celebrity hangout in West Hollywood, reopens on Friday after an extensive restoration that took more than a year.

 

Why the Words “Dark Rum” Are Meaningless


Of all the major liquor families to populate the well of your average bar, none is so fundamentally misunderstood on almost every level by the American consumer as rum. And really, it’s not their fault—rum, as a topic, seems to possess an almost mystical power to compel mythology and misinformation.

 

Wine Tasting: A Bouchard Finlayson Experience


In a room filled with budding sommeliers, wine enthusiasts and members of the hospitality industry, The Black Cellar Club (BLACC) had a special showcase of Bouchard Finlayson handcrafted Pinot Noirs by winemaker, and South Africa’s “Father of Wine”, Peter Finlayson.

 

La Petite Ferme: Why You Should Visit Franschhoek’s Best-kept Secret

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There are very few places that offer a better getaway than Franschhoek. The pulsating heart of the Cape Winelands can be both frenetic and serene, perfectly poised within its own duality. But, at the top of the hill lies La Petite Ferme – an idyllic hotel with luxury lodges.

 

Michael Malan, 3rd Generation Winemaker on Simonsig


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As the grandson of the Simonsig legend Frans Malan, Michael Frans Malan is one of the few third generation winemakers in Stellenbosch. Michael joined the Simonsig team in 2017 after gaining experience in Italy, Australia and South Africa and was appointed red winemaker this year working under cellarmaster Debbie Thompson and his father, Johan, who is Simonsig’s Director of Wine.

 

Win Vip Tickets To #thewineshow In Cape Town


A Cape Town Wine Show VIP ticket includes a wine pairing with five exquisite dishes, private seating, a personalised sommelier service and much more.

 

Global Tequila Market 2019-2024 – Onset Of Advanced Technologies To Upsurge The Growth – The Connection


 

Who Goes Out On Mondays? Things To Do In Cape Town On The ?worst Day Of The Week?


Many Capetonians spend Mondays ensconced in their homes, atoning for the sins of the weekend, catching up on work, or sitting down to read or binge on their favourite series. But while the city street

 

5 Of South Africa’s Most Insta-worthy Destinations


In January this year, global travel website Big 7 Travel ranked South Africa as the fifth most Instagrammable country thanks to the country's natural beauty, coastline and iconic attractions such as t

 

Sommelier?s Day Off: Where To Eat In Cape Town ? According To The Test Kitchen?s Tinashe Nyamudoka


 

2019 Eat Out Mercedes-benz Best Everyday Eateries Voting Is Now Open


Foodies who eat out every day may officially start voting for the 2019 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Best Everyday Eateries...

 

5 Tips On How To Enjoy A Wine Tasting


Sniff, taste, then swallow – or spit? Welcome to the world of wine tasting where there's an etiquette to observe, and a glass full of fun to enjoy

 

Ketel One Botanical Vodka Offers A Unique Twist For Summer Drinking


Have you tried Ketel One Botanical Vodka yet? With three distinct flavors to choose from, you'll find your new summer drink in no time! There's nothing bet...

 

Just Brew It!


Even if you aren't a coffee aficionado, these iced coffee recipes will turn you into one.

 

Pepsi Sends Mountain Dew Account To Tbwa After 46 Years With Bbdo


The decision followed a closed Omnicom review.

 

Felipe Pantone Reimagines The Hennessy Very Special Cognac Label ? Surface


Felipe Pantone's W-3 Dimensional Three Stars design for Hennessy?s Very Special Limited Series of Cognacs translates his signature illusory visuals.

 

Hello Kitty Wine Might Just Be The Drink Of The Summer


Sanrio's 2019?2020 collection taps into the millennial's love of pink, bubbly wine and childhood nostalgia. We all know Hello Kitty, the ubiquitous Jap

 

Three Ships Whisky Oloroso And The Art Of Packaging Limited Editions By Just Design


In the world of luxury spirits, achieving credibility and desirability for small batch releases is all about status. Just Design specialises in creating packaging that conveys all the right cues throu