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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.


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.

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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

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.

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Michael Malan, 3rd Generation Winemaker on Simonsig

Top image: Michael Frans Malan

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.


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


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.


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


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

The decision followed a closed Omnicom review.


Woodford Reserve Distillery Cuts The Ribbon On A New Welcome Center To Accommodate Record Number Of Tourists [video]

One of the best parts about distillery tours is they are all different. The vast majority are really good, some are a bit rough around the edges while some are exceptional. Whether you are a whiskey f


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...


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.


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


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


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


Just Brew It!

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


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...


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Fentimans Expands Rum Mixer Portfolio With New Tropical Soda

Fentimans has launched Tropical Soda, a new pineapple-flavoured mixer that is specifically designed to be paired with rum.