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Old Fashioned Cocktail Week Celebrates 5 Years This November

A landmark of the international cocktail year is set to stir up some action once again. Old Fashioned Week returns to bars around the world on 1-10 November 2019. Last year it counted in 1,300 participating bars across 60 countries, and an estimated 205,000 Old Fashioned cocktails were sold.


67 Minutes Of Fun At Creation Wines

“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.” – Nelson Mandela.


5 More International Acts Added To Rocking The Daisies 2019 Lineup

Jay Prince (UK), BenjiFlow (UK), Austin Millz (US), Santi (NG) and Tay Iwar (NG) will all be taking to stage at the Cloof Wine Estate in Darling, Western Cape from 4 to 6 October 2019...


Aperol May Be Your Favourite Summer Drink, But What Exactly Is It?

Here's everything you need to know about the Aperol Spritz's signature ingredient.

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Mozambik Restaurant To Open In Cape Town

Economic onditions are tough, but chief executive Manny Nichas believes that approaching business unusual with a strong brand and a solid value proposition remains key to sustained success...


Peanut Butter Stews, Sweet, Spicy Coffee And Other Senegalese Staples

The coffee, cafe Touba, named after Senegal?s second most-populated city, is 25% guinea pepper and taken with heaps of sugar. All the main meals of Thiere, Vermisel, Thieb or Yaza (Senegalese rice) an


Zacapa & Zuma Introduce The Ritual Serves

Luxury Guatemalan rum, Ron Zacapa, has unveiled the Zacapa-Zuma Ritual Serves ? a selection of two theatrical cocktails available exclusively at Zuma, the Japanese restaurant and bar in Knightsb


Aperol May Be Part Of Your Favourite Summer Drink, But What Exactly Is It?

Here's everything you need to know about the Aperol Spritz's signature ingredient.

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Exceptional Italian Winter Value At 95 Keerom And 95 At Parks

Dine like an Italian at exceptional value and tuck into chef-proprietor Giorgio Nava?s special 3-course winter menu available exclusively during August at 95 Keerom in Cape Town?s CBD and 95 at Parks


9 Best Tequilas (and 3 Mezcals) For Palomas , According To Bartenders

A Paloma is a mega-popular libation featuring tequila, grapefruit soda, and a lime wedge. Of course, making a top-quality Paloma relies on selecting the right tequila for the job. We asked a group of


Bubly Is Cute, But Pepsi Needs A Win With Gatorade

It?s shaping up to be a refreshing summer for the soft-drink business, but if a business wants to win the long game, it needs to find a way to keep its tent-pole brands dispensing cash.


News Briefs For July 26, 2019

?Illva Saronno is set to bring its Tia Maria coffee liqueur under its own wing in the U.S. market. The Italy-based company?s Disaronno International USA subsidiary will assume sales and marketing for


Myoga: Food For Thought, A Walk On The Wild Side

Myoga at The Vineyard is presenting three fascinating 6-course "Wild Food from Land and Sea" tasting menus, each a unique experience and a discovery with an enthralling tale behind it.


Chef Luyanda Mafanya Ready To Pair Food And Beer At World Of Beer

'My Kitchen Rules SA' S1 semi-finalist Luyanda Mafanya is the chef behind the food and beer pairing at SAB World of Beer.


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Starbucks Reports Fastest Sales Growth In Three Years

Forget that hipster coffee shop: Americans are falling back in love with Starbucks.


Brimstone Secures Replacement Bbeee Shareholder To Exit Clover Scheme

JSE-listed Brimstone Investment has secured a suitable replacement broad-based black economic empowerment (BBBEE) investor to acquire its interest in Milco SA to facilitate Brimstone?s exit from its p


Havana Club X Places+faces Collaboration

If you?re into hip-hop, the chances are that you?re familiar with Ciesay and Soulz, the London based duo behind Places+Faces. Founded in 2013, the?


Sanparks Announces Free Access Dates For 2019

The dates for the 14th edition of the South African National Parks (SANParks) Week have been announced...


Captain Morgan Sales Drop As Americans Drink Less Soda

Health-conscious Americans are trading sugary beverages like cola for carbonated water. So much for that Cuba Libre


Grande Provence In Winter Is A Warm Welcome

Franschhoek is chilly in winter, but that's not reason enough to not book a weekend getaway.


Bacardi Launches Two Brand New Flavours

Bacardi has added two new flavours to its rum portfolio: Bacardi Ginger and Bacardi Rasberry.The...



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Whiskey And Woodcarving Workshops Take Place In Dublin

Check out our gallery from the latest in Bushmills Irish Whiskey?s #BlackBushStories event series


Pernod Ricard Acquires Majority Stake In Sa Spirit Maker Inverroche

Drinks giant Pernod Ricard, through its affiliate Pernod Ricard South Africa, is acquiring a majority stake in South African craft spirit brand Inverroche.


New Delheim Assistant Winemaker Heads For Us Internship Before Assuming Role

26-year-old Nongcebo "Noni" Langa will commence her tenure as an assistant winemaker upon completion of an internship in California.


Bonhams Auctioneers Take To Cwg Rostrum

Two of Bonhams? leading auctioneers will take to the rostrum for this year?s Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild auction.


Ataraxia Serenity 2017

Serenity in recent vintages sees Kevin Grant of Ataraxia combining Pinotage with Cinsault and Pinot Noir so as to create his own take on a light red blend


Tim James: Two Decades Of Swartland Revolution

What does one do at a sleepless 3.13 AM (and whoever it was that pointed out that the numbers on the clock in such circumstances are invariably odd was