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Immunity-Boosting Alcoholic Cocktails To Drink When You Are Sick

When a 105-year-old great gran attributes her secret to longevity to gin and juice and science says that moderate alcohol consumption could actually help boost your immune system, who are we to argue?


What Happens When You Quit Caffeine?

If you look forward to your cup of coffee each morning, what good-enough reason could make you want to quit? Coffee has a wealth of health benefits and it is a godsend for anyone in need of an energy boost. Studies have also suggested that coffee could help protect us from dementia and Alzheimer’s.


The Petition For A White Wine Emoji Has Been Rejected

Despite a 19-page proposal (and three revisions!), the white wine emoji still won’t see the light of day yet.


Bavaria Celebrates South Africa’s Indomitable Women and Mothers This Women’s Month

As South Africa celebrates Women’s Month this August, Bavaria magnifies and highlights the vital role that women play in society: the mothers who raised us, and the daughters who continue to bind families together. Women are a source of power and a symbol of progress. Indeed, they are the very fabric that weaves our great nation together.


The Long Road to Getting a Better Deal for South African Wine Producers through Better Prices

Top image: Harry Melck from the Institute of Cape Wine Masters

Some 360 years after wine was first made at the Cape, the low prices commanded by South African producers is finding the industry questioning its own economic sustainability. In order to survive, the industry has to unlock value by raising wine prices. Harry Melck from the Institute of Cape Wine Masters and a Chartered Accountant, writes that the matter of raising prices is easier said than done.


Simonsig Redhill Pinotage Nets Absa Top 10 For Seventh Time

The iconic Redhill Pinotage from premier Stellenbosch estate Simonsig won its seventh Absa Top 10 Pinotage Trophy last week, making this one of the most consistently lauded wines in the history of this prestigious competition.


Schweppes #ultimatemixer Sessions At The Big Grill Festival

The Schweppes #UltimateMixer Sessions kept crowds cool with refreshing cocktails, music and entertainment at The Big Grill Festival in Herbert Park.


These Scotch Brands Are Perfect For Whiskey Newbs

I'll take a Johnnie Walker on the rocks, please.


Schweppes #ultimatemixer Sessions At The Big Grill Festival

The Schweppes #UltimateMixer Sessions kept crowds cool with refreshing cocktails, music and entertainment at The Big Grill Festival in Herbert Park.


The Best Bottles Of Bourbon (you?ve Probably Never Heard Of)

We asked bartenders to let us in on the secret, less-hyped bourdons on the market. Try their picks, you won?t be disappointed.


Annihilator Live Will Rock Out At Havana Club

Annihilator Live will come to the Havana Club Nov. 13, 2019. This will be the Canadian metal legend band's first appearance in Israel. Annihilator broke big with their first album Alice in Hell in 198


Johnnie Walker Releases Song Of Fire And Ice Whiskies

Blended Scotch Johnnie Walker has revealed further details of its new Game of Thrones-inspired whiskies, which were influenced by House Stark and House Targaryen


Cinsault’s Fresh New Look

Often used as a blending grape, producers in California, Australia and beyond are creating fresh expressions of Cinsault, bringing the wines to new heights.




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Meet The Winemakers At Unwined & Dine At The President Hotel

Set in Bantry Bay and surrounded by breathtaking sea views, guests can enjoy superb wines, live music and an unforgettable culinary evening.


Tim James: Tasting The Mullineux New Releases

Which of two contradictory things is harder to believe: (1) That Chris and Andrea Mullineux?s Syrah and White Blend are now already into their second


Beyond Neat: How Bartenders Are Embracing Vodka?s Terroir

Originally designed to be sipped neat or on the rocks, mixologists are learning to use Belvedere?s Single Estate Rye vodkas in unique cocktails.


Bombay Sapphire Embroiled In Grains Of Paradise Lawsuit

Bacardi is facing a class action lawsuit in Florida over Bombay Sapphire?s grains of paradise botanical, which cannot be used to adulterate alcohol in the state


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