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Ever Wondered How Jagermeister Got Its Name?

This type of liquor has an interesting and symbolic story behind its name and logo. For those of us not fluent in German, the name “Jagermeister” means “Hunting Master”. According to sources in the company, it is said that the name was derived from a story involving St. Hubertus, the patron saint of hunting.


Significant Sonop Collection Added To La Motte’s Pierneef Exhibition

With the addition of ten Pierneef artworks from the Sonop Collection, the La Motte Museum adds even more significance to its permanent exhibition of JH Pierneef’s heritage collection. 


Groot Constantia and Boplaas Glitter at Michelangelo Wine & Spirits Awards

Top image: Danie Nel from Boplaas Estate, named the best producer.

South Africa’s oldest wine estate, Groot Constantia, and the renowned Boplaas Estate in the Klein Karoo walked off with the laurels in the wine section of this year’s Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards, the largest drinks competition on the African continent. 


Nederburg’s Team SA Optimistic About Chances In International Wine Tasting Event

Top image: Team SA 2019 members: Anita Streicher-Nel, Anton Swarts, Heidi Kritzinger, Cyril Meidinger and Chris Groenewald (reserve)

Team South Africa is hoping to up its game in next week’s World Blind Tasting Championship (WBTC) in France, when four local contestants will go head-to-head with 28 top wine-tasting teams from across the globe.


Collector Platter Guides at Jordan Wine Estate

Ever find yourself looking for the Platter rating for that 2015 vintage of the Jordan Cobblers Hill? 


A Dash of Merlot Panache

Whether strutting its very own berry personality when vertically paired with Creation’s famous Gorgonzola and Cauliflower Soup, or snuggling up cosily to a creamy-dreamy Creation Resonance Dark Chocolate Baton – Merlot adds that very special zing to the menu.


Budweiser Wants To Take On China, The World’s Largest Beer Market Where Local Brews Rule

Leading brewer AB InBev is making a big push in China and other parts of Asia — but seeking to topple local brewers could prove challenging.


Blue Diamond Launches Almond Breeze Mexican Hot Chocolate

Blue Diamond Growers has expanded its Almond Breeze portfolio in the US with a new Mexican hot chocolate flavour.


Construction Works Initiated On Sanpellegrino?s New Production Plant

Works started on Sanpellegrino?s ?Factory of the Future?, the new production plant designed by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group on the brand?s 120th year anniversary.


Construction Works Initiated On Sanpellegrino?s New Production Plant

Works started on Sanpellegrino?s ?Factory of the Future?, the new production plant designed by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group on the brand?s 120th year anniversary.


Corona Gears Up For Hard Seltzer Launch: ?we Believe Seltzers Are Here To Stay?

Constellation Brands will launch a Corona hard seltzer next spring, seeing the brand as a perfect vehicle for entering the booming seltzer category: ?The refreshment characteristics of seltzers perfec


Sprite Urges Chinese Youths To Mix It Up With Their Creativity

Sprite is collaborating with Jiang Xiao Bai, a white spirit, better known as baijiu in China, to create two new combinations as part of a campaign.


When Cocktails Inspire Dessert ? Aperol Spritz Bars, Anyone?

For the perfect combination of drink and dessert, we turned to classics for inspiration: Aperol spritz bars, an Old-Fashioned as a cake, and red wine snack cake.


How Lager Became The World?s Local Drink

Without one of the world?s biggest beer brands, the drink would undoubtedly not be what it is today. Mark Dredge dives into the history of how it became global


New Study In Food And Beverages Industry Of The Tequila Market Include Strategies, Competitive Research & Growth By 2024

The Tequila Market Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis Along With Major Segments And Forecast (2019-2024). The research report comprises a valuable bunch of information that enlightens the most impera


Ed Sheeran’s Pub Is Using Plymouth Gin For Its ‘cannabis’ Beer

The worldwide famous pop star is selling 'Cannabis bier' in his swanky Notting Hill pub, made up of Plymouth gin, fresh blackberries and ginger


Almond Breeze Launches First Major Campaign In Three Years

The TVC is an evolution of the ?Breeze the Day? catchphrase and iconic ?girl on the swing? imagery developed by Daylight Agency.


Exclusive: Impact Databank Projects U.s. Spirits Market To Rise For 24th Consecutive Year

The U.S. spirits market is on pace to expand once again this year, by an estimated 2% in volume terms, according to The U.S. Spirits Market: Shanken?s Impact Databank Review & Forecast, 2019 Editi


Constantia Glen Is Set To Spoil Guests This Summer

Awaken your senses this summer at Constantia Glen, the picturesque boutique wine estate situated only 20 minutes from the Cape Town city centre. With extend...


Tim James: Authentic Swartland Revolutionary Wines From Nativo

Billy Hughes ? an engineer born in Argentina, settled in South Africa in 1990 ? made a cleverer choice than he realised when he and his late wife Penny in


Opinionista: Keep Murray & Roberts On The Jse For Local Investors To Share In The Growth Opportunity

While large corporate mergers and acquisitions are few and far in-between, the demise of Aton GmbH?s takeover of construction company Murray & Roberts is an event worth celebrating. That is so eve


Sa Company Raises Funds For Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.


Sidechef Collaborates With Bacardi To Bring Portfolio Of Brands To Amazon’s Cook With Alexa, Revolutionizing The Future Of Home Mixology

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- SideChef, the all-in-one home cooking platform, announced today it is collaborating with Bacardi, the largest...


Beam Suntory Launches Innovative Us-japan Whiskey

Beam Suntory have released a collaborative American whiskey made by Jim Beam master distiller Fred Noe and Suntory chief blender Shinji Fukuyo called...