Toward the end of Ian Fleming’s spy novel “Dr. No,” James Bond orders a vodka dry martini — “Shaken and not stirred please.”


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3 Questions About Vodka, Answered

Toward the end of Ian Fleming’s spy novel “Dr. No,” James Bond orders a vodka dry martini — “Shaken and not stirred please.”


Brewdog Is Opening Its First 100% Vegan Pub

BrewDog is opening its first vegan pub. The multinational brewery chain is turning its Dalston bar in London into a 100 percent plant-based establishment.


Double Gold and a Quartet of Gold for De Grendel at Michelangelo International Wine and Spirits Awards 2019

There’s some more shine in De Grendel’s trophy cabinet as a year of accolades continues for them with the 2017 Amandelboord Pinotage taking home Double Gold, along with Gold medals for a quartet of their premium wines, at the 2019 Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards announced on Friday (4 October).


Boplaas crowned best South African producer at Michelangelo 2019

Boplaas Family Vineyards has been named the best South Africa producer at the 2019 Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards, announced on the weekend. Now the largest competition of its kind in Africa, this year’s awards attracted over 2 000 entries.


Platinum for De Krans at Michelangelo

So far its been a sparkling awards season for De Krans Wines, with more accolades to add to its lengthy list. The latest in the line-up being the 2019 Muscat de Frontignan, which received a Platinum Award at the 2019 Michelangelo International Wine Awards. The awards took place on 4 October at a special gala event in Cape Town. To have earned this prestigious Platinum medal, this wine had to be considered a world-class creation by the panel with a minimum of 96 points out of a possible 100 points. There were only 14 wines from more than 2 000 wines entered that won Platinum at this competition this year. 


Winemag #BestValue Tastings 2019 Top Performers

Over the past few months, has convened a series of tastings aimed at finding the best wines costing between R60 to R120 a bottle.


Heather Mcmahan Is Building Her Comedy Empire One Aperol Spritz At A Time

The comedian has a sold-out tour, appearances on "Today," and a loyal fan base. Here's how a self-described "high-functioning hot mess" made it happen.


Visiting Monkey 47?s Fascinating Distillery In Germany?s Black Forest

Gin producers rarely emphasize history or any sort of distinguishable lore. The crux of their product usually lies within the combination of botanicals they employ. But for Monkey 47?which was foun?

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Make A Difference In The Lives Of Kids By Riding/spinning Your Bike In D4d?s The500

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Luxury Spirits ?in A State Of Flux?

The luxury spirits category is ?in a state of flux? as consumers are increasingly looking for brands with substance, not just an ultra-premium price tag, the global brand director for Glenfiddich has


Last Friday Was A Blast? Thanks To Monkey Shoulder

Last Friday was a blast as superb blended malt whisky, Monkey Shoulder, hosted the one-of-a-kind, ?Mosh Escapism? party at Orange Lounge, Gbagada.


Green Cola: Pepsi In Bond Sale Aimed At Environmental Causes

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35th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction Highlights Demand For Local Wines

Thirty-five years of experience has equaled more than R9.4m at the annual Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction.


Food, Drink Specials For Halloween In Las Vegas

The following is a list of Halloween food and drink specials in the Las Vegas area for 2019.


Kratena And Havana Club Create Professional Edition Rums

Havana Club has extended its Professional Edition series with two new rums that were created in partnership with bartenders Alex Kratena and Carina Soto Velasquez


Restaurant Review: Jewells, Paarl

Trendy it may be, but opening a farm-to-table restaurant is challenging for chefs and restaurateurs. The principle behind farm-to-table restaurants like


Asu Basketball Hopes Ride On The Health Of Remy Martin, Rob Edwards

Pac-12 men's basketball media day was held Tuesday and had ASU head coach Bobby Hurley talking about the grind of the season.