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Conor McGregor says he gifted the very first bottle of his Proper No. 12 Whiskey to Vladimir Putin — but the Russian president wouldn’t sip until it was tested for poison.


Portuguese cork producer Amorim is to help spearhead the Stellenbosch wine region’s commitment to fighting climate change after Stellenbosch became the first wine region in the Southern Hemisphere to sign the Porto Protocol, a global initiative originating in Portugal aimed at reducing carbon emissions and fighting climate change in agriculture regions.


When thinking of cocktails, many people focus on the alcohol that they include. Although alcohol is one of the major ingredients, it’s possible to take yours up a notch by adding a variety of other ingredients. Additions like garnishes, adornments for the rim of the glass, herb-infused syrups, and bitters may all alter the taste and flavor of your favorite cocktails. 


We spoke to Peter Lebese, the Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge 2020 SA National runner up and a true mastermind behind the bar, as Angostura’s That Extra Dash series takes an in-depth look at the rise of some of SA’s top bartenders. 


Do you have a spare night and nothing to do? Why not take a much-needed break and spend a night in one of our Deluxe Suites sipping on a glass of complimentary Jordan estate wine, while overlooking the Stellenbosch Kloof and Stellenbosch Mountains. No need to worry about going anywhere, we will provide you with a dinner basket to enjoy in your suite, whilst putting your feet up and relaxing.


Highlighting the remarkable longevity of Nederburg’s wines, the Paarl winery came away with two double gold and four gold medals for a selection of its museum class wines (10 years and older), at the recent Veritas Awards


To stay on top of the wine and food pairing game, Carolyn Martin and Daniela Messina recently jetted off again, this time to explore some of the hottest cuisine spots in the UK and Europe. The trip brought them into contact with an exciting diversity of influences, both cultural and culinary, which says Carolyn, always triggers the imagination and is a wonderful source of inspiration. Last week she reported on the first leg of their trip; here is her account of their visit to Prague.


We put premium Pappy Van Winkle up against a popular mass-market whiskey.

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Durban gqom pioneer, Lwaza Gwala aka DJ Lag has recently partnered with Three Ships Whisky to create a first of its kind ...


JOBURG ? The Tropika Island of Treasure host gives potential contestants tips on making the cut.


To celebrate the release of its new limited-edition Halloween rum, Bacardi played the ultimate prank on people by introducing: The Haunted Rum. Leveraging a cast of skilled improv actors and unsuspect


Anheuser-Busch InBev’s share price lost 10% in the first few minutes of trading after its trading updated disappointed the market.


The Decanter team share their upcoming highlights and the wines they can?t wait to taste? James Button Associate Regional Editor ? Northern Italy, Loire, Alsace & Champagne For me, the highlight o




Barbecue for life offered for info leading to the capture of a bandit who broke into a popular eatery


Members of the Minneapolis?St. Paul chapter of the U.S. Bartenders? Guild suggest essential bottles across three tiers for the ultimate home bar.


Family-friendly activities makes Paarl and Wellington absolute gems for multi-generational groups. Special kids' menus, dedicated play areas and exciting....


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Johnnie Walker master blender Jim Beveridge was presented with an OBE medal on Friday in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the Scotch whisky industry.



Spier is an ethically-, environmentally- and socially-conscious farm in the Stellenbosch Winelands.