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<< Monday 23 March 2020 >

As stores and restaurants close and many of us are stuck inside amid the global coronavirus outbreak, a new at-home coffee recipe has taken the Internet by storm. On TikTok, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, social media users have started making dalgona coffee, a creamy iced-coffee drink that combines a mixture of instant coffee, sugar, and hot water with cold milk.


McDonald’s Corp said on Sunday it would temporarily close all its restaurants in the U.K. and Ireland by Monday evening because of the coronavirus outbreak.


You know what it is, so I ain’t mentioning the C-word. Chances are, you are spending more time holed-up than usual – if not totally isolated with only the sound of the dog’s restlessly wagging tail and the ripe aroma of your own body ash to contend with. What to do? You’re a wine-lover, then this is my advice:


The ministries of Police and Tourism have, over the first weekend after the gazetting of the COVID-19 Disaster Management Regulations, identified and acknowledged the urgent need to simplify the interpretation and implementation of the said regulations.


Elgin Vintners Sauvignon Blanc 2019 has made its mark on the global stage with a Gold medal in the 2020 Concours Mondial du Sauvignon, the respected and influential competition that identifies the best of the best of the world’s most popular white wine.


Meet the champion! Rietvallei JMB Chardonnay 2019 has been voted one of the best in the world, the only South African entrant to achieve this spectacular honour. When the Chardonnay du Monde International competition released results of their 2020 contest last week, Rietvallei’s Chardonnay from their Heritage Collection not only attracted Gold – the only South African wine to do so – but was placed in the Top 10 best Chardonnays of the World, 2020. 


Harvest season has swung around again, and Boschendal Cellar Master, Jacques Viljoen, believes it’s going to be another great season. Viljoen says industry-wide drought recovery is well underway, with water-wise practices fostering future fitness. In terms of trends, sustainability is top of mind, along with terroir. Here, Viljoen delves into some of the secrets this harvest season holds – from power supply challenges to top vineyard tech.


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Because of its diverse and cultural history, South Africa has more national days off than most countries: check out our overview of public holidays in 2020 in Cape Town.


Inside but want something to sip? Order one of these bottles.


Next time you're looking for aperitivo in Beijing, head to Vesuvio for a few rounds of Aperol spritzes.


When Ida Nudel was released in 1982 from four years of internal exile in Siberia, where she had been sentenced for the act of ?malicious hooliganism,? she made her way back to the city ?


Whether you frequent Beluga Restaurant or not, there are a number of unique things you may or may not know about this respectable establishment. In preparation for your next visit to this emporium of


This three-ingredient recipe makes fluffy coffee-flavoured topping that can be used on a cake or to fill a pie.


Enjoy the outdoorsy camaraderie of mountain town breweries - after all, beer always tastes that much better after a long hike or a day on the slopes.


Several factors make this beverage and snack giant worth considering as a stock investment.



The ministries of Police and Tourism have, over the first weekend after the gazetting of the COVID-19 Disaster Management Regulations, identified and acknowledged the urgent need to simplify the inter


Bacardi in Puerto Rico is helping supply ethanol required to make hand sanitisers that are in high demand as a result of COVID-19, while Australia ramps up production.


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The company that brews Corona beer took another blow on Monday when the federal government said it would not allow a massive, partly-built $1.5 billion brewery on the border after residents rejected i




Situated in the 'golden triangle', Peter Falke offers hungry visitors cheese and charcuterie platters to share.


Joint statement issued by City of Cape Town Mayoral Committee Member for Economic Opportunities and Tourism, Alderman James Vos and Cape Town Tourism CEO,


Mornington winner Glenfiddich is heading to Sydney early in case the border between NSW and Victoria is closed.


Despite an appeal to the public to limit beach visits, the City of Cape Town has noticed an increase in the number of beachgoers as a result of other


In the heart of the Klein Karoo, Sanbona offers an unforgettable wildlife experience, where luxe comfort and tranquility converge.


We took a drive out to TR for this month’s cocktailing adventure and had an experience worth every mile.


The Grill Jichana recently opened a new restaurant in Southern Sun Rosebank.


Daily, Zimbabweans are imbibing gallons of alcohol in the form of spirits bought from illegal dealers and most, if not all, do not know whether these are the real deal or fake.