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How To Make Hunters Dry Cider At Home

Fans of the popular South African cider Hunter’s Dry will be happy to know that a “recipe for the needy” has been doing the rounds on social media since lockdown was announced on 26 March 2020.


Bittered Brandy Cocktails (and Chocolate!) For Your 2020 Easter Celebration

Everyone should have a bottle of brandy in the cupboard – whether it’s leftovers from Festive Season trifle making or a weekend drink of choice. And who doesn’t have a slab of chocolate or two stashed away for lockdown, right?

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Safeguard Against COVID-19 With Gut-loving Kombucha

With the Coronavirus now an ever-present reality, it is now more important than ever to protect your health and strengthen your immune system. Simple lifestyle changes such as the reduction of stress, regular and sufficient sleep and exercise create the backdrop for a balanced body, and sensible dietary changes remain critical to flourishing physicality. 


CBD And Drink Pairings That Perfectly Compliment Self-Quarantine

My two favorite things in the world are quality CBD and quality drinks. It can sometimes be hard to verify the quality of alcohol but fortunately, it is easy to find safe, lab-tested CBD tinctures and other products from CBDfx. This company takes all the guesswork out of buying CBD and makes the process fun and easy so I can focus on my pairings and know that I am working with the highest quality CBD on the market. With alcohol, it is not so easy because while there are plenty of reputable brands, none of them are going to provide you with lab certifications and the guarantee of quality like CBDfx will. 


Transform Store-bought Easter Eggs Into Loaded Caramel Eggs With Shortbread Dippers

Easter is here and it’s time to get chocolate wasted! While you might have plans to go about your usual practice of stuffing your face with plain old shop-bought Easter eggs, we say it’s time to get creative and try your hand at jazzing them up a little bit.


Braised Lamb Shoulder Pie with Vegetables and Date Chutney

There is nothing quite like a homemade pie to welcome the cooler Autumn months. Even more so if it’s Chef Ian Bergh’s braised lamb shoulder pie. The recipe below tastes delicious and pairs superbly with our De Grendel Shiraz.

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27 Wines Rate 90+ In The Prescient Sweet Wine and Fortifieds Report 2020

The second Sweet Wine & Fortifieds Report sponsored by multinational financial services company Prescient is now out. Entries were as follows: 1) Natural Sweet – two; 2) Noble Late Harvest – 10; 3) Straw – four; 4) Hanepoot – two; 5) Muscadel – 10; and 6) Port – eight. A total of 36 wines, 27 wines rated 90-plus on the 100-point quality scale, an extremely strong showing.


Sweet Victory For De Krans In 2020 Prescient Report

The Prescient Report of the Top 10 Sweet Wines & Fortifieds as convened by Winemag.co.za has been released, with De Krans Wines securing no less than three of these spots. The deserving recipients were the De Krans Cape Vintage Reserve 2016 and 2017 respectively as well as the De Krans Muscat De Frontignan 2019.

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Introducing De Grendel’s ‘Together with Wine’

Now that you are locked in at home and cannot visit the De Grendel Tasting Room or Restaurant, their team will be bringing the wine and inspiration to you!


#8DaysOfLockDown / Day 14: Discover The Wildlife At Jordan Wine Estate

Only 8 days left of lockdown and if we haven’t convinced you to come and visit us our animal friends will!


Coffee Capsules Market Worth Observing Growth: Nestle Nespresso, Bestpresso, Nescafe

Latest 2020 version of Global Coffee Capsules Market study of 118+ data Tables, Pie Chat, Graphs & Figures spread through Pages and easy to understand in depth analysis. ?Coffee Capsules Market by


Stella Artois Hosts Instagram Cooking Show To Support Covid-19 Relief

"Stella [email protected]" will appear on Instagram's IGTV video streaming service Tuesdays through Fridays.


Prohibition & Cold Turkey: The Wine Industry During Lockdown

Alcohol is not considered an essential item during the national lockdown, and for a moment it seemed as if the wine industry?s 2020 harvest was going to be another victim of the pandemic. We probe the


Breguet Unveils New Timepieces In Its Classique And Marine Lines

Thanks to its mastery in the art of engine-turning, Breguet has given two iconic models from its Classique collection, the 7137 and the 7337, a new look. These new models come in rose gold with a silv


Seven Things To Know About Sa Brandy

Unlike wine and whisky, which you swirl to release its nose when tasting, you don?t swirl brandy before sniffing it.


6 Mood-lifting Foods To Get You Through The #salockdown

Most of us are spending the lockdown at home - which means we have easier access to snacks. Boredom may often lead to veering into the wrong kind of snacks so it's crucial to understand how what you e


Bombay Sapphire Launches Create From Home Program

Scheduled to debut March 31st, fine gin maker Bombay Sapphire?s new North American initiative, Create From Home, is an online platform to assist people feeling isolated during these times.


Markets Rebounded Big This Week And Analysts See More Buying Opportunities, Including Starbucks And Raytheon

Here are the biggest calls on Wall Street on Thursday


How To Make The Most Of Easter During Lockdown

We'd usually love having you in the Mother City for the Easter long weekend, but since we're on lockdown we'll have to see you later. After all, we are


Sir Fruit Home Deliveries

Along with their home delivery service, Sir Fruit has also introduced a new range of Vitamin C Superheroes.


Let Game Of Thrones’ Iwan Rheon Read You 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea

Kraken Rum has a weekly story series on YouTube, and this week Game of Thrones' Iwan Rheon sits down to read the latest installment to us.


Virtual Cape Town Experiences To Enjoy At Home

We?re on a nationwide lockdown for now, so while we can?t welcome you physically, here are some virtual Cape Town experiences for you to enjoy. They?re


Can Tonic Water And Zinc Help Prevent Coronavirus? Doctors Say No.

A chiropractor?s video recommending viewers drink tonic water and take zinc is racking up millions of views, but medical doctors caution it's likely ineffective


Guinness Maker Diageo Withdraws Full-year Guidance

Smirnoff vodka maker Diageo on Thursday abandoned its financial forecasts as it said government-enforced lockdowns? of pubs are damaging revenues. The world?s largest spirits maker, also behind Guinne


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Be Your Own Bartender With These Easy-to-create At-home Cocktails

Bring the bar to your living room


‘alright, Alright, Alright!’ Matthew Mcconaughey Calls Bingo For Seniors During Coronavirus Isolation

Find out what you win when playing bingo with Matthew McConaughey.


Recipe: Make Joani Mitchell’s Hot Cross Buns

A mix of tradition and taking a spin on the citrus side.


Bittered Brandy Cocktails (& Chocolate!) For Your 2020 Easter Celebration

Every South African should have a bottle of brandy in the cupboard ? whether it?s leftovers from Festive Season trifle making or a weekend drink ?


Easy As Pie Lockdown Baking Recipes

Cabin fever is probably setting in for many of you. So start baking! Try these sensational lockdown baking recipes.