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With bars closed and parties called off due to the coronavirus pandemic, many Americans are replacing in-person drinks with virtual happy hours. And as the country’s drinking habits adapt to social distancing, our alcohol consumption appears to be going up.


If 2020 has shown us anything so far, it’s that Mother Nature is always in charge. With this year’s vintage described as one of the shortest and intense picking seasons on record, one might say that perhaps she offered a guiding hand to ensure the DGB vineyard and cellar team worked in collaboration with nature and wrapped up before the national lockdown! 

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Since COVID-19 struck China and other countries across the globe, more and more people have taken up online gambling. Some people began to gamble online now that they can’t go to land-based casinos or meet up with your friends for a weekly poker session. Others simply trying to spice up a long dull stay indoors with the thrill of chance. 


Earlier this year Waverley Hills maintained the high standards of achieving top awards for its premium quality, organically certified wines. 


Tales of the Cocktail Foundation is committed to moving forward with the 14th annual Spirited Awards, to take place on Saturday 25th July this year, in an effort to recognize the depth of talent across our global spirits community.


It is time for organised agriculture to become proactive in shaping SA’s future. The industry requires a clear and well-communicated vision. It can no longer rely on ‘boer maak ’n plan’.


A Twist of Fate, a blend between Portuguese grape varieties Tinta Barocca and Tinta Amarela, forms part of the De Krans Terroir Range. A Twist of Fate is a lighter style red wine, which is arguably comparable to a Pinot Noir in terms of style and use. The concept behind this wine was to produce a lighter style red wine, which should be served chilled, making this wine perfect for those warmer days. Free run juice is used resulting in delicious strawberry and cherry flavours with a lovely earthiness, hints of spice and a subtle oak character.


According to legend, the Aperol Spritz Cocktail dates back to 19th-century northern Italy, where Austrian soldiers added a splash of water to the local wines in order to make them more drinkable. W


Mike Sonko, governor of the Kenyan capital, announced the parcels would contain miniatures of premium brandy at a typically flamboyant news conference on Tuesday.


Though he hasn't had a drink in some time, he admitted to being a 'functioning alcoholic' at one point, and partly blamed Hollywood for his struggles.


"Wine, Dine & Stein", that was filmed in Cape Town's Durbanville Wine Valley, has been snapped up by the People°s Weather channel (DStv 180).


The Gaston Gazette has lifted the paywall on its website for coverage of the COVID-19 coronavirus, to help readers make critical decisions for themselves


The Land Cruiser Namib edition was introduced to the South African market in Q3 of 2019. Featuring a bespoke overlanding accessory package and aesthetic enhancements, the Namib was exceptionally well


Self-isolation, lockdowns, working remotely and physical distancing can get you down. Bizcommunity is the daily 'virtual commute' that brings you closer to 19 industry communities...


The chair of South Africa?s Covid-19 Ministerial Advisory Committee, Professor Salim Abdool Karim recently hosted a public engagement on Zoom in order to


Bacardi Bottling Corporation in Jacksonville donated 700 cases of hand sanitizer to Baptist Health.


Sydney?s improved weather forecast is music to the ears of Melbourne trainer Robbie Griffiths ahead of Saturday?s Group I Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Randwick.


Some people are turning to religion in these hard times for guidance... and some are turning to food. Whether it be cooking, baking, or both.


A chiropractor's screed against "fake news" and his advocacy for the curative properties of Schweppes tonic water contain large amounts of dangerous misinformation.


These are the chefs looking to make your lockdown a little tastier.



One of the last harvests that had so many wine producers smiling was 2015.


This delicious twist on the classic banana bread will be enjoyed by the whole family and is a great baking activity to get everyone involved in.


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The event will feature a livestream concert from home by Jah Movement as well as cocktail and appetizer recipes by Paul Mattison.


My luck at a raffle earlier this year went way past a couple of firearms. One of the things that came home with me was a pair of Howard Leight?s


One major trend on social media seems to be baking ? and banana bread is coming out tops. Here is our banana bread recipe with a twist.



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