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< Wednesday 15 April 2020 >

Just A Reminder: This Is How Alcohol Affects Your Immune System

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.

 

Drinking Superstitions To Avoid When Gambling

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. 

 
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Platinum and Gold unlocked at Waverley Hills

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

 

South African Wines Are Being Pushed Off International Shelves As A Result Of The Lockdown

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’.

 

The Spirits Awards Announces 13 South African Bars As Regional Honorees

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.

 

DGB Harvest Report 2020 | A Collaboration with Mother Nature

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! 

 

A Twist Of Fate: A Lighter Style Red Perfect For All Year Round

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.

 

Starbucks Temporarily Closes Belmont Store

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

 
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10 Ways To Stay Connected On Biz During Lockdown

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...

 

Key Insights From Sa’s Covid-19 Committee

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

 

How To Make A Superior Aperol Spritz, Plus 12 More Spritz Cocktails To Sip This Spring

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

 

Cooking In The Time Of Corona

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.

 

Land Cruiser Namib – Back By Popular Demand

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

 

Recipe: Banana Bread With A Twist

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.

 

‘wine, Dine And Stein’ Set To Air On Dstv

"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).

 

Lockdown Banana Bread Recipe With A Twist

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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Lock, Stock And Wine Barrel: 2020 Wine Harvest

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

 

3 Chefs To Help Inspire Your Lockdown Home Cooking

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

 

The Playful Vegan Presents Food Vibrations Online

What Is It? Join Tara, The Playful Vegan ? in collaboration with Soul ? for a few minutes of PLAY... Read More

 

Watch: Zola Nene Bakes Not-banana Bread

 

Bacardi Donates 700 Cases Of Hand Sanitizer To Baptist Health

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

 

Champagne Could Go Well With Glenfiddich

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.

 

Governor Of Nairobi Sends Covid-19 Care Packages Filled With Hennessy

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

 

‘real Doctor’ Promoting Tonic Water For Covid-19 Spreads Bad Info

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

 

Kanye West Discusses His Battle With ‘alcoholism’

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.

 

Marathon Gold Reports Additional Positive Drill Results From The Sprite Corridor At The Valentine Gold Project

Results Include 8.06 g/t Au over 14.0m, 8.03 g/t Au over 12.0m, 2.44 g/t Au over 24.0m, 1.79 g/t Au over 21.0m and 2.39 g/t Au over 11.0m

 

Sarasota’s Van Wezel Goes Virtual With Happy Hour Concert

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

 

Rick Bramwell Column: Impact Sport Earmuffs Can Give Hunters Edge In The Woods

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