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<< Thursday 16 April 2020 >

Tiny cocktails have been quietly making the rounds for years.

 

When live sports came to a complete halt in March, the entire basketball world focused in on ESPN’s “The Last Dance” documentary.

 

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, climate change still demands global attention, which is why a green movement is sweeping the wine and spirits world.

 

With the Bordeaux wine region commissioning the planting of new varieties more suited to a changing climate, the profile of the traditional South African Bordeaux-style blend might soon have to be revisited. Currently, this blend is cobbled together from Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec. And this format has not only led to some of the Cape’s most celebrated wines but also its most commanding brands. Think Rubicon from Meerlust and Paul Sauer, courtesy of Kanonkop. In icons, we trust.

 

In times of uncertainty, we all crave something familiar, something that we know we can trust regardless of our challenges. 

 

As families across South Africa settle into the new reality of lockdown, here are some creative activities ? along with teaching opportunities ? to keep children of all ages engaged and happy?

 
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Too much or not enough? Classic or eccentric? Clash de Cartier cultivates contrasts. The collection?s latest pieces echo the clash of two opposing attitudes. Following rose gold, Clash de Cartier is n

 

Following the closure of nightclubs in Australia to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, business owners have turned to live streaming.

 

 

THE pubs are closed but there is no reason you can?t enjoy a quarantini. Cocktail experts Ben McFarland and Tom Sandham ? aka The Thinking Drinkers ? have designed eight simple recipes so you can p?

 

Martin Venter is the brains behind the hugely successful Val de Vie Estate, which features distinctive homes set against majestic mountains in the Cape.

 

Reed's touts its new Real Ginger Ale as having 2,000 milligrams of pressed organic ginger, with the beverage having a "zero sugar" version as well.

 

Oscar van Heerden presents an insider?s view of the political machinations of the ANC in his new book, which asks the question ? will Cyril Ramaphosa?s ANC survive?

 

The Spier Hotel and Wine Farm's manager stopped charging the stranded families and immediately put social distancing rules in place.

 

An enterprising Belfast publican is pulling pints on people?s doorsteps in a novel response to the coronavirus outbreak.

 

 

Well-loved gin brand, Pickering?s have turned their hand to making hand sanitiser for frontline workers amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

 

You can still get your friends together, even when you're apart.

 

Kroger employees can purchase 20-ounce bottles of Pepsi soft drinks for $1 through the May 12, as part of the promotion.

 

Starbucks is preparing to reopen cafes as some U.S. states report that the number of new coronavirus cases has plateaued.

 

The Drinks Drop delivers drinks from high-profile London and Manchester establishments, with all profits going to the bars.

 

Hummus is super easy to make and only takes about five minutes from start to finish.

 

The Black Raspberry Liqueur, Chambord, has appointed Southpaw as its global strategic creative agency, following a four-way, competitive pitch.

 

Dietitian Mbali Mapholi shares tips on how to curb snacking during lockdown.

 

The Spier Hotel and Wine Farm's manager stopped charging the stranded families and immediately put social distancing rules in place.

 

The first 300 cases of SeaPak Budweiser beer-battered shrimp are expected to arrive Friday, April 17 to the in-need foodbank

 

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Spicy Boerewors Pasta Ingredients: 600 g spicy sausage or boerewors 30 ml (2 T) sunflower oil 1 brown onion, chopped... Read More

 

Ever wanted to master the art of the perfect steak? Well, now's the time. The Hussar Grill is sharing its expertise with home cooks...

 

Kanye West has claimed missing out on music award nominations "partially led [him] to alcoholism", and admitted he used to drink vodka in the mornings.