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How To Make Espresso On A Budget

In the last few years, Espresso makers have increased in number and popularity. Nowadays, modern technology has brought us to a new era where everybody can afford the coffee machine. When you are out there to purchase an affordable coffee machine for your home, you are about to make a great investment that will provide you with the best coffee drinking pleasures for a long time. It feels good when you wake up early in the morning and start your day with a strong and sweet shot of home-brewed drink. Gone are the days when you used to wait in endless lines in a café just for a cup you desire so much.

 

Slipknot’s Whiskey Awarded Best Celebrity Whiskey by Forbes

Not to long ago Slipknot joined the likes of Metallica and Motörhead in the whiskey business when they teamed up with U.S. company Cedar Ridge Distillery, released their No. 9 Iowa Whiskey Reserve.

 

Ten Tips For Building A Better Wine Business

Understand your customer

 

Cape Chefs Don Their Whites To Feed The Hungry During Lockdown

A Cape Town catering kitchen is creating smiles. Thanks to an energetic chef with a big heart, industry volunteers are making soup to feed the hungry masses.

 
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Chef Ian’s Shepherd’s Pie with Parmesan and De Grendel Merlot

This week Chef Ian Bergh from De Grendel Restaurant in Cape Town shares his ultimate comfort food recipe. His shepherd’s pie is a great option for a family dinner to enjoy as the ultimate comfort food. It is quick and easy to prepare, and an excellent food partner for the De Grendel Merlot.

 

Enter La Motte’s Colouring Competition In Celebration of Diversity and International Museum Day

18 May is International Museum Day and this year you can get involved in a way that is fun and creative and that can even win you a wonderful La Motte experience in the process!

The theme for International Museum Day is Museums for Equality: Diversity and Inclusion. The aim is to celebrate “the diversity of perspectives that make up the communities and personnel of museums, and champion tools for identifying and overcoming bias in what they display and the stories they tell.”Read more

Museums can play a constructive role in the engagement of political, social and cultural realities of modern society. This means that museums are relevant and accessible – even in today’s modern and online world. To demonstrate this, everyone is invited to interpret diversity by colouring and enriching this picture. Use your creativity in the use of colours and you are welcome to add elements and accessories to demonstrate various cultures, abilities or disabilities, something that reflects the diversity of our population. 

Send your completed picture to museum@la-motte.co.za and stand a chance to win a guided La Motte Museum experience followed by a wine-paired lunch in Pierneef à La Motte Restaurant for a company of four! Please take part even if you are too far to join us on the estate, if the winner is from a further location, the prize will be in the form of wine to the same value as the museum experience and lunch for four.

What to do:

Download and print the image from here.

Colour and accessorise the image, take a picture or scan and email to museum@la-motte.co.za Include your name, age and telephone number in the email.

Deadline: 2 May 2020.

By entering the competition, you agree to have your picture and name shared on the social media channels of La Motte and The International Council of Museums. No contact detail will be shared.

Winner to be announced on International Museum Day on 18 May 2020. Winner will be contacted directly and will be announced on social media. The prize is not transferable. 

For more information, contact La Motte Museum Curator, Elzette de Beer.

 
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SA Government’s Move To End Wine Exports Is Self-defeating

In what will be remembered as a notorious own goal, the South African government has again halted wine exports. With great disbelief, the wine industry received the news that restrictions on wine have been tightened, through a total ban on the transport of alcohol.

 

Coronavirus: Corona Beer Among Most Popular Drinks Bought During Lockdown

Corona beer and spirits are the most bought alcohol items during lockdown as people drink at home.

 
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A Restaurateur’s Covid-19 Experience

 

The Importance Of Pulses: Nutritious, Cost Effective & Tasty

Few foods come close to pulses in terms of versatility, cost-effectiveness and nutrition. The importance of pulses is being recognised globally.

 

A Conversation With Julian Short Of Sin+Tax

Meeting ID: 919 808 0585 Password: 65432

 

Alcohol ban strengthened to prohibit its transport, cigarette ban remains

The prohibition against the buying and selling of wine, beer, spirits and tobacco products was instituted at the start of the lockdown in late March.

 

Travel-inspired Tik Toks That Have Us In Our Feels

Missing travel as much as we are? We?ve compiled a collection of our favourite #travelfromhome Tik Toks that will have you reminiscing about everything

 

Gordon Ramsay Shares His 10-minute Stir-fry Recipe

This easy recipe is great for using up wilting vegetables and clearing out the fridge.

 

Cheers! South Africans Turn To Home-brewed Beer To Beat Lockdown Ban

The sudden dearth of liquor sales has inspired creativity on how to get tipsy.

 

8 Cheap, Ration-friendly Recipes To See You Through Lockdown

Turn your overripe bananas into banana bread (everyone?s doing it), find a use for the stale ends of your loaf of bread, and make ?ice-cream? with just one ingredient.

 

Nuy Winery’s Tasting Room And Restaurant – Nuy On The Hill

Nuy Winery opened their showcase venue and restaurant, Nuy on the hill, located on a slight elevation alongside the R60 between Worcester and Robertson, right next to the Nuy Valley turnoff in Decembe

 

Kanye West Reflects On Drinking ‘vodka In The Morning’ In Battle With Alcoholism

Kanye West has said he has battled alcoholism after some of his records weren't nominated for music awards, and revealed he used to drink Grey Goose vodka and orange juice in the mornings.

 

10 Budget Friendly Ways To Eat Healthy During #salockdown

Dietician and Geneway practitioner Bernice Venter shares 10 ways you can maintain healthy eating on a budget during the Covid-19 lockdown...

 

Seapak & Budweiser Delivered 100,000 Servings Of Seafood To Support Greater Cincinnati Covid-19 Relief Efforts

The donation will provide 100,000 servings of seafood to Freestore Foodbank ? the largest emergency food and services provider in the Greater Cincinnati area, which also includes parts of Northern Ken

 

Hardware Sprites On The Zx Spectrum Next In C

Learning to program is an endurance game full of random side quests, dead ends and frustration. Rather than learning ?how to do X?, which is

 

Heineken Offers On-premise Support In Asia Through Tiger Beer

Heineken has added its name to the list of brand owners offering assistance to the beleaguered on-premise channel, this time in Asia through its Tiger Beer brand.

 

Impact Of Covid-19 On Cognac Market: The Challenges, Demand, Solutions And Opportunities 2019 To 2027 – The Cloud Tribune

 

Cardi B To Still Headline Castle Lite `unlocks` In December 2020

African premium beer brand Castle Lite has informed consumers that the brand is still Unlocking Cardi B as the international headliner at this year`s Castle Lite `Unlocks` experience.

 

Starbucks Plans Gradual Reopening

(RTTNews) - Starbucks is planning to gradually reopen its stores as some U.S. states begin to see a decline in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases.

 

Kenya Governor Under Fire After Putting Hennessy Bottles In Coronavirus Care Packages

Mike Sonko, Nairobi governor under fire for adding Hennessy bottles to coronavirus care package

 

Heineken

Heineken is trading for 25% less than its February 2020 highs on the back of short-term headwinds brought by Covid-19 pandemic. The business model is outstandin

 

Watch: Fcd Mixology With Tullamore Dew

FCD Mixology brings you drink ideas and tutorials for delicious drinks from Toyota Stadium at home. We start with an easy drink to make from home this weekend. Try Tullamore Dew's "The Hat Trick"! Use

 

11 Easy To Make Whisky Cocktail Recipes To Try At Home

Since it is almost the weekend, and none of us can head to the pub, we have shared a range of easy-to-make whisky cocktail recipes.

 

What’s On This Weekend

As the weekend approaches there's plenty going on in the spirits world to keep you entertained, from a Netflix and Swill party with Bruichladdich to a creative Jose Cuervo Tequila cocktail masterclass