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The Sit N Sip Refillable Winebag Chair Proves Perfect Quarantine Furniture Does Exist

Furniture might seem like the last concern for people facing a pandemic. It’s not a typical panic buy, like toilet paper but comfortable spaces and places during quarantine is essential.


How To Drink Tea Like A Queen

Like most other things, Queen Elizabeth’s food habits are very particular — especially when it comes to how she takes her tea.


Lockdown inspiration: “Grow” your own Sourdough Focaccia

“The art of bread making can become a consuming hobby, and no matter how often and how many kinds of bread one has made, there always seems to be something new to learn” – Julia Child.


How Palm Wine, Gin, Vodka And Whisky Distilleries Are Combating Covid-19

The fight against the COVID-19 outbreak has resulted in a dire need for supplies. As a result, distilleries and pharmacists from around the world are taking matters into their own hands by swapping gin, vodka and palm wine for hand sanitisers.


Angostura Holdings Ltd. Donates 70,000 Bottles of Hand Sanitiser to First Responders, Communities and Businesses

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought global economies to its knees, with many grinding to a halt. It has crippled so many industries worldwide, particularly the food and beverage industry such as bars and restaurants, where millions of people around the world are now without a job, since bars have been forced to close their doors and restaurants have limited their businesses to pick-up services only.


DGB Donates Executives’ Pay-Cut to Solidarity Fund for Fighting Covid-19

Following the announcement by South African liquor company DGB (Pty) Ltd that its executive management team had agreed to a 25% reduction in salary for three months, DGB today said the accrued monies from this pay-cut will be donated to the Solidarity Fund set-up by Pres. Cyril Ramaphosa to fight Covid-19. The Solidarity Fund was announced by Pres. Ramaphosa on 22 March, urging South African businesses, organisations and individuals, and members of the international community to contribute towards the country’s efforts to combat the spread of the virus. The Fund will also aid in tracking the spread and, care for those who are ill. It will also support those whose lives are disrupted. 


UK Pubs Could Stay Closed Until Xmas As They’ll Be Last To Reopen After Lockdown

PUBS could remain closed until Christmas in a devastating blow to the trade. Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove refused to rule out the possibility yesterday. He said UK pubs would be among the


Elgin Vintners Harvest Report 2020

The harvest is in and Elgin Vintners winemaker and business manager Marinda Kruger-Claassen reflects on a healthy crop and the promise of an exceptional vintage.


Why You Shouldn’t Make Your Own Alcohol At Home

The ban on the sale of alcohol during the nationwide lockdown has taken its toll on many South Africans. With the two-week extension, many are turning to creative means of getting their drink on. Howe


Spoil Mom With A Lip Smacking Dessert And Roodeberg Rosé This Mother’s Day

Celebrate your Mom this Mother?s Day by whipping up this delicious, immune boosting Roodeberg Rosé-inspired guava pavlova by foodie, Elmarie Berry.  One of nature?s most powerful sources of vitam


Reyka Vodka Wants You To Embrace Your Quarantine Beard

The brand encourages fans to get creative with their facial hair for a good cause.



Sonko justified the inclusion of alcohol by saying that cognac was a ?throat sanitiser


Already Losing R175m Per Week In Lost Exports, Alcohol Transport Ban Hits Wine Producers Hard

Marketing body Wines of South Africa says some producers had to cancel the transport of wine shipments to ports.


Worth Waiting For: Amarostile Sandwich From Seven Colours Eatery

Our restaurants and chefs can't serve you right now, so while you wait to tuck into their food, they've shared some of their best recipes that you can try


Kzn Man Arrested For Allegedly Manufacturing, Selling Fake Vodka

Police arrested the 50-year-old man at Illovu township in the Durban south area. He was charged with contravening the Disaster Management Act 2020.


2020 Food Xx Finalists Announced

The 2020 Food XX finalists have been announced. At least 73 phenomenal womxn have been selected as finalists for this year's awards...


Partner Content: What These Chefs Are Doing During A Global Pandemic


Business Maverick: Sa Wine Producers Lose R200m A Week From Export Ban

Industry bodies and producers ask the government to throw a crucial agricultural export sector a lockdown lifeline.


Missing Wine? Get Through Lockdown With Van Loveren’s Almost Zero Range

You can still buy this less than 0.5% ?Almost Zero? alcohol wine during SA's lockdown.


Watch: How To Make ‘bacon’ Using Just Carrots

Tabitha Brown details how to make the ingenious substitute, and the best part is that it uses ingredients you probably have in your pantry.


Stella Artois And Gut Agency Remind Us Doors Will Reopen Eventually

Stay strong, friends.


Vodka For Breakfast: Kanye West Was For Many Years An Alcoholic

He suffers from a bipolar disorder, was half his life addicted to sex. Now Superstar Kanye West (42) makes a more Addiction to the public: He was for many years a so-called ?functioning alcoholics?. T


Why Starbucks Ceo’s Letter To Employees About Covid-19 Wins

Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson wrote a letter to over 200,000 employees--and it's a brilliant lesson in emotional intelligent strategy.


Budweiser Recruiting Help Of Internet To Boo Roger Goodell At Virtual Nfl Draft

This year's NFL Draft will be unrecognizable compared to those is years past, but Budweiser is fighting to keep one very special draft tradition alive: fans coming together to collectively boo Commiss


Moments In Time: Paddling The Kowie River

The Kowie River at Port Alfred has a mouth full of many smart houses, wrecked ships and some wistful dreams. But, as Don Pinnock discovered, there are older and wilder things up around the bend.


Regulators Clear The Way For Pepsi’s Rockstar Purchase @themotleyfool #stocks $pep

The new energy drink assets could join Pepsi's Mountain Dew and AMP as soon as Friday.


Bacardi Partners With Deliveroo Editions To Help Bars Deliver Cocktails To Consumers

Bacardi has partnered with Deliveroo Editions to deliver a number of cocktails from ?some of the nation?s best bars? to consumers? doors. The...


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Malt Whisky Market Insights, Status, Latest Amendments And Outlook 2020 – 2026


Malfy Gin Founder Launches Aperitivo Range

The founder of Italian gin brand Malfy has created a new range of aperitivos in a bid to bring the ?forgotten? category back to life