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Man Builds Ingenious Jack Daniel’s Whiskey Fountain During Lockdown

A bored DIYer in Wales built an ingenious backyard fountain that uses cascading bottles of Jack Daniel’s Whiskey rather than the standard H2O.


Bubble Tea Lovers Finally Get A Easy-To-Clean Reusable Straw

If you are someone using plastic straws in 2020, you need to look up photos of baby turtles and imagine how they feel with plastic in their stomach. Scientists estimate 437 million to 8.3 billion plastic straws pollute the coastlines around the world. So our plastic pollution problem is pretty huge and to be specific how huge, the Great Garbage Patch in the Pacific Ocean is twice the size of Texas. Let’s start making a difference by decreasing single-use plastic usage – one of them being straws!

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Winter Picnics at The Bakery at Jordan

Bask in the warm winter sunshine at Jordan Wine Estate this season! Rent your own private picnic pod, on our lawn with breathtaking views of the Stellenbosch Kloof Valley and enjoy a picnic basket for two people filled to the brim with delectable treats from The Bakery at Jordan.


De Wetshof Stalwart Finesse Chardonnay Achieves Top 100 Status and Double Platinum

Top image: Danie de Wet

The De Wetshof Finesse Chardonnay 2019, from the vintage celebrating the 30th anniversary of this premium South African Chardonnay, showed that this style of wine is as relevant today as it was when Danie de Wet made the first Finesse in 1989. The 2019 vintage of De Wetshof’s Finesse achieved Top 100 status in the National Wine Challenge, one of South Africa’s leading wine shows, with its judges’ score presenting the wine with Double Platinum status.


Hospitality Industry To Protest Prohibition Under #serveusplease Movement

#ServeUsPlease movement to hold peaceful protest on Friday 24 July In response to Government?s Covid-19 restrictions on the hospitality, tourism, food and alcohol, entertainment and [?]


Top 10 Vineyards For Wine Tourism

This week, The World's Best Vineyards awards has announced the 50 top sites for wine tourism. Here, we round up the top 10, with four of the finalists hailing from South America.

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Heartbreaking Photos Reveal The Jobs Massacre At SA’s Top Restaurants

Many SA restaurants are on their knees as a new curfew and the continuing restriction on alcohol with meals add to their woes.


Radford Dale Contributes Half A Million Rand’s Worth Of Wine Stock To Restaurant

Wine producer Radford Dale has committed to contribute half a million rand's worth of its stock to Grub & Vine's #RestaurantRescueProject - which is intended to assist South Africa's restaurant in


Coca-cola Sa’s New Dumpy Scheme Will Save You R9 On Their Reusable 2L Pet Bottles

Coca-Cola SA's new dumpy scheme will save you R9 on their reusable 2L PET bottles


Virtual Tours With De Toren Private Cellar

One of the world?s most consistently awarded luxury wine estates, De Toren Private Cellar, is now available to the world through virtual tours. Thanks to new forms of digital content, the globe top?s


Campaign Brewing To Get Hindu God Brahma Off Popular Beer

An interfaith coalition is pressing the world’s largest brewer to remove the name of a Hindu god from a popular beer that dates to the late 1800s — a dispute the beermaker insists is a case of mis


The Oldest Restaurant In Every Country, Mapped

Salzburg, Austria?s St. Peter Stiftskulinarium is still going strong after more than 1200 years of business.


New Online Ordering Platform Offers Affordable Delivery Alternative For Sa Restaurants

Mr Yum offers a lower-cost alternative to UberEats and MrD with only 4,9% commissions for restaurants.


The California Woman Who Refused To Wear A Face Mask In Starbucks Is Considering Suing To Get Half Of The Barista’s $100,000 In Gofundme Tips

People raised more than $100,000 for Lenin Gutierrez, a Starbucks barista who was shamed by Amber Gilles for trying to enforce a face-mask rule.


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‘Help Us,’ Plead Wine Farmers As Estates Move To Death’s Door

Now it is only a matter of time before some of South Africa?s top wine estates will close their doors permanently as they battle to survive due to a crushed economy and the new liquor sales ban ? and


Coca-cola Is Rewarding You For Returning Their Bottles

On the front side of each returnable coke bottle is labeled 'RETURNABLE' on a small green strip. For each bottle you return, you can save up to 50% of your purchase.


Vodka Cocktail Ideas And Recipes To Make At Home

Whether you've got friends coming over for a socially distanced BBQ, or just want to try something new, check out these easy and delicious vodka cocktail recipes...


Heineken Profit Plunges As Lockdowns Pummel Sales At Bars

Brewer reports 53% decline in first-half earnings.


Recipe: Mushroom Quesadillas

Make these mushroom quesadillas work for you, not the other way around.


Hendrick’s Gin And The Cucumber Growers Association Join Forces To Awaken The Nation’s Love For Cucumbers, Sharing Free Seeds For Cultivation This Summer


Johnnie Walker Whisky To Be Packaged In Eco-chic Paper Bottles

Johnnie Walker Scotch Whisky will be available in paper-based bottles from early 2021.


Bacardi Gives Reopened Bars In Europe A Post-lockdown Boost

? While respecting each country?s local government health and safety guidelines, Bacardi will buy its 2,500 employees and their friends and family a cocktail this summer, as it takes them ?Back to the


Kickstart Your Travels With An Adrenaline Boost

It?s been a quiet few months in the Mother City, but activities are slowly starting to resume as we?re allowed to stretch our legs and create a new


Watch: Would You Pay R84,000 For This Cocktail?

Even without SA?s latest booze ban, we?d have to really think hard about this one.


Why Pepsi Thinks It Can Keep Winning Market Share @themotleyfool #stocks $pep $ko

The outlook is especially bright for its consumer food and snack divisions.


3 Ways To Take Your Instant Noodles From Bland To Tasty

Spice up your instant noodles with these delicious ingredients and flavours.


Up Your Sandwich Game

Sandwiches can be so much more than just bread, cheese and/or meat. Sauces and condiments is where it?s truly at, it can take any sandwich and transform it.


Gin Fan Shares How To Make Frozen Fanta Cocktail Which Is Perfect For Summmer

After the image of the blended beverage was shown in a popular Facebook group, fans of the clear spirit have been quick to comment and share the news with fellow gin lovers about trying it this weeken


This Is What The New Johnnie Walker Paper Bottle Looks Like

With the current lockdown restrictions, I don?t really care what the bottle is made of, as long as it pours into my mouth with some degree of success.