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Bovril has teamed up with the Forest Green Rovers Football Club in England to develop a vegan beetroot spread. Bovril Beetroot will be available exclusively for the time being at The New Lawn Football Stadium and served as a drink.


Rising temperatures, drought and erratic rainfall are making growing coffee harder. In just 30 years, climate change could destroy half of all coffee growing land, threatening millions of African farmers.

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Africa’s only commercial whisky distillery is leading the way to building a sustainable future for our planet. The James Sedgwick Distillery has been at the forefront of innovation with state-of-the-art equipment and ingenious sustainability projects.


Nederburg has earned three prestigious double gold and three gold medals at the 2020 Veritas Awards, one of South Africa’s most esteemed competitive platforms for wine and brandy.

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This year has certainly been one which will be remembered for many years to come – and as much as we acknowledge the challenges, we also believe in the importance of celebrating moments of joy and accomplishment. Boschendal has been fortunate to have created some of these special moments in 2020 – with many awards and accolades to remind us of the reward of passion, hard work and dedication. Most recently, Platter’s Wine Guide awarded no less than four of our wines with 4.5 stars in the 2021 report.  With a 335-year legacy in winemaking, you’ll be forgiven for wanting to add more than just one of our highly acclaimed vintages to your wine cellar.


Top image: Diemersdal team at Veritas. From left are Thys Louw, Mari Branders and Juandré Bruwer with Christo Pienaar, Veritas chairman.

Diemersdal Estate in Durbanville can record 2020 as its most successful year in the pursuing of wine accolades. The estate, which has been in the Louw family for six generations, ended the 2020 awards season with two Double Gold medals at the annual Veritas Wine Awards, South Africa’s most authoritative and most competitive wine competition. The medals were awarded to Diemersdal Winter Ferment Sauvignon Blanc 2020 and the estate’s Pinotage 2018, a wine in its premium The Journal range which was launched earlier this year.

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Boplaas Family Vineyards received five gold medals at this year’s Veritas Awards, placing the Calitzdorp winery and distillery among the national competition’s best-performing producers. The medals were for white wine, brandy and port, and selected from just 128 Golds awarded over the weekend.


Looking to make a great Negroni? You need great vermouth. These are the 7 best vermouths for your Negroni recipe, tasted and ranked.

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Wild Heaven Beer has launched the first of two new beers which are collaborations with Bulleit Frontier Whiskey.


Born in Kentucky. Aged in Atlanta. Bulleit Frontier Whiskey has partnered with Georgia craft brewing company Wild Heaven Beer to brew up two barrel-aged beers, aged in Bulleit Bourbon and Bulleit Rye


BOMBAY SAPPHIRE gin has partnered with iconic arts retailer, London Graphic Centre to launch a new twist on the typical advent calendar with the ?12 Days of Creativity?. The latest step in the gin bra


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You can be responsible and still be "with" your family this year. Jose Cuervo will send your cardboard cutout "Doppledrinker" home for the holidays.


A 29-year-old Wyandotte man was arrested in Allen Park recently on a variety of charges after he was found unconscious behind the wheel of a vehicle.


The troubled vodka category has been doing its best to attract consumers with innovative offerings. But with a global recession on the horizon, will drinkers take the safe route and stick to old favou


Coca-Cola has quietly pulled the plug on its posh tonic as Schweppes 1783 has been scrapped



Nature knows best when it comes to the wildflowers and vineyards of this Western Cape town.


The latest report published by Zeal Insider provides an in-depth analysis on the Mezcal Market with




The newly opened store in Canal Walk is the first of six to open in the next four weeks.



When it's not mangoes covered in spices, it's pineapples coated in vinegar.


?Good things come to those who wait? is the slogan of Guinness beer. Aptly, it?s also, probably, how one horse is feeling now.


Spirits firm Bacardi has acquired pre-batched cocktail company Tails for an undisclosed sum


Fans of Somizi Mhlongo-Motaung are eager to get their hands on his cookbook.