By Leah van Deventer

The Bartender Accolades and Recognition (BAR) Awards, which normally leave local movers and shakers in good spirits, have in true 2020 fashion had the opposite effect. Sponsor brands are outraged, winners feel cheated and people generally seem to be fed up. So what went awry? 

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BAR Awards Leave Bitter Aftertaste

By Leah van Deventer

The Bartender Accolades and Recognition (BAR) Awards, which normally leave local movers and shakers in good spirits, have in true 2020 fashion had the opposite effect. Sponsor brands are outraged, winners feel cheated and people generally seem to be fed up. So what went awry? 

 

Is The Mighty Vaporizer Really Worth The Money?

Mighty is a vaporizer line produced by the German company Storz & Bickel. Even at a discounted price, the Mighty vaporizer is a significant investment for vaping enthusiasts. This vaporizer sets a pace that others are working to catch up to and it drastically improves the vaping experience. Although this equipment is large and ideal for home use, it allows you to taste all your ingredients. Here are some reasons why the Mighty vaporizer is worth your money.

 

Blue Hurricane Wine Cocktail Recipe

This Blue Hurricane wine cocktail is going to whisk you away and make you want to pull out the lawn chair, find some sun and bask the day away. 

 

Pairing Seafood And Sparkling Wine

Perfect as a shared starter to a summer’s meal, this seafood recipe is also a most fitting celebratory dish when served with well-chilled La Motte Méthode Cap Classique on your festive table. Refreshing with crisp notes and the beautiful flavours of fermentation, the 2016 La Motte Méthode Cap Classique beautifully complements the richness and freshness of this seafood salad.

 

Corona Beer And Twiggy Moli Inspire Summer Getaway Vibes On MTV Base Series

If you don’t know what to do this summer, then Corona Beer and Weekends Away on MTV Base have got you covered! In the second episode of the lifestyle show, well-known lifestyle curator Twiggy Moli (aka Tshepang Mollison) makes her way to the shores of Yzerfontein to explore the beauty of the Cape West Coast.

 

Documentary Reveals Johnnie Walker Origins And Archives

Find out how a young Scottish boy starts blending whisky in a grocer?s shop in 1820, and creates one of the world?s most recognised brands.

 

You Can Get $10 Off When You Bundle Babe Wine & Budweiser On Drizly

You'll need all the reinforcements you can get.

 

Kick Back With El Mayor Tequila’s Fireside Toaster, The Cadillac Hot Chocolate

Is there anything cozier than a nutmeg-sprinkled, whipped cream-topped, decadent hot chocolate? How about a nutmeg-sprinkled, whipped cream-topped decadent hot chocolate spiked with the rich…

 
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New ‘itadakimasu’ Lunch Experience To Celebrate Fyn’s 2nd Birthday

Despite a year of seemingly insurmountable challenges, looking back there is much to rejoice over ? a resilient hospitality industry once again open to diners, the advent of the festive season, and mi

 

Citrus Negroni

The delicious Citrus Negroni recipe is a fun twist on the classic Negroni and will take all of your summer gin moments to another level.

 

Heineken Sa Acknowledged At Assegai Awards

Heineken scooped three awards at last week's Assegai Awards in recognition of their #TeamHeineken campaign created to leverage the brand's global sponsorship of Rugby World Cup 2019...

 

Tequila Market Disclosing Latest Trends, Growth Analysis And Advancement

 

Pepsi To Use 100% Recycled Plastic Bottles In Nine European Markets By 2022

PepsiCo will eliminate all virgin plastic from the Pepsi brand in nine European markets: lowering carbon emissions by 40% compared to standard bottles.

 

Raise Your Standards (and Your Cocktail Game) With Russian Standard Vodka

One bottle of Russian Standard Vodka, three festive cocktails ? Party Season sorted

 

Johnnie Walker Celebrates 200 Years Of Excellence

Diageo, the parent company of Johnnie Walker in Central America and the Caribbean, has prepared a series of initiatives to celebrate the brand which was inspired by

 

Kick Back With El Mayor Tequila’s Fireside Toaster, The Cadillac Hot Chocolate

Is there anything cozier than a nutmeg-sprinkled, whipped cream-topped, decadent hot chocolate? How about a nutmeg-sprinkled, whipped cream-topped decadent hot chocolate spiked with the rich…

 

Muratie Martin Melck Cabernet Sauvignon Family Reserve 2016

Wines from the 2016 vintage generally do not have the greatest reputation ? growing conditions were exceptionally hot and dry and of course, it was

 

Clemengold Gin, Author At The South African

 

Join Constantia Glen This Summer For #feelgood Fridays

Join Constantia Glen This Summer For #FeelGood Fridays

 

That’s The Spirit! Queen Elizabeth Launches Gin With Ingredients From Her Own Garden

Not only is the brand from the queen’s country estate, but it’s made with ingredients from her garden.

 

Martell Recruits Global Artists For Gift Collection

Pernod Ricard-owned Martell Cognac has partnered with three creatives from around the world to develop a trio of limited edition products

 

R29’s Favourite Cocktails For Celebrating At Home

Refinery29 staffers share their favourite Schweppes mixer drinks for at-home occasions this Christmas.

 

Review: Sa’s First Authentic Pinseria Opens In Paarl

Pinsa has opened at the Freedom Weekend Market in Paarl.

 

Kick Back With El Mayor Tequila’s Fireside Toaster, The Cadillac Hot Chocolate

Is there anything cozier than a nutmeg-sprinkled, whipped cream-topped, decadent hot chocol…

 

Sip In Style: Tanqueray Announces New Reusable Straw Capsule Collection In Collaboration With Fashion Icon Rachel Zoe

/PRNewswire/ -- Tanqueray, widely regarded as the world's definitive gin, is thrilled to announce its latest collaboration with ongoing brand partner, fashion...

 

Partner Content: Meet All Your Chefs’ Training Needs With The Ufs Academy App

 

Tips On How To Host A Successful Plant-based Braai This Festive Season

With the festive season upon us, this can be a stressful time for people who follow a plant-based diet as they might have no idea what to cook or prepare.

 

5 Tips On How To Enjoy A Healthier Holiday

While having fun and replenishment are important, South Africans are encouraged to implement a few basic practices so they can enjoy themselves while also retaining good health.

 

5 Tips On How To Enjoy A Healthier Holiday

While having fun and replenishment are important, South Africans are encouraged to implement a few basic practices so they can enjoy themselves while also retaining good health.

 

Pocket-friendly Universal Access

Universal Access in tourism means providing attractions that can be enjoyed by everyone. It's on one of Cape Town?s eight responsible tourism priorities