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Banana berry smoothies are one of the most popular smoothie combinations out there, largely because they’re delicious and nutritious. They also make an excellent option for a breakfast smoothie as it’s going to fuel your body with the right nutrition to get you through the day. 


The demand for coffee is not likely to fall as more people turn to it as their beverage of choice, whether hot or iced. Between 2018 and 2019, approximated 165 million 60 kilogram bags of coffee were consumed. This was an increase of 7 million bags from the amount utilized the previous year. Preparing your espresso at home means you get your coffee fix any time you want to without going out to get one. These Lamano recommendations will guide you to get the right espresso machine for your home.


What’s your preferred spirit? For many, it’s a smooth whisky, for others a vodka, but for many lovers of short drinks, it has to be tequila. The Mexican spirit comes in many forms, each of which is equally spellbinding and has a reputation as one of the most lively of all spirits. It’s also great in cocktails as well as neat with the salt and lime as traditionally taken. It’s a quality drink, yet one with humble origins, and is held in high regard by many in the know.


Bigger isn’t always better! The Blaauwklippen Family Market has reopened with a fresh focus on small and local – a place to meet farmers, entrepreneurs, designers, cooks and crafters, and shop for seasonal produce and hand-crafted and sustainably-produced goods.


Finding a bottle of fine wine that doesn’t cost an arm or a leg can be difficult. If you stay in South Africa, however, you can purchase a Chardonnay that was recognised by the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition with both a gold medal and the trophy for Best Chardonnay for only R140 for a bottle. That’s less than $10!


Taking a fine balance between innovation and tradition to new heights has once again proved fruitful for legacy Franschhoek Valley winery,  Boschendal as its Cap Classique winemaker, Danielle Coetsee, received the prestigious ‘’Woman Winemaker of the Year” award at the 2020 SA Women’s Wine & Spirit Awards.


By Mark Gillespie December 4, 2020 - Beam Suntory's flagship Jim Beam American Stillhouse attraction in Clermont, Kentucky will remain closed to visitors until late next summer while construction cont


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The coterie of cool bought together Tequila Ocho founders Carlos Camarena and Tomas Estes in partnership with Maison Ferrand Master Blender Alexandre Gabriel. (Tequila Ocho is a solid contender in the


We?re saying kanpai to the return of the Seafood Loves Sake campaign, which will bring intriguing pairing experiences right to your doorstep


Kentucky?s Wild Turkey is an iconic brand with a deep heritage. We?re ranking their 14 core bottles of rye and bourbon whiskey by taste!


It is a sad day for the South African culinary scene, as the renowned Restaurant Mosaic at The Orient Hotel, headed by the talented Chef Chantel Dartnall, will close in early 2021.




Restaurants come and restaurants go and Cape Town is notorious for that. But 2020 has been the most fluid year in memory, not only for opening and closing but for dramatic changes. Top chefs at top wi


IOL Lifestyle is giving away two Three Ships Whisky Highball Mixer Kits valued at R1 400.


Quince restaurant and deli is in the grounds of Little Orchard Nursery, with plenty of outdoor space for children and post-lunch plant shopping for the grown-ups


Grey?s Kitchen will be filling in for Ila Tulye Kitchen due to technical difficulties.


The world’s best Sauvignon Blanc is from Cape Town (Groot Constantia), according to leading international wine experts.


The store also has interactive touch screens which offer wine pairing suggestions.



Elegant vintages and award-winning design creatively come together at this wine industry gem.


Better-for-you soft drink has set its sights on being next US $1 billion business Pura...


SACRAMENTO, CA ? The 110th Blue Diamond Growers Annual Meeting countered the challenges of 2020 with a sense of accomplishment for the present and optimism for the future.


As the festive season gets under way, we round up the best themed brunches, Christmassy cocktails and wintery activations to fill your schedule this weekend



We?re kicking off our 21 #FacesofSummer campaign today! First-up we?re meeting Willie Conradie from Van Loveren Wines and our readers are getting 10% of their fave wines!


Tobermory Distillery has released a new limited edition ginl and a non-aged statement whisky from its Ledaig range.


Grey Africa's work was recognised with 24 finalists across eight different categories, three statues and a craft certificate at the 2020 Loeries Creative Awards...


Just half an hour outside of Cape Town, Spier Wine Farm’s Elemental Play Garden is perfect for families who crave the outdoors, writes Marchelle Abrahams.


Italians have discovering what people, namely food content creators, are doing to their beloved dishes, and they are not happy about it.