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100 bottles of Irish whiskey and 2,000 Irish Coffees?


South Africa’s Advertising Regulatory Board (ARB) has banned an advertisement for Windhoek beer on the basis that it entrenches toxic masculinity in suggesting that “real men drink real beer”.


Alcohol-free “alcohol” products are becoming more and more popular with an ever-increasing number of products hitting the shelves. But why is this becoming more of a focus for the alcohol industry and what can we expect to see in the future of this new growing niche?


Bacon jam is that perfect mixture of salt, sweet, and savory that can surprise people into wanting to go back for more again and again.  The unique flavor, the fun texture, and how sensationalized bacon generally make this a fun ingredient everyone should have in their kitchens. These recipes aren’t very strict, so make sure to make them your own! 

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California chip company Taco Works and Tio Rodrigo Craft Beer Micheladas are spicing up this year’s Game Day experience with the world’s first tortilla chip beer. The two small businesses are cracking into a new homegating tradition by combining the greatest party staples in history.


Chef George Jardine opened the doors to the highly-acclaimed Jordan Restaurant in 2009, on Jordan Wine Estate becoming the first signature chef restaurant in the Cape Winelands.  In partnership with Gary and Kathy Jordan, this restaurant is a must-dine restaurant on the culinary map for both locals and tourists alike.  


Like every other industry, the wine world has felt the sting of the COVID-19 pandemic. Yes, many reports note that we’ve been imbibing more since the pandemic took hold, but overall the effects of the coronavirus have been anything but positive for wineries. Most winery tasting rooms are shuttered, and staff have been laid off. Picking and tending to grapes becomes trickier when having to navigate heightened safety precautions. One of the key outlets for wine sales, restaurants, are either closed or operating at reduced capacity.


In late January, the Hendrick’s Gin unveiled Hendrick’s Lunar, the second limited-edition release from its master distiller Lesley Gracie and her Cabinet of Curiosities.

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A gin finished in Tequila barrels, an agave-based vodka and a cherry-flavoured spiced rum all feature in the third chapter of our top 50 most innovative spirits launches of last year


Several businesses that Eyewitness News spoke to said that they had struggled to settle their bills and maintain jobs since President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the third ban on alcohol sales in Decemb


Australians can now buy pre-made Aperol Spritz in ready-to-drink bottles - and the refreshing beverage has come just in time for this summer's strongest heat wave.


Some brands are choosing to spend money elsewhere.


The outer bottle is made entirely of paper, with the plastic used only for a thin layer on the inside


Budweiser will not be running a commercial during the Super Bowl for the first time in 37 years.


With the curfew still in place and increasing fear around the new strain and second wave of Covid-19 infections, many restaurants are struggling to operate at a profit...



Marc Kent, Boekenhoutskloof cellarmaster for over 25 years and its effective director for many of those (and a major shareholder in the brand), no longer