If you’re looking for a cocktail that’s equal parts sophisticated and secretive, we might have the perfect suggestion for you. Be warned though, consisting of neat liquor only, James Bond’s Vesper Martini packs a serious punch. No wonder 007 limited himself to just one when ‘concentrating’!

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How To Make The Vesper Martini From Casino Royale

If you’re looking for a cocktail that’s equal parts sophisticated and secretive, we might have the perfect suggestion for you. Be warned though, consisting of neat liquor only, James Bond’s Vesper Martini packs a serious punch. No wonder 007 limited himself to just one when ‘concentrating’!

 

Why Reboiling Water Is Harmful

You are probably guilty of reboiling the water every morning when you turn the kettle on for you morning cup of tea or coffee. Apparently, it’s a foolish routine that could be detrimental to your health.

 

Mocktails For Dry January

After the festive season you may want to take a break from booze for a spell, but don’t limit yourself to same old soda pop. Just a couple of dashes Angostura® aromatic bitters is enough to elevate any drink. Don’t believe us? Just try these refreshingly, crisp mocktails and see for yourself. Perfect for the sweltering heat of January! 

 

A Valentine’s To Remember At Nederburg’s The Manor

Let love and romance flourish at Nederburg’s The Manor this Valentine’s, by treating your loved one to a laid-back picnic or dreamy dinner by candlelight. 

 

Restaurants Body Protests Over Alcohol Ban

The Restaurant Association of South Africa (Rasa) chief executive Wendy Alberts is leading a sit-in protest outside the Union Buildings in Tshwane until President Cyril Ramaphosa and his ministers agree to speak to her about the plight of the failing sector.

 

Beyond Meat Shares Soar 26% As Company Teams Up With Pepsico To Make Plant-based Snacks And Drinks

Beyond Meat and PepsiCo announced Tuesday that they've formed a joint venture to create, produce and market snacks and drinks with plant-based substitutes.

 

Brockmans Gin Ltd Appoints Guy Lawrence As Ceo

Brockmans Gin Ltd, the privately-owned company which owns Brockmans Gin, has appointed Guy Lawrence as its CEO. Guy Lawrence joined the [...]

 

Brown-forman To End Mangrove Uk Distribution Deal

The UK distribution of Brown-Forman's entire portfolio will be brought in-house, marking the end of the company's agreement with Mangrove UK

 

Bacardi’s Top Five Cocktail Trends

From smoky flavors to spicy margaritas, Bacardi highlights the trends it sees influencing the cocktail and wider spirits scene in 2021.

 

20 Places To Take First-timers In Cape Town

The ultimate list of the things to do In Cape Town on your first trip.

 

Starbucks Tops Earnings Estimates Even As U.s. Recovery Hurt By Covid Resurgence

Shares of Starbucks have risen 13% over the last year, giving the company a market value of $123 billion.

 

How Vodka, America’s Favorite Spirit, Lost Its Luster

From the '60s to the early 2000s, vodka was all the rage. How did the world?s most lucrative spirit lose its star appeal and stop being cool?

 

How Level 3 Is Affecting Restaurants In Sa

Restaurants have been hard hit by the curfew and alcohol ban.

 

Western Cape Restaurants That Offer Interesting Non-alcoholic Drinks Menus

 

Antioxidant-rich Kenyan Tea, Ketepa Pride Makes A Big Splash In South Africa

Kenya Tea Packers' Ketepa Tea is now available in SA thanks to Mmakole Food & Beverages.

 

Craft Brewers Battling To Survive Blanket Ban On Alcohol

According to a survey conducted by The Craft Brewers Association of South Africa, the vast majority of local craft brewers don't see themselves surviving the third alcohol ban...

 

Matters Of Obsession: The Magic Bird, A Noble Ostrich Of The Karoo

The Karoo ostrich might have had its updrafts and hard landings, but its legends still fly high.

 

Wemyss Malts Unveils Untold Riches, Its First Single Malt Whisky

New release from whisky blender made with 28-year-old Bunnahabhain liquid

 

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