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Guinness World Records America confirmed that this enormous avocado found by Pamela Wang of Hawaii is the heaviest avocado in the world.


La Motte’s Syrah wines are acclaimed for their elegance. Perhaps the wines find their classic style in the origin of the grapes – a natural fruitiness from the Franschhoek Valley and the cool climate complexities from the Cape South Coast. Perhaps it is winemaking inspiration from France, where La Motte’s vinicultural heritage began or perhaps it is because the estate’s celebrated way of combining wine and food is all about subtlety and balance. The calm and caress of blue come to mind when enjoying a glass of La Motte Syrah and that is what inspired our short film: The Colours of La Motte Syrah. 


Photograph from left: Simon and Michael Back, previous owners of Backsberg Wine Estate, with Tim Hutchinson, executive Chairman of DGB.

DGB, South Africa’s leading premier wine company, has concluded a deal to acquire the majority shareholding in Backsberg, a long-established name in the Cape winelands which has been in the hands of the famous Back family for over a century. The transaction follows the sale of Backsberg’s main Simondium farm late last year.


Considering that 75% of the world’s adult population is lactose intolerant, it’s not surprising that plant milk is the top-selling product in the entire plant-based food sector. But it’s not just about lactose intolerance – people choose plant milks over cow’s milk for a variety of reasons, whether it is for their nutritional value, animal welfare, lower environmental impact, to avoid dairy allergens, or simply out of personal preference. In this article, ProVeg South Africa outlines 5 reasons to try plant milk on World Plant Milk Day, 22 August.


In an Influencers interview with Yahoo Finance Editor-in-Chief Andy Serwer, former Yum! Brands CEO David Novak discussed the infamous failure of Crystal Pepsi as well as how he bounced back as a busin


The rum industry is surprisingly eco-friendly. As we?ve reported previously, many of the rum brands in Puerto Rico are implementing lots of sustainable initiatives to help keep the planet safe?


Tucked away on an otherwise quiet street near Central Square is what many call “the best dance party in Boston.” After 14 months of silence, Latin beats are again pulsing from the Havana Club, fil


The vodka category has faced a tough year in travel retail. As brands look to the future, Lucy Britner investigates the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and looks at the opportunities ahead

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Let The Funshine by Malibu Rum promotes good times, as we move forward from pandemic-related lockdowns and cancelled events.


Backyard BBQ celebrates that perfect American pairing - food straight from the grill and an ice-cold beer with friends.


As we (re)start the long journey to economic recovery, the affirmation that both lives and livelihoods matter in the country's Covid-19 response rings truer than ever, writes SAB's Zoleka Lisa...


Belvedere?s new organic vodkas make good use of plant-based botanicals and natural essences


Carbon dioxide?s role as a taste enhancer has become increasingly clearer.


Chef Philli Armitage-Mattin, one of Opihr?s spice pioneers, shares three innovative recipes inspired by a different flavour of Opihr?s spiced gin range. The spirits company, which draws inspiration fr


Chef Philli Armitage-Mattin, one of Opihr?s spice pioneers, shares three innovative recipes inspired by a different flavour of Opihr?s spiced gin range. The spirits company, which draws inspiration fr


BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - Coca Cola workers won?t be going on strike after reaching a new contract agreement. The Teamster Local 175 Union came out last month


A natural, sugar-free drink option for health-conscious consumers in SA.


Kaley Cuoco is quite literally all vodka today. The 35-year-old sitcom star was, on Friday, unveiled as the latest promotional face for vodka giant Smirnof...


Food & Cocktail Cooking Series with Chef La Che ? Episode 3


A real love potion demands sincerity, consideration, and a bit of surprise.


Our local tourism industry has suffered huge losses over the past two years but in true Capetonian spirit we're keeping hope alive and drawing on that


Rosemary Hill Farm has recently launch the ultimate insta-worthy travel destination and we have the inside scoop.



Stellenbosch ? particularly the town centre and rural environs ? has retained a great deal of its 18th century charm.


Seed cycling is a non-invasive way of working towards hormonal health. Crush gives you the low down on this current wellness trend.



Finding the best wines under R150 can be tricky but wineries are making more of an effort lately and these five wines will please a crowd.


Each year for a few precious months, the Cape bursts into bloom. Stop and smell the flowers because, before you know it, they?ll be gone?


To make this sticky chicken wings recipe a much more filling meal, you can prepare the wings with a side of fries, or a salad of your choice.