According to a reader survey by The Mixer men also enjoy sweet, colourful cocktails just as much as women do, contradicting a theory that has divided the drinks sector for decades. And while stereotypes may be blurring and modern ideas changing our drinking habits, science has shown there is indeed physiological differences between what women taste compared to men. Whitley Neill Gin South Africa share interesting facts on the subject. 

 

The son of a London sweetshop owner, Charles Gordon Maynard wanted to create a sweet that could be savoured like a fine wine.

 

Sparkling wine, champagne, or prosecco is a necessity at any important event. But opening the bottle can often come with its challenges, and it turns out how you pop your drink of choice can say a lot about you. 

 

Sometimes it’s crazy to imagine parts of the world without their modern-day heritage.  Imagine Italy without tomatoes or America without Mustangs, and yet not so long ago this was the case.

 

Have you been thinking about reducing the amount of alcohol that you drink? Good for you! Cutting down on alcohol has lots of benefits, be it mentally, physically, socially, or financially.

 

The Boplaas name is synonymous with excellence. Included in its achievements, the family-owned winery has won almost as many Double Gold awards at Veritas – South Africa’s longest-running championship – as the 33-year-old show has been held. Much of this, it owes to its association with Portugal.

 

With too much sun exposure, your hair is more prone to breakage and a dull appearance.

 

Just add vodka and wait 4 weeks. Ok not quite, but making your own coffee liqueur at home is rather straight forward. You can even bottle your creation and call it Espresso Martini On The Go.

 

Humans who love horses are a unique breed, just like cat lovers. The same goes for wine lovers. Equestrians and wine go hand-in-hoof. It’s a kind of chicken and the egg scenario, isn’t it? As long as there have been equestrians, there has been wine, both for celebratory and consolatory purposes.

 

On a recent trip to Paarl, I veered off the path most-travelled and ventured to one of South Africa’s lesser-known wine regions. Characterised by its off-the-beaten-path locations, cultural and culinary offerings, and a refreshing lack of bling, the Wellington wine route offers a novel perspective on the winelands of South Africa.