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.

 

Packing beer in your checked luggage is the way to go as there’s no way you’ll get that bottle or can through security in your carry-on. Unless you’ve poured it into a collection of 3-ounce shampoo bottles. 

 

For experienced stoners, the same old method of flower indulgence loses its edge over time. There are only so many times you can fire up that resin-filled pipe or bake a time-intensive batch of edibles. Whether you rely on a sleek dab rig like this for your daily dose of flower, or prefer to sip on a 420-friendly cocktail, opportunities to savor herb are far from few and far between. Luckily, the leaf industry is constantly innovating new exciting ways of appreciating nature’s potent herb. One such creation is what’s known as a flower-friendly cocktail. A delicious and unique beverage combining alcohol and ganja, herb cocktails are quickly becoming popular amongst bartenders and budtenders alike.