3 Things You Should Know About the Lemon Drop

Drinks iconic to the ’80s—that neon electric-organ era of Woo Woos and Slippery Nipples—have long endured an eye-roll rep in the cocktail world, some less deserved than others. Most of us probably experienced the Lemon Drop first, and perhaps only, as a shooter, cold and accompanied by a sugar-dipped lemon wedge to suck on instead of as a proper couped sipped concoction. But should it be?

 

How To Mix A Classic Daquiri

Mix your own Classic Daquiri

 

Sip, Savour, Snip And Squash At Nederburg’s 2020 Harvest At Dusk Festival

It’s almost that time of the year again when Nederburg’s team of viticulture and winemaking experts face the 2020 wine grape harvest head-on. The most special time of the year in the wine industry, the annual harvest is a celebration of thanksgiving for nature’s incredible bounty. 

 

The Chenin Party Returns To The Grand in 2020

With ocean view decks, beach area and the charm of the bustling Cape Town city vibe, the Grand Africa Café and Beach is the perfect spot for the guests to experience the lure of South African Chenin Blanc! The party will celebrate this heritage grape and the diversity of South African Chenin Blanc.

 

These Tiki Trash Cocktails Are Made From Garbage And Offer Zero-waste

Sustainability isn’t the sexiest topic in the bar and restaurant industry, but it’s a necessary conversation we have to have if we plan on making any dents in our big, fat food waste problem. It wasn’t always an issue for bars, especially those who made the majority of their money slinging draught beers and shots.

 

A Year To Remember At GetWine

2019 will carry the same weight as 2007 and 1995. It might even be bigger. When racial, political rhetoric was at its height, the Bokke did what they are good at: Win a world cup and unite our beautiful rainbow nation. Not even Mandela could envision the colourless harmony after a rugby tournament 15 years into democracy. Isn’t it amazing how sporting heroes can provide leadership when politicians fail to do so?

 

What Is Repeal Day And How To Celebrate It

5 December marks Repeal Day. This was the day that Prohibition, otherwise known as the great experiment, ended and America was free to consume alcohol once again.

 

Happy Hour Etiquette: How to Behave at After-Hours Functions

The end of the year is fast approaching, which means countless office holiday parties are just around the corner. Attending a work holiday party or happy hour can be a fun way to engage and network with coworkers in a relaxed setting. However, if you imbibe too much, it’s also a good way to torpedo your career. No matter how festive the atmosphere, remember that your actions affect your professional reputation.

 

Brenn-O-Kem Worcester/Breedekloof Winemaker of the Year 2019 announced

Michiel Visser (Botha Kelder) & Theuns Botha (Brenn O Kem)

Botha Cellars senior winemaker, Michiel Visser, is the 2019 Brenn-O-Kem Worcester/Breedekloof Winemaker of the Year.  The awards lunch was hosted at Benguela Cove Estate in Hermanus on Friday 29 November.

 

Tsogo Sun Hotels launches two new wine concept stores at The Cullinan and Southern Sun Waterfront

A varied selection of exceptional wines acquired at some of the country’s most prestigious wine auctions will now be available to discerning wine-lovers at Tsogo Sun Hotels’ properties; Southern Sun The Cullinan and Southern Sun Waterfront.