The Top 10 Bartending Competition To Enter In South Africa, According To Bartenders.

It’s a dog-eat-dog world out there and everyone in the sprits business is hustling harder than a pusher on Long Street for positioning at the bar.


The Restaurants Making Tea Pairing The New Wine Pairing

For when you want something delicious to drink with dinner, but not alcohol.


South Africa Has New Draft Rules About Hot Drinks, And Ricoffy, Frisco, And Koffiehuis Are Definitely Not Coffee

South Africa has new draft rules about what may or may not be sold as coffee in South Africa – and some firm favourite mixtures that reference coffee in their names will be in the “not” list.


Diet Drinks May Not Be As Good An Option As You Thought

Study shows an association between early death and drinking up to two diet soft drinks a day


Why We Still Worship Hemingway At His Bars

Even to the Hemingway dilettante, the bars where the literary giant drank are famous. But what has his legacy bequeathed to them? Leslie Pariseau traces her way through Hemingway's haunts to see how h


We Tried The New Coffee-flavoured Coke, Which Is Now On Sale In South Africa.

The new cola contains Brazilian coffee powder with 34mg caffeine in the 200ml can.


Meet The Woman Behind New Distillery Honouring Black Slave Who Taught Jack Daniel How To Make Whiskey

The contributions of black people to America?s history across various fields have, over the years, been largely forgotten and this is also evident in the spirits industry. The story of how Jack Daniel


Death By Diet Soda?

A new study that links artificially sweetened beverages to premature death is prompting public angst. Some scientists say it has significant flaws.


The Untold Story Behind The Master Sommelier Exam Scandal

Attica wine director Jane Lopes proved her mastery as a sommelier, only to have the recognition stripped away.


Scottish Distillery Debuts Brussels-sprout-flavored Gin

Pickering's Gin of Edinburgh, Scotland announced an unusual flavor in its annual holiday gift pack: Brussels sprouts. At least, it's for a good cause.