Liquor traders to convene against discrimination

2017-04-16 06:01

The newly formed liquor traders’ organisation, the National Liquor Forum, has vowed to fight for transformation and battle discrimination in the alcohol sector.

Distell further ramps up African investment

2017-04-04 19:43

Distell ramps up its investment in Africa with the acquisition of a further stake in Kenya’s foremost spirits, wine and ready-to-drink manufacturer and distributor.

The skinny on ‘lite’ alcohol

2017-03-17 15:56

You choose a lite wine, hoping it’s going to help keep the kilos at bay. But what is it that makes wines ‘lite’ or ‘light’?

Dagga and alcohol combo recipe for varsity dropout

2017-03-10 13:00

A new study found that university students who consistently consumed moderate-to-high quantities of both dagga and alcohol had lower marks than their sober peers.

Mandela’s war on booze

2017-01-29 06:01

Tavern owners in Mvezo are operating under pressure, with their chief, Mandla Mandela, trying to shut down their businesses because he wants no alcohol “on his land”.

This is why you crave food after drinking alcohol

2017-01-17 11:15

The worldwide phenomenon explained.

6 articles you must read about alcohol

2016-12-21 10:09

As the year winds down, you may find yourself turning to alcohol to relax during the much-needed holidays. Here are six articles to read first before you reach for that third or fourth glass.

Heineken in a froth

2016-12-11 06:23

Heineken South Africa is expecting to take a hit if a proposal to hike the legal drinking age from 18 to 21 years is implemented, according to its managing director.

You booze, you lose

2016-11-27 06:04

Government plans to clamp down on unlicensed liquor outlets and change the legal drinking age to 21.

Youthful drinking linked to health problems later in life

2016-11-04 13:43

A study found that negative effects were observed even among former drinkers who had been free from alcoholism for decades.


World's best brandy is made right here

2017-04-09 08:54

South African brandies recently triumphed at the World Drinks Awards in London, where Oude Meester Demant claimed the ultimate accolade of World’s Best Brandy.

Daily glass of beer or wine might be good for the heart

2017-03-27 09:14

However, drinking more than a 'moderate' amount increased the risk of many heart health problems, including sudden heart death, heart failure, cardiac arrest and stroke.

KZN's tough new liquor laws leave supermarkets 'dry'

2017-03-15 22:50

New legislation in KwaZulu-Natal, intended to curb underage drinking, means that dozens of stores no longer sell wine.

SEE: Can your liver handle the alcohol?

2017-02-16 15:29

How often do you think about your liver when you drink alcohol? How many alcoholic drinks can you safely drink in a day? We answer these questions and more...

WCape: 7 arrested for 'walking under the influence'

2017-01-23 13:27

More than 20 people were arrested in the Western Cape for alcohol-related matters, while four more lost their lives.

Alcohol abuse linked to heart conditions

2017-01-09 13:09

High blood pressure, smoking, obesity and diabetes are all commonly linked to heart diseases, but recent research shows that too much alcohol can also contribute to an unhealthy heart.

Be careful of alcohol at holiday parties

2016-12-14 11:48

At parties, don't pressure people to drink, and make sure those who are imbibing alcohol have a designated driver.

Party checklist for an adult hosting a teen party

2016-12-01 12:03

Are you a parent that's hosting a teen party this festive season? Check out these tips to make sure everything runs smoothly.

How to tell if your teen is an underage drinker

2016-11-08 16:11

The dangers of underage drinking cannot be overstated and parents are advised to look out for behaviour that may be indicative of their teenagers consuming alcohol.

People unaware that alcohol can cause cancer

2016-11-03 15:24

Researchers calculated that alcohol was responsible for an estimated five percent of all new cancer cases.

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