5 trends that will dominate the SA drinks scene in 2020

2020-02-11 09:52

Gin isn't going away and you can look forward to more health-driven non-alcoholic sips this year!

Where to celebrate SA National Beer Day on Saturday – according to a beer expert

2020-01-31 14:33

Lucy Corne shares her top picks of places to celebrate and beers to drink this #SANBeerDay

SA gin wins at 2020 World Gin Awards

2020-01-21 10:58

Are you a gin fan? Get your hands on this award-winning spirit from Hout Bay.

What does 2020 hold for wine-lovers? Groot Constantia’s winemaker shares his predictions

2020-01-15 14:57

See what all the cool kids are drinking this year.

It’s not too late to try Dry January - here’s how

2020-01-01 07:00

Starting the year with a month of no alcohol can be a challenge. Here are 5 of our best tips

We tasted 9 different local sparkling wines and found the best value for money this Festive Season

2019-12-19 15:20

Whether you’re toasting around the table, welcoming in the new year or even celebrating matric results, we’ve found the best bubbly for you!

What wine do you pair with food at a Mad Hatter's party?

2019-12-17 11:42

Dan Nicholl describes a "wondrously bizarre night out" that included copious bottles of stellar South African wine.

Sipping SA wine in Mauritius

2019-12-05 14:25

Dan Nicholl applauds Mauritian hotels, resorts and restaurants for the way that they have embraced South African wine.

Strawberry and Rooibos frosé ice lollies

2019-12-02 10:21

Rooibos tea is a favourite in my household. So to make it bearable to enjoy this South African old faithful on a hot day, what better way than to add it to an ice lolly mix! This is certainly a lolly to make you jolly. Rosé can be omitted and replaced with juice of your choice.

5 tips for how to host the ultimate pool party

2019-11-28 13:52

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Frozen berry and mint Daiquiri

2020-02-05 09:51

Alcohol-free Daiquri with a berry minty twist.

Banter with your barista: 5 key phrases that every coffee lover should know in 2020

2020-01-22 12:01

Upgrade your coffee lingo this year and have these terms at the tip of your tongue.

Summer spirits: the fascinating history of rum

2020-01-21 09:34

Join us as we follow the journey of this sugar spirit around the globe.

South Africa’s most influential cocktail personality - revealed

2020-01-09 11:46

Say hello to the 2020 captain of cocktails.

How to create knockout cocktails at home - tips from a pro bartender

2019-12-22 08:00

Learn how to ace your mixology game with AJ Snetler, head bartender at one of Cape Town's best hotels.

Festive Moscow Mule cocktails

2019-12-18 10:35

Moscow Mules get all jazzed up for the festive season with refreshing watermelon juice and a splash of pomegranates. Delicious!

10 local alcohol-free drinks to pack in your beach cooler bag

2019-12-04 10:22

Driving home after a party? Or just not in the mood to drink beer or wine? See what great South African alcohol-free options are available!

Why rosé is the perfect summer wine (and no, it’s not just because of the colour)

2019-11-29 12:41

A glass of chilled pink wine in the summer heat is always a good idea!

Why The Test Kitchen’s wine list is a carefully curated tribute to the local industry

2019-11-27 12:32

Dan Nicholl delves into why Cape Town's The Test Kitchen offers one of his best dining experiences.

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