Black-owned wines, spirits to get an EU boost

2019-08-21 16:35

Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni on Tuesday submitted an agreement to Parliament between SA and the European Commission, for the latter to provide €10m towards a "support programme for the transformation of the wines and spirits sector in South Africa".

How 16 of the oldest companies on Earth have been making money for centuries, from guns to beer to shipping

2019-07-24 20:39

The longest-lasting businesses produce food items, alcohol, or even firearms — things people have been interested in for centuries.

Gin for beginners: all you need to know about this popular spirit

2019-06-08 07:30

Brush up on your gin-telligence!

SA's best cocktail bar for 2019 - announced

2019-03-26 07:07

A round of applause for all the winners of the fourth BAR Awards!

MKR host J’ Something launches his own gin - and we can't wait to taste it

2018-12-04 14:59

J'Something cleverly unleashes his new gin just in time for Silly Season.

Mezcal, tequila and agave spirit: what’s the diffs?

2018-10-24 16:40

Resident drinks writer, Leah van Deventer unpacks some questions you might have about these punchy (trending) spirits.

This company is selling 'luxury' ice cubes — and charging R4,800 for 50 cubes

2018-10-04 11:00

It's is meant to be better than regular ice because it's "purified of minerals, additives and other pollutants".

Fancy a tasty tequila cocktail recipe from SA's best bartender?

2018-07-22 00:00

This article first appeared in City Press.

WATCH: The world's most expensive vodka is called Billionaire Vodka

2018-06-15 13:07

Would you pay $3,7 million for a bottle of vodka? This is the price of the world's most luxurious vodka.

WATCH: 8 Excellent whiskies that are not from Scotland

2018-05-16 09:07

You need to try these new world whiskies from Japan, India and other exciting places!


A master gin distiller says 'there's no such thing as a vodka martini' — and it's not the only thing you're getting wrong

2019-08-03 16:39

Business Insider spoke to Sean Harrison, Plymouth Gin's master distiller and reinventor of Mr King's 1842 recipe.

EXCLUSIVE: The bartender who makes multi-sensory cocktails is coming to South Africa

2019-06-27 12:32

Creativity knows no bounds for celebrated Joe Schofield who's in Mzanzi this week.

10 Drinks from 10 countries we love: Here's what to sip on your travels

2019-05-02 13:25

The next time you find yourself in a foreign country, drink what the locals drink!

One of the world's oldest gin brands launches in South Africa

2019-03-19 09:22

Hayman’s Gin has a history dating back over 150 years, when gin first became popular in Britain.

Drinks trends: Say a hello to the world of coconut fat infused cocktails

2018-12-04 11:40

Could MCT oil in a cocktail be the new love child on the health-obsessed foodie carousel?

Refining the drink of pirates

2018-10-10 10:34

Whistler Rum is crafting rums that promise to turn this distilled liquor from a nasty mixer drink into one of the more sophisticated spirits of the decade.

Bartending is fast becoming a recognised career path - here's where you can train

2018-08-21 11:43

Looking to make a living mixing drinks? Here's where you can learn from the best in the biz!

WATCH: All you need to know about Greece's national drink - ouzo

2018-07-13 11:06

Greece would not be Greece without ouzo. Every year, the town of Plomari on the island of Lesbos celebrates the country's most popular anise liquor. It has a particularly long tradition here.

Joburg's best bartender - announced

2018-06-03 08:36

This article first appeared in City Press.

Where to enjoy a wee dram on World Whisky Day this year

2018-05-14 14:41

Are you a whisky lover? Or know someone that is? Here's a full list of all the spots that will be putting on something special for World Whisky Day!

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