Japanese whisky: The myth and the magic

2019-09-20 17:45

Drinks writer Leah van Deventer chats to three whisky experts to unveil the mystery surrounding this rare and sought-out category of the water of life.

Great tips on how much booze to buy for a party

2018-12-05 16:30

Leah van Deventer takes you through this simple and painless process.

Extremely rare bottle of Scotch whisky sold for R15.77m

2018-10-04 11:14

Whisky is the third most popular alternative investment during periods of stock market uncertainty, and its appreciation value has been higher than gold in recent years, says a Scotch whisky expert.


2018-07-16 12:57

A new study that was conducted by BMC Medicine shows that one in ten deaths in Mzansi is caused by alcohol abuse – especially those in poor areas.

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!

The world’s best grain whisky is from South Africa - we chat to its distiller

2018-04-25 15:49

SA whisky is on the rise, thanks to Andy Watts and his mad whisky-making skills.

3 Festive cocktails for you to try this season

2017-11-05 00:00

This article first appeared in City Press.

Single malt whisky appealing to more young South Africans - expert

2017-06-27 16:47

More and more young people are choosing single malt whisky and the same goes for SA, says Brendan McCarron, head of maturing whisky at Glenmorangie.

This single malt whisky will set you back R2 200

2017-06-11 06:00

This article originally appeared in City Press.

Are you a tequila or whisky lover? Visit these 13 specialty bars across South Africa

2017-05-04 15:12

Leah van Deventer rounds up the best spirit specific bars in SA's major cities. Check them out!


WATCH: Could Brexit change the taste of whisky?

2019-08-07 20:43

A future trade deal between the UK and US could change regulations around scotch whisky.

The strange Black Friday price war over a 'R650,000' bottle of whisky (now only R339,000)

2018-11-23 16:33

The one thing Makro and Bottleshop agree on is that you should really be paying upwards of R500,000 for a single 750ml bottle of 50-year-old whiskey from The Glenlivet's Winchester Collection. But there is a R36,000 difference in how much each will charge you this Black Friday.

WhiskyBrother Bar in Morningside: A taste of heaven down to the last drop

2018-07-22 10:14

This article first appeared in City Press.

WATCH: The mesmerising journey whisky takes from barley to barrel

2018-05-28 13:08

Always wondered how whisky was actually made?

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!

David Beckham in Joburg this week to launch Scottish whisky

2018-03-15 06:30

The good-looking global icon was spotted in Jozi yesterday. He's currently in SA as part of the launch of Haig Club of which he is an international ambassador.

Have a wee dram at the Only Whisky Show in Joburg

2017-07-16 12:19

This article originally appeared in City Press.

Shake that Winter bug with these 5 strong and punchy medicinal drinks

2017-06-12 14:54

Sip your way to good health with these remedies.

6 Myths about whisky that seriously need to be broken

2017-05-22 09:54

"Only men drink whisky" and other silly misconceptions.

How to set up a great home bar, and be everybody’s best friend

2017-02-17 14:55

Our resident drinks writer, Leah van Deventer walks you through it.

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