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Zuma and wives spend R65 000 on drinks while eating out.

South African president and racketeer, Jacob Zuma, recently took the wives out for dinner at the Signature Restaurant in Morningside Shopping Centre, Johannesburg. The final bill came to R73 053.50 of which R65 198.50 went to the bar. Now that’s a good night out.


The Tequila Gold Rush is Fueled by Luxury Brands

It used to be that luxury and tequila did not mix. Tequila shots and bad hangovers were a more likely pairing.

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How to make fragrant mussels in a pot

The Rietvallei family is especially fond of seafood – great with Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc or Chenin Blanc! This dish is simple to prepare and extremely tasty.


France is opening a Wine Theme Park

On Wednesday, June 1, France is answering the prayers of wine lovers everywhere with a brand new wine-themed park.


David Schwimmer talks wine and waiting tables

David Schwimmer is having a bit of a renaissance this year, following a magnificent performance as Robert Kardashian in FX’s “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” the only man in the whole circus who really believed in his friend “Juice.”


Coffee in a Cone is the Latest Brewing Trend

The latest food trend for edible coffee cups has taken Instagram by storm. It sees cookie cups, ice cream cones and cakes be filled with steaming coffee, for the ultimate decadent foodie treat.

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An ancient industry looks to the future

IN ONE of the cavernous temperature-controlled cellars of Hartenberg Wine Estate near Stellenbosch, a new French oak wine barrel bears the tag “CWG PTG Shiraz Blend 2016”.


Will you pay £250 for a bottle of beer?

Vintage wines have long been an investment opportunity for wealthy connoisseurs, but now there’s a £250.80-a-bottle (about R5 800) beer – possibly Britain’s priciest pint.


Wine Estate Review: Anthonij Rupert Wyne in Franschhoek

By: Bianca Coleman

Last week Sexy Deborah and I got into our Uber and headed extravagantly to Anthonij Rupert wine estate in the Franschhoek valley.


Gold for Boplaas Heritage Muscadel

The Boplaas Heritage Muscadel 2013 received a gold medal at this year’s Muscadel Challenge.


Why South Africa is the fourth-largest tequila market worldwide

Forget about salt licks and shooters, top-drawer sipping tequila is making its presence felt in the Mother City


This 50-Year-Old Blended Whisky Sells for $4,500

The Last Drop 50-Year-Old Double Matured whisky is good to the, well, you know…


Move over, coffee pod people; here come the pot pods

Just what we needed dept. Really.


Florida brewery creates edible beer holders to save marine life

Discarded plastic six-pack rings trap and kill fish and other sea life. Could holders made from wheat and barley be an animal-friendly alternative?


Corporate Beer Overlords Will Soon Own 1 of 3 Beers Made on Earth – BillMoyers.com

Nothing says America like an ice-cold can of lavishly marketed, insipidly flavored beer. That's the calculation of AB InBev, the Belgium-based conglomerate that owns Budweiser, the brand that once tow


SA beer brewers to experiment with Jameson whiskey

Craft beer brewers Soweto Gold and Devil's Peak have agreed to concoct a local 'beer whiskey'.


Canned Cold Coffee is the Next Big Food Craze

Coffee, which has been "slow" for years, can finally be made "fast" thanks to iced coffee's popularity.


Ancient beer recipe found by archaeologists in China

Exotic ingredients mean beer may have been the ancient Chinese version of a $70,000 Bordeaux meant to impress friends, say archaeologists.


Could the world soon be out of coffee?

Bananas and sweetcorn risk being in shorter supply because of the impact of climate change and intensive farming.


Everyone wants in on the cold coffee boom

The coffee industry is getting ready for its very own big chill.