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Things to Know About Tequila Before Drinking It

As Guadalajara-based mixologist Andres Ismael Moran Gutierrez says of tequila, “sip to taste, shoot to waste,” though we don’t have to tell you that tequila is a spirit worth sipping slowly, neat or in a cocktail.


Smirnoff Marks 155 Years With New Campaign

The Infamous Since 1864 film was directed by Rupert Sanders, who also directed Ghost in the Shell. The film tells the history of the brand, covering its origins in Russia, resurrection in France and position at the “forefront of the cocktail revolution” in the US.


The Beachhouse Sauvignon Blanc Makes Waves at Michelangelo Awards 2019

The Beachhouse Sauvignon Blanc, produced by South Africa’s foremost independent wine & spirits producer DGB (Pty) Ltd, joined the cream of the crop at the recently announced Michelangelo International Wine and Spirits Awards by winning a much coveted Gran d’Or or double-gold medal, an honour reserved for this prestigious competition’s top-performing wines.


Elgin Vintners Brings Home Trophy and Medals for Superior Cool-Climate Wines

Top image: Marinda Kruger-Claassen, Winemaker and Business Manager at Elgin Vintners

Proving that the cool-climate Elgin valley provides superior terroir for Pinot Noir, Elgin Vintners crowned a trio of medals with the trophy for the best Pinot Noir at the 2019 Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards on Friday (4 October 2019).

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Blaauwklippen Reaps Gold at Michelangelo Awards

The Blaauwklippen team is in a celebratory mood after the 2019 Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards, where the panel of international judges awarded two of our wines with Gold medals.


Agulhas Wine Triangle shines in the FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10

The southernmost vineyards on the African continent, ancient soils, extreme winds, a raw landscape, custodians of nature, terroir-driven wine, a quest for adventure. This is the Agulhas Wine Triangle, Wine for Explorers. 

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Cauliflower and Gorgonzola Soup with Creation Merlot

The perfect winter pairing of Creamy Cauliflower and Gorgonzola Soup with the spicy aromas of Creation Merlot.


Heineken Eyes North Coast For Expansion

The company, which has headquarters in Amsterdam, has acquired a number of local beers over the past few years and is looking to upscale its capacity to meet the growing domestic demand for beer.

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Tequila Market Segmentation 2019

The Global Tequila Market 2019 summaries various key players ruling the market. With an objective to define, describe and analyze the sales volume, value, market share, market competition landscape, S


Heineken 0.0 Launch Has Put The Brewer On The Back Foot In Malaysia

One might think that a simple inquiry to a major brewery would be warmly welcomed, especially when it is about one of their recently released products. But it's not that straight-forward when it comes


Jim Beam Teams With Budweiser For Second Limited Edition Lager

The new Budweiser Reserve Black Lager is a limited edition "American-style" lager that's been "aged on six-year Jim Beam bourbon barrel staves" for what's said to be "a bolder taste."


How To Spend 24 Hours In Caledon

In the Western Cape? Pay a visit to Caledon, one of the province's hidden gems.


Heineken Eyes Kzn North Coast For Expansion

Proposed shortlisted sites for the new brewery is a site at Inyaninga in eThekwini or a site close to the Gledhow Mill in KwaDukuza.


Tesco Slashes The Price Of Bombay Sapphire Gin And Jack Daniel’s Whisky

Supermarket has announced huge discounts across alcohol ahead of Christmas


Coke Wins Indonesian Cola War As Pepsi Pulls Out

Pepsi is to pull the plug on sales in Indonesia, it has announced in a long-anticipated move which comes as rival Coca-Cola plans to expand in the market.


These Halloween-themed Bars Are Must-visits In October

Shots served in skull glasses, bodies hanging from ceilings, skeletons grabbing drinks at the bar -- you'll see it all at these Halloween bars in Philadelphia.


New Absolut Bottle Celebrates Recycling

Pernod Ricard has launched its latest limited-edition Absolut vodka bottle celebrating recycling and reuse


72andsunny Helps Smirnoff Vodka Tell Its Extraordinary Story

The campaign is an evocative homage to the colourful 155 year history of Smirnoff.


Pernod Ricard’s Havana Club Professional Editions C And D

Pernod Ricard has added two new variants to its on-premise-only Havana Club Professional Edition range.


Cocktail Fever —spring Gin And Tonic