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Does Diet Coke Actually Make You Gain Weight?

If you can avoid taking in more food, does diet coke and other diet sodas still somehow make you gain weight?


Coca-Cola Cancels Tab Diet Soda Globally After 57 Years

The Coca-Cola Company’s first ‘diet soda’ brand Tab will be discontinued globally come 2021.


Blaauwklippen Opens The Doors Of Its New Farm Shop and Deli

Blaauwklippen’s new Farm Shop & Deli is all about local, offering a country-style destination in the heart of Stellenbosch that’s easily accessible for locals and stocks the best of locally grown and produced deli fare.


New Wine Bar, Culture, To Open On Bree Street

Wine. More than just a drink, it’s a culture.

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Costco Is Selling A Variety Pack Of Mini Patrón Bottles That Makes The Perfect Gift…to Yourself

Bottoms up!


Stellar Awards For Boplaas Cast Touriga Nacional Into The Limelight

The outstanding qualities of the Touriga Nacional grape variety has thrust it into the South African wine spotlight following two significant awards presented to Boplaas Family Vineyards in Calitzdorp in recent days. Its Boplaas Touriga Nacional 2019 was first selected as the Best Value Red Wine of the Year by Master of Wine Tim Atkin, in his seminal annual South African report, before going on to be named National Variety Champion at the Novare Terroir Awards.  

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Benguela Cove Honoured With South African Wine and Food Tourism Award

At the 2020 Wine and Food Tourism Awards in September, Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate was recognised as one of South Africa’s top three honourees in the Innovation category. Situated at the gateway to the Walker Bay wine region outside Hermanus, the estate is an hour’s drive from Cape Town International airport. 


Ketel One Vodka Is Latest Beverage Company To Bring Canned Cocktails To San Antonio

Ketel One vodka has joined the growing number of distillers with ready-to-drink cocktails on the market. A bubbly tipple touted as ?bright? and ?blooming with...

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Bonang Launches Her New Canned Wine

A lot of us have been wondering what it was that Bonang Matheba was about to launch and now the secret is out.


Highland Park Launches Cask Strength Release No.1

Orkney based distillery, Highland Park, has added the first cask strength edition to its core range.


Brian Joffe Banking On Gin And Tonic-fuelled Summer To Lift Covid-19 Gloom In South Africa

Long4Life, the investment group started by Bidvest founder, Brian Joffe, said that despite significant disruption on all group businesses as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, it did well to deliver r


Bringing Together Breast Cancer Warriors, Survivors And Champions

Always a highlight on the content calendar is the Strawberry Lips Breast Cancer Awareness Month campaign to raise funds for PinkDrive. As the number one cancer affecting South African women and with o


The Notorious B.i.g. Has A ‘new’ Track: An Unreleased Freestyle Turned Pepsi Commercial

The Notorious B.I.G.?s posthumous canon has a new addition: a 23-year-old freestyle that sang the praises of Pepsi that has been transformed into an advertisement by the soda giant itself. To?


The World’s Best Hotel Bars (and What To Drink There)

Alia Akkam's new book, "Behind the Bar: 50 Cocktail Recipes from the World's Most Iconic Hotels," celebrates hotel bars and their signature drinks. Discover the world's best hotel bars and their top c


Some Guinness Cans Temporarily Without Floating Widget Over Covid ‘supply Issue’

GUINNESS owners Diageo have confirmed that certain cans of the black stuff will temporarily no longer include the floating widget ? as the coronavirus pandemic has caused a ?supply issu?


Trinity Motor Yacht Amarula Sun For Sale

The 50 metre Trinity motor yacht Amarula Sun has been listed for sale with Galati Yacht Sales.


Notorious B.i.g. Releases Posthumous Freestyle In Partnership With Pepsi

Pepsi released a posthumous freestyle from the Notorious B.I.G.


Nemiroff Vodka Acquires Nemyriv Distillery Amid Privatisation Drive

Global vodka producer Nemiroff won an auction on 15 October to purchase the Nemyriv alcohol distillery in Ukraine. The facility was the first of about 80 to be privatised after a near-30-year state


Plymouth Gin Bar Opens Fabulous New Social Distancing Booths

Barbican Botanics Gin Room on New Street has set up brand new heated garden booths


Tia Maria Celebrates Uk Coffee Week With Limited Edition Cocktails

The world-famous coffee liqueur, Tia Maria, is celebrating UK Coffee Week this week until Sunday 25 October with some of London?s favourite cocktail bars including Homeboy, Chapter 72, Trailer Happine


Dumped Johnnie Walker Statue Strides Into Waterfall

Residents found the iconic statue during a clean-up.


5 Mccs To Try On Global Champagne Day

Whether it's the wallet-friendly supermarket option, or the seriously expensive stuff, choosing the right bottle can be a headache.


Avondale Wine Estate Opens Their Gardens In Aid Of Charity

All entrance fees will be donated to the Avondale Community Organisation which provides aid to the community's young children.


Nigeria: Lipton Ice Tea Nigeria Wins Global Peace Challenge

Lipton Ice Tea Nigeria has won the 2020 Global Peace One Day Challenge as its entry was adjudged the best out of 130 entries from over 100 countries.


Foodie Faves: Revisiting Our Favourite Restaurants In Cape Town

The bans have been lifted, and we are jubilant because our favourite restaurants have, once again, opened their doors to guests, bringing exciting, innovative, and delicious food and flowing wine back


Bacardi Unveils World’s First Biodegradable Spirts Bottle

Bacardi has unveiled plans to put the world?s first 100% degradable spirits bottles on shelves and back bars by 2023. The family-owned firm said it will...


Here’s Where You Can Enjoy Tia Maria Cocktails In Reading This Week

THE coffee liqueur Tia Maria is celebrating UK Coffee Week this week with a cocktail bar in Reading.


Travel South Africa: Explore The Beauty Of The Boland

Tucked around the Boland mountains of the central Cape Fold Belt, the Boland is a wine-making region of the Western Cape.


Bacardi First In Fight Against Plastic Pollution With 100% Biodegradable Spirits Bottle

Bacardi plans plastic-free future with launch of world's 1st biodegradable spirits bottle. Plant-based material will eliminate 3K tons of plastic


Water Saving Tips You May Not Have Thought Of

The Western Cape has been bumped up to level 5 water restrictions, find out what exactly this means plus get some great water saving tips.