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Italy’s iconic Moka coffee pots at risk of extinction


The classic coffee pot may disappear from Italian kitchens as Bialetti, the historic company that invented the moka in the 1930s, warns of impending bankruptcy.

 

Celebrate Halloween With A Few Spooky Phantom Gin Cocktails


Serve a range of spine-tingling Phantom Gin cocktails at your Halloween party.

 

South African Wineries With Haunted Histories


Few things are more captivating than a great bottle of wine, but ghost stories certainly run it close. 

 

The plastic straw was invented by the Sumerians for drinking beer


As sophisticated as ancient brewing practices were, there was still a chance for sediment to end up in a drinker’s pint, so Sumerians, Babylonians, and Egyptians were known to drink beer with straws made of reeds or gold, depending upon one’s social class.

 
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Bouchard Finlayson Food and Wine Dinner at Twelve Apostles


Bouchard Finlayson’s award-winning wines will headline The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa’s final food and wine dinner for 2018.

 

Four Modern Takes On Drinking Games


We all know the importance of not overindulging, particularly in alcoholic drinks. But most of us have also had those moments, particularly in our student days, when we have not always stuck to that rule. When it comes to drinking, some of the games we might remember from college or university days were likely to have led to sore heads the morning after.

 
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Top UK beer festivals for your diary over the coming weeks


The UK’s real ale scene has never been in better health. Microbreweries are thriving, and their bottled offerings are even starting to take on the big players on the supermarket shelves. It’s an exciting time for the industry, but the ideal way to experience the best of British beer is at a grassroots level.

 

the beachhouse joins hands with Clean C to clear our beaches of fireworks


Guy Fawkes Day, held annually on 5 November, is known for dazzling displays of fireworks – also on our Cape beaches. And while pretty to look at, these fireworks leave a massive mess in their wake, and this litter lands up in the ocean with disastrous consequences for marine life. This year, the beachhouse wines will be partnering with Clean C to rid our beaches of the debris caused by fireworks and restore them to their natural, pristine state.

 

Jordan Enters The Caffeine Market With The Launch Of Black Magic Coffee


With Halloween upon us, Jordan is excited to launch their Black Magic coffee, inspired by our Black Magic Merlot grown on Tourmaline-rich granite that darkens the soil, leading to perfumed, inky wines. 

 

Boschendal is a favourite with SA sommeliers


Boschendal’s 1685 Chardonnay 20171685 Merlot 2016 and Grande Cuvée Brut 2013 are so sought after. They’ve been sniffed, swirled and selected by the country’s top sommeliers for the prestigious 2018 Sommeliers Selection. A go-to list of SA’s best wines at every price point.

 

Terra del Capo Antipasto Bar serves up a seasonal Italian feast this summer


Summer brings with it longer days, warmer weather and all the reasons to book a table for lunch at the Terra del Capo Tasting Room and Antipasto Bar in Franschhoek. Situated on the mesmerizing Anthonij Rupert Estate, Chef HW Pieterse and his team invite you to sit back, relax and savour their showcase of antipasti on the new summer menu.

 

Mezcal, Tequila And Agave Spirit: What’s The Diffs?


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

 

10 Haunted Places In Cape Town


Cape Town is a place of beauty but our history is not without its ugly or scary aspects and as the past has come and gone, it has left behind a few stories might spark a chill down your spine.

 

What?s The Difference Between Champagne, Mcc, & Sparkling Wine?


Everything you need to know about bubbly.

 

101 Reasons To Pen Robertson’s Wine On The River Festival Into Your 2019 Calendar


Take a gorgeous river vista, the smell of cooking food, and a lush abundance of Robertson Wine Valley wines and you’ve got a foolproof recipe for a good time! That is, unless you drink a bit too muc

 

The Perfect Catch At Saltwater Grill


You could drive straight past Saltwater Grill in Pinelands daily and wonder what the food is all about, it is very accessibly situated in the busy suburb, a short stray off the N1 Highway.

 

This Tuk Tuk Wine Tour Is The Best Way To See The Stellenbosch Winelands!


Wine-hopping without a worry!

 

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Vegan And Vegetarian Menus Burst With Flavour At Bistro Sixteen82


Bistro Sixteen82 embraces World Vegan Day ? Thursday, 1 November 2018 with new menu Bistro Sixteen82, Steenberg’s popular cellar door restaurant in Constantia welcomes vegans and vegetarians this su

 

The Black Cat Bones, Femi Koya, Grassy Spark Added To 2019 Up The Creek Lineup


The lineup for the 2019 Up The Creek (UTC) music festival keeps growing with 18 acts already set to perform...

 

October Review Of The Month – Tjing Tjing Momiji


 

Wine Of The Month Club: Diemersdal?s Award-winning Winter Ferment 2018 Won?t Be Ignored


A new world style of Sauvignon Blanc.

 

#musicexchange: Thembeka Tabia Khumalo


The dynamic Thembeka Tabia Khumalo, who sings with Sipho Mabuse, blew minds on Friday night at the Baxter Theatre...

 

CÎroc Vodka Treats Guests To A Night Of Playful Luxury


CÎROC Life is on a hunt for the nation’s hottest hangouts, taking high energy party experiences to the hippest people around.

 

Musical Diversity Makes Jazz Festival A Truly Global Gathering


The mesmerising universality of the Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF) is evident in its latest announcement of 12 artists from a range of musical styles and different parts of the world...

 

Sodastream Offers Halloween ‘costume’ For Their Flagship Appliance


SodaStream gave their flagship appliance a halloween costume—a sort of Halloween prank from the millennial-focused company. What?s more interesting is what the appliance is dressing up as: a Nespres

 

Tabloids’ Coverage Of Stella Artois Research ‘misconstrued’


Stella Artois' research into how professionals spend their time has been intentionally "misconstrued" by tabloid newspapers, including the Daily Mail and The Sun, according to 3 Monkeys Zeno MD Christ

 

Cocktails, Unlimited: Halloween Served With A Side Of Whisky


This Halloween deck-up your bar with some spooky drinks.

 

A Four-course Thanksgiving Menu From The Chefs At Frenchette


An upside-down lamb for meat-lovers, a Moroccan-inspired tagine for vegetarians, and more dramatic ways to satisfy everybody at the table.

 

Met Police To Sell Branded Clothing


Police will sell branded clothing to raise money for frontline policing following years of cuts

 
 

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