Ten Things About Champagne
There are ten essential insights into the world of Champagne to prepare you for the upcoming Johannesburg Cap Classique, Champagne & Bubbles Festival, slated for May 17th and 18th at the Inanda Polo Club in Sandton. Protected Origins: Only wines crafted within the...
Book review: Bad Blood by Tobin Elliott
"Bad Blood" by Tobin Elliott is an enthralling journey into the depths of a young girl's tumultuous emotions, set against the backdrop of a family in turmoil. I received an audio review copy of this book, and it was a captivating two-an-a-half hours. The year is 1975,...
Diarise: The Johannesburg Cap Classique, Champagne & Bubbles Festival
The Johannesburg Cap Classique, Champagne & Bubbles Festival is back, and it's promising to be bigger, better, and bubblier than ever before! Mark your calendars for Friday, May 17, from 18:00 to 22:00 and Saturday, May 18, from 11:00 to 16:00. The Johannesburg...
A quick little James Patterson twofer
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Ten Things About Champagne

Ten Things About Champagne

There are ten essential insights into the world of Champagne to prepare you for the upcoming Johannesburg Cap Classique, Champagne & Bubbles Festival, slated for May 17th and 18th at the Inanda Polo Club in Sandton. Protected Origins: Only wines crafted within the...

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Starbucks Cold Brew – refreshingly smooth

Starbucks Cold Brew – refreshingly smooth

Starbucks South Africa is excited to reintroduce the Starbucks Cold Brew range that features the Traditional Cold Brew, Cold Brew Latte, and Cold Brew with Vanilla Sweet Cream. Cold brew vs iced coffee Cold brew differs from iced espresso beverages like an iced latte...

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Know your sparkling wine

Know your sparkling wine

Prosecco and champagne are popular sparkling wines that have more similarities than differences. While both styles of sparkling wine can produce rosé sparkling wines, Prosecco rosé was only approved in May 2020. Prosecco and champagne are both made from still wine...

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De Krans P&T is this summer’s pre-mix

De Krans P&T is this summer’s pre-mix

De Krans P&T is South Africa's first and only port-style wine and tonic. If you find gin and tonic too bitter to your taste, you will love this drink. Port-style wines are part of De Krans Wines' heritage, and the winery has become one of South Africa's most...

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How people around the world drink Rooibos

How people around the world drink Rooibos

According to the SA Rooibos Council (SARC), more people are trying Rooibos than ever before, but each country has its own way of drinking it. According to Adele du Toit, SARC spokesperson, tea-drinking traditions have been incorporated into cultures around the world...

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Something fresh at Starbucks

Something fresh at Starbucks

As summer draws to an end, Starbucks is rolling out fresh food nationwide with a delicious new menu of freshly prepared and ready-to-go snacks and treats. They invited me to try some of it. Some of their new offerings include the granola pot, a breakfast favourite...

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Cheers to Gin and Tonic Day

Cheers to Gin and Tonic Day

Every year on 19 October the world celebrates Gin and Tonic Day. And if you know me at all, you know it's a celebration I fully support. According to lore, this modest drink was invented as a tactic to get British soldiers and other officials to take their quinine, a...

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Win with NESCAFÉ GOLD

Win with NESCAFÉ GOLD

NESCAFÉ GOLD provides coffee fans with a chance to win one-of-a-kind luxurious prizes as part of their Crafted Beyond Compare Winter 2021 campaign. Each month until August you can win the bespoke Xesha timepiece and/or the specially created Nungu Diamonds jewellery....

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