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  • The Union Bar Launches 13-Week Pop-Up Bar with Black Bottle Blended Scotch Whisky 24 March 2016
    The Union Bar Launches 13-Week Pop-Up Bar with Black Bottle Blended Scotch Whisky Masters of here-today-gone-tomorrow entertainment, The Union Bar, recently launched their latest pop-up bar in Illovo, Johannesburg with blended Scotch whisky brand, Black Bottle. Their basement showcase, festooned in black and gold, will be running for 13 weeks, until 11 June 2016. "This is not just any pop-up," says Joshua Shifren, who conceived The Union Bar…
  • So Happy Carnival Launches In Cape Town 24 March 2016
    So Happy Carnival Launches In Cape Town Carnival! Just the word itself forms magic images of colourful celebration; a party that has no limits -clowns and jugglers, costumed guests dancing to non-stop joyous music, a festival for adults sharing in day of spontaneous fun. Tables laden with food and drink, stalls that offer exotic opportunities and challenges, performers creating music, dance and…
  • An Easter treasure hunt for adults 24 March 2016
    An Easter treasure hunt for adults For those of us who have left childhood behind but still yearn to search for hidden loot, Van Ryn's Distillery in Stellenbosch have given the old treasure hunt a contemporary twist. With a nod to the geocache phenomenon which is an outdoor recreational activity where participants use Global Positioning System (GPS) coordinates to find hidden…
  • World's Best Brandy accolade for Klipdrift Premium 24 March 2016
    World's Best Brandy accolade for Klipdrift Premium In a boost for Distell's reputation as a producer of world-class brandies, the popular Klipdrift Premium has been named as 2016's World's Best Brandy at the World Brandy Awards. The World Brandy Awards panel pronounced Klipdrift Premium as having "aromas of milk chocolate, sponge cake and caramel", "gentle woodiness" and "a sweet, fruity finish". "The…
  • THE UNION BAR AND BLACK BOTTLE SCOTCH WHISKY JOIN FORCES 10 March 2016
    THE UNION BAR AND BLACK BOTTLE SCOTCH WHISKY JOIN FORCES The Union Bar, masters of here-today-gone-tomorrow entertainment, is collaborating with none other than Black Bottle blended Scotch whisky to offer the who's who in Jozi a world-class pop-up production to run for 13 weeks, starting on March 11. This is not just any bar. THINK BLACK. THINK GOLD. THINK SOPHISTICATION, STYLE AND DELICIOUS COCKTAILS. From…
  • LISMORE WINES IN THE SPOTLIGHT INTERNATIONALLY. 10 March 2016
    LISMORE WINES IN THE SPOTLIGHT INTERNATIONALLY. Lismore Estate wines from Greyton, South Africa, have achieved considerable success internationally in recent reports and commendations from Neal Martin in Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, Decanter Magazine and Jancis Robinson of the Financial Times. Samantha O'Keefe's "fabulous" 2014 Syrah is the only SA red to achieve 'Top 50' status in Robert Parker's Top 50 Picks…
  • ALBERTON CONSUMER WINS WATCH WORTH R40 000 10 March 2016
    ALBERTON CONSUMER WINS WATCH WORTH R40 000 David O’Brien of New Redruth in Alberton, Johannesburg, will be telling time in style after he won a Breitling Superocean 44 watch worth about R40 000 in a recent Bunnahabhain single malt whisky competition. The competition was run nationwide during the festive season in collaboration with Norman Goodfellows Fine Wine and Spirit Merchants. David received his…
  • THE LOUIS XIII “ART OF GENIUS” EXPERIENCE RAISES MONEY FOR CHARITY 10 March 2016
    THE LOUIS XIII “ART OF GENIUS” EXPERIENCE RAISES MONEY FOR CHARITY "Art of Genius" by the King of Cognacs, Louis XIII, is a concept that was designed as an auction lot for the recent AfrAsia Bank Cape Wine Auction. This event brings together art and artistry in an unique, immersive experience.   Each decanter of Louis XIII is carefully crafted from 1,200 eaux-de-vie, by four generations…
  • “LUKE DALE-ROBERTS AT THE SAXON” IS HERE TO STAY 10 March 2016
    “LUKE DALE-ROBERTS AT THE SAXON” IS HERE TO STAY South Africa, Cape Town; JOHANNESBURG foodies will delight in the exciting news that the Luke Dale-Roberts pop-up restaurant at the Saxon is to become a permanent feature from May this year. Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa Managing Director, George Cohen says of the new restaurant: "I've personally been a longstanding admirer of Luke's cuisine and…
  • COINTREAU CREATIVE CREW LAUNCHES IN SA 10 March 2016
    COINTREAU CREATIVE CREW LAUNCHES IN SA 8 March 2016 – Cointreau, the triple sec produced in Saint-Barthélemy-d'Anjou, France, pioneers their way by launching the official Cointreau Creative Crew initiative in South Africa as part of the worldwide philanthropist programme. The Creative Crew R100 000 Grant Scheme will encourage champion creatives to make their dreams a reality. The Cointreau Creative Crew is…