The Perfect Bloody Mary
Oct09

The Perfect Bloody Mary

The perfect  hangover cure , or the before lunch drink . The Bloody Mary...

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Sherry, a Winter warmer
Jun01

Sherry, a Winter warmer

Sherry warms the bones on cold chilly nights, yet do you know how it is made and why Old Brown , cannot put the word “sherry” on its label. Below is a quick bit of information on this great Winter warmer Source: MC...

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Know your Wine- Infographic
Mar10

Know your Wine- Infographic

Wine is a wonderful thing , and there are so many different types. So how do you know which one goes with what to bring out the flavour and enjoyment of your food experience, after all we are not all wine connoisseurs. Below is a guide to help you choose your wine more wisely. Salut!    

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Need to know: drinking and driving
Dec28

Need to know: drinking and driving

Not only are you putting your own life in danger, but you are also risking the lives of every other driver and pedestrian on the road. Dr Robyn Holgate, the chief medical officer of ER24 said, “In South Africa, the legal limit is a breath alcohol content of 0.24mg per 1 000ml, or a blood alcohol limit of 0.05g per 100ml. The general rule of thumb is a maximum of one unit of alcohol per hour.” However, to be safer she suggests staying...

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South Africa: What’s in a Name? PJ Powers Disagrees With a Liquor Store Advert
Jun25

South Africa: What’s in a Name? PJ Powers Disagrees With a Liquor Store Advert

ANALYSIS The free market is a ruthless place where gazillions of products and brands compete for the attention of potential consumers. It is a space where a colour, a few bars of music or even a typeface can come to be associated with a product, service or brand. In this noisy marketplace, established and iconic celebrities too can be used to promote or “push” just about anything – usually with their permission, of...

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