Category: Drinks

Drinks, Featured

Cocktail of the Month: Hold Back The Tears

Jan 10, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

This month we’re shaking up the Hold Back The Tears cocktail – a combination of rum, Falernum syrup, lemon juice and egg white. It’s all about mixing up a balance between the ingredients into an absolutely delish and oh-so-refreshing craft cocktail that you’ll want to make again […]

Drinks, Night life

Crack open a couple cold ones and cheer on your team at Tigers Milk Melrose Arch

Jan 8, 2020, Author: Candice May

Your team is playing. Your person is boxing. Your horse is running. Your country is … swimming? We all love a bit of sports. But are there actually any decent sports bars in Joburg? You know, the ones that don’t try to dissolve your taste […]

Drinks

Ring in the new year with these perfect wines

Jan 6, 2020, Author: Candice May

Whatever your preferred outdoor activity this January, a great bottle of wine can brighten any occasion. So, to celebrate the possibilities of 2020, we’ve rounded up our best buys for barbecues, picnics and long, lazy lunches. Cheers!  READ MORE ON DRINKS HERE. A sumptuous sip of […]

Drinks

These Are SA’s Best Old-Fashioned Cocktail Bars

Dec 13, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Woodford Reserve, the world’s top-selling super-premium bourbon, has been in search of South Africa’s best Old-Fashioned cocktail bar with the 5th annual Woodford Bourbon Trail campaign. These are the top three SA Old-Fashioned cocktail bars and the deliciously unique renditions of the father of all […]

Drinks

The secret steps behind blending scotch

Dec 12, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Dive into the world of whisky as we take you through the sensory experience of blending scotch whisky. READ MORE ON FOOD & DRINK HERE. Dewar’s global ambassador, Fraser Campbell, educates us on the art of whisky blending, showcasing how Dewar’s multi-award-winning Master Blender, Stephanie Macleod, […]

Drinks

Changes for Franschhoek Wine Tram

Dec 10, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Spring is the season for new beginnings and after four years in the village, Franschhoek Wine Tram will be moving to their new home on the corner of Main Road and Cabriere Street.  READ MORE ON DINING OUT HERE. A purpose-built terminal that straddles the existing […]

Celebrations, Drinks

Healthy celebrations: Alcohol (or none) for the health-conscious drinker

Dec 5, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Except for the harsh laws on drinking and driving these days, people are also leaning towards a healthier lifestyle, which means your drinks list for the festive season might have to be tweaked.  READ MORE ON DINING OUT HERE.   No mocking of the mocktails  Mocktails are not […]

Drinks, Travel

Wineland wandering – a guide to the Cape’s winelands

Dec 3, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

With numerous flights leaving both Joburg and Pretoria for Cape Town on a daily basis, a visit to the renowned Cape Winelands is all but farfetched.   READ MORE ON PEOPLE OF JOBURG HERE. When you look at the broad Cape region, there are countless wine farms and […]

Drinks, Our Top 5

Our top 5 wines to try this festive season

Dec 2, 2019, Author: Candice May

We don’t know your story, but one of the things we lust after during the festive season is the wine. There’s always a myriad of delightful choices to sip with your magical family – these are our top 5 selected for their unique story, amazing taste, […]

Drinks, Featured

Cocktail of the Month: Around the World

Nov 28, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Ever want to take a stroll around the world? The Around the World cocktail by Thirst Bar Services is the next best thing. It mixes gin with orange and lemon juice … and just a touch of ginger juice. Bottoms up!  READ MORE ON DINING […]