Category: Drinks

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Nederburg wines are raking in the awards

May 12, 2017, Author: Hello Joburg

Nederburg wines have been winning awards since pa fell off the bus, and to be honest it’s not really surprising, given the international demand for their offerings. Nederburg is the sole South African winery featured in the esteemed Drinks International ‘World’s Most Admired Wine Brands’ […]

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Our top 3 easy drinking chardonnays

May 5, 2017, Author: Hello Joburg

Did you know…26th of May is Chardonnay Day? Well now you do 🙂 And we will be quaffing a glass or three of course. These are our Top 3 Chardonnays of all time, as well as a bit of info about each one, something to mull […]

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Celebrate Mother’s Day with Krone bubbles

May 4, 2017, Author: Hello Joburg

We love bubbles, Hello Joburgers, and it’s no lie when we say that Krone is one of our faves. Krone, masters of vintage Cap Classique from the historic Twee Jonge Gezellen Estate in Tulbagh, have released the 2016 vintages of the Krone Rosé Cuvée Brut […]

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Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival

May 3, 2017, Author: Hello Joburg

An annual calendar highlight, we are looking forward to the much-anticipated annual Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival at Summer Place on the 16th and 17th May. This is South Africa‘s longest running, most elite wine show and they have enjoyed Standard Bank sponsorship for the […]

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It’s cocktail time with Bisquit Cognac!

May 2, 2017, Author: Hello Joburg

Okay, we are hanging on to summer as much as we possibly can, and to be honest the thought of winter is just to ghastly to handle. So in that spirit, we would love to share these awesomely tasty, and fun to make at home […]

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Poison of the Month – Castle Milk Stout Chocolate

Apr 21, 2017, Author: Hello Joburg

You read that right… Chocolate beer. We’re not complaining! We have quite the sweet tooth, and we love to knock back a nice cold one every now and again. Launch date: 2015 How it’s made: Milk Stout is brewed with water, yeast and hops – […]

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De Krans has us tickled…pink

Apr 17, 2017, Author: Hello Joburg

Champagne to celebrate? Why not completely shake things up and celebrate with port? Yup, you got it – birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, or simply even a pre-dinner drink – a glass of chilled De Krans Cape Pink goes down a treat. Yes, it’s sweet, but it’s […]

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Starbucks adds almond milk to it’s menu

Apr 13, 2017, Author: Hello Joburg

Starbucks SA has added almond milk as it’s third non-dairy alternative alongside soya and coconut milk, and is available at all Starbucks stores in South Africa and can be enjoyed in any handcrafted Starbucks handcrafted beverage. Almond milk has a thicker consistency that delivers a […]

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For the Love of Vino with Miguel Chan

Apr 10, 2017, Author: Bianca Spinner

Miguel Chan has the best job ever! As Tsogo Sun’s Group Sommelier, Miguel is responsible for maintaining a world-class wine and beverage standard across the groups’ restaurants. Trying wine all day, paired with delish food? Where do we sign up? A wine sommelier is a trained […]

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Brandy of the month – Uitkyk Grand Reserve

Apr 4, 2017, Author: Hello Joburg

We are not really big brandy drinks, however the latest release Uitkyk 10-Year-Old Grand Reserve potstill brandy is not half bad, Hello Joburgers. Winemaker Estelle Lourens says each cultivar selected from the Uitkyk estate, dating back to 1712, contributes to the flawless, flavourful and well-balanced […]