Category: Drinks

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A good chardonnay with fish and chips: Sommelier Esmé Groenewald’s favourite pairing

Oct 14, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Hello Joburgers, ask celebrated sommelier Esmé Groenewald about her favourite food and wine pairing and she’ll tell you it’s a Chardonnay paired with fish and chips. READ MORE ON LEISURE ACTIVITIES HERE. For Groenewald – a board member at the South African Sommeliers Association (SASA) and […]

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The dos and don’ts of beer

Oct 11, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

All good Joburgers know that there’s nothing quite like an ice cold beer on a hot summer’s day. So here’s some handy advice from SAB Trade Brewer on how to enjoy beer at it’s finest. READ MORE ON FOOD AND DRINK HERE. 1.    Light Light is the […]

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Nescafé celebrates international coffee day

Oct 1, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Every year, International Coffee Day honours and gives recognition to the people, from farmers to baristas, who are making noteworthy contributions to the coffee industry. For the past four years, Nescafé has celebrated the day by bringing coffee to the streets through a creation of […]

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Johnnie Walker introduces South Africa’s first ever whisky meets polo masterclass

Sep 30, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

With its progressive thinking and it’s more nuanced approached to whisky enjoyment, the premium scotch whisky brand, Johnnie Walker introduces us to South Africa’s first ever Whisky Meets Polo Masterclass in association with the Nedbank International Polo. Johnnie Walker hosted acclaimed guests at this inaugural […]

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Sommeliers selection 2019: Where to taste the best food wines

Sep 27, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

The Sommeliers Selection 2019 winning wines have been announced in a year in which the popular wine tasting event – a must for those who like pairing wine with food – will take place in KwaZulu Natal for the first time, along with Gauteng and […]

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Raise the bar with Hennessy cocktails this summer

Sep 27, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Hennessy Cognac is one of the most celebrated and sophisticated spirits in the world. Produced in the Cognac region of France, this twice-distilled cognac is made from Ugni Blanc grapes and is enjoyed with a mixer as a long drink. What is perhaps less well […]

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The ultimate spring cocktail with Roku Gin

Sep 19, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

With Spring coming up we thought what better way than to sip on a G&T, or better yet – one of Roku’s gin based cocktails? READ MORE ON DINING OUT HERE. If you’re looking for a savoury cocktail to enjoy, indulge in either the Roku Negroni with flavours […]

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Elgin Ridge Sauvignon Blanc is springtime in a glass

Sep 13, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Savour the warm weather and enjoy a chilled glass of Elgin Ridge 282 Sauvignon Blanc 2016. READ MORE ON DINING OUT HERE. Called summer in a glass, this wine promises flavours reminiscent of the summer time, such as candied citrus, pear, sweet melon and lime undertones giving […]

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Poison of the Month: Drumshanbo Gunpowder Gin

Sep 6, 2019, Author: Candice May

In the province of Connacht in the West of Ireland, on the shores of Lough Allen, at the foothills of Sliabh an Iarainn, lies the tiny rural village of Drumshanbo. There, you’ll find PJ Rigney’s The Shed Distillery where medieval copper pot stills are used to fuse oriental botanicals […]

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News Cafe launches three new cocktails for Women’s month

Aug 23, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

In a bid to celebrate Women’s Month, premium cocktail bar News Cafe has partnered with Diageo’s most loved brands and female mixologist, Taneale Van Der Merwe to bring a taste of explosion in the form of Limited Edition cocktails suited for all women in the […]