Talking rum with a master

Drinks writer Leah van Deventer recently went to Trinidad for the Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge, where she put together this exclusive rum interview for More Than Food.

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Rum diaries with Angostura

The rum revolution is underway, with the popularity of this fun drink on a significant upswing. Leah van Deventer went all the way to the Caribbean, the historic home of rum, to chat to Master Blender at Angostura Rum, Carol Homer-Caesar, to find out about the art – and science – behind rum blending.

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Cape Town’s coolest cocktail bars

Cape Town isn’t called the Mother City for nothing. This is where South African – and African – trends are born, and the cocktail scene is no exception. Here’s what’s shaking down south: where to go, who to know and what to expect.

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South Africa’s 7 best mobile bars

Planning your company’s year-end function, getting hitched or keen to throw a killer birthday bash? Great drinks are vital, so do them properly with a professional mobile bar. Here are the ones we recommend, from around the land.

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Sensible drinking: how to be responsible and still have fun

Let’s be honest: there are few things as fun – or stress relieving – as throwing back a few drinks in a dimly lit bar, preferably in the company of a sexy stranger. Yes, the night is dark and full of terrors, but that shouldn’t stop you from enjoying yourself. Here’s how to get your drink on without serious regrets.

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