Gin for beginners

Brush up on your gin-telligence with this article for be-ginners.  So… first things first… What exactly is gin? Well, according…

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Meet SA’s World Class finalists

The finalists in the 2016 Diageo World Class Bartender Competition – the fifth in South Africa – have been announced. The top six were selected based on the points they notched up in their respective regional finals, held earlier in May this year. This marks a change in the competition structure, which in previous years has admitted the top contestants from the individual Cape Town, Durban and Joburg heats.

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How much booze should you buy for a party?

We’ve all been there: in a moment of generosity (or madness!) you’ve invited a bunch of friends to a catered birthday/engagement/farewell party, but you have no idea how much booze to buy. Now before you back track and try repackage the event as a bring-and-braai, read on.

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Meet World Class winner Brent Perremore

Capetonian craft bartender Brent Perremore has just been crowned South Africa’s Best Bartender in the Diageo Reserve World Class National Finals. We caught up with this mega mixologist in Cape Town prior to him heading to the UK to compete in the Global Final, which takes place from 28 July to 1 August 2014.

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