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Art, Whisky Tops Big Spending Passion in Kenya

The allure of a good life and taste for the finer things in life that money can buy has taken root in Kenya as the number of millionaires grows. Kenya’s high-net-worth individuals though relatively reserved being in a country where the poverty rate stands at 36 per cent, they are investing in exotic homes and joining a small breed of wealthy people across the globe who spend fortunes in the rarest and most grandeur objects of desire like whiskies, limited edition coins, classic cars, art, stamps …



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Boity toasts with Moët & Chandon to celebrate 4 million followers milestone

  Today, SA’s favourite TV personality, actress and rapper Boitumelo Thulo (AKA Boity) is truly owning her throne and celebrating a momentous Moët milestone as she became one of South Africa’s first celebrities to reach four million Instagram followers. Boity, who just celebrated her 30th birthday, took to Instagram to announce the news and express her heartfelt gratitude with a powerful symbolic visual of her glamorously poised upon a Moët & Chandon plinth holding a glass of Moët & …



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Cape Helderberg Challenged to Go Smoke-Free

Somerset Mall Gets Store for Alternative to Cigarettes Cape Town, 17th September, 2020 – Philip Morris South Africa (PMSA) continues to deliver on its vision of a smoke-free South Africa with the opening of another IQOS retail space, this time in the Somerset Mall in the Helderberg. “The launch of the new space at Somerset Mall follows a further retail expansion across South Africa. Currently we have 25 retail sites nationally and this additional retail site is part of our ongoing efforts. This …



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Celebrate International Gin and Tonic Day with a Classic

A simple refreshing drink without complication Gin, the quintessential British drink previously drunk by soldiers, tennis fans and housewives has seen a massive revival in the rise and culture of this juniper-based alcohol. There is an overwhelming choice of Gin to choose from often making us forget just how good a classic GnT is. Just about anything can be added to make a Gin cocktail but on the 19th of October it is International Gin and Tonic Day so why not celebrate with a classic – no fluff …



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From SA to USA: Veuve Clicquot toasts to the success of superstar Nomzamo Mbath

  Women’s Month this year is about celebrating powerful, resilient women who manage to persevere in the face of adversity. In challenging times, forging one’s destiny both locally and internationally isn’t a given. One woman doing just that however is Nomzamo Mbatha. It’s been a time of many personal highlights for the South African born and bred superstar actress and this year she’s celebrating her foray into the realm of global success in the spirit of Madame Clicquot. By always seeking t …



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HOW WILL WE BE DRINKING GIN THIS SUMMER?

Whether relaxing on a boat, sitting by the beach, or quietly sipping in your backyard, summer weekends are made for day drinking— which is why we’re obsessed with the new summer trend– Ready to Drink (RTD) Gin & Tonic serves. There’s never been a more extensive choice of RTD gins available – from fruity to floral, flavoured and spiced which makes them a smash hit with consumers looking for flavoured gin and stylish convenience this summer. Convenience and taste from Greenall’s Greenall’s Wil …



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INTRODUCING SUMMER’S HOTTEST NEW ADDITION CRUZ MANHATTAN BLOSSOM

Proudly introducing the much anticipated arrival of Cruz Manhattan Blossom into South Africa, just in time for summer. The new variant of the award winning New York brand CRUZ Vintage Black Vodka is finally here. Wrapped in a decadent pink design, Manhattan Blossom is made from the original Cruz Vintage Black Vodka  and infused with Juniper and Rose.  The premium New York dry craft vodka was developed as a first for South Africa and has done exceptionally well. The mouth-watering taste of Junipe …



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MOËT & CHANDON CELEBRATES ROGER FEDERER IN “THE MATCH IN AFRICA 6”

The French Champagne House is proud to support its global brand ambassador in a historic tennis match at Cape Town Stadium to benefit the Roger Federer Foundation Moët & Chandon celebrated its global brand ambassador and legendary champion Roger Federer, on the occasion of “The Match in Africa 6”, with an intimate champagne brunch hosted in the gardens of Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town. All profits from this first-ever Federer-Nadal exhibition match in South Africa will be allocated …



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OH SUGAR! CONSUMERS IN THE DARK ON SUGAR CONTENT OF SOME FLAVOURED GINS

Research reveals the sugar roulette consumers are playing when buying flavoured gins, with some major brands containing zero sugar while others contain up to 15 teaspoons.   Greenall’s Wild Berry Gin and BLOOM Jasmine& Rose contain zero sugar, while some other leading flavoured gin brands contain up to 90g of sugar per litre. Research shows that a third of consumers aren’t aware that some flavoured gins contain sugar. Unlike soft drinks producers, alcohol companies aren’t required by la …



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Oh what a night! Moët & Chandon opens the festive season in style at the Golden Tree Lighting Ceremony

It was a balmy Cape Town evening filled with magical moments and festive cheer, which saw a crowd of thousands gather to watch as the Moët & Chandon Golden Tree lit up against Table Mountain’s iconic silhouette.The collective joy was palpable as the grand tree’s twinkling lights sparkled in perfect unison to the sounds of ‘NessunDorma’ sung by internationally revered opera singers Given Nkosi and Magdalene Minnaar– avoice immediately recognisable from the opening of the Cape Town Stadium for …



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Philip Morris International launches IQOS 3 DUO

In pursuit of innovating the most-advanced smoke-free products for adult smokers, Philip Morris International (PMI) has introduced the latest addition to its heat-not-burn product portfolio, IQOS 3 DUO, featuring its fastest and most powerful holder within the IQOS family to date. In celebration of the launch we are offering a new colour, ‘Sunset Copper’ for a limited time as well as the existing colour varieties of white, gold, blue and grey,” says Zimbini Peffer, Marketing Director at Philip M …



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RICH DURBAN RANKED TOPS ON THE COVERTED WORLDS FINEST CLUB LIST

Durban, South Africa – RICH DURBAN was this week listed as one of the finest clubs on the globe by the curated globally network The World’s Finest Clubs. RICH DURBAN is the first champagne and cigar lounge to hit the local Durban scene mid last year. And with it’s remarkable modern design, state-of-the-art sound system and an overwhelming attention to detail, the venue proved extremely impressive with an atmosphere amplified with some of the best national and international artists bringing the b …



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Rye-Volution: Pioneering New Single Estate Rye Series by Belvedere Introduces Notion of Terroir in Vodka

New terroir-driven Single Estate Rye Series just in time for Springtime sipping Belvedere, the world’s original luxury vodka, reveals its latest innovation, the Belvedere Single Estate Rye Series, perfectly aligned to springtime sipping in South Africa. There are two distinctly different vodkas in this exciting new series, Smogóry Forest and Lake Bartężek. Both have taken their names from their respective singles estates of origin. Belvedere Smogóry Forest is crafted with rare Diamond Dankowskie …



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Seriously good rosé champagnes

  This year, the arrival of Spring Day is a change of season imbued with a sense of hope and after a long, hard winter we’re planning on celebrating the 1st of September with some serious joie de rosé. The mere mention of “rosé champagne” evokes memories of picnics, poolside sipping and warm evenings – sun-kissed, glass in hand and embracing an eagerly awaited new season. “Rosé has become the Champagne of millennials,” said anthropologist Richard Delerins at the 5th International Rosé Sympo …



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Woodford Reserve’s Bourbon Trail: In search of SA’s best Old Fashioned

In association with International Old Fashioned Week, Woodford Reserve, the world’s top-selling super-premium bourbon, will join the movement in South Africa with the 5th annual Woodford Bourbon Trail campaign in search of South Africa’s best Old-Fashioned cocktail bar.  International Old-Fashioned Week is the annual global celebration for bartenders and discerning consumers who appreciate a well-crafted drink. Globally over 1,300 bars in 60 countries will put their spin on the Old Fashioned coc …



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Your Ultimate Guide to Hosting & Toasting With All Things French on Bastille Day

  You may not be able to make it to Paris or France this year to celebrate but Bastille Day is the perfect excuse to celebrate all things French from the comfort of your own home by hosting a weekday soirée for those in your lockdown ménage – champagne glass in hand and cheese platter just in reach! In honour of France’s national holiday on Tuesday July 14th, here’s our guide on how to create your own Bastille Day celebration at home, to host, toast, pair and say “oui, oui, oui!” to all thi …



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