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#BizTrends2021: Confessions of a drinks salesman

A light-hearted take on drinks mega-trends for the year ahead...

By Rowan Leibbrandt 15 Jan 2021

Kauai launches subscription service for daily coffees and smoothies

Kauai has introduced a subscription service offering multiple coffees every day for a month as well as a daily smoothie for either 15 or 30 days...

14 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: The emerging plant-based paradigm - 7 trends for 2021

The plant-based movement has become an unstoppable trend globally as well as in South Africa during the last few years. Entrepreneur, food consultant and plant based advocate Mira Weiner highlights seven key plant-based trends for 2021...

By Mira Weiner 11 Jan 2021

Extended alcohol ban pushes craft brewers to the brink of closure

The third ban on alcohol sales has had a devastating impact on the craft brewing industry...

8 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Wine in the wake of corona

From Covid-19 to an economic downturn, so much of our energy was spent just getting through each day. For many of us in the wine industry, this became a lot harder when a ban on alcohol sales was implemented in late March 2020. Join us as we take a moment to reflect on what was and the lessons we can take into the new year...

By Kristen Duff and Gosia Young 7 Jan 2021

RIP Dorah Sitole

Chef and former editor of True Love magazine, Dorah Sitole passed away on Monday, 4 January 2021, at 67 years old...

4 Jan 2021

Facebook launches online city guide for Johannesburg

Facebook has launched its "JoziPlug Community Guide", making Johannesburg the first city in Africa to join the global community guides initiative...

By Wiehahn Diederichs 29 Dec 2020

The Drinks Business names Journey's End Vineyards 'Ethical Company of the Year'

Situated above Sir Lowry's Pass Village in the Helderberg basin, Journey's End Vineyards has been awarded 'Ethical Company of the Year' in The Drinks Business 2020 Green Awards...

23 Dec 2020

While everything is on ice, Zari celebrates openings!

Silvana Dantu, founding partner of African Equations, producer and marketer of Zari Sparkling a premium beverage range, discusses how Zari and stockists celebrate openings and occasions, despite lockdowns...

Issued by Zari Sparkling Grape 22 Dec 2020

Platter's by Diners Club publishes the 2021 South African Wine Guide

The 2021 Platter's by Diners Club South African Wine Guide has been unveiled. Now in its 41st edition, the guide features well over 900 producers, merchants and brands...

22 Dec 2020

CloudChef launched to support local chefs dish up fine dine-in meals

Earlier this year, the Covid-19 pandemic forced restaurants across the country to close for a significant period and with South Africa experiencing its second peak...

18 Dec 2020

WCDoA supports wine tourism employees with R12m funding

The Western Cape Department of Agriculture will be providing crucial relief to employees in the South African wine tourism sector, in the form of a R12m support fund.

18 Dec 2020

Faithful to Nature collaborates with SA creators to support NPO The Zoe Project

Faithful to Nature unveils its first exclusive festive collaboration entitled the Artists' Collection. The collaboration is a partnership with local artists and designers to support The Zoe Project, a Cape-based non-profit organisation (NPO) that provides care and support to vulnerable children, mothers and pregnant women...

16 Dec 2020

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