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The real story behind Baileys Irish Cream and other great drinks brands

gluckman book comp‘‘That s*it will never sell!’’ is the title of David Gluckman’s autobiographical book that reveals the astonishing working life of one of the greatest innovators in the drinks industry. Just as incredible is that fact David’s career was launched after creating the Baileys liqueur in just 30 seconds… (more…)

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The Wonderful World of Hendrick’s Gin – and 3 ways to drink it

hendricks report 3The wonderful world of Hendrick’s Gin was compellingly shared by one of the leading authorities of this remarkable spirit at a vibrant tasting evening in the Indian Ocean port city of Dar-es-Salaam recently. (more…)

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The Best of Burgundy Wine Week

Burgundy 1The majestic wines of the region known as Burgundy in English were superbly showcased at London’s magnificent Bourgogne Week once again. This narrow wine region of eastern France, located south-east of Paris, has four contiguous districts (Chablis, Côte d’Or, Côte Chalonnaise, and Mâconnais) and Beaujolais some 70 miles south of the others. (more…)

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Wine tasting at The Brampton Wine Studio

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Cape Town Series: The Brampton Wine Studio, set in the elegant town of Stellenbosch in the heart of South Africa’s Cape Winelands, captures the vitality of the popular wine range full of appealing offerings – and a few surprises. (more…)

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Part II of Whisk(e)y Tasting and Jazz Evening at Akemi

fiveThe equivalent of 34 bottles of Scotch whisky was shipped from Scotland every second last year according to the Scotch Whisky Association. Patrons of Akemi Restaurant’s first Whisk(ey) and Jazz evening in Dar es Salaam were treated to a selection of this Scotch. Here are my tasting highlights… (more…)

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Whisk(e)y Tasting and Jazz Evening at Akemi Restaurant

oneAkemi, located on the 21st floor of Dar es Salaam’s  Jubilee Towers, hosted its first
Whisk(e)y Tasting and Jazz evening at the centre of the revolving restaurant last week. (more…)

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An Exquisite Wine and Food Evening at Hyatt Regency Dar es Salaam

An exclusive event for wine enthusiasts coming up at Hyatt Regency on Tuesday 25th October… De Wet Viljoen, Cellarmaster at acclaimed Stellenbosch estate Neethlingshof is visiting Dar es Salaam and will be hosting an exquisite evening of award winning wines from the estate paired with amazing dishes prepared by the talented Chefs at Hyatt Regency. Tickets cost 80,000 Tshs each. Buy yours at either MMI Tanzania Shop or Hyatt Regency Dar es Salaam.

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