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SALTA supports global smart drinking goals

SALTA Quarterly Column

Alcohol abuse is a reality and African countries have been identified as the most affected by harm caused by alcohol consumption.

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World Whisky Day 2019

Celebrating World Whisky Day with The Iconic Striding Man

The striding man changed direction in 1999 for the launch of the Keep Walking campaign, to depict him walking forwards into the new millennium.

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Winning Wines

Our local favourites are making waves on the international wine scene

The WWSA is considered the world’s most important wine & spirits competition judged by women with the judging panel comprising 100 of the most influential female wine buyers around the globe.

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Hot off the press

News that informs and inspires in the retail industry

The Act will raise the earnings of an estimated six million South Africans who currently earn below this level.

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Enough harassment by law enforcement agencies!

Gauteng Liquor Forum Quarterly Column

When they see the shebeen permit, they say it has expired and they confiscate liquor without following proper procedures.

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Associations and members say enough is enough!

NTHA Quarterly Column

Liquor traders are hardworking people who sacrifice much to improve their lives and those of their families.

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Strongbow brings excitement to the heart of Jozi

by Spotong

The world’s no. 1 cider is positioning itself to South African consumers as the perfect drink for the long chill as it can be enjoyed during the day and well into the night.

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Where does the Gauteng Liquor Act put shebeens?

Shebeens will never be wished away, they are here to stay!

This is indeed embarrassing to all shebeeners who are expected to comply with the Act which does not acknowledge their very existence!

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The many dangers of dodgy alcohol

Cheap, illegal products encourage binge drinking and underage alcohol consumption among other health risks to consumers

The South African economy suffered a loss of R6.4-billion in 2017 due to illicit alcohol activities, an industry that generates an annual revenue of R12.9-billion and which is unregulated.

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How Diageo's J&B Hive is doing great things for the community

Helping entrepreneurs take their business to the next level

“The J&B Hive is more than just a free space to work, but also an incubation hub for up-and-coming talent who need a little help to get their business up to the next level.