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The Tavern Tatler

News for the liquor trade

#SmashTheLabel is a direct call to action to South Africans to stand proactively against any form of negative stereotyping and labelling.

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Brands on a winning streak

See who is celebrating a bumper awards season.

The judging panel comprised a broad spectrum of global wine professionals, including commercial buyers, importers, wine professionals, masters of wine, journalists and wine educators.

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Brand New Beverages

The latest beverages to hit the shelf

Made in small batches using quadruple-filtered water for purity and the finest ingredients available, new Fitch & Leedes Craft Cola takes a bow as the perfect accompaniment to premium spirits.

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Shaking up the industry

The people and brands making waves in the liquor and wine industries

We have come a long way as a country where black people’s participation in the wine industry was confined to being unskilled labourers on wine farms.

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Spaza and Tuckshop Association says NO to Tobacco Bill

The South African Spaza and Tuckshop Association adds its voice to the issue

The purpose of the organisation is to make the benefits of collective bargaining available to its members: spaza shops, tuckshops, general dealers, hair salons, and clothing stalls.

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NTHA celebrates youth, women and seniors

Phumzile Ratladi, NTHA general secretary

The second celebration took place on 25 July at Chief’s House. We invited 270 senior citizens, who were pampered with breakfast and lunch and gifted with blankets.

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The Tavern Tatler

News for the liquor trade

The artwork design captures the vibrancy of Soweto, the Kasi connection moments that bring its people together, the expressiveness of language and the pride of its people.

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Hot off the Press

News that informs and inspires in the retail industry

Shoprite Money is set to roll out in multiple countries in Africa over the next 12 to 18 months, which will hold additional benefits for customers including seamless and cost-effective cross-border remittance.

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A collective approach is needed

When we discuss matters facing our communities, unity is crucial

Liquor traders associations should also take the responsibility of educating their membership to understand the legislation including Acts, Bylaws and policies.

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New Tobacco Bill Is Deeply Flawed

Government’s interference is a threat to rights of individuals, private property owners and bad for small business

The Minister, in other words, will have the power to ban smoking outright throughout South Africa, a fantasy the current health minister has had for a long time.