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It’s almost impossible to conceive of us having reached November already. This year has proven to be a huge test of strength and endurance for everyone. With Christmas holidays looming and the possibility of further, more stringent lockdown, it may be wise to make sure your cellars are stocked to ensure a stress-free December break. Something we all thoroughly deserve. Our Push Play 2020 Festive Catalogue launched earlier this month and is jam-packed full of great gifting ideas at great prices. So if it’s gifting for loved ones or simply stocking up on your festive season fare, there is definitely...

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Not sure how it happened but October has somehow become a month to test our sobriety – a gearing up for the holiday months to come and the festivities of Christmas and New Year possibly? There are tons of delicious non-alcoholic drinks to get you through just such a month but at the same time, we would caution you that 23 October is officially Champagne Day at Norman Goodfellows and we are offering great specials on all your favourite French labels. In fact, we have extended these great prices for the entire month of October so stock up on Moët...

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What would spring or Heritage Day be without ice-cold beer? Add a real treat to your braai day celebrations with this refreshing Shandy.   HERITAGE SHANDY   INGREDIENTS 180ml beer 180ml lemonade Garnish: lemon slice   METHOD Gather the ingredients. Pour the beer into a pint glass until it is about half full. Fill with lemonade. Garnish with a lemon slice.   View our full range of beers https://www.ngf.co.za/collections/beers-ciders-coolers    

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No need for roses this Women’s Month when there’s a DaiquiROSÉ to be made! Shake things up with the classic Daiquiri by adding your favourite rosé.   INGREDIENTS 60ml rosé 30ml rum 15ml fresh lime juice 15ml simple syrup Lemon wedge for garnish   METHOD Shake all the ingredients together with ice and strain into a coupe. Garnish with lime wedge or wheel.  

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Winter has set in which means it’s time to sip on warm drinks and eat wholesome comfort food. Shake things up this winter by skipping the store-bought instant drinks and make yourself a homemade hot chocolate with a Kahlúa twist.   KAHLÚA INDULGENCE   INGREDIENTS 2 cups milk 2 tablespoons sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons Dutch-processed unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 30ml Kahlúa coffee liqueur Pinch of nutmeg Mini marshmallows, for serving Salted caramel, for serving  Chocolate syrup, for serving   METHOD In a medium saucepan, combine milk, sugar, cocoa powder, cinnamon and nutmeg over medium heat until heated through,...

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