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How long can your open wine last?
How long can your open wine last?

Wine gets better with age, but how long does it last after you remove the cork?

Do you ever un-cork your wine, and not finish it? It happens.

Read more on how long your wine can stay un-corked for: é

  1. Sparkling wine can last 1-3 days in the fridge after removing the cork.
  2. Light White and Rosé Wine will be fine for 5-7 days with the cork placed on top.
  3. Full bodied white wine will be fine for 3-5 days in the fridge with the cork.
  4. Fortified wine will be fine for 28 days in a cool dark place ...
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Liquor City Customer Care Line

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From Malt to Scotch Whisky
From Malt to Scotch Whisky

Are you a Scotch whisky drinker? Some may know that malt is used to make this classy alcoholic beverage. However, for those that do not know, the malt content is very important as it is used to add flavour, nutrients and help with the enzyme activity when distilled.

To be known as ‘Scotch whisky’, a mash of cereals, water and yeast must be distilled and matured in Scotland for a minimum of three years in oak casks. There are different types of Scotch whisky from single malt Scotch whisky, ...

Liquor City is keeping it GINteresting!
Liquor City is keeping it GINteresting!

Liquor City has brought on 3 new gins to add to our house brand collection! We are always looking to keep our customers happy, and what better way than with gin – it is the current drink of choice, after all.

What are the new gins you can find at Liquor City you ask?

1. Horizon Fire Fijnbos

Horizon Fire has 2 gins for you to GINjoy. African Dry gin, which has variants of juniper berries and tones of grapefruit, lemon and mandarin orange. Our Fijnbos Gin has tones of spicier flavours like cori...

Cheers to Wining and Dining
Cheers to Wining and Dining

There is nothing quite like a fine wine paired with a yummy dinner.

Liquor City brings you a guide to getting the most out of your pairing options.

Pinot Noir wines are amazing when combined with foods that entail earthy flavours such as mushrooms.

Chardonnay? Pair it perfectly with fish or any seafood.

Cabernet Sauvignon is delightful with red meats such as steaks and chops.

Sauvignon Blanc is scrumptious when paired with saucy foods and tart dressings.

Dry Rosé is ide...

Licor Beirão
Licor Beirão
Licor Beirão – this well-known liqueur was founded pre-World War 1 era. This delightful drink is exclusively available from Liquor City, but before being brought over to South Africa, it had its roots in Portugal – read on and find out more.

This much-loved liqueur dates back even further to tell a story of a couple who fell in love and created an everyday liqueur – the man was a Port Wine salesman who fell in love with the daughter of a pharmacist.

It was not with ease that they produced the ...

Things you never knew about Gin
Things you never knew about Gin

It’s one of the world’s favourite spirits – but how did it start? Learn more about the history of Gin!

Derived from English heritage - gin has, possibly the most complex history of all alcohol categories. Gin’s core ingredient is the juniper berry. This berry has been combined with alcohol as far back as 70 A.D.

The initial idea of making gin was to mix it with something else like cocktails – never to consume on its own. Gin is not like other types of liquor. Bourbon, Rye and Whiskey drinkers ...

How grapes are harvested for wine
How grapes are harvested for wine

While sipping on your favourite glass of wine - be it white or red, have you ever wondered how your wine was harvested and what needs to be considered before harvesting?

There are five key rules as to what needs to be considered before a complete harvest. Harvesters inspect the colour of the grapes very intricately; red grapes grow from green grapes then gradually turn red. The redder grape, the richer in flavour will be. Harvesters know that this can take some time and need to consider the wea...

Boy’s Night!
Boy’s Night!

Guy time is important. Every now and again, you need to enjoy a night with the boys! Here’s how to host a boys’ night!

Snacks! Forget about the gym. Forget about it for just one night. Get pizzas and crisps – anything you and the boys enjoy!

Alcohol – Get your evening’s beers at Liquor City. Get a variety of beers and even spoil yourselves with a whisky, when are you going to see the boys altogether at once again?

One word. Poker. Nothing beats a game of poker. Spice things up with R50 entran...

The History of Tequila
The History of Tequila

Tequila, as we all know and (and some of us) love today has not always been the party pleaser that it now is. Read on to find out about the history of tequila.

Tequila used to be known as Pulque. Pulque contained the sap of the Agave Plant. In the 1500s, the Spanish government opened a trade route between Mexico and Manila because as brandy ran out, Spaniards would substitute their brandy with mud and agave. This was known as Mezcals – all Tequilas are Mezcals, but not all Mezcals are tequila. ...

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