Liquor City Customer Care Line

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Would you like to get in touch with Liquor City? We have now made it even easier. Contact us on WhatsApp or Telegram today using the contact number 064 782 3469. T’s and C’s apply. Terms and Conditions 064 782 3468 is a dedicated number for WhatsApp and Telegram messages. Messages outside of these platforms […]

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From Malt to Scotch Whisky

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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 […]

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Liquor City is keeping it GINteresting!

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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. […]

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Cheers to Wining and Dining

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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 […]

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Licor Beirão

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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 […]

Things you didn't know about Gin

Things you never knew about Gin

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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 […]

How grapes are harvested for wine

How grapes are harvested for wine

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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 […]

Boy’s Night!

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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 […]

History of Tequila

The History of Tequila

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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 […]

Have A Jolly Good Christmas

Have A Jolly Good Christmas

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Not sure what to get for your loved ones this Christmas? You can’t go wrong with a bar in a jar! Get a reasonably sized jar – one that can be used after for biscuits or coins. Visit your nearest Liquor City for all your favourite miniature alcohol. Fill the jar with miniature bottles of […]

Christmas decorations using old wine bottles

Christmas decorations using old wine bottles

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Instead of throwing away those empty wine bottles, why not turn them into unique decorations for the Festive Season. Use this article as a guide to creating your own. You will need: Wine bottles Glitter (Red, Green, Silver or Gold) Multi-surface Glue Glass paint (Red, Green, Silver or Gold) Christmas inspired decorative material Paint Brush […]

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Bar Lingo Made Easy

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Do you want to sound fancy when out and about? Here is a vocabulary list of all the words to know when ordering your cocktails. Impress the barman with these: Muddled: Crushed fruit, veggies and herbs. Shaken: Made with crushed ice – cooler but higher dilution. Stirred: Made with cubed ice – not as cold […]