MCQP to host its first ever Christmas in July party

For the very first time in its 24 years existence, the organisers of MCQP have announced a “Christmas in July” party that will be taking place on Friday, 28 July 2017.


Highlights from the 2016 Chenin Blanc Showcase

The Chenin Blanc Showcase took place at the Cape Grace Hotel in Cape Town on Monday, 20 June 2016.


The Best South African Craft Gin Brands to Follow on Instagram

A growing taste for craft gin among ginthusiasts has spurred an explosion in boutique gin producers.


3 Red-Hot South African Wines for Winter

Cold winter weather calls for scarves and mittens, a warming fire and big, bold and flavourful reds.


Identifying the Oysters on Your Plate and Picking the Best Beers to Pair with Them

Like wine and cheese, beer and oysters are a classic culinary paring.


This Winter you can enjoy a weekend getaway to Cape Town for less!

This weekend, you can either spend two miserable hours on the Ben Schoeman trying to get to a crowded rugby match in Pretoria, or you can spend that time wisely and head down to Cape Town,


Diemersdal adds a Skin-Fermented Sauvignon Blanc to its growing collection

Many people say it is not varietally correct to skin-ferment Sauvignon Blanc, but rules are made to be broken and that’s exactly what Diemersdal did with the launch of the Wild Horseshoe skin-fermented Sauvignon Blanc 2015, arguably the first in South Africa.


Your long-weekend wine drinking guide

When preparing for a long weekend away, picking outfits and planning what to eat often take precedence over what to drink.


Gulp-worthy wines from Ernie Els to enjoy with your next pizza

Who would have thought that the wines of Ernie Els will be pizza-worthy?


Blaauwklippen taps into the spirits market with the launch of three new gins

As Cape Town’s micro-distilleries are starting to kick things into high gear, a few folks are taking some interesting approaches when it comes to the hooch.

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