Know Your Wine: Cabernet Sauvignon

The accidental breeding of two grapes has given birth to one of the most popular red wines to date; the Cabernet Sauvignon. With high levels of tannin, it ages beautifully over the years, which is ideal for most wine lovers. To know more about Cabernet Sauvignon, read below. 

 

Millennials Prefer Downing A Hard Seltzer To Uncorking Some Wine

Wine is falling out of favour with American drinkers as lower-calorie — and more portable — alcoholic beverages like hard seltzer surge in popularity.

 

Does The Fun In Wine And Music Get Celebrated Enough?

Back in the mid-2000s, I used to write a weekly email newsletter called Gulp!, in which I would regale readers with my misfortunes in courting and the solace I used to find in both wine and music. It was surprisingly popular.

 

Baked Carrot Cake Doughnuts Paired With Riesling

Quick and easy cake bites made from puréed Baby Carrots garnished with traditional carrot cake toppings, rounded off with a glass of Vrede en Lust Riesling.

 

The Tippling Point

There are rums that are as precious as the most famous Cognac or wine. You'd love to give them all the time in the world holding it in the mouth.

 

Antiques Roadshow Expert Sips 180 Year-old Human Urine, Declares It Port

In a 2016 episode of Antiques Roadshow, UK glass expert Andy McConnell plunged a syringe through the cork of a bottle that a Cornwall man has discovered purposely buried under the threshold of his house, which dated back to 1840.

 

Adele’s Rapid Weight-loss Attributed To Diet That Allows Red Wine And Chocolate

Rumour has it that pop singer Adele has lost weight using a diet that allows red wine and chocolate.

 

How To Make A Larny Potato Salad

Potato salad is part of summer holidays in South Africa. There are many versions – sometimes hard-boiled eggs make their way into the salad, a chopped onion, a touch of mustard, a dash of condensed milk even! In this version, the potato salad is taken to new heights. No longer a creamy side dish, our larny holiday potato salad can be the hero on any table. You only need our 2019 Leopard’s Leap Sauvignon Blanc to serve it with. Nothing else.

 

Rums, Whiskies And Wines That Pair Well With Any Christmas Feast

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Drinking Only One Type Of Wine Is Bad For Your Palate

It can happen to the best of us. That moment when we take the first sip of a new wine and find ourselves writing it off without a second thought or taste, pushing away the glass dismissively. For those who review wines for a living, we make a conscious effort not to do this. As recreational­ wine drinkers, it’s equally important to keep an open mind, as it can be too easy to pass on a wine outside of your comfort zone.

 
 
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