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5 ULTRA Cool Ways to Drink Beer

Over the years man has consumed beer through a vast variety of vessels.


The New Age Chenin Blancs from Kleine Zalze

South African Chenin Blanc received quite a bit of criticism over the last couple of months.


Roasted Garlic and Shallot Potato Soup

What to drink with soup? Why not try a Guinness beer?


Mexican Distillers Fight Over the Word Agave

Who owns the word “agave”?


Wine and the art of seduction

Does it matter what wine is poured when the intention is to seduce? And if so, what bottles might it be good to open?


Wesley Cogill – Groot Constantia

Looking for a hunk to take you on a tour through one of South Africa’s oldest and most iconic wine estates? Look no further than super-stud Wesley Cogill. His penetrating hazel eyes pierce deep into your soul while his great self-esteem and charming nature hit all the right buttons. Wesley is sure to take you on a trip through drop-dead-gorgeousness and back!

Q: Single?

Fortunately, I’m in a happy relationship.

Q: What your favourite wine at Groot Constantia?

Without a doubt it has to be our flagship, the Gouverneurs Reserve Red. But the pinotage and shiraz is a close 2nd favourite.

Q: You have to pick one dish of Simon’s Restaurant menu. What will it be?

The roasted lamb shoulder has to be the winner in my book.

Q: Share a secret about Groot Constantia that we probably don’t know.

The best place to do a wine tasting is in the cellar and not the main tasting room. It’s more personal and you meet the most interesting people over there.

Q:You can put only one thing on your sandwich. What will it be?

It has to be blackcat crunchy peanut butter.

Q: If you were the opposite sex for one day, what would you look like and what would you do?

Definitely Kim Kardashian. I’d be in my room all day long with the door locked. <– should be self-explanatory

Q: What did you want to be when you were a kid?

What kid wouldn’t want to bend it like Beckham.

Q: Do you dance crazy when no one is looking?

All the time when listening to David Guetta.

Q: What is one unique thing you are afraid of?

Running out of wine. lol

Q: You have the opportunity to sleep with the movie-celebrity of your choice. Who would it be?

It has to be Jessica Biel.

Q: You can wipe-out any musician/band from the planet? Who would it be?

Justin Bieber

Q: Your favourite band of all time?

Black Eyed Peas

Q: What 1 thing would you take with you on a deserted island?

A boat

Q: Would you rather be good looking or rich?

Rich, cause when your looks are gone, you still have money!


Fantastic Spring Offer at Kleine Zalze

Kleine Zalze celebrates the onset of the Cape spring with an exceptional offer to dine at multi-award winning Terroir restaurant and overnight at the four-star Kleine Zalze Lodge.


De Krans crowned 2012 Port Champion

De Krans Wine Cellar, situated in Calitzdorp, was recently announced SA Champion Port at the 2012 SA Young Wine Show, at an awards ceremony held in Stellenbosch.


2012 Wine Blog Award Winners

The 2012 Wine Blog Awards were announced in Portland Oregon over the weekend.


Wine Lovers In Their Element

Durban – The city’s glitterati and wine-lovers swilled their glasses, nosed the contents and raised a toast to the opening of the 34th Mercury Wine Week on Wednesday night.


La Motte releases a new vintage of Sauvignon Blanc

Made from grapes originating from seven different winegrowing regions in the Western Cape, the 2012 La Motte Sauvignon Blanc is offering the best of all worlds.