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How to Save a Broken Cork

You’ve done it.


Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Cupcakes

This is a batch of cupcakes inspired by Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.


Pumpkin Soufflé with Bacon and Feta

Looking for a souffle with a difference?


Theuniskraal Gets a New Look

Theuniskraal is situated  in Tulbagh and was originally the first estate to produce white wine in South Africa. It received its name in 1705 when the land was owned by Theunis Bergenarie.


Hartenberg’s The Eleanor Chardonnay strikes IWSC gold in the U.K.

Hartenberg Estate’s stellar ambassadress, The Eleanor Chardonnay 2009, staked her claim with a Gold Medal at the prestigious 2012 International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) in the United Kingdom.


Wine gets in the spirit with liquor blends

Cognac blended with moscato? A new style of pink port? And how about a mashup of sparkling white wine and vodka?

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Worst grape harvest in half century

Winemaker Cherie Spriggs had watched the bad weather over southern England’s vineyards all season long. It just wasn’t good enough for Nyetimber, her award-winning sparkling wine.


Amarcord on Oxford

Amarcord, the movie, won an Oscar for best foreign language film when it was released forty years ago. Let’s see if Amarcord, the restaurant in the Thrupps Centre in Illovo, Johannesburg, will get a

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Dinosaurs in the Cellar

"How often does the tail wag the brontosaurus?" asks wine impesario Michael Fridjhon in Business Day this morning. The brontosaurus (below) being the Nederburg brand and the tail the annual Nederburg