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Simonsig awarded 4 Gold Medals at IWSC in the U.K.

Simonsig had the Midas touch at the 2013 International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) with no less than four Gold medals from this prestigious competition in the United Kingdom.


Celebrate International Chocolate Day with Sustainably Sourced Chocolates from Woolworths

Happy International Chocolate Day! Most of us will agree that chocolate is one of the world’s favorite flavours.

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Hip New Cocktail Ingredient Alert

Have you ever had a sip of poitín? Don’t worry – Anna Hart says you’ll find this Irish spirit in a bar near you soon…


South African Wine Tasting Championships Winners Annouched

On Saturday 31st of August 2013 the inaugural South African Wine Tasting Championships took place at the Hilton Cape Town City Centre.


Is this the end of red wine teeth?

Red wine is considered a sophisticated drink of choice, but the stains it often leaves on teeth can make for awkward social situations.


Intel shows off wine-powered processor and biometric boffinry

Day three of the Intel Developer Forum is usually when the firm shows off its future projects and Chipzilla’s in-house anthropologist Dr Genevieve Bell took to the keynote stage to demonstrate a processor powered by wine and mobile phones that use your gait or voice as a password.

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New Gourmet Braais at Hidden Valley

Head out into the winelands for an afternoon of gourmet braaiing and wine tasting with famed Overture chef, Bertus Basson.Hidden Valley Wine Estate hosted the first afternoon gourmet braai on the 31 A


From Hell’s Hoogte to Helan

FT wine commentator Mrs. Robinson calls mountainous Ningxia, 800 km west of Beijing “the Chinese wine region with the most potential at the moment.” Almost exactly one year ago De Morgenzon winema

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Two Days of Mountains

Mount Vernon yesterday (below) and a stunning vertical tasting of Cabernets, Malbecs and Chardonnays. Winemaker Debbie Hooper (at the bottom of this post) complained that being part of Paarl really di


Weekend Wine Shopping List [South Africa] 13 September 2013

It's a bit later than usual, but it's still here... Your weekend wine shopping list, courtesy of the Top 10 Trending wines on Real Time Wine! Let's jump straight into it, shall we?Note that number