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Baked Risotto with Peas, Asparagus and Pancetta

Serving risotto at your next dinner party just got that much easier!


The Kwazulu-Natal Wine Society crowned king at the 30th annual Blaauwklippen Blending Competition

The winemaking team at Blaauwklippen believes that every wine is an expression of the unique personality of the people who create it.


Gold outstanding for Durbanville Hills Wines’ Noble Late Harvest

The recent addition to Durbanville Hills Wines’ portfolio, the 2012 Rhinofields Noble Late Harvest, received gold outstanding at the 2013 International Wine and Spirits Competition,


Children who learn to speak and read at early age more likely to become heavy drinkers in later life

Children who learn to speak and read at an early age are more likely to become heavy drinkers in later life, a study has found. 


Oldenburg Syrah wins gold!

We are excited to announce that the Oldenburg Syrah 2010 won a gold medal at the Michelangelo International Wine Awards last Friday.


How to store your wine

Storage isn’t an issue for many of us. Most people buy a bottle of wine then drink it within a few days.


Of Jeroboams and Rehoboams – Is bigger better?

Large format wine bottles are synonymous with celebrations and special occasions, but their exact origins and odd biblical names are somewhat obscure.


Wines across the spectrum for tasting at Feast of Flavours

The new “Feast of Flavours” event at Paardevlei in Somerset West gives wine lovers the chance to taste wines from across the price and volume spectrum ranging from on-site producer Flagstone Wines right through to garagiste products and Checkers’ wine ranges.


The Franschhoek Mystery Weekend

Did you miss out on the last Franschhoek Mystery Weekend?


Looking for golden threads

Friday's Checkers Battle of die Berge judging at Muratie won one battle in the war against Wosa, bulk exports and wine as an anonymous commodity. Six brands were identified by rigorous blind tasting o


Come Wine With Us dinner evenings

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