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5 French Foods You MUST Try Before You Die

There are one hundred and one very good reasons why France is famous for its food. If you’re extremely determined, you could make it your life’s ambition to find out about all of them. For now though, you only need to know about five of those reasons – five juicy, tasty, delicious reasons to adore France and everything that it stands for. Are you ready to go on a culinary adventure? Well okay – here’s a guide to five French foods that you absolutely MUST try before you die.

Author Bio: Pascale Wills has been a chef for eleven years. She recommends Chez Nous for top quality, affordable French holiday cottages. Pascale can usually be found getting mucky in the kitchen or hanging out with her two young sons.


Packaging Spotlight: Icon Hill

London architect Zaha Hadid has designed a curvaceous wine bottle for Austrian winemaker Leo Hillinger.


Al Gore Tried To Buy Twitter After Copious Amounts Of Wine And Tequila

Al Gore never really said he invented the Internet, but he did once try to buy a key Internet player.


Shiraz and all its facets – tasting various origins and finding its successful food partners

Last night we hosted a talk and tasting on Shiraz and all its facets.


Showcase for Cape Legends Fine Wines

The Cape Legends have gone on show at events in Johannesburg and Cape Town this week, casting the spotlight on the fine wine company’s extensive range of highly acclaimed wines.


Bell’s awards South African ‘good guy’ with R1million

Following a two month long search for South Africa’s Good Guy, Bell’s Whisky, South Africa’s number one alcohol brand, has announced Nirmal – as its overall grand winner of the “Bell’s Share a Million with a Good Guy” promotion.


12 of the World’s Top Sommeliers Compete in the Cape Winelands

Sommeliers from the top hotels and restaurants across the globe have recently competed in the WOSA Sommelier World Cup 2013 in South Africa.


Wine marketer warns of ill effects of draconian health laws

Business Day TV: We have government attempting to push through regulations that will ban alcohol advertising and when it comes to impact, how it could possibly affect big companies has been stealing a lot of attention.

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Seasonal Summer in the City

THIS summer sees Bistrot Bizerca consolidating their new location in historic Heritage Square in the centre of Cape Town. With its vibey atmosphere, delectable cuisine and stylish interior, Bizerca is set to dazzle loyal locals and new patrons alike with gastronomic treats aplenty.


Hang on Keimoes, the cavalry is coming

I've never figured how to deposit cheques into those FNB ATMs.  So when I was handed a couple by Orange River Cellars for screening last month and then judging wines for the Tops at Spar Orange River


The Making of Wine: Simplifying the Science

Wine making can be viewed as an exact science or a form of art. Some of the best wines I’ve come across thus far involve an approach combining the two.Not being particularly well versed in the finer


Improper Relationships

Seems the complaint of the former secretary general of the Sauvignon Blanc Interest Group, Pieter de Waal, hinges on two sentences I blogged shortly after Veritas. "So which wines will the Big Man of


Veritas 2013: Official Brandy Release

South Africa, Cape Town, 10 October 2013: It was a glittering affair that saw the best of South African brandies showcased when the winners of the annual Veritas Awards were announced recently in Cape