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Infographic: Brain Food for College Students

Infographic courtesy of the cool peeps at thebestcolleges.org

 

Lasagna Cupcakes

Layers of meat, cheese, and pasta baked in little lasagna cupcakes.

 

‘Wine thief’ nearly drowns in the drink

A man’s alleged bid to steal a bottle of wine in Sea Point on Saturday almost cost him his life, after he fled into the sea at Mouille Point to escape security guards, then had to be rescued by the NSRI.

 

Man earns a living travelling the world drinking Guinness

Lucky Fergal Murray has the best job on Earth – getting paid to travel the globe drinking Guinness.

 

Rietvallei Estate ready for new harvest

The coming harvest on the Rietvallei Wine Estate in the Robertson Valley is set to cook, despite a cold, wet and long winter.

 

Global Acclaim for Overberg Winery

At the Vinidivio Wine Fair held in November in Dijon, France, Creation Wines distinguished itself by winning a coveted gold trophy for the 2012 Creation Reserve Pinot Noir and a silver trophy for the 2012 Creation Pinot Noir.

 

Fleur du Cap teams up with Nataniël at the Oude Libertas Theatre

Fleur du Cap wines have paired up with Nataniël, one of South Africa’s iconic, home grown comedians, for two evenings of wine and entertainment at the Oude Libertas Amphitheatre in Stellenbbosch on Friday, 13 and Saturday, 14 December 2013.

 

Celebrating its terroir – 2010 La Motte Méthode Cap Classique released

This weekend saw the very popular annual Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival at the Huguenot Monument in Franschhoek.

 
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De Krans Tritonia, a non-Diners Club wine

This weekend past saw so-called non-Bordeaux red blends placed under the spotlight wielded by the Diners Club Winemaker of the Year competition. How unfortunate for a style to be defined as not being

 

Veritas Young Wine Writers Competition 2013

So, if you haven't heard yet, I am delighted to say that I was awarded 2nd place in the Veritas Young Wine Writers Competition! :)The prize giving was held at Degrendel Wine Farm in Durbanville last w

 

The Most Unusual Wine I Have Tasted

I’ve tasted many unusual wines; wines from different countries, wines which were made with interesting styles and sensational wines which have given me bliss orgasms in my mouth. Hmmm... “so what

 

What Role Does Wine Play in Everyday Life?

Benjamin Franklin said it best; “Wine is constant proof that God loves us and wants to see us happy." Wine is multifaceted and plays numerous roles in everyday life... 8 basic ones according to me:

 

SA Wines: How America Sees Us

A refreshing new wine tourism book Exploring the Cape Winelands of South Africa: scenic day routes to the 101 best wineries by Dr. Doris Jansen and Dr. Kay Muir-Leresche who live in the USA except be

 

dora vir mavis

Mavis Vannie Lavis is my bestest Face Book girlvriend, so what wine to recommend for one of her Bles Bridges Aande?  Adama 2012, a fragrant white blend from Bosman Family Vineyards in Wellington. M

 

The Great Bubbly debate

Some of the Cape’s top makers of Méthode Cap Classique comment on the evolution of viticultural and winemaking techniques over the last three decades - and the growing maturation of the sparkling w