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Avocado Gazpacho Soup

This quick easy Summer cooler from CookingStonedTV is like “liquid guacamole” that will kick you into a pleasure-induced coma!


Russell Brand launches alcohol recovery fund

Actor and comedian Russell Brand has launched a fund to help those recovering from alcohol and drug addiction.


Veuve Clicquot Sues Italian Producer Over Label

Champagne giant Veuve Clicquot is suing a small Italian producer over the color of its sparkling wine labels, according to Italian media reports.


Bucking the bulk wine trend

Bulk wine exports have become the backbone of South Africa’s international wine trade. But to increase profitability and ensure financial sustainability, Riebeek Cellars is instead investing in a rebranding exercise aimed at increasing bottled wine sales.


South Africa helps meet world’s thirst for wine

GROWTH might be anaemic and jobs hard to come by but you wouldn’t know it from the roaring sales of South African wine.


SPCA against elephants on wine estate

Lazing on rolling green lawns, idly walking down dirt pathways and interacting with visitors – this is what the Meerendal Wine Estate has in mind for three elephants from Limpopo.


Wine Books You Will Actually Want to Read

The best books about wine.


New talent in Waterkloof`s cellar

Waterkloof, the conservation-minded wine estate perched high on the slopes of the Schapenberg in the Helderberg

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A Wine Brand for Julius Malema

France is deep in the doggy doo-doo. The president (below) is the Mr. Bean of Casanovas - his nickname is M. Pudding - and "Rosé Pamplemousse is at the forefront of the flavoured wine craze in the Fr


This Valentine’s Day – feed your loved one the food of love!

Looking for an original way to celebrate romance this Valentine’s Day? Bring your Valentine along for an exciting evening of cooking, eating and interactive fun! You’ll be surrounded by a


New Beginnings, Nieu Bethesda

We moved back to South Africa last year, after living and loving in Istanbul! It was a sudden decision and I felt a bit lost leaving a whole new life behind and starting again. I created a good life


Holiday Wine Round Up

It’s a new year and time for a new wine round up of those sampled over the holidays.  This time I tried 18 wines in the $10 to $125 range from California, Chile, Italy and Spain.  Half of them mad


WineStyle’s Summer Winedown @ Tintswalo. 7/8 February 2014 (JHB). Win tickets!

It's here again, our friends at WineStyle have their quarterly Winedown. It truly is one of the best wine events out - probably because it's still pretty small, intimate and provides the perfect oppor


Stellenbosch: wine and gourmet capital or plughole of SA?

An invitation from Ronelda to attend the VIP opening ceremony of the Pick 'n Pay Wine Festival. With Shoprite/Checkers CEO Whitey Basson living in the "Town of Oaks" is Pick 'n Pay pulling the tiger's