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< Wednesday 22 January 2014 >

The Wine Condom

“They say necessity is the mother of all invention,” laughs Bartlett. “In the case of WINE CONDOMS- it just took a sense of humor!”


Why Prince Harry Drank Champagne From a Prosthetic Leg

Dominic West says Price Harry and others celebrated last month’s South Pole trek by drinking champagne out of a prosthetic leg, and Harry was instrumental in keeping up the spirits of the team.


Butcher cures thousands of pork strips off his three story balcony

There is nothing quite like chomping into a crisp rasher of smoked bacon. 


The World`s Weirdest Wine Stoppers

Lovers of wine will agree that when it comes to drinking, it’s very important to have the right accessories to go with that special bottle of wine.


Spice Route Wines Pre-harvest Report

As harvest 2014 draws closer, we met with a cool, calm and collected Charl du Plessis – Spice Route Wines winemaker – and asked him to share his thoughts and predictions on this year’s harvest.


Cape Winemakers Guild enters 2014 with new Chairman

Andries Burger, award winning winemaker of Paul Cluver Estate Wines, has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Cape Winemakers Guild.

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Graham Beck starts 24th Harvest in Robertson

Happy New Year for all of you and may 2014 surprise us all and be a fantastic vintage!


Battle for the soul of Brandy

Caroline Snyman, first lady of SA spirits was not joking when she called brandy "the soul of wine." And there's a battle going on for that soul. French producer Rémy Martin told the Drinks Business


Preparing for the 2014 Harvest

Harvest 2014 is upon us, and an excited Donald Mouton – Fairview Vineyard Manager  – shares his thoughts and predictions on this year’s harvest. “Last year saw above average rainfall in t


Bouquets and Brickbats

Peri Bateman (below) objects to me harpooning the Whale Cottage blogger using ratings from TripAdvisor. She comments "to use TripAdvisor reports is laughable. We all know how ridiculed and skewed tho


SABMiller plc issues its trading update for the third quarter

Today (22 January 2014) SABMiller plc issued its interim management statement for the group’s third quarter ended 31 December 2013. It will also represent a trading update for the same period. Th