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Pouring beer at home can be hit and miss: too much foam, not enough, and never ever the same as in a bar, that’s for sure. But help is at hand, in the form of beer science.


How long does it take you to drink a bottle of wine? An hour? Maybe two?


ONE boss has surprised his employees by handing out bonuses based on who could drink him under the table.


From the House of Arumdale cool climate wines.


The Vineyard Hotel’s annual MCC Festival will again take place on Sunday, 2 March 2014, with some of the Cape region’s best Methode Cap Classique (MCC) producers showcasing their wares for local bubbles enthusiasts.


Lanzerac Wine Estate has undergone a fabulous new revamp, embracing a new era whilst still staying true to its heritage and has added a chic delicatessen to its offerings, which would warm any foodie’s heart.


What a brilliant exhibition opening this evening at ArtsCape. My first function for World Design Capital 2014: Re-imagining Kaapstad with asparagus wrapped in cucumber, Nederburg Wines, Enya-esque mus


There are some invitations we receive that really, really make us happy and a tour on Monday of Cunard’s magnificent ocean liner, RMS Queen Mary 2, including lunch while she was in port in

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Chef Ryan Smit from Ryan’s Kitchen in Franchhoek tasted our Culinaria Méthode Cap Classique and then designed a Tuna sashimi and horseradish salad with a bubbly vinaigrette to be its ideal food


A friend visiting us from Europe took us out for dinner on Friday to Mondiall in the Waterfront which opened just before Christmas. Owned by Chef Peter Tempelhoff of the Cellars Hohenort, the resident


E-mails from e-tailer Getwine give you a reality check on the state of SA wine you never get from a PR release. This morning it is the Swartland that is being heavily discounted: Adi Badenhorst's Sec


De Grendel:De Grendel was in fact, the very first wine farm I ever did visit. Since then, I have returned on numerous occasions but only on the most recent visit was I finally in a position to re