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Dombeya changes name of wine after legal challenge from Distell

Dombeya Wines, the brand owned by wealthy American Preston Haskell, has had to change the name of its Bordeaux-style blend after a legal challenge from Distell.


3 Diet-friendly alcoholic beverages

While we cringe at the thought of stepping on the scale or trying to wear track pants as trousers to work or stuffing


Jurassic Park actor expands his New Zealand wine empire

Sam Neill acquires a fourth winery in the heart of Central Otago on the South Island of New Zealand.


China prefers red to white wine, but Americans like it all

China has overtaken France and Italy to become the world’s No. 1 consumer of red wine, although the United States remains the world’s biggest tippler of all types of wines, the wine and spirits trade association VINEXPO said on Tuesday.


Fleur du Cap wine and salt pairings at Die Bergkelder

Discover a unique new Fleur du Cap wine tasting experience, pairing wines with artisanal, salted delicacies offered daily at Die Bergkelder where handmade morsels meld seamlessly with hands-off, naturally crafted wines.


Sunshine, with a 100% Chance of Chenin

South Africa is renowned for its continual ability to produce top quality Chenin Blanc and have won numerous awards world wine.


SAVE up to 40% on the finest Whiskies!

George Bernard Shaw said “Whisky is liquid sunshine.” Allow 5ounces to bring some sunshine into your life with these great deals on top quality spirits!


Best Value Sauvignons in SA

In spite of contradictory messages from Veritas and the controversial FNB Top Ten tasting of the Sauvignon Blanc Interest Group last year, the grassy greenie remains the most popular single varietal i


Re-imagining Cape Town as… Tijuana!

Sombreros off to McDonalds who have re-branded a fleet of Cape Town taxis in gaudy Mexican apparel. Olè! This is guerilla marketing at its cheekiest and cheesiest. The kind of thing Nando's used to


Klein Constantia releases 2011 vintage of MCC Brut

Following the Platter five-star rated 2010 vintage, the 2011 vintage of Klein Constantia’s Méthode Cap Classique Brut has just been released, showing an equally beguiling expression of the distinct


China is the world’s leading red wine market

China, including Hong Kong, is now the largest market for red wine, according to a survey commissioned by Vinexpo the Bordeaux-based exhibition company.


Wynmaker en reisliefhebber keer terug na Fleur du Cap

Met sy passie vir sowel goeie wyn as lekker toer het die wynmaker, Wim Truter, die wêreld al plat gereis in sy soeke na wyne van uitnemendheid. En nou is hy weer terug by Fleur du Cap by Die Bergkeld


Bhutan lifts ban on alcohol import from India

Thimphu, Jan 29: Bhutan has decided to lift a ban on import of furniture and alcohol from India, saying the restrictions did not serve their intended purpose. The decision to reverse the ban, whi