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Treat your Valentine to a romantic lunch or dinner at Glen Carlou on Friday, 14 February.

 

“The world is such a small place!”

 

A new report from just-drinks has suggested that the dynamism and growth of the flavoured vodka category, for so long one of the key engines behind the vodka sector, is in decline.

 

Graham Beck keeps attracting attention.

 

Tourists in South Africa could not believe their eyes when Perdy – a 20ft giraffe – casually strolled through an animal sanctuary restaurant.

 
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British independent brewery BrewDog has launched a beer protesting against Russia’s “gay propaganda” law in the run-up to the Sochi Winter Olympics.

 
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Argentina, Chile and South Africa are uniting again at ProWein 2014 under the banner of Wines of the Beautiful South.

 

To celebrate 20 years of democracy this April, Wines of South Africa (WOSA) is releasing a series of short videos that reflect in a personal but very powerful way, the life-changing experiences of people touched by transformation initiatives in the wine industry.

 
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Dessert wines and Ports have been struggling valiantly against the world wide war on sugar. But is the tide about to turn in the same way that women are increasingly saying no to Brazilian waxes? As H

 

Friuli is like a London bus. Nothing for ages and then along come two together. Last week, our Friuli Feast at the Taj with Walter Dri and his succulent socks. Today Renzo Scribante with the sharpest

 

Harvest 2014 is now in full swing, and Fairview Vineyard Manager Donald Mouton shares with us the current state and development of our vineyards and activities.

 

Part 2: How to Organise your Cellar Once you have decided which wines you would like to start your collection off with, one of the most important things to keep in mind is staying organised. Although

 

JOHANNESBURG-based L & B Industrial Power has appointed a new distributor for the Viking Pumps brand in Cape Town. New entity, Positively Pumps is the result of a partnership between L & B

 

Action Man Vladimir Putin posed with a Persian leopard cub to advertise the Sochi Winter Olympics yesterday. "Putin entered the cage and petted the leopard on the head. 'We liked each other,' he said

 

Top-end South African reds are typically characterised by their fruit concentration, sometimes to the point of being over-whelming, but when a wine comes along that isn’t super-dense, then against m

 

Harry Pickstone was a British nurseryman brought out to the Cape by Cecil John Rhodes to start the huge deciduous fruit industry that prevails in the Cape Today.  Pickstone, whose granddaughter still

 

The use of ceramic vessels in winemaking can be traced back to the ancient Greeks and Romans, but today amphora wines are making a comeback. One outstanding example – and likely SA’s only 100

 

A busy schedule unfortunately precluded my attending the full two days of activities at the inaugural Hemel-en Aarde Winegrower’s Pinot Noir Celebration, held on 31 January and 01 February just befo

 

More great coverage for Chardonnay! For the full article click here….

 

Fruity and affordable, the 2013 chenin is summer in a bottle, writes Myrna Robins.

 

To celebrate 20 years of democracy this April, Wines of South Africa (WOSA) is releasing a series of short videos that reflect, in a personal but very powerful way, the life-changing experiences of pe

 

It’s ladies day at Clos Malverne.  This wine is all about ladies.  Clos Malverne’s innovative winemaker, Suzanne Coetzee, recently released her first MCC – the Clos Malverne Ellie 2011. Un