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A Spicy Sweet Potato Salad That Can Help You Lose Weight

High-fiber sweet potatoes can regulate blood sugar and help you lose weight, while a spicy antioxidant-rich red pepper and jalapeño dressing ties everything together.


Share a Coke – made in the comfort of your own home

Coca-Cola lovers can soon enjoy the beverage made in the comfort of their own home, after the world’s largest drinks company bought a 10 per cent stake in Green Mountain Coffee, worth $1.25 billion.


The World’s Most Expensive Valentine’s Dinner Will Cost You 1 Million Rand

For those looking to impress this Valentine’s Day, here’s a dinner that will run you a cool £61,000 (US $99, 594.70) or (R 1 million).


We love Sediment and Crystals in Wine

Wine is alive, filled with lots of wonderful organic elements which adds to its unique character, aromas, and flavours.

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Say “I love you!” with this special gift from Penchant Design worth R 2500

There are many ways to say “I love you!”, some people say it with beautiful words and clever poems,
others can sketch and paint.


Wine of the Week: Oldenburg Chenin Blanc 2012

There is great beauty in the Banghoek Valley north of Stellenbosch.

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De Krans Wines, official wine supplier for the 20th ABSA KKNK

De Krans Wine Cellar in Calitzdorp has, for the third consecutive year,


Initial thoughts on the 2014 harvest

We started the 2014 harvest at La Motte this week and after chatting to our Cellarmaster, Edmund Terblanche and Viticulturist, Pietie le Roux, I thought to share some of our initial expectations. Wit

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How to Pair Wine with Beer, Because Pairing with Food is Not Drunk Enough

All spirited elitism aside, it turns out, yes, it is possible to love both wine and beer. Hallelujah! VinePair is the handy wine resource site that recently released an infographic suggesting which w


La Motte Millennium 2011 – 07.02.14

This wine tasting is part of a series of podcasts which John Fraser, broadcaster, financial journalist, business editor and publisher of ZAConfidential.com, a South African Business website, and I are


Meerlust Pinot Noir 2012

I really like the aesthetic which Chris Williams brings to bear on the wines he makes for both Meerlust and The Foundry and the Pinot Noir 2012 under the former label (R215 a bottle) again impresses.


Jan Scannell word vereer

deur Edo Heyns Distell se voormalige besturende direkteur, Jan Scannell, was gisteraand by die Groot Constantia Wynoesfunksie vereer vir sy bydrae wat hy gelewer het tot die wynbedryf. Met hierdie ere


Tough love….

When people say they like Pinot, it’s unlikely they mean Pinotage, more likely Pinot Noir or Pinot Grigio. That’s not to say that Pinotage doesn’t have its followers: this indigenous grape is lo


Wine is a hit for Pitt-Jolie

The latest Brad Pitt-Angelina Jolie sequel is being described as powerful and elegant with a 'mouthwatering finish.'


Oldenburg Chenin Blanc 2012 – 07.02.14

There is great beauty in the Banghoek Valley north of Stellenbosch.  The mountains alone are worth the trip.  The drive up to the estate from the main Banghoek road in itself brings a feeling of gre


SA wines hit the Decanter stratosphere

This week saw the landmark of 355 years since South Africa’s first wine production, writes Nicola Jenvey.


Christina Loccke: 7 Places to Eat, Drink, and Avoid the Cold During New York Fashion Week

There are plenty of options to unearth in the immediate surrounding area. While others flock to the standards, here are some suggestions off the Time Warner Center's beaten path. These are


How to Heat Things Up in the Bedroom on Valentine’s Day

Cape Town’s most famous sexologist reveals the keys to spicing up a shag on Cupid’s birthday


Brangelina’s Latest Wine Comes Just In Time For Valentine’s Day

Is there anything they can't do? Read more: Brangelina, Brad Pitt Angelina Jolie New Wine, Brad Pitt Angelina Jolie Rose, Rose Wine, Brad Pitt, Valentine's Day Wine, Val


Daniel Altman: Wine Names as Windows Onto Ancient Cultures

Before Europeans made their way across the Atlantic, indigenous cultures flourished in what is now the wine country at the foothills of the Andes and... Read more: Argentini