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3 Crazy Neknomination Dares

Neknomination is an online drinking game.


Wine of the Week: Hermanuspietersfontein Swartskaap 2010

The Black Sheep is a disreputable member of the family, the black wool of a sheep being worth less.


Fifty Shades of the Gin and Tonic

One of the most constant and enduring of the highball cocktails, the gin & tonic has hid for years in plain sight. Until now. Regan Hoffman from PunchDrink tracks its rise and reincarnation.


SABMiller to develop beers for wine and spirits drinkers

SABMiller is developing beers to attract wine and spirits drinkers as it looks to counter similar innovation drives from rival brewers AB InBev and Heineken to introduce new beer styles.


What`s in Your Wine?

Beyond the sulfites, winemakers don’t have to tell you everything that goes into your wine. 


Franschhoek Fun Fact of the Week

Food trends for 2014 include artisanal breads and bakeries, cured meats, tapas and bacon!

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Kick off your shoes at Feast of the Grape

Itching for grape amusement? Kick off your shoes for some squishing and splatting at the Durbanville Wine Valley’s Feast of the Grape, a weekend of harvest fun hosted by 12 wine farms in the Durbanville Wine Valley.


Kick off your shoes at Feast of the Grape

Itching for grape amusement? Kick off your shoes for some squishing and splatting at the Durbanville Wine Valley’s Feast of the Grape, a weekend of harvest fun hosted by 12 wine farms in the Durbanville Wine Valley.


Bonnievale = Beautiful Valley

The road to Bonnievale is lined with kilometers of flowers, boasting this amazing splash of colour. It already puts you in a good mood and gets you ready for the adventure that awaits. This valley


Prison Wine Sells for $95 a Bottle on Store Shelves

50 inmates contributed to the making of Gorgona, a 2012 white blend named after the Italian prison in which it was fermented. Vermentino and Ansonica grapes planted on an island off the Tuscan coast


No Carbs @ Den Anker

A Belgian brewer offering a no-carbs lunch is surely the equivalent of a porn star lecturing on the virtues of virginity. Which is what went down at Den Anker yesterday when Liefmans, Duvel and their


La Motte Sauvignon Blanc 2013 – 20.02.14

If you have not yet made it to La Motte in Franschhoek, I beseech you to try and get there.  The Estate is so beautifully cared for, so immaculate, the wines sublime, the food in the Pierneef à La M


KGB Unwined Wine Appreciation Courses

Wine Appreciation CoursesWhether you are looking for a new hobby, the perfect present for a loved one or friend, or just hoping to literally “UnWined”, then this is the course for you.These UnWine


November Events in Cape Town and Surrounds

Say hello to summer and all of the annual festivals, celebrations and events that come with it!


Fleur du Cap Noble Late Harvest 2006 – 2012

In what amounts to a truly remarkable achievement, the last seven vintages of the Noble Late Harvest from Distell-owned Fleur du Cap have been rated 5 Stars in Platter’s and an invitation to attend


J.C. Le Roux Launches Le Good Life Collection Of Trendy Accessories

Start your Le Good Life Collection of stylish accessories when buying your favourite J.C. Le Roux Méthode Cap Classique or sparkling wine. First up in this limited edition collection is a range of de


Wine Spectator’s SA recommendations: De Trafford & Cape Point Vineyards

Wine Spectator’s latest Insider newsletter highlights a handful of top South African reds and whites. Though De Trafford often flies under the radar, the boutique winery plays a leading role in the


Visiting English Choir Collaborates With Cape Town Based Choirs In Mini-Choral Festival At V&A Waterfront Fri 21 Feb 2014

English amateur choral society, inChoir, currently on a visit to the Western Cape, will sing with local Franschhoek choir, the Soetstemme, from Solms-Delta wine estate, at the V&A Waterfront on Fr


Warwick Launches National Mother’s Day Campaign, Showcasing Warwick’s ‘Lady Wines’ As The ‘Official Wine of Mother’s Day’

In line with a long-term focus on women in wine, Warwick Wine Estate is paying tribute to mothers in the period leading up to Mother’s Day on Sunday May 11. Women have always played a pivotal role i


Cape Town’s The Backpack Is Lonely Planet’s Number One Best-Value Hotel In The World

Confirming the destination’s excellent value for money; two of the Lonely Planet’s top three best-value hotels in the world are in South Africa; with Cape Town’s The Backpack in the top spot. Si


Great News For The South African Wine Industry

The inaugural AfrAsia Bank Cape Wine Auction 2014, perhaps the most extraordinary international wine event ever seen in South Africa, will set a local philanthropic precedent as the wine industry unit