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Bite-sized vetkoek with curried ostrich mince


Ostrich meat is recommended by many dietitians as an alternative to beef and lamb and is often referred to as “the Healthiest red meat available”.

 

Dave Mustaine of Megadeth Releases Signature Wine


From “Symphony of Destruction” to now “Symphony Interrupted,” Dave Mustaine, frontman of thrash metal band, Megadeth, has come a long way.

 

WineStar first to offer AOC wines in cans


A French start-up company is using premium wine cans from Ball for its Languedoc-Roussillon Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée red, white and rosé wines.

 

Stellenbosch Hills is searching for South Africa’s Best Biltongmaker!


Stellenbosch Hills is the first cellar in the world to combine two proudly South African delights with their Biltong & Droëwors Adventure to be enjoyed at the cellar door.

 

South African Immigration Regulation Revision on the Horizon


Impending immigration law shake-up could greatly impact foreigners looking to visit, study and live in the country

 

Aaldering Pinotage Blanc 2013 – Characterful and intriguing


Marianne & Fons, of Dutch origin, now own Aaldering Wine Estate in Stellenbosch. Along with their cellarmaster, Dustin Osborne, they are doing incredible things with the controversial, ‘room-sp

 

Shannon Mount Bullet Merlot 2011


The release of a new vintage of Mount Bullet Merlot from Shannon Vineyards in Elgin can only be met with high expectations – the 2008 vintage was rated 5 Stars in the 2011 edition of Platter’s whi

 

Fleur du Cap Noble Late Harvest 2012 vs KWV The Mentors Noble Late Harvest 2012


South Africa makes cracking botrytised wines but when to drink them? Sweet food with sweet wine is overwhelming all too often and I prefer the notion of pairing savoury foods with these wines, the the

 

Crack at Lunch Bags


Lunch at Chateau Lynch Bages today - nicknamed Lunch Bags - was enlivened by a game of boules taking place on the court next door. If SA wants to take wine tourism seriously, jukskei courts should

 

The Prisoner of Beychevelle


With some time to kill before the en primeurs start in earnest tomorrow, we visited Chateau Beychevelle in Saint-Julien. At the end of the obligatory cellar tour, competently performed, we were taken

 

Durbanville Hills sponsors ‘Leef jou Reis’


Durbanville Hills Wines is the official wine sponsor of the second series of kykNET’s international travel programme “Leef jou Reis” presented by music performer Gerrie Pretorius. The programme,

 

Le Bonheur’s new winemaker believes 2014 will bring aromatic whites and big reds!


The Stellenbosch wine farm, Le Bonheur, has a new winemaker at the helm. Lauren Behrens’s predecessors make up a line that has tended the wines at this top estate, part of the Cape Legends collectio

 

Fabulous Wines and Delicious Food @ Hermanuspietersfontein


No better way to spend a Saturday After many Saturdays attending to guests we had a "Day Off" and meandered to Hermanuspietersfontein just 2,4 kms from the Manor to see what they have to offer..

 

The Vineyard Hotel Sip & Sample


EVENT : COMPLIMENTARY MONDAY WINE TASTINGS DATES : 7, 14, 21 and 28 April TIME : 6pm to 7pm VENUE : The Garden Lounge at the Vineyard Hotel Each Monday evening in April, the Vineyard Hotel will presen

 

The Fray Concerts South Africa


US rockers are scheduled to tour Mzansi in September 2014!

 

Corder Family Wines Cool Climate Sauvignon Blanc 2012 – 31.03.14


Ian and Anette Corder of Corder Family Wines in beautiful Elgin Valley are blessed not only with the cool climatic conditions experienced there, but also superb grapes, which they picked over a period

 

Eerste Nasie Nuus – Transformasie van die siel


Die talent van die Solms-Delta musikante het almal op hul voete gehad by die Solms-Delta Oesfees. Kliek hier om die volle artikel te lees.