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< Tuesday 1 April 2014 >

Packaging Spotlight: Stranger and Stranger Wine Packaging

Stranger & Stranger wine packaging delivers character and creative flair in a new series of wine label designs.


Wine and yoga can help get you pregnant?

A new study has shown that there might be a stronger connection between stress and conception than we once thought. A relaxing tipple might actually be the key.


Backsberg’s Pumphouse Shiraz rated Pick of the Bunch

Backsberg’s Pumphouse Shiraz 2008 was voted Pick of the Bunch in Wynland‘s Watter Wyn article for January 2014.


How NOT, to Sabrage a Champagne Bottle

I wanted to write a post about sabraging, the history thereof and provide a step by step process of how to do so.


Durbanville Hills is the official wine sponsor of Kyknet’s “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.


Beer and Massage for the Fairview goats

Fairview Wine and Cheese Farm in Paarl is pleased to announce that after a recent control-testing period, new developments have been made in the management of the goats on the farm.


Old Cape Furniture on Exhibition at La Motte

A piece of antique furniture can cause various reactions.


Rescreening of Camino de Santiago film in aid of StreetSmart

Back by popular demand at the Labia on Orange is the intimate drama, The Way, starring Martin Sheen, set on the famous Camino de Santiago in Spain, which draws people from all over the world on an epic pilgrimage every year.


Cascades on the Promenade in Sea Point

It’s all about top quality dishes at this pet-friendly bistro on the Atlantic Seaboard


The Backyard Grill Lounge in Cape Town

Come shisa nyama at this chilled-out Sea Point braai spot 


Miao Restaurant and Bar in Cape Town

The playful new De Waterkant brasserie that invites leisurely lingering


Standard Bank to sponsor Chenin Blanc Assocation Top 10 Competition

This is richly deserved and long overdue - Chenin and Chenin blends our next big thing and international calling card.Press release from Nicolette Waterford:The Chenin Blanc Association of South Afri


Top Father’s Day gift ideas in Cape Town

Your old man deserves more than a pair of socks


10 Top Cupcakes in Cape Town

Close your eyes; open your mouth. We've selected the best (looking) party this side of heaven


Where everybody knows your name

The Power and the Glory; nights on Kloofnek will never be the same


SA se mees aangeplante wyndruif, chenin blanc, voortaan deur Standard Bank ondersteun

Die Chenin Blanc-Assosiasie van Suid-Afrika kondig met trots aan die ondertekening van 'n driejaar-borgskapsooreenkoms met Standard Bank ter ondersteuning van die Top 10 Chenin Blanc-kompetisie wat v


Peter Falke Signature Shiraz 2012 – 01.04.14

Peter Falke Wines is a boutique winery on Groenvlei Farm nestled amongst the foothills of the Helderberg, prime spot for particularly red wines in the Stellenbosch wine appellation.  White Cape build


7 Yummy Mother’s Day Lunches in Cape Town

Spoil mom for Mother’s Day with a heavenly lunch at any one of these Cape Town restaurants


Standard Bank to sponsor Top 10 Chenin Blanc Challenge

The Chenin Blanc Association of South Africa is proud to announce the signing of a three-year sponsorship agreement with Standard Bank in support of a a new competition to be known as the Standard Ban


Is Bordeaux's bubble about to burst?

Those gentle popping sounds heard at Château Lafon Rochet this afternoon (below) were Bordeaux's bubbles bursting at the en primeur tasting of 2013 vintage wines from the communes of Pauillac and St


Bordeaux 2013 – a vintage to buy en-primeur?

Wine Cellar has been buying en-primeur on the Bordeaux market since the 2002 vintage. En-primeur customers will be smiling as Bordeaux prices have risen dramatically, making many previous EP vint


Rainbow video captures 20 years of SA wine progress since 1994

Wines of South Africa (WOSA) is celebrating 20 years of South African democracy, a record year of wine exports in 2013 and massive strides in quality and sustainability, with a bright and refreshing a


Ideas for Mother’s Day This Year

Show mom you care this Mother’s Day


From fortified brilliance to over-the-top oaking

Which Wine April 2014 The April Which Wine tasting was one of extremes. While some wines were impressive with their rich charm, vibrant flavours and overall value, others were past their best and disa


Flagstone Treaty Tree Reserve 2011

In South Africa recently to chair the fourth annual fourth annual Top 100 SA Wine competition, Tim Atkin MW declared himself “slightly underwhelmed” with the Sauvignon Blanc that he encountered.


Zonnebloem Laureat 2011 – 01.04.14

The story of Zonnebloem is one that goes back so many years, in fact hundreds of years.  There is a strong tradition in the 20th century of woman wine makers and viticulturists going right back to Ma


First Thursdays Cape Town

Take to the streets and discover the Mother City’s art spaces by night 


The Royal Hotel in Riebeek Kasteel

Home to the longest stoep south of the Limpopo


A Celebration Bubbles Brings Out the Stars

This past weekend the inaugural SizweNtasalabuGoboda Celebration of Bubbles festival took place at the newly renovated Inanda County Club. The two-day festival saw hundreds of Joburg Champagne and Cap


Idris Elba New Brand Ambassador For Oude Meester Brandy

Idris Elba is the new brand ambassador for Oude Meester Brandy and will be integral to the launch of an exciting brand initiative that celebrates mastery and the importance of the diverse journeys tha