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< Wednesday 28 May 2014 >

Wacky Vodka Bottle Designs

Whether for shelf stand-out, brand communication or to add a punch of the shock factor, there’s never a shortage of unusual and creative vodka bottle designs to keep tongues wagging in the spirits industry.


There`s One Simple Way to Make All Your Wine Taste Better

There’s a lot of scientific research on how music affects our brains.


Finding out about Cabernet Franc at Oldenburg

Oldenburg Vineyards’ Cabernet Franc makes me want to write poetry to describe it and the beautiful valley where it grows,


Beef up for Father’s Day at Leopard`s Leap!

Does your dad know all there is about braaing?


A perfect winter pairing

In celebration of the Creation Bordeaux-style blend (Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot) this month, our chef Warwick Taylor has created a truly magnificent dish.


Fairview and Spice Route: Discovering the Wines of South Africa

Six years ago I got the chance to travel around the wine country of South Africa, which is not too far from Cape Town, with Vineyard Brands.


Soweto, Gugulethu and Kwamashu Wine Festival communities are the future industry

In a commitment to creating 5-star wine festivals in previously disadvantaged areas for local communities,



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RECM white blends and niches at the Taj today

As a Cape curtain of winter rain descends on the skiereiland, our RECM best value judges are looking forward to tasting four dozen white blends and niche cultivars at the Pendock Wine Gallery @ Taj la


Food Hospitality World exhibition at the CTICC


Apple Crumbles – Jamie Schler

Jamie Schler is a well known American-French blogger  who lives in Nantes, Frances with her husband and two sons.  She is a writer, teacher, fabulous photographer and leads workshops in Europe and t


Old Mutual Trophy Awards lunch and awards presentation at the Mount Nelson’s Planet restaurant



Recuerdos de Jerez

The Vinoble Sweet and fortified wine fair is finished; I’m Just about packed, and shortly on my way to Seville for three or four days before returning to wintry Cape Town. My tasting of South Af


Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2014 results

Results of the thirteenth annual Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show were announced at the Mount Nelson hotel in Cape Town earlier today. Fairbairn Capital Trophy for Most Successful Producer Overall KWV Miel


Beef – Barbecued Marinated Rib Eye Steak

Serves 4 people You’ll need 2 rib eye steaks, bone in. They should weigh about 600g each. sea salt freshly ground black pepper Rice bran, sunflower or canola oil sherry vinegar Method Bring the rib


Stellenbosch Vineyards Four Secrets Shiraz nv – 28.05.14

When Bernard Claasen, winemaker at Stellenbosch Vineyards was asked What do you want to be served at your last supper? His reply was – A nice piece of beef fillet grilled to perfection, served w


Solms Delta Koloni 2012 – 28.05.14

This unique wine is made from two of the loved Muscat grapes, Muscat d’Alexandrie and Muscat de Frontignan. Some of the Muscat de Frontignan come from the Nuy Valley well known for its sweet wines.


Pork Fillet Medallions with Prunes cooked in Cider and Calvados

When I was at The Cordon Bleu Cookery School in London, Rosemary Hume, my revered teacher, showed us a loin of pork once which she stuffed from the underneath with prunes stuffed with an almond around


The wonderful world of wine estate cobwebs

WOSA uncovers the most impressive cobwebs in the winelands In a winery’s tasting room or cellar, cobwebs and dust aren’t a sign of bad housekeeping; but rather of time. A woven clock of vine growi


Clos Malverne Gourmet Dinner – 30.05.14

The Restaurant at Clos Malverne offers Gourmet Dinners at the end of each month.  Nadia Louw Smith, the founding chef of the restaurant, uses vegetables and herbs grown on the estate to add to her ex