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Let’s be honest. If you are not Mexican, then you’re probably doing tequila shots all wrong.


I can’t explain it; I fell in love with Sémillon at an early age.


A change of direction at Zonnebloem, the prodigal sun of liquor giant Distell. From Norman Goodfellow's the best XXL offer since Tuesday when Aussie senator Jacqui Lambie, single for 11 years, asked


Within a few years of Jan van Riebeeck’s arrival at the Cape, there were enough sheep to supply the population with all the mutton they needed. O.F. Mentzel, a German soldier who came to the Cape in


This July, Wine Cellar – Fine Wine Merchants and Cellarers – rocked Cape Town and Jozi with its fourth annual Young Guns tasting, a celebration of innovation and exciting new winemaking talents.


One thing that never ceases to charm me is the way Edmund Terblanche, winemaker at the beautiful La Motte Estate in Franschhoek, brings in grapes from various wine appellations to create the flavour p


There’s been a lot of discussion about “best” recently, and I’m grateful to a late commenter on my reaction to Tim Atkin’s ranking of SA wineries, who suggested that possibly Eben Sadie woul


It was Pliny the Elder who said, “There is always something new out of Africa.” We have known Blanc de Noirs since the early 1980s, but there are very few, less than a handful if the truth be told


The grapes for the Kleine Zalze Vineyard Selection Chenin Blanc 2014 are all grown in the Stellenbosch wine appellation. All are from low yielding bush wines growing in Stellenbosch Berg, the Helderbe


“Nature gives us the raw materials. I only add my thumbprint to the wine.” Hempies du Toit, owner and winemaker at Annandale, has a passion for his craft that shines through in every bottle bearin


Ingredients 2-3T olive oil 2 pinch’s saffron soaked in two tablespoons of hot water 100g chorizo, finely sliced 280g – 300g boneless, skinless chicken thigh filets (8 thigh fillets) 350 – 400g w


In a dispute between rival tea companies, the British Advertising Standards Authority knew who was right... [VIDEO]


The Winter of our Contentment Real craft beer festivals, the ones which not only have a variety of beers available, but that actually celebrate the ...The post Capital Craft Festival 2014 appeared fir