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Nicki Minaj Admits Being Drunk Behind The Scenes Of Anaconda

If you haven’t seen the video for Nicki Minaj’s Anaconda yet, we highly recommend that you check it out.


World’s first Banting restaurant opens in Cape Town

Last Thursday I had an exclusive peek into the new Banting Kitchen in Green Point, 47 Main Road (in front of Cape Royale Hotel), Cape Town.


Lanzerac Chardonnay and Caribbean Seafood Curry

This is a beautiful, mild curry that would pair perfectly with the fruity, lightly oaked Lanzerac Chardonnay which is a spectacular food wine.


Searching for the perfect bubble

Every problem has a solution, so it is said. But not every solution is successful in its own right.


Add a touch of flair to spring with Fleur du Cap Sauvignon Blanc

Fleur du Cap Bergkelder Selection Sauvignon Blanc 2014 is a delicious dry white radiating with fresh intensity and exceptional layers of fruit culminating in the ideal table quaffer – perfect for everyday wine enjoyment.


Spicy, Savoury, Smokey, Strawberry… the flavours of Shiraz

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Upfront fruit with a savoury finish…


2003 Mellifera NLH

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Spectacular panoramic views of Stellenbosch and Cape Town, cool hillside vineyards planted to classic varieties, and a modern family-run winery have combined to produce distinctive wines displaying th


Watsapp in Walker Bay?

Don't worry what Oom Kallie is up to. What do the whalers of Walker Bay have in mind with their spicy invitation that arrived in my postbox on Friday? It's unlikely to be wine related as the produc


Boschendal S&M, Shiraz Mourvèdre 2012 – 25.08.14

Special care in the vineyards always pays off in the final bottle.  The Boschendal S&M, Shoraz Mourvèdre 2012 is such a wine. The 70% Shiraz component was harvested from vineyards in Faure, Hel


Our People – Financial Manager, Inge van der Walt

This month joining us in the position of finanacial manager, we welcome Inge van der Walt. Inge has spent most of her career as an auditor for PWC in Johannesburg. After finishing her articles with th


Platter springs a leak

Is Ryan Sowray, international man of mystery from www.salewine.co.za, counting his chickens when he advertises Villiera Bushvine Sauvignon Blanc 2014 as "will be 4 star Platter"? How does this work Re


Chenin blanc kraai koning op SA Jongwynskou!

'n Chenin blanc het stof in die oë van alle ander kultivars geskop deur aangewys te word as Suid-Afrika se Kampioen Jongwyn van 2014! En dis ‘n Chenin Blanc van Boland-kelder wat met die gesogte G


Add A Touch Of Flair To Spring With Fleur Du Cap Sauvignon Blanc

  Fleur du Cap Bergkelder Selection Sauvignon Blanc 2014 is a delicious dry white radiating with fresh intensity and exceptional layers of fruit culminating in the ideal table quaffer – per


Old Meets New In Stellenbosch During Heritage Month

Steeped in history, vibrant Stellenbosch offers so much more than just quality wines. This September, the City of Oaks will celebrate an entire Heritage Month of taste and traditions unique to this qu


Jordan Merlot 2011 – 25.08.14

When you stand at the top of the hill on the Jordan Wine Estate, you feel as though you are standing on top of the world with a 360 degree view over Table Mountain, down the False Bay Coast and over S


Klein Constantia releases the 2009 Vin de Constance

The Klein Constantia wine estate has released its Vin de Constance 2009, a wine it believes will surpass many high expectations as the estate strives to create one of the most exquisite natural sweet


Cape Vegetable Soup for in-between weather

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Now is that awkward time of year when you feel like summer and eating lighter, but the weather is not always playing along. Treat yourself tonight to our lighter in style, but comforting and delicious


Wine Lovers Savour Cape Winemakers Guild 30th Auction Line-Up

Rare wines from leading winemakers and a silent auction in aid of furthering transformation in the wine industry took centre stage at this year’s Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction Showcase at th


Low-Carb Swedish-Style Meatballs in a Creamy Lemon Sauce – Jane-Anne Hobbs

  Jane-Anne Hobbs is a great cook.  All her recipes come with a story, a story as interesting as the dish itself.  Read the full story about this recipe – click here. For the meatballs 1


Hoppy Crème Brulees

As the name states, these are magnificent little creations packed with incredible flavours. Do not fear the crème brulee! It is a systematic, step by ...The post Hoppy Crème Brulees appeared first o


Shimmy Beach Club’s Not-To-Be-Missed Secretary’s Day Lunch

The perfect way to thank your secretary on September 3 Treat your secretary with a special VIP lunch at Cape Town’s acclaimed Shimmy Beach Club on Secretary’s Day on Wednesday, September 3. On the


Distillery tour just for women

Van Ryn's Stellenbosch distillery recently quietly celebrated their latest win, writes Myrna Robins.



I was recently in Johannesburg for a few days on family business (I’m happily now returned). That included Celebration Number One. Quite apart from anything else the visit usefully reminded me o


Potato gnocchi with panfried mushrooms & sage butter – Ilse van der Merwe

Potato gnocchi has a bad reputation for being difficult and temperamental. I recently got the hang of it and it is now a regular favourite in my household. It’s amazing how the humble potato can be


Chenin Blanc Capped As SA Champion Young Wine

A Chenin Blanc from Boland Cellar clinched the title of 2014 SA Champion Young Wine  on Friday 22 August. This cultivar was honoured with the sought-after General Smuts Trophy – the highest honour