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Which Celebrity Tequila Is Tops?

Tequila has a bad rep for being the cause for various bad decisions—how did this tattoo get here? Whose pants are these? Why is a strange cat meowing outside my door, and since when do I have a king-size bed?


Domaine des Dieux from Hemel en Aarde Valley Takes Top Spot at Amorim Cap Classique Challenge

Domaine des Dieux, the boutique wine producer in the Hemel en Aarde Valley near Hermanus, was crowned as South Africa’s best Cap Classique exponent at this year’s Amorim Cap Classique Challenge.


Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival ‘The Magic of Bubbles’, Presented by MasterCard

End the year off on a high note at this year’s Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival ‘The Magic of Bubbles’, Presented by MasterCard, which takes place over the weekend of 29 and 30 November 2014.


Outstanding wines and local fare at Elim Wine and Food Celebration

Saturday, 11 October, wine tasting from 10h00 to 17h00, Black Oystercatcher, Elim Cycle & Trail Run registration starts at 07h00 Races start from 08h00 – 08h30.


De Wetshof’s Icon Bateleur Takes Michelangelo Double Gold

De Wetshof Estate’s flagship wine, the Bateleur Chardonnay, reinforced its position as one of South Africa’s leading wines made from this classic Burgundian grape by winning a Double Gold medal in this year’s Michelangelo International Wine and Spirits Awards.


Zonnebloem Cabs Fetch Amongst Top Prices At Records Nederborg Auction

There could be no doubting Zonnebloem’s classic appeal, as the South African favourite attracted some of the highest prices at the 2014 Nederburg Auction.

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Mushroom sauce – versatile, popular and a great partner to our Grand Vin!

There is hardly a restaurant on earth that does not serve some kind of mushroom sauce. This versatile and popular sauce can be served with red meat or chicken, fillet or schnitzel and is delicious on


Boplaas Touriga Nacional Family Reserve 2012

The entry on Jancisrobinson.com for Touriga Nacional reads as follows: “The most famous port variety grown also in the Dão region, and producing extremely concentrated, dark, tannic wines with a di


Celebrate Spring by planting a versatile Porkbush!

Even those of us who do not have green fingers feel like doing something in the garden when Spring is here. But if you are used to your gardening efforts ending up in a lot of mud and little growth, p


Lanzerac’s Pionier Pinotage takes double gold at Michelangelo International Wine Awards

The Lanzerac Wine Estate outside Stellenbosch has been awarded double gold for its 2011 Lanzerac Pionier Pinotage at the recent Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards.  lees meer


Keeping It Cool

Siris Chilled RedsNot being the most educated in The Wine, I do not have to support my sometimes (read: most times) unconventional Wine-related practises. One of said practises is to always chill The


R&R with J&J

In this case R&R is not Rock & Roll (and I like it) or even Rest & Relaxation but rather Riesling & Rabbit. And not the 1970s pop band either. The Rieslings in question were curated by


Sediment Television Series & Sediment Wine Club

Afrikaans Volg Net Na Die Engels A unique viewing experience for the first time on South African television For the first time ever on South African television, we are offering you the opportunity to


Awards do matter

© Cape Times Friday 19th September 2014 It seems to be competition season again and my inbox is reeling under the weight of yet another announcement of yet another gold medal/top trophy/five star rat


Blacked Beer-Brined Grilled Chicken

You know who loves soaking in beer for 6 hours? Chicken. Almost as much as pecking around the yard and laying eggs. Get ready to ...The post Blacked Beer-Brined Grilled Chicken appeared first on The C


Juice what the doc ordered

It's the diet craze that has celebrities and us mere mortals hooked. Buhle Mbonambi looks into the juice craze.


Cuisine at Upmarket Steakhouse – “Big Easy”

A gem in the heart of Stellenbosch is the Historical National Monument, La Gratitude built by the Rev. Meent Borcherds, the parson in Stellenbosch from 1786 to 1830. Today, La Gratitude, also known as


City In Final Countdown To Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

Most international elite marathon runners ever to take part in South African marathon event begin arriving in Mother City. South Africa’s highest prize-pursed event for a standard marathon has begun


Sedgwick’s Fish Braai For Summer Sizzle

Add some extra sizzle to summer with Sedgwick’s Original Old Brown as the secret ingredient to a fish braai. Fish is definitely meant for braaing and by adding a touch of Sedgwick’s you’ll disco


Grande Provence Secures 4th American Express Platinum Fine Dining Award

Celebrating a decade of culinary excellence, The Restaurant at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate in Franschhoek has just secured its 4th consecutive American Express Platinum Fine Dining Award. The