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Almost half of South African men are likely to experience problems in the bedroom because of boozing.


Waterford Estate in Stellenbosch, widely acknowledged for its commitment to sustainable wine-growing and winemaking, has been judged South Africa’s winner of the Great Wine Capitals (GWC) Best of Wine Tourism Awards.

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Here’s a very cool graph from today’s Wall Street Journal that says an awful lot about America’s changing taste in alcohol.


We all love wine. In fact, Popdust editors sip wine almost every day in our lively office.


Durbanville Hills Wines has come to realise that although sipping on award-winning wines is a delight, once you bring food into the equation the experience moves to an extraordinary level of discovery.


This is one of those meals. A meal everyone can love. And everyone can make.


One in three adults drinks excessively, according to the CDC. But that doesn’t automatically mean that person is an alcoholic, according to a new study published in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease.


With all the new developments at Solms-Delta over the past few months, one would think we were just about done… but we still have a few more surprises in store before the year comes to an end… We are very excited to announce the rebranding of the Solms-Delta lifestyle range of wines.


Bikes and beer are each pretty great on their own, but they’re even better together. At least that’s the mindset of the owners of a planned sustainable nanobrewery that’s powered, in part, by biking.


Tran Quoc Trong cannot remember how many times his efforts to turn dragon fruit, whose prices traditionally drop with abundant crops, into wine failed when he tried to make the alcoholic beverage to cope with a price plunge.


Creation on the cool-climate Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge near Hermanus was established in 2002 by husband and wife team, Jean-Claude (JC) and Carolyn Martin.


Babylonstoren, the historic farm situated in the Drakenstein Valley between Franschhoek and Paarl, has announced the release of its flagship red wine – the first since the estate began making wines


Vervoerspesialiste, Oranjerivier Tenkers, kom elke dag nader aan hul visie om ’n wêreldgehalte grootmaat-vervoerspesialis te wees en die moontlikheid van uitbreiding wink in die toekoms.&n


I love opera – more accurately, I love the sound of the human voice in song; what a wonderful instrument it is. My own singing voice is sadly creaky, simply because I haven’t used it enough since


A Particularly Gorgeous Meme Example I have a soft spot for memes.  I love them. They tickle my funny bone in the best way and they are EVERYWHERE.  Condescending Wonka, Bad Luck Brian, Skeptical Ba


The festive season is upon us, which means that shops around the country are adorning their windows with fake snow and playing brain-numbing Christmas carols on repeat. Now, I’m not the Grinch,


Today is emancipation day and its pretty shocking that there are no parties to celebrate the contribution slaves made to establishing the vineyards of the Cape. The closest we came was the travesty of


Christmas has come early for anyone wanting to fly to London in style this festive season, with British Airways offering over 40% off on its Club World fares. The year-end sale sees the price of busin


When you get invited to a vertical Pinot Noir tasting hosted by Jan Boland Coetzee, you drop everything and go.  No month-end deadlines, demanding bank managers or red tape ensconced civil servants w


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Andrew Jefford's long awaited blog on SA Chardonnay finally appeared last week and it must come as a bitter disappointment to the organizers of the Celebration of Chardonnay. Andy vouchsafes tasting n


 ISSUED BY DKC (DE KOCK COMMUNICATIONS) ON BEHALF OF WOSA"Rule-breaking", "trailblazing", "daring", "superb" and "exciting" are the adjectives increasingly linked to South African wines.  In


Tim James, contributor to this website, has won the Du Toitskloof South African Wine Writer Award held in association with Standard Bank for the second year in a row. To tie into Cape Town’s status


While South African producers like to compare their finest tipples to top examples like Bordeaux blends or New Zealand Sauvignons, it is pertinent to also focus on the lower, value for money price poi


An aversion to high alcohol levels is something that unites most of what we might call the Cape wine revolutionaries to an international avant-garde movement. It seems sometimes even to be an end in i


Serves 6-8 For the dressing 180 ml olive oil 60 ml lemon juice 5 ml honey salt and ground black pepper For the salad 4 grapefruits, segmented 4 oranges, peeled and sliced 5 baby fennel bulbs, thinly s


Clos Malverne Restaurant is celebrating its 5th birthday this month and founding chef Nadia Louw Smith is offering a special menu with one of the Estate’s wines to match each dish. Two of the 2014 v


Samsung Electronics South Africa and Cricket South Africa have announced a three-year deal, which sees Samsung become the official consumer electronics partner to CSA and the Proteas. Together with be


November saw the inaugural KWV Brandy & food pairing dinner hosted in the beautiful Sensorium in Paarl. Hosted at the KWV Bar & Art Museum, a must visit destination in it’s own right.


Wine Industry Strategic Exercise (WISE) The South African wine industry is in the process of developing a new strategic framework aimed at improving competitiveness and coherence through, inter alia,