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Dilmah Tea now available in SA

One of the world's most esteemed tea brands, Dilmah, is finally accessible to SA consumers.


Caramelised home-grown tomatoes with homemade gnocchi – Meeta K Wolff

Meeta K Wolff’s Caramelised Home Grown Tomatoes with homemade gnocchi 750g cherry tomatoes – cut in halves 3-4 garlic cloves – finely chopped 1-2 teaspoons red peppercorn – coa


Wine Cellar’s Debi van Flymen on ‘Die Vine Intervention’

Wine Cellar’s Gauteng manager, Debi van Flymen, recently took part in a series of podcasts called ‘Die Vine Intervention’ for ZA Confidential. In the first of these sessions, Debi,


Balls of Steel Whisky Coolers – Gimmicky or Worth Buying?

Having to cool down your whisky is not something folks in cooler climes are that familiar with, so it is always amusing to see the disdain whisky snobs show when you mention adding ice or the like to


Sutherland Viognier Roussanne 2011

The Viognier Roussane blend from Thelema’s Elgin vineyard called Sutherland first came to prominence when the 2009 vintage won gold at the 2011 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show. Current release is 2011 (


Wine trends for 2015

It’s the end of the year which brings with it awkward office parties, dysfunctional family holidays and endless predictions of what the next year will hold across all fields of endeavour. Since


Leopard’s Leap Culinaria Muscat de Frontignan 2014 – a fresh take on Christmas

The Leopard’s Leap’s Culinaria Collection celebrates the harmony of food and wine and never is it more fitting than for the festive season when many an hour goes into planning the ultimate fes


KWV Héritage XO Cognac – the perfect Christmas Gift

This is the perfect gift at Christmas. KWV, having been acclaimed at ISC and IWSC over recent years as the home of the World’s Best Brandy, recently unveiled KWV Héritage XO Cognac SA’s first and

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Beer Unlocks Creativity

It’s something gaming enthusiast have known about for years, though I’m sure we’re not the only ones to have noticed. About a beer and a half into a session of laying waste to virtua


Pierneef à La Motte Restaurant – Winelands Cuisine at its Best

A visit to La Motte Estate in Franschhoek takes you way back in history. The Newspaper was honoured to dine at the Pierneef à La Motte Restaurant embraced by the presence of an extensive collection o


De Grendel Pinot Gris 2013 – 22.12.14

The De Grendel vineyards are situated 7 kilometres from the Atlantic Ocean, growing on the slopes of the Tygerberg Hills 200 meters above sea level. A portion of a Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard was graf


Maple & mustard glazed gammon with star anise & orange plum sauce – Dianne Bibby

Dianne Bibby is a former fashion designer turned cook. She spends her time developing recipes and teaching group cooking classes. Her Gammon is just so seasonal with the plum sauce, and perfect for Ch


Nativo Organic White Blend – 22.12.14

For Billy Hughes, 2014 was a year in which his dream for an organically certified wine came true with the bottling of a first, the Nativo Organic White Blend 2013. The grapes for the wine were all org


Rietvallei Sauvignon Blanc 2014 – 22.12.14

Rietvallei Wine Estate in the Robertson Valley is coming up to the end of the 150th year of its existence. And much has happened on the Estate, not the least of which was the launch of two wines by Ko