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Your Dreams Have Come True: Tequila Is Actually Proven To Help Weight Loss

I’m about to make your day: based on a recent study, tequila can aid in weight loss.

 

Does white wine really send women loopy?

For some time now the anecdotal evidence has been building and it finally reached tipping point this morning in the form of a front page Daily Mail headline: “Women who say white wine turn them into MONSTERS.” (The capitalisation is all theirs).

 

Rapper Nicki Minaj launches fizzy wine brand in the UK

American pop star Nicki Minaj is launching her new brand of fizzy wine, MYX Fusions Moscato, in the UK on Friday.

 

Jose Cuervo® Tequila Celebrates 220th Anniversary With Limited Edition Metallic Bottles

As the medal-winning conquistador of tequilas, Jose Cuervo® knows how to celebrate and, for its 220th year, the brand today announces the launch of its commemorative Jose Cuervo Especial® Gold and Silver bottles.

 

Hebdo Cartoonists designed wine labels

Three of the cartoonists killed in last week’s terrorist attack on French satirical weekly magazine Charlie Hebdo had also put their hands to wine labels.

 

South African Wine Education Centre shortlisted for WSET Educator of the Year

The International Wine Education Centre (IWEC) and owner Cathy Marston are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for one of the most coveted titles in the world of international wine – the Wine & Spirit Education Trust’s Educator of the Year 2014.

 

Jean-Claude Martin from Creation on Winemaking

No doubt about it: there are as many winemaking styles as there are winemakers! Talking to Jean-Claude (JC) Martin of Creation, one soon learns that his philosophy is based on “enhancing the beauty of nature”.  

 

Restless, in need of change

© Cape Times Friday 16th January 2015 I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling a bit Chardonnay-ed out at the moment. Also, a bit over-Chenin-ed and even a teensy bit sick of Sauvvies as well. Not

 

Beer Review: Red Stripe

Beer: Red Stripe Jamaican Lager Brewery: Desnoes & Geddes Limited Origin: Jamaica Alcohol: 4.7% a.b.v. Available: Banana Jam Cafe, Cape Town “Hoooooraaaaaaay beer!” That’s

 

Cathy Marston shortlisted for WSET Educator of the Year

The International Wine Education Centre (IWEC) and owner Cathy Marston are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for one of the most coveted titles in the world of international wine

 

It’s harvest time in the winelands

Those who appreciate the end result should salute the blood, sweat and tears that go into wine, says Nicola Jenvey.

 

The Foundry Syrah 2008

As regular readers of this website might have noticed, I really like the aesthetic that Meerlust winemaker Chris Williams brings to his own-label The Foundry wines. The current-release Syrah 2008 is n

 

Peter Falke Wines – gold medals & summer cheeses & salads

Boutique Stellenbosch producer announces latest awards and delicious new cheese platters and summer salads Gold is certainly the colour of the season at Peter Falke Wines, the exclusive boutique winer

 

Clos Malverne, the Reds – 16.01.2105

Suzanne Coetzee, Clos Malverne’s Winemaker has two uses for her Merlot grapes, one is for the Clos Malverne Merlot 2011, a wine which defines Clos Malverne’s wine philosophy – an expression of t

 

Stuffed Pork Belly roast with Apples & Sage – Alida Ryder

A perfect match to the Clos Malverne reds, this pork belly roast by Alida Ryder is not only delicious and comforting, but it also has serious wow-factor and will impress your guests to no end. She say

 

Great Wines Of South Africa That You Have To Try

The ninth largest wine-producing country in the world, South Africa ranked in the top 100 wines of 2014. Here are some of the great wines of South Africa.

 

Michael chats to Andy Fenner

Andy Fenner would be the first to proclaim that he is not a Chef, though his passion for  meat is equivalent to some of the finest Chefs I have known or had the pleasure of working with.  He has bee

 

Best sundowner spots in Cape Town

Location counts for a lot but restaurants with a great setting or spectacular views often become complacent. It’s not the case with the establishments below. Beau Constantia, Constantia www.beaucons

 

Amarula Gold sparkles for Valentine’s Day

Say it loud, say it proud: “Be my Valentine” with a divine sparkling cocktail, made with Amarula Gold, the bold, gold, spirit aperitif with a flavour of its own. Amarula Gold is an adventu