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Skull Shaped Sugar Spoon for your glass of Absinthe

This cool new Skull Shaped Sugar Spoon is sure to give you second thoughts about adding that extra spoonful of sugar to help the coffee go down.


Felicity Jones drinks red wine to help her cry in movie scenes

Felicity Jones puts herself in “a slightly suicidal, depressed state” by drinking loads of red wine to prepare for a crying scene.

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Does a nightcap help you sleep?

If you have a nightcap before bed, to help you sleep, it could be doing you more harm than good!


The Wine of the Future Could Be Aged Underwater

When Jim Dyke, Jr. dropped 48 bottles of Cabernet Sauvignon into the waters of Charleston Harbor, he wasn’t wasting booze—he was testing out a theory that could change the way vintners age wine.


Drink wine, make money? The latest house party trend

Out of the way Avon and Pampered Chef. Wine is the newest excuse to throw a party, sell things to your friends and neighbours — and make a little money.


Packaging Spotlight: Wine-Inspired Water Bottles

Playing up the quality, purity and health benefits of drinking a premium water product, this concept water design by Christine Vallaure imagines packaging that presents water like wine.


Introducing The Champagne Diet…

Imagine living a life filled with deliciously decadent, healthy meals and a nightly champagne toast? Imagine loving your body and eating for your health – as opposed to a number on the scale?


Bar creates 3D-printed beer taps

A Florida bar looking for a novel way to show-off their new craft beers has commissioned a 3D-printing company to create bespoke beer taps with which to pour the brew.

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Do the twist with Fleur du Cap Natural Light 2014

Make light work of your summer quaffer with Fleur du Cap Natural Light Chenin Blanc, now boasting a convenient new screw cap on the 2014 vintage.


The Spice Route You Didn’t See in The History Books

As a new resident of South Africa, I have made the conscious decision to respond “yes” to almost anything that people throw my way, even if I have no idea what it is.


Franshhoek Festivals to look forward to this year

With the year in full swing now, we would like to wish you a superb year ahead!


Morgenster 2008 – 20.01.2015

Morgenster is one of the historic farms in the easternmost parts of the Stellenbosch Wine Appellation. Known not only for its wines but for its superb olive products. The Morgenster 2008 was released


Wolfkop Weekender: Lilo River Flow (A Camping Affair)

For a music lover and first time camper like myself this is going to be nothing less than a mind-blowing experience. Described by the event organizers as a “part-weekend away, part-music festi


Clifton Capensis

Situational variables, so important when tasting fine wine, maximized at second beach Clifton this lunchtime when a herd of sacred cows of the sniffing and spitting fraternity were corralled into the


Moroccan coffee, cardamom & turmeric leg of lamb – Sophia Lindop

Sophia Lindop was born in Douglas in the Northern Cape, lamb is part of her as much as the Lebanese cuisine entrenched by one Ouma and the South African cuisine by the other. Serves 6 – 8 Difficulty


Boschendal Cecil John Reserve Shiraz 2012

Owned by producer-wholesaler DGB, Boschendal should have more cachet as a wine label than it does. The 2012 vintage of Cecil John Reserve Shiraz (R235 a bottle) is a cracker, however. Made by Bertho v


A fine new chardonnay, if not a new era

You can set up your wine launch in a rich man’s seaside villa, Clifton’s white sands stretching out below to the blue sea, and my grumpiness might remain as intact, along with my socialist rectitu


Win: A Zesty Summer Smash & Black Bottle Whisky

To celebrate the glorious nature of summer, More Than Food has teamed up with The Black Bar to give you our very own easy and delicious recipe AND one of two bottles of Black Bottle Whisky. The Z


Cold Smoked Barbel, pickled Nouvelle mushrooms, basil emulsion – Bertus Basson

Bertus Basson is such a special person, way beyond being a chef.  This is a recipe he did for a book by Nouvelle Mushrooms.  Being Bertus, it has unusual ingredients – like the barbel. Great m


Place in the Sun Sauvignon Blanc 2014 – 20.01.2015

Place in the Sun Wines are making a huge contribution to the social transformation of the people who work on the farms which supply the grapes for the wines.   All certified Fairtrade, a percentage