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You can buy a barrel of Jack Daniels whiskey for $10 000

It’s possible to purchase an entire barrel of whiskey from the legendary Tennessee distiller.

 

Wine barrels made into skateboards

Making the old new comes naturally to a young Marlborough couple transforming aged wine barrels into beautiful longboards.

 

Coffin Wine Bottle Holder

Where better to lay to rest your finest bottle of wine while it ages deep down in the darkest depths of your cellar than in this cool new Coffin Wine Bottle Holder.

 

Swedish Meatballs

Nothing beats homemade meatballs smothered in a creamy gravy sauce, and yes, they taste so much better than the IKEA version!

 
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Drink A Beer To Ward Off Dementia

Many a beer drinker has heard about the health benefits of red wine over the past few years. In fact, there have been so many studies on the supposed elixir of life that there’s a good chance some beer drinkers, looking to confer the same benefits, have converted into wine connoisseurs. But convert not my fellow beer drinker, for beer also confers some health benefits, according to a new study, which found a compound within can ward off dementia and other cognitive decline.

 

Can you date someone who doesn’t drink?

Jay Casey, a 34-year-old production assistant, considers himself a pretty regular drinker — on any given night, he estimates he might have five drinks.

 

Large glass of wine can raise stroke risk for the over-50s

Having one large glass of wine a day in middle age raises the risk of a stroke, warn researchers.

 

Chardonnay Deli opens in Constantia

A new farmstall-style deli has opened its doors in the heart of Constantia.

 

Battle over wine farm housing project

The Constantia community is to take the City of Cape Town to court after it gave the green light for a housing development to be built on a grade one heritage wine farm in Constantia’s famed valley of the vines.

 

The Sommeliers Selection – A New Wine Award with a difference

Look forward to a wine competition with a difference!

 

Winery of the Week: Waverley Hills

Waverley Hills Estate is situated between Tulbagh and Ceres, South Africa, at the foothills of the breathtaking Witzenberg Mountain Range. The fertile Oakleaf yellow clay terrain is impregnated with r

 

Older Oddities

When one begins to learn of The Good Wine, one learns quickly that age is a rather sought-after characteristic in wines as a general rule. Herewith, my experience of some of the oddities of The Older

 

Tim James: On the Hemel-en-Aarde Winegrowers’ Pinot Noir Celebration

Some months back on this website,  I doubted whether local pinots are world class to the extent that local white blends, sauvignons and syrahs are world class (see here). Aren’t we overrating pinot

 

Two Oceans Shiraz Rosé 2014 – Valentine’s Day choice

Whether you are heading for a romantic picnic spot, a white sandy beach to watch the setting sun or celebrating at home, Two Oceans Wines’ Shiraz Rosé is the perfect wine to enjoy with your loved o

 

Our Fool Proof Plan for Valentines Day Is…

    As we enter the month of February we asked the team of here at More Than Food what they would be doing this Valentines Day. The answers very in ideological approaches to this traditiona

 

Creation Pinot vertical tasting at the second annual Hemel-en-Aarde Pinot Noir Celebration

 

 

Riesling (and Rarities) Rocked at Hartenberg