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Nick Offerman of `Parks and Recreation` Sings a Ballad Dedicated to Whiskey

Nick Offerman loves whisky, his guitar, woodworking and horseback riding. But he’s man enough not to mix his favorite beverage with the last two—and quite upset that he doesn’t have three hands so he can mix the first two.


Packaging Spotlight: Amur Tiger Vodka

Unless Amur Tiger Vodka packaging is placed amongst other similar items, the consumer may not successfully guess the contents of the container.


Get a Fleur du Cap Wine and Salt recipe book with tastings at Die Bergkelder

Join Fleur du Cap for a unique wine and salt tasting experience at Die Bergkelder in Stellenbosch and take home an insightful booklet with delicious recipes pairing these elegant wines to some of the world’s finest artisanal salts.


Fierce Heat Abates in Time for Harvest at Orange River Cellars

Despite a few weeks’ of torrid Northern Cape heat in December last year and early January, the 2015 grape harvest at Orange River Cellars kicked-off on schedule, with the first real truck-loads of wine grapes rambling into the wineries in the latter half of January.


Participate in the Nederburg ‘Harvest at Dusk’ public day

Put your personal stomp on Nederburg’s award-winning wines with Winemaster Razvan Macici and his team, by joining the Paarl winery’s annual “Harvest at Dusk” on Saturday, February 21.


At Simonsig Estate the Heat is on for the 2015 Harvest

Just over a week after the team at Simonsig Estate began harvesting, the vintage of 2015 is already being talked about as a hot, dry and windy year. Not to mention early.


Harvest experience at Durbanville Hills Wines

Catch a rare glimpse of the inner workings of Durbanville Hills’ cellar in the midst of harvest with a cellar tour offered each Wednesday evening during February and March.


Value for money in the wine trade

Guest lecturing at the UCT Business School Wine Business Management Programme last month, I chose the topic "value for money in the wine trade." A controversial subject as what is meant by "value?" Is

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Classic Crashes

The rumours that Classic Wine magazine has given up the ghost were confirmed this afternoon. "To whom it may concern It is with great regret to inform you that Classic FM has, after much considerati


Afrasia Auction Bidding by Gavel & Grand

THE AFRASIA BANK CAPE WINE AUCTION ONLINE BIDDING NOW LIVE The AfrAsia Bank Cape Wine Auction, which set a philanthropic precedent in the South African wine industry when it raised an astounding R7.0


Distell gekroon as Distilleerder van die Jaar!

’n Suid-Afrikaanse distilleerdery is in ’n internasionale kompetisie as Distilleerder van die Jaar aangewys nadat dit 'n Japannese mededinger uit die pad gevee het om die eerste plek te vul.  


Pinot paradise

Pinot lovers all! The Hemel en Aarde Pinot Noir Celebration 2015 After this past weekend of perusing pinot noir from all corners of the planet in the Hemel en Aarde valley, I’m again reminded of the


Greatest Loire: Coulée de Serrant & Domaine Huet

We are excited to expand our Loire portfolio in 2015 with 2 of the world’s greatest wine estates. Coulée de Serrant lays claim to 875 consecutive grape harvests, having been planted by Cisterci


If it’s a Wine Festival it has to be Stellenbosch

If you can remember the Stellenbosch Wine Festival of the old days’, you probably weren’t there. This was held in the Town Hall in Plein Street, and around its heyday circa 1982 it was an ideal pl


The new fizz on the block

Once considered a cheap man’s Champagne, Prosecco is fast becoming the drink of choice, writes Liam Joyce.


Lanzerac Blanc de Blancs Brut, an MCC for any occasion

The latest offering to emerge from the Lanzerac Wine Estate on the outskirts of Stellenbosch will most certainly be music to the ears of bubbly aficionados!    lees meer