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Dear Valentine, please be wine!

It’s no secret that wine is a catalyst and enabler of romance. It been said that the aromas of certain wines can even spark arousal! All the more reason to send your Valentine a message in a bottle.


Wine Tourists Now More Representative of South African Society

The demographic profile of the South African wine tourist is changing, with a noticeable increase in black wine lovers flocking to enjoy the offerings of the winelands.

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Cheers for a good cause

© Cape Times Friday 13th February 2015 What’s on your wine wish list? I’ve just been seeing some Facebook friends winning a single bottle of 1965 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, autographed by the


Dias Tavern, Ground Zero for wine in Cape Town

Lunch with the Wegner broers Ad and Johan from Getwine and Cobus Joubert on Wednesday to test drive a parcel of Constantia Uitsig the broers had come into. Who said SA Sauvignon Blanc should be drunk


The perfect start to winning his/her heart

Start your Valentine’s dinner with these lightly curried mussels on pancakes and you would have cooked your way all the way to the heart of your loved one. Serve it with a glass of our delicious


No-fail Valentine’s at Nederburg

Nederburg Estate, Paarl Are you (like myself) a professional procrastinator? Or did the speed with which 2015 took off leave you reeling and not noticing the days ticking by towards the 14th of Febru

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Valentine’s Day at 5Rooms Restaurant

If you happen to be one of those people who would rather not hear the “V” word again or at least until the next Valentine’s Day, please bare with me. Everybody loves great food, be


A ‘Love Story of Wines’ for Valentine’s Day

At Muratie, situated in the Knorhoek Valley north of Stellenbosch, the passion for preserving the estate’s rich heritage and the intriguing human stories woven into the very fabric of its centuries


HRV: ‘South Africa’s best Chardonnay’ (Tim Atkin)

Hamilton Russell Vineyards consistently produce the finest Chardonnay, if not the finest white wine, in South Africa. It is an international benchmark for New World Chardonnay, yet it still holds a cl


Cola Pulled – Pork Sliders: Recipe

Trendy, cool and super tasty. I love this way of cooking pork, the sweet, spicy gooey sauce clings onto each piece of pulled pork, and oh my goodness it is good! Just slap the pulled meat between a