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<< Wednesday 18 February 2015 >

Results of the Wine Label Design Awards proudly sponsored by Rotolabel were announced earlier this evening at Beau Constantia.

 

If your office is anything like CityLab’s, there’s always a bottle of wine stashed in someone’s desk.

 
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Myths and urban legends exist in every culture.

 

Nederburg teamed up with The Hussar Grill to stage a special cook-off with celebrity chef, Pete Goffe-Wood at his Kitchen Cowboys studio in Cape Town recently.

 
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………. So, it’s 11:30 am, we are by the side of the road just outside Naivasha town; a police man with my driving license in hand. Our appointment to visit Rift Valley Winery had been for 11 but clearly we weren’t going to make it.

 

Boplaas Family Vineyards in Calitzdorp is currently producing their first red straw wine from red muscadel grapes.

 

Remember Chancellor Kohl? The German Bundeskanzler famous for managing the reunification of communist East Germany and NATO ally West Germany? Apart from that he was also famous for treating his Heads

 

Is Andre Shearer, whose Cape Classics imports 30% of the 1.1 million cases of SA wine sold in the US, losing the faith? He told Wine Spectator publisher Marvin Shanken that "while Pinotage and Chenin

 

I’m quite picky when it comes to pubs. I mean – don’t get me wrong – the SAB jol with rugby on the big screens definitely has its place, but if the most a bar read more The pos

 

Posh Pretoria is in the east of the city. The west is poor. This is nothing new. The Carnegie Commission of Investigation on the Poor White Question in South Africa (which began its work in 1928 and p

 

Competition in the wine world has never been fiercer. To be noticed takes an awful lot of effort; to be noticed on an ongoing basis requires imagination as well as effort and good planning. View from

 

Thursday 19th is Chinese New Year, so we celebrate with this dish from Anna and Roberta. Serves 4 Easy Prepping & Cooking Time:  50 minutes 240g beef steak, thinly sliced 2ml baking powder, to t

 

An egg is probably the best analogy. Undercook it and you have a gag-inducing, cloying mess on the plate. Overcook it and the dryness will transcend it from joyful, rich, subtle food to mere nutrition

 

  After a discovering Viva Vodka at the recent Cape Town Electronic Music Festival More Than Food sat down with their team to discuss the life of vodka production in South Africa and everything

 

Absinthe was once banned in France. A century later, the drink's reputation has been rehabilitated.

 

Arrogance is a terrible trait to behold, but sometimes, just every so often, a little bit of arrogance, self-belief and confidence is what is needed in order to push ahead in the world of business. Wi

 

Sir David Graaff, third Baronet, who passed away recently, was a man of insight and vision. He has seen De Grendel grow from an award-winning Holstein stud cattle and sheep farm to include the growing

 

The South African wine industry has harvested nearly half of what is expected to be a very promising 2015 wine grape crop.    According to regional viticulturists of VinPro – the representative

 

I wrote about this wine last year. Now so loved that the little ‘glipsie’ made by Irene Waller, GM and Winemaker at La Bri in the 2013 vintage looks like becoming a La Bri tradition. Really nice l

 

Tomorrow is Chinese New Year. Anna and Roberta Montali sent me this recipe in celebration of the year of the goat. Serves   4 Easy Prepping & cooking time – 20 minutes 30ml (2 tbsp) peanu