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< Wednesday 25 February 2015 >

Packaging Spotlight: Some Young Punks – The Quickie

It’s hard to ignore the funky Some Young Punks Quickie label. Most of us enjoy a quickie every now and then?


Lasagna stuffed Portobello mushrooms and Fat Bastard Merlot

These stuffed mushrooms from willowbirdbaking.com are filling, hearty, and delicious. Double the recipe for a quick and easy dinner and don’t forget to serve it with a bottle of Fat Bastard Merlot.

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5 Steps to a Successful Winery Visit

More wineries than ever are eager for wine enthusiast to drop by.


Juliet Cullinan celebrates 25 years of fine wines over lunch at Ryan`s Kitchen

Considered by wine connoisseurs to be the nation’s oldest premium wine festival, the Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival will celebrate its 25th Anniversary in May 2015.

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Opening of the refurbished Franschhoek Cellars tasting and entertainment facility

The Franschhoek Cellar is a familiar landmark as you enter Franschhoek but how many of us have actually visited it?  DGB (Douglas Green Bellingham) produce, wholesale and distribute wines and spi


RECM Best Value tastings kick off with Sauvignon Blanc

While the Sauvignon Blanc served at Rupert & Rothschild last night came from New Zealand (Johann Rupert famously rates SA Sauvignon on a Rennie's antacid scale) and last year's First National Blan


FNB Fiasco

Eyebrows went in to orbit at the latest offering from First National Blanc credit card (below). Bottles of wine endorsed by the Platter wine label guide which is owned by Diners Club - the competition


GS Cabernet 1966 – South Africa’s first ‘perfect’ wine

Wine Cellar director Roland Peens recently shared a bottle of the ‘legendary’ GS Cabernet 1966 with one of the UK’s foremost wine critics, Jancis Robinson, on her visit to South Africa. Describ

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Official opening of the Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons tasting centre

Last night a lesson in how to position wine as a luxury lifestyle product by Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons. The occasion was the official opening of the immaculately appointed new tasting centre


A day in Kalk Bay and Simonstown


Simondium Spectacular

The opening of the new all-singing, all-dancing tasting room of Rupert & Rothschild last night put Simondium on the map. What a pity Sediment weren't in attendance to record the festivities for th


Clos du Ciel: Longridge stel wyn van legendariese wingerd bekend

Die biodinamiese herlewing van ’n enkele wingerdblok wat byna 30 jaar gelede hoog teen die hange van die Helderberg naby die Longridge-wynlandgoed aangeplant is, het gelei tot die bekendstelling v