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< Monday 16 March 2015 >

Pepper-Spray Hot Wings

Eat at your own risk!


6 Wine Terms Simplified

I don’t know what it is about drinking wine that seems to bring out the hoity toity in people but it does.


Why Champagne May Be A Healthier Choice

Come midnight on the 31st, most people will have sparkling wine in their raised glasses.


Haskell Vineyards at the 2015 Cape Wine Auction

Haskell Vineyards is proud once again to be a foundation supporter of the Cape Wine Auction, an charity occasion that has quickly morphed into one of the South African wine industry’s most prestigious events.


Creation welcomes 3 Swiss Interns

Every year around this time, hundreds of harvest interns from all over the world arrive in South Africa to work in local wine cellars learning valuable winemaking skills.


Franschhoek Wedding Showcase – 18 April 2015

Franschhoek is the perfect (and definitely romantic) setting to celebrate the most memorable day of your life.


La Motte`s guide to the best summer salad

It is summer and the ideal time to enjoy healthy fresh salads with your glass of La Motte Sauvignon Blanc!


Poppin’ Bottles at The Celebration of Bubbles!

Champagne, MCC when produced in South Africa, is easily the cooler cousin of wine. Whilst wine might have a bit of an upper-crust bourgeois image; champagne is much more versatile- plu


Fine Food & Wine Weekend @ Bushman’s Kloof — 29th — 31st May

Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat in the Cederberg is once again the winter go-to destination for gourmands and wine connoisseurs alike, at their Bushmans Kloof Signature Food


Winsome whites for late summer sipping

WINSOME WHITES FOR LATE SUMMER SIPPING Since the start of the year , many white wines have come my way. Nearly all of them were quaffable, some were boring, a few were wildly acidic and several were


The Tale of Two Brothers — Deux Frères Wines

This is the story of two brothers, Stephan and Retief du Toit, co-owners of the Le Present farm on the R44 between Stellenbosch and Klapmuts, and their Deux Frères Wines. In 2008 Stephan and Retief


L’Avenir unveils its exclusive Pinotage Lounge

L’Avenir, the French inspired Stellenbosch wine estate, celebrates the opening of South Africa’s first lounge dedicated exclusively to the emblematic varietal, pinotage, located in the


Action in Asia

Wosa has stepped up activities in Asia, with a focus on key wine hubs. Wines of South Africa (Wosa) has established a presence in Hong Kong as a platform for stepping up marketing efforts in key Asia


Constantia rises from the flames

It’s been a while since my last post, mainly because I got hitched (hoorah!) and spent a few weeks frolicking in the tropical Venezuelan archipelago of Los Roques. Upon my return, it was shockin


New mindsets stretch the spectrum

Adventurous, young, daring winemakers are pushing back frontiers with new wine styles and colours.  When you talk to the young movers today, you are swept along in a current of enthusiasm, energ


A call to action

Wine Industry Strategic Exercise WISE With the implementation of the Wine Industry Strategic Exercise (Wise) commencing in 2015, this could be a very significant year for the entire wine industry va


Sell up with Sauvignon

South Africa has gained a reputation as the value for money Sauvies supplier, but the challenge is to push quality and prices to the next level.  The Cape winelands is second only to Marlborough


#CreatingValue@Origin: Bring it back

South Africa represents only 3% of the world’s total wine production. With half of its exports in bulk, this status quo is not sustainable. A shift from bulk to bottle will not only add value, b