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Wine Headache? Chances Are It’s Not the Sulfites

THE LATE SENATOR Strom Thurmond was famous—some might say infamous—for a good many things, including a marathon filibuster against the Civil Rights Act,


L’Avenir opens South Africa`s first wine lounge dedicated to Pinotage

L’Avenir in Stellenbosch has unveiled a sleek new wine lounge with a truly grand opening party for media and local dignitaries on Thursday, 5 March 2015.


Impressive Reasons to Keep Drinking More Wine

We all know a glass of wine gives us mind blowing pleasure at the end of the day.


Get your Ramen on, American style

Ramen is a staple for college kids, noodle slurping groupies, and ramen loving foodies, and while traditionally it’s served with all of the Japanese accoutrements, we’ve broadened the spectrum of flavor with some fun and crazy Americanized twists. So join us as we take this classic dish on a culinary road trip!

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Sophia`s Cornucopia

As a member of the Biodiversity in Wine Initiative (BWI) and accredited by the IPW (Integrated Production of Wine) scheme, Creation’s commitment to the environment and respect for the land which is home to its vineyards are expressed in every bottle.


5 of the best: Wineries open till late

There are times in the week when after work you just need a glass or 3 of wine but many wineries are already closed. Never fear! Here are 5 wineries that open later so you can get your vino on.

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And you thought winemaking was a leisurely life: Find out from Nederburg what really happens at the harvest

Nederburg is telling it like it is in a series of short little videos that let you into a behind-the-scenes look at what actually goes on at harvest time. 


Nederburg bied ’n video-blik op wat werklik gebeur tydens die oes

Nederburg is besig om ’n reeks kort maar kragtige video’s te maak wat die werklikheid en drama agter die skerms van die 2015-oes blootlê. Dit wys van naderby die sweet en die trane,

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Attention grabbers

© Cape Times Friday 20th March 2015 As our retail shelves become busier and busier with more choices of wines, labels, closures and brands cropping up every day, you really need a USP or Unique Sel


A taste of Madeira

Lettie Teague of The Wall Street Journal explores the history and diversity of Madeira wines in a recently published article. The complex Portuguese wines, produced on an island bearing the sam


SA chardonnay judged world’s best

Groot Constantia’s 2013 chardonnay was judged the best in the world at the Chardonnay du Monde competition.


The wine without the babalas

Scientists say they have found the key to making hangover-free wine, by altering the DNA of yeast in the drink.


Tasting from a tea cup

A recent lunch with a friend at South China Dim Sum was a thoroughly delicious experience. The tasty pan fried and poached wheat dumplings with their various fillings were just some of the morsels tha


A Pair of easy-drinking wines for a worthy cause

Every project established to raise funds toward the war against rhino poaching is welcome. When one comes with impressive credentials that can be checked, it’s a lot easier to support, especi