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How to Make Weed Vodka, aka Green Dragon

The Green Dragon ranks as one of the more elusive DIY methods of getting high. The cannabis tincture is a simple enough concept but the methods of creating this weed vodka vary depending on who you ask.


Magnetic Bottle Holder

With these clever fridge storage strips, your bottles will hang out in a cool loft that might make the orange juice jealous. Each strip features three super-strong neodymium magnets–two strips secure a six pack of your favorite beverage bottles to the ceiling of your refrigerator, keeping them handy and freeing up space for other food that’s just chillin’. The strips adhere to any spot with heavy-duty peel-and-stick adhesive. Made in the Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Stunning Distilleries From Around the World

It’s not just wine estates making a buck or two from tourism these days.


In Breakfast News, Kevin Bacon Is Now A Spokesperson For Eggs (This Is Not A Yolk)

If anyone knows eggs, it’s bacon. Kevin Bacon.

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Reasons to Have a Glass of Wine Tonight

Look, you probably don’t need this little list for me to convince you how necessary it is that you partake in a glass of wine (or two) tonight,


Buy rare Fleur du Cap wines online at the Vinotèque

Wine lovers looking for older Fleur du Cap vintages, magnums, award winners and flagship wines, can now find these rare selections online along with the entire range at the Vinotèque, the premium E-Commerce wine shop based at Die Bergkelder, in Stellenbosch.

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Friday Sundowner at Neil Ellis Wines

This Friday sundowner must be one of the best value events in the winelands. We were invited to go there last Friday evening. The next Sundowner will be on the 17th. From 4 till 8, you watch the sun s


Weltevrede Wows Bordeaux

When Arlo Guthrie came into Los Angeles back in 1969, he famously was bringing in a couple of keys. When yours truly landed in Bordeaux last week I was bringing in 187ml of Sauvignon Blanc. Nothing st


Zonnebloem Laureat 2012 — 07.04.2015

The story of Zonnebloem is one that goes back many years, in fact hundreds of years.  There is a strong tradition in the 20th century and into the 21st of woman wine makers and viticulturists going


Buy rare Fleur du Cap wines online at the Vinotèque

Issued by: GC Communications - On behalf of: Cape Legends  Laszlo   Wine lovers looking for older Fleur du Cap vintages, magnums, award winners and flagship wines, can



DATE - 7 APRIL 2015 -  ISSUED BY DKC (DE KOCK COMMUNICATIONS) FOR DISTELL GROUP LIMITED Distell was having the biggest impact in the drive to ensure ethical accreditation amongst South A


Pinopasso: Taking pinotage to a new level

Pinotage is as uniquely South African as chianti is Italian. What happens when you give this South African varietal some Italian style and passion? Pinopasso is what happens! But what is Pinopasso?


Tanqua Karoo Natural Produce

As terroir is to wine, so the wild free natural environment of the Tanqua Karoo, unconditioned by agricultural domination, is to the produce of the Tanqua Karoo. Tanqua Karoo Natural Produce (TKNP) cu


Muratie Ansela van de Caab 2011

Local Shiraz might be getting all the plaudits at the moment but I think it would be premature to write-off Bordeaux-style red blends just yet – nobody’s going refuse a glass of Kanonkop


Can poorer wine countries make it big?

Are there any really successful wine countries which do not have a more-or-less rich and interested domestic market? This in one of the things I’ve been pondering in response to winery-owner Da


Delheim unearths forest fare during Wild Mushroom Weekends

Rare foraging excursions on offer at this legendary wine farm 30 & 31 May and 3 & 4 July 2015 The legendary Delheim Wine Estate is offering avid foragers two ex-cep-tional weekends of wild mus


Holden Manz Merlot, Fondue & a monthly Wine Club

If you are looking for a wine club or an evening out where you can be introduced to wine on a monthly basis in a non-pretentious and informal manner, then the Western Cape Wineries Wine Club might be


Old bubbles

On cork maturation has taken on an unusual meaning in the bubbly section of our cellar. The problem is that it’s housed in a corner with other bottles and boxes in close proximity and at right


Springfield Estate Wine Evening at the Beverly Hills

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Action-packed IMPI Challenge 2015

The IMPI Challenge will take place at the majestic Lievland Wine Estate and Wiesenhof Legacy Park in Stellenbosch from 11-12 April 2015. “We are super excited for the new year,” says Piete


Franschhoek ryg die lofbetuigings in!

Franschhoek is vir die vierde agtereenvolgende jaar aangewys as een van die top tien vakansiebestemmings in Suid-Afrika. Reisigers wat TripAdvisor gebruik, het Franschhoek onder die top drie in TripA


Stay the course with OBiKWA at the May Day Meander

Lowveld Botanical Garden, Nelspruit – Sunday, 17 May 2015 Issued by: GC Communications - on behalf of: Distell Gather the flock and let the adventure begin with OBiK


Whole Roasted Rib of Beef — Jules Mercer

Jules Mercer is a Cape Town based food writer and photographer who is inspired by Zonnebloem Wines.  Her lovely ‘Old Master’ style photography is quirky and amusing. Whole Roasted Rib o


Bain & Bunkell ? Working For The Consumer

by Herman Manson (@marklives) Launching communications company Bain & Bunkell is a brave new play in a tough and rapidly changing market ? but it?s certainly heartening to see there is st?