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Avocado Egg Salad

Here’s a quick, comforting recipe for breakfast with the family.


Cat Lady Winos Will Love These Curled-Up Cat Wine Markers

Are you a cat lady wino trying to differentiate your glass from the rest?


What does old mean when we talk about vines?

Who, and what, is old? When does a child become an adult? What does an adult have, what does she aspire to, what can she communicate that a child has not, does not, cannot? We know adolescents with the wisdom of elders, and leaders of nations with the maturity of kindergartners. All depends on upbringing and context. As with people so with vines, the cardiovascular system of wine.


Tinder and sobriety are incompatible

Alcohol and online dating need each other like the internet needs porn.


Rappers drinking water worth $100,000

Rappers 2 Chainz and Diplo drink water valued at $100,000 in a video you can watch below.


Why pairing wine with the right wine glass matters

To fully  enjoy a glass of wine, from the aroma and texture, down to the flavor and finish—pairing it with the right glass or stemware matters a lot.

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Why Champagne Drinkers Make The Best Lovers

I come from a lineage with deep-seated roots in everything champagne. The women of my family have been drinking champagne in all their glory from generation to generation, thus the sweet, ever-sifting bubbles run in unison with the blood of my veins.


South African Wine Harvest on a different beat

Harvest2015 captured in just more than 3 minutes. An extremely early harvest in 2015 delivering exceptional fruit and world-class wines.


Find out what`s happening at Lanzerac Estate in April


It’s Autumn in the winelands! Find out what’s happening at Lanzerac during the month of April.


Delectable Early Autumn Treats at Simonsig’s Cuvée Restaurant

When it comes to winelands fine dining, Simonsig’s Cuvée restaurant has come to set the bar with its inventive and sumptuous seasonal menus.


Grappa, carbs, calories and crap

You want to choose a digestif to follow your Banting-diet meal? Well, according to a recent press released I received recently, trying to clamber aboard the band-wagon, you should go for grappa. Itâ


KWV Only South African Brand Named as one of ‘World’s Most Admired Wine Brands’

KWV, an award-winning, proudly South African brand, has been named as one of the World’s Top 50 Most Admired Wine Brands for the fourth successive year – the only South African wine brand to attai


Chardonnay Revisited

My neighbour at the top of Leeukloof Drive has a Labrador called Johannes so it really should come as no surprise to taste a Chardonnay called Kobus. Yet it does. The Kobus in question is Kobus du Ple


De Krans stel portwyne bekend met slanke, nuwe voorkoms

Die De Krans-privaatkelder by Calitzdorp, bekend as een van Suid-Afrika se voorste portprodusente, het pas sy Premium Cape Ruby NV en Cape Vintage 2013 met hul nuwe, slanke voorkoms bekend gestel, ne



Issued by FIVESTAR PR, on behalf of Bouchard Finlayson Bouchard Finlayson ‘s popular   Tutored Wine Tastings series is back for 2015, with events this year also taking plac


Sauvignon Blanc Heads East

A taxing few days’ Oriental dining were accompanied by some Sauvignon Blanc wines, and I am happy to report that I appear to have lived to tell the tale. Like the culinary offerings of the Ea


Luddite Chenin Blanc 2013

Niels Verburg of Luddite Wines Bot River marches to the tune of his own drum as his Chenin Blanc 2013 epitomises. From vines 40 to 60 years in age, it underwent spontaneous fermentation in old oak. De


Constantia Food and Wine Festival

Experience the magic of the Constantia Valley at The Constantia Food and Wine Festival from 17-19 April at Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate Cricket Oval. Constantia Food and Wine Festival will be showcas


The Drinks Business on en-primeur returns

Rupert Miller of The Drinks Business investigates the top estates for en-primeur investment over the last 10 vintages, with Pontet Canet and Carruades de Lafite  included. “The list is in


Roasted Pumpkin & Ricotta Gratin — Sam Linsell

Sam Linsell is one of the most talented food people I know.  Apart from her being a thoroughly lovely person whose company I really enjoy, I love the way her brain works, her passion, her excellent



Issued by Manley Communications South Africa, Johannesburg, March 2015; THE dates for one of the most stylish series of events of the year have been announced. FINE BRANDY FUSION is the p


Nativo Organic White Blend 2013 — 09.04.2015

Imagine it is your ambition to produce an organic wine. It takes a huge amount of effort, capital and staying power to get to the final point. The land has to be free of all chemicals for at least thr


Top South African and Top Australian – a blind tasting

Dear Wine Friends,Please join SASA board members Higgo Jacobs (RSA) and David Clarke (AUS) for an unrepeatable tasting of some of the top wines of South Africa and Australia.We will be hosted by the g


Cozy up with OBiKWA Merlot and pork & apple pies

Issued by:  GC Communications o n behalf of: Distell When falling leaves sound in the cool, crisp days of autumn, bring out OBiKWA Merlot and warm up with this fruity, eas


Join Fleur du Cap at the House and Leisure Rooftop Night Market

Issued by: GC Communications, on behalf of: Cape Legends   Rosebank Mall Rooftop, Rosebank, JHB  – Thursday & Friday, 28 - 29 May 2015 Experience the eleg


Say goodbye to hangovers!

That pounding headache and nausea after a night of binge drinking could finally become a thing of the past, writes Nidhi Goyal. lees meer [Category: Nuus/News] [Link to media]


Sound improvement at Creation

Creation is installing a BosePro Freespace system this week as well as a fabulous playlist created by renowned New York based DJ Tess (South African born). Come and visit to enjoy the coolest vibes a


Bordeaux en primeur: Best estates to invest in

Rupert Miller of The Drinks Business investigates the top estates for en primeur investment over the last 10 vintages, with Pontet Canet and Carruades de Lafite  included. “The list is in


KWV Only South African Brand Named as one of ‘World’s Most Admired Wine Brands’

A proudly South African ‘finish great’ moment  Issued by Tin Can PR on behalf of KWV Cape Town, 9th   April, 2015 –   KWV, an award-winning, p


Alex’s Weekender: Johannesburg

  The week in which we go in search of meaning in the urban youth culture of Johannesburg. Watch bad-good kung-fu movies while slurping down noodles. Visit what is fast becoming my favorite litt