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< Wednesday 15 April 2015 >

How to remove red wine from your carpet

You’re enjoying a sophisticated evening in with friends and the conversation is flowing – but unfortunately so is the red wine. All over your lovely cream carpet.


Leopard`s Leap introduces Loire-inspired 2014 Culinaria Chenin Blanc

Made from grapes grown on 20 year old, dry-land bush vines, the recently released 2014 Leopard’s Leap Culinaria Chenin Blanc stays true to its terroir in a way that is both classic and versatile.

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Giving competitions more competition

Does it make sense to register for competitions when you’re almost certain you’ll never walk away with the laurels? Read below about two annual events that guarantee every participant at least gold for almost every wine entered. Finally enough treasure for everyone, or fools’ gold? You be the judge. – Article by Bertus van Niekerk


Alcohol that makes you look younger? Japan launches collagen beer

We love to drink it, but we all know that copious consumption of alcohol probably isn’t doing our bodies any favours.


Space Coffee: Astronauts Are Getting a Fancy New Espresso Machine

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) get 15 or 16 sunrises per day, but, for a long time, they didn’t get to wake up and smell the coffee.


To All The Biltong Lovers with Families overseas

Greetings Fellow South Africans, I'm a systems designer, developer and integrator based out of Jozi, South Africa. I have a client, South African Family that moved to the UK, They so happened

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New Restaurant on Bree Street: IYO Burgers

Last night I was invited to the launch of a brand new burger bar on Bree Street (yet another cool and quirky addition to the #Breestreet food scene), which boasts locally sourced organic ingredients.&


Amazing Avondale

Avondale is a farm known for it's strong biodynamic princples & practices - while many believe it's all a bit airy-fairy, I believe it makes some damn good wine! MCC: Armilla 2009: 100% Chardo


Delta Draf 2015

The 6th annual Delta Draf road race took place on Saturday 11th April 2015. A total of 523 runners participated in the 5km and 10km races. En route, participants were treated to live Cape music perfo


Black Elephant Vintners Brut MCC

Franschhoek producer Black Elephant Vintners has released its maiden vintage Brut MCC and it’s a fine effort. A blend of 75% Chardonnay and 25% Pinot Noir, it spent 12 months on its primary lee


Morgenster goes blind

The tables were turned on the sacred cows of wine today at Morgenster by that canny cashmere mogul Giulio Bertrand. At the launch of his 2011 Morgenster Bordeaux blend with Pierre Lurton of Chateau Ch


A Sip of South Hill

To be honest, South Hill was not a farm I was familiar with prior to my first visit to the tasting room which leads into a beautiful combination of art gallery & restaurant. I was, however, t


SA Wine Festival lands in Hong Kong

The Discover South African Wine Festival kicked off in fine style with 500 wine enthusiasts descending upon Hong Kong’s Park Lane Hotel for a taste of SA’s top wines. The Drinks Business


Paula’s Weekender: Cape Town

The season of The Wine Festival is upon us! There’s SO much going on in the Western Cape this weekend guys. Firstly, after a mild week, the weather is forecast to warm up and make for good outd


Fruit forward elegance abounds in Grande Provence Shiraz 2010

Issued by: GC Communications   On behalf of: Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate          Savour a mouthful of   ripe blackberries and plum


Pesce Azzurro — restaurant review

It bodes well when most of the patrons in the restaurant are speaking Italian. At the big table in the corner are a trio of magnificently groomed Italian men. Over there are another three Italian men,


A harvest celebration at Creation in the Hemel en Aarde Valley

[Author: John, Lynne Ford]


New Restuarant on Bree Street: IYO Burgers

Last night I was invited to the launch of a brand new burger bar on Bree Street (yet another cool and quirky addition to the #Breestreet food scene), which boasts locally sourced organic ingredients.&


The Wine Show launches 10th tour with new gusto, partners and title sponsor

National show innovates again with revamped format, event experience and wine edutainment The TOPS at SPAR Wine Show – South Africa’s fastest-growing annual consumer wine exhibition â


Silvermist Welcomes La Colombe

Silvermist Wine Estate has welcomed La Colombe following the sale of the Constantia Uitsig farm where the restaurant used to operate.


Winter Food & Wine Pairing Evenings at the Twelve Apostles

The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa has launched its Winter Food & Wine Pairing Evenings. I attended one of these wine-and-food pairing evenings in 2013 with De Wetshof and it was fantastic. It's re


Uitkyk, Pancake Pairings for 2015

Uitkyk is the wine estate to visit this winter; following the success of last year’s series, the estate has released the 2015 dates for their popular pancake and wine pairings. Booking is essen


KWV Repositions With Pioneering Trademark Campaign

A first in the company’s 97-year history Issued by - Tin Can PR for KWV Cape Town, 23rd March 2015 –  KWV, an award-winning, proudly South African brand, is reawakening


Bouchard Finlayson Vertical tasting at Hildebrand

[Author: John, Lynne Ford]


A Virgin in the Garden of Eden

What happens when two passionate people - experts in their respective fields - join forces? You get the sublime, the sought after, the inspirational ... the best! Eat Out's SA Chef of the Year


Clos Malverne Restaurant moves into Autumn

Clos Malverne apart from making sublime wines, I especially love their Pinotages and Pinotage blends, also has a fine spa and a superb restaurant with one of the most stunning views on the winelands.


Glenelly Wine Estate Stellenbosch — The Glass Collection

Glenelly is owned by Madame May-Eliane de Lencquesaing, one of the great wine ladies of Bordeaux, who owned Chateau Pichon Lalande and old family Chateau in Bordeaux. In 2003 she bought the Glenelly E