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Super-Simple Slow Cooker Potato Soup with a Seriously Cool Cinsault

This Creamy Potato Soup by The Girl Who Ate Everything couldn’t be any easier.


Drinking Wine with William Shatner

Even at 84 years old William Shatner is still looking hopefully toward the future—and toward the next great glass of wine. His Web show, Brown Bag Wine Tasting, which enters its second season on Ora TV on May 20, was created out of Shatner’s love of wine and conversation.


Two micro distilleries teamed-up to launch a new vodka made of artisan beer.

Cervezas La Virgen and SANTAMANIA Urban Distillery shake up the concept of traditional distillation with their new spirit, Vodka La Virgen SANTAMANIA.


This Pointless Beer Glass Is Actually Kind Of Awesome

I always have trouble finishing my pint of beer before it gets warm and gross.

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The Wade Bales Wine and Malt Whisky Affair at African Pride 15 on Orange

The busy foyer of 15 on Orange, with wine and whisky enthusiasts enjoying the evening   Keen interest in history at Starke-Condé, with Simonsig alongside Adam Mason of Mulderb


The story of a remarkable Harvest

One day, long, long ago – the first vine was planted at Hartenberg Estate, and the gods smiled upon this piece of land which was to become one of the showpieces of the Stellenbosch Wine Route.


The Wade Bales Wine and Malt Whisky Affair at 15 on Orange

The busy foyer of 15 on Orange with wine and whisky enthusiasts enjoying the evening  Keen interest in history at Starke-Condé, with Simonsig alongside


Cabernet Franc hitting its straps in versatile Robertson region

Danie Keet, Die Burger


Backsberg Vino Varsity hosts first MBA class

Backsberg is excited to host the first annual GSB Vino Varsity Challenge between two prestigious Graduate Business Schools.


Old Mutual Trophy judges’ feedback at The Grand Roche



Lunch with Taillard wines and Teddy Hall

[Author: John, Lynne Ford]


Tim James: The grapes of southern Italy

I wouldn’t be overly distressed to know that I’d never again drink wines made from, or heavily dependent on, roussanne and marsanne – those important white grapes of the northern


Ten year vertical tasting of Ken Forrester Rh̫ne blends Рlunch at 96 Winery Rd

[Author: John, Lynne Ford]


Pongrácz range now available online from the Vinotèque

Pongrácz, South Africa’s leading Méthode Cap Classique, including the acclaimed prestige cuvée, Desiderius, has become accessible to discerning bubbly lovers via the premium E-Commerce


Franschhoek Literary Festival

The 2015 Franschhoek Literary Festival (FLF) will take place from 15 – 17 May in Franschhoek. Along with the very best of local writing talent, will be a host of well-known international author


Road to sensible drinking is straight

Researchers have found the speed at which people drink alcohol is influenced by the shape of the glass.


Ken Forrester The Gypsy 2011

When it comes to reds, Ken Forrester favours varieties associated with the southern Rhône on the basis that the climate that prevails there is not dissimilar to here. And so three blends featuring


Never closure

A brief note as I transition, as they say, between a visit to Rome and re-immersion in the local. (Right now, the local means that the electricity has gone off for a few hours, so I’m doing this


The Vineyard Hotel offers complimentary Sip & Sample Mondays

Guests and visitors are encouraged to start their week on the right note, with the much-loved complimentary Monday wine tasting evenings at the Vineyard Hotel this May. The tastings are presented in T


De Grendel Op die Berg Wines — 11.05.2015

De Grendel, now entering the fourth generation in the ownership of the Graaff family, is a beautiful wine estate on the slopes of the Tygerberg facing the magnificent Table Mountain. The excellent De