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Wine as a bedtime snack helps with weight loss

Have you ever finished your dinner, but then found yourself hungry close to bedtime?


Chimps Also Like to Drink Alcohol, Researchers Discover

Some chimps drank the equivalent of a bottle of wine in fermented tree sap.


Snoop Dogg sues beer firm over sale of brand

US rapper Snoop Dogg is suing beer-maker Pabst Brewing, saying the firm owes him money from the sale of the company and its beer line last year.


Indulge in Peter Falke`s new Tasting Room menu

Peter Falke has added some absolutely delicious new items to its Tasting Room menu.


Breaking Bad now has its own ‘Heisenberg’ Blue Ice Vodka

Blue Ice Vodka recently released its “Breaking Bad”-inspired Heisenberg label in California and will soon branch out nationwide, People reports.


Take a tour of The Dublin Guinness Brewery with Conan O`Brien

Conan O`Brien takes a tour of The Dublin Guinness Brewery.


Mixing Whisky and Tea

FOR THE RECORD, I’ve never seen anyone mix red wine and Coke.


This App Uses Your Genes to Tell You What Beer to Drink

You’re at a bar, agonizing over which of the 50-odd beers you should choose. An IPA, something bitter and hoppy, or a straight-up Pilsner?


Win a Winter Wine Getaway!

Need a relaxing winter getaway? You could stand a chance to win two nights for 2 at the beautiful Rickety Bridge Winery, including breakfast and a wine tasting.


Shop online and stand to win R15,000 worth of prizes with De Grendel

De Grendel Wines just launched the new De Grendel online shop and to kick off the celebrations, we are giving away a grand prize to the value of R15,000* to one lucky customer who shops with us over the next two months, 


Get 20% off Winters Drift 51 Miles!

It has been barely a couple months since we launched our new wine range, the 51 Miles, and already it’s flying of the shelves of the Winters Drift Tasting Station, despite the winter bite.


Use your ingenuity to spoil dad this Father’s Day with Nederburg’s new flagship Spanish-style blend

Trying to find the perfect gift for the man who taught you how to ride a bike is no easy task!


Warm up winter with our Lookout Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz 2014

Leopard`s Leap Wines has just released the 2014 vintage of its popular Lookout Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz blend.


Karoo Lamb and Vension Experience at Muratie Estate in Stellenbosch

Ado Wessels and Ellen Raubenheimer, editor of GetIt! magazine


Fortified warmers from the port capital

In my part of the world – on the edge of the Klein Karoo – winter has not only arrived, but is settling in nicely. Around lunchtime it’s warm, but before and after midday the a


Karoo Lamb and Venison Experience at Muratie Estate in Stellenbosch

Ado Wessels and Ellen Raubenheimer, editor of GetIt! magazine


MENU’s new events calendar

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Savage new releases

The own-label stuff from Cape Point Vineyard’s winemaker Duncan Savage has all the makings of being cult wine – limited releases for which a dedicated group will pay relatively large sums


The wines we drink: Lismore Syrah 2014

We visit Greyton regularly but have never made it up to Lismore; partly because anecdotal evidence suggested that our small car would not “make” it up the road.  Note to all owners of s


De Grendel Sauvignon Blanc 2015 — 10.06.2015

De Grendel is owned by the Graaff family and has been in their possession for four generations. The current owner is Sir de Villiers Graaff, his wife Gaedry and their four children, the fifth generati


De Grendel Wine Estate joins the social commerce revolution

Leading in a new era, Sir De Villiers Graaff took on the responsibilities as 4th Baronet of Cape Town earlier this year with the same vigor as his ancestors. Opening a wine shop on Facebook to accompa


Exciting winter runs in the Simonsberg Conservancy

Some famous wine farms in the Stellenbosch region will host various Dirtopia Trail Runs in the months of June and July. No [Category: Breaking News, Golf, Sport, Stellenbosch, Delheim, Delvera, Dirtop


Curried Baked Hake — Alida Ryder

Alida Ryder’s food is just fabulous and she so kindly allows me to use her stunning self created recipes and beautiful photography as accompaniments to my wines. Preparation time 10 minutes Cook


Sedgwicks, good for a pud too…

Sedgwick’s Original Old Brown is not just a drink. This winter you can share the warmth in the kitchen with Sedgwick’s Sticky Pudding. Try baking with Sedgwick’s and conjure up a