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Buying unlabelled wine – what’s the deal?

We at Getwine stock ‘unlabelled’ wines. This is because wine farms over-produce, have their export orders cancelled or simply have too much stock to sell through their normal channels.

 

Would you drink elephant dung coffee?

In the lush, green hills of northern Thailand, a woman painstakingly picks coffee beans out of a pile of elephant dung, an essential part of making one the world’s most expensive beverages.

 
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This `drinkable book` could save thousands of lives around the world

Water purification systems have advanced a lot in recent years, and now one team of scientists and designers have come up with those most elegant and accessible way of implementing them yet: a drinkable book.

 

Peter Falke releases Exclusive Blend 2013

Always exciting when a new vintage of a wine is released. Another year for the vines, different weather conditions leading up to the vintage, change thing subtly from year to year.

 
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Wine duo worth travelling 51 miles to savour

Worth an 82km trip from Cape Town?

 

The wines we drink: Glen Carlou Curator`s Collection Tannat 2010

We came across the Curator’s Collection from Glen Carlou during our detrimental-to-the-liver December vacation when we tasted the 2013 Chenin Blanc and when the opportunity arose to taste the whole range, we jumped at the opportunity.

 
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MENU’s Aegean Odyssey. Day 7: Santorini. Art Space wines, scary driving and Oia

Up early to eat breakfast and move to the hotel we’d booked. Breakfast in both places was identical every day: corn flakes, grainy yoghurt, honey, jams, butter, bread, processed cheese slices,

 

The Amos Block Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Five centuries ago the ancient mariners braved uncharted seas to round the Cape of Good Hope in search of exotic spices. Their nerve and dash inspire the Spice Route philosophy. We have found our sign

 

Spice Route Grenache 2013

Five centuries ago the ancient mariners braved uncharted seas to round the Cape of Good Hope in search of exotic spices. Their nerve and dash inspire the Spice Route philosophy. We have found our sign

 

Bellingham Bernard Series Basket Press Syrah 2013

DGB is one of South Africa’s big producer-wholesalers and I suppose Bellingham Bernard Series is to this company what top-end Nederburg is to Distell or Mentors is to KWV. Somehow I don’

 

Geniet alles in een dag by Anthonij Rupert Wyne en L’Ormarins

Van Junie af kan besoekers aan Anthonij Rupert Wyne en L’Ormarins in die natuurskone Franschhoek-vallei ’n “alles-in-een”-koepon aanskaf wat hulle die hele dag lank aan verm

 

Creation chef Warwick Taylor on GOOD HOPE FM

Creation’s Chef Warwick Taylor was recently featured on GOOD HOPE FM. Below is a short clip from the interview. Your browser does not support the audio element. The post Creation chef Warwi

 

Chardonnay weekend: The Conclusion

Day 4 of our Chardonnay weekend dawned with the cold front looming on the horizon.  We started with a gin & tonic (just for some variety in our lives) and kept a local Grenache and a Margaux in

 

Boschendal Bread Baking Weekend..

We love food and we love serving and eating freshly produced, healthy food with like-minded friends. If you share this interest, join Christiaan Campbell, executive chef at Boschendal Wine Estate for

 

Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show Public tasting at the CTICC

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Lemberg introduces SA wine lovers to popular Hungarian white varietal

Hárslevel ü is a grape variety from the Pontian Balcanica branch of Vitis vinifera. lees meer [Category: Nuus/News] [Link to media]

 

Klein Constantia Chardonnay 2013 — 17.06.2015

So exciting to see Klein Constantia Chardonnay 2013 back on the shelves. This beautiful estate on the slopes of Constantia Mountain, the perfect terroir and the coolest of climates allowing for long h

 

Chard, Fennel & Feta Pie — Jamie Schler

Reminiscent of a spinach and feta Spanikopita, this Chard, Fennel & Feta pie is heartier thanks to a wonderful yeast-bread crust, delicate on the inside, crispy on the top, feather light. Spinach