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5 Reasons why the counter seats at the bar are best

Listen, I love tables just as much as the next guy. They’re sturdy, dependable, they have four legs. They’re like horses, without the constant pooing.


Coffee Cocktails to REALLY Jumpstart Your Day

For as long as mankind has been waking up early, we’ve been drinking coffee.


App rewards students with free beer

A can-slinging app called Push for Beer has been launched which rewards top-scoring college students with free beer.


Pierneef-trees in winter

With an overview on the extensive collection of JH Pierneef linocuts one will recognize various themes, but with his love for nature it is almost a given that the portrayal of trees as subject matter


Nederburg to partner Africa`s team in 2015 Tour De France

Nederburg, South Africa’s leading and most awarded winery, is adding its support to Africa’s debut in the Tour de France as one of the sponsors of the “wild-card” team selected to participate in the 3 344 km July race through the Netherlands, Belgium and France.


Father`s Day Gift Packs at Hartenberg

This Father’s Day Hartenberg has selected some vinoteque wines to include in their gift pack offers for dad.


Bastille Festival Programme at La Motte

Bastille Day is celebrated on the 14th of July and serves as a celebration of a reunited France. In Franschhoek with its rich French Huguenot history, French traditions have always been treasured and


Alto verruil een Van der Westhuizen vir ’n ander!

Hy is ’n man van min woorde en verkies dat sy wyne die praatwerk doen, en dit doen hulle deeglik. Vir 15 oesjare het Schalk van der Westhuizen bekroonde wyne op Alto gemaak, maar alle goeie di

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RisCura Red Hot Wine Awards 2015: Call for entries

In conjunction with RisCura, a global financial services provider, Winemag.co.za is pleased to announce the inaugural Red Hot Wine Awards featuring Bordeaux-style red blends. This competition is open


Simonsig’s Winter Warmers

Father’s Day – Fathers taste for free and receive a 10% discount on all wine Father’s Day Special – Tiara 2008 Magnum – R425.00 Garland Tasting every last Saturday of


Cinsaut, cab and hanepoot at Natte Valleij

Alex Milner was, I’m pleased to say, prompted by recent rumblings of mine about cinsaut and some reported suggestions (not really mine) that Stellenbosch was not at the forefront of exciting wi


Marthélize Tredoux: Fighting wine snobbery

Hi. My name is Marthélize and I’m a wine snob. I’m going to go out on a limb here and predict that if you’re reading this, you are one too. You might not let it show outwardly.


David Bristow: Hunting the Rare Limpopo Cabernet

If you had a dream of creating a lifestyle combining African wildlife with a bit of garagiste winemaking… sorry but that African Ark has sailed. Back in February 2011, News24 Property reported o


Judging the judges

It’s been deliciously liberating to be away from my laptop, emails and social media for two weeks. The downside of such a luxury was facing the backlog once I lifted the lid and logged on! But


Winters Drift Pinot Noir 2014 — 18.06.2105

Winters Drift is in cool cool Elgin. I say cool twice as one is for cool [as in fashion] and one is for temperature, which is the important part when it comes to the Elgin Wine Appellation and its win


Boplaas Cape Vintage CWG Auction Reserve 2006

When I tasted the Cape Vintage CWG Auction Reserve 2006 from Calitzdorp producer Carel Nel in August 2011 prior to the auction of that year, I noted it appeared “very primary but show(ed) promis


Indonesian Short Ribs with Plums — Tracy Foulkes of NoMU Foods

Tracy Foulkes, creator of NoMU Foods, with her husband Paul Raphaely is a real clever clogs cook.  Her food is innovative, different, colourful and packed with flavour given by her sublime food pro