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Springbok Trinchado with roosterkoek and roasted garlic

This is the first Portuguese dish I ate with my uncle, in a small bar in Pretoria.


Red grapes and wine helps fight depression

Love drinking wine? Well, you may just want to grab one even when you are depressed. A new study has found that red grapes and wine can help ease depression.


The key to reaching 100? Drink a lot of booze, says this centenarian

Well this is reassuring.


Classic Portuguese Wine & Food Festival

Classic Portuguese Wine Festival Discovering a new bottle of wine, new region/country, or even a new grape varietal is something that we as wine lovers always strive for. Some of us (the fortunate


Zonnebloem Lauréat workshop gives insight into craft of blending

For anyone out there imagining wine blending as a walk in the park, think again!


Durbanville Hills and Table Mountain experience

With a panoramic view of Table Mountain, Table Bay and Robben Island, Durbanville Hills Wines is situated in one of the most unique settings in the Western Cape.

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Simonsig onthul bekroonde Bordeaux-versnit se jongste oesjaar

Die bekendstelling van die jongste oesjaar van die Simonsig-landgoed se vlagskipwyn, die Simonsig Tiara 2011, beklemtoon die meriete daarvan om ’n versnit van hierdie gehalte toe te laat om be


Morgenster Balsamic Vinegar

When you are a producer of fine olives and olive products, it is almost a given that you will search for a Balsamic Vinegar, only from Modena, the true home of this unctuous, sweet and utterly delicio


Tim James: Young guns, old hands and Uva Mira

I daresay I’m as much to blame as anyone for encouraging skewed perspectives, but I hope I show, in my more sober moments, that I realise that the new and path-breaking achievements are not the


Introducing the South African interpretation of #Burgundy’sBest

Burgundy is one of the best-known wine regions of France. Just South of Champagne and bordering on Alsace in the North-East, it is the famed producer of two exceptional wine varieties, Pinot Noir and


Steenberg 1682 Chardonnay MCC

Steenberg Wine Estate sits at the southern end of the Constantia Wine Appellation on landed granted to Widow Catharina Ras by Dutch Governor Simon van der Stel in 1682. The Steenberg 1682 Chardonnay M


Vertical tasting of Simonsig Tiara Bordeaux-style red blend and lunch at Cuvée

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Willow Creek great EVOO from Nuy

Willow Creek Olive Estate in the beautiful Nuy Valley, between Worcester and Robertson in the Western Cape, has a climate perfectly suited for the cultivation of olives. Beneath Rabie Mountain the tre


Calamari Salad with Thyme, Lemon, Chilli & Olives — Jane-Anne Hobbs

This light, summery seafood salad, sparked with lemon juice, red chilli and fresh herbs, takes just ten minutes to make and keeps very well in the fridge for three to four days. Typically, not a singl