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< Friday 10 July 2015 >

7-Eleven`s – Bring Your Own (Ridiculous) Container – Slurpee Day.

Seventh of July marks 7-Eleven’s annual “Bring Your Own Container” Slurpee day. Get ready for ridiculousness.


Hey, hipster – these wines are for you!

The word “hipster” paired with “wine” is not exactly commonplace here in Cape Town.


Restaurant wine lists: How to choose wisely

Yes, restaurant wine lists are overpriced. Here, a top sommelier offers three tips to ordering a good bottle (without breaking the bank).


Half a Dozen Reasons Why You Should Collect Wine Corks

Well, there is little debate to the number one reason why anyone should collect wine corks:


How to pick the perfect party wine

When I through a big bash at my house for a bunch of friends who enjoy more than their fair share of wine, I generally look for simple, tasty wines that are both readily available and — here’s the key — inexpensive.


Is my red wine cold enough?

Serving wine at the correct temperature makes a world of difference to its taste—but it’s not as simple as ‘warm a red and chill a white’.


Join De Grendel for food and wine pairing in Joburg in August

Following the tremendous success of events in May, De Grendel Wines are thrilled to extend invites for you to join us to experience De Grendel`s award winning wines in Gauteng during August.


League of Beers: Tasting League

What could be better than beer delivered straight to your door? A personal tasting tour hosted by the guys from Beer Country! What an epic age we live in. If you’re in to craft beer in read m


New-wave great whites: Sijnn, David Sadie, Thorne & Daughters

‘We firmly believe that South Africa is one of the world’s most exciting wine-producing countries at the moment,’ says Jancis Robinson. But which category is leading the revolution?


Retro Cinsault

Cinsault has always had a place in South Africa’s wine making history, hidden in the background but bringing the backbone to the table reds that today have become iconic for their ability to age


Confit Duck — a French Classic

It does not get much more French than Confit Duck and with this weekend’s Bastille Festival celebrations, Chef Pieter and his team will be serving this delicious French classic – beautiful


The truth about raw milk

Can something so natural be so dangerous, and is it worth the risk?


Le Bonheur, Winter happiness…

Le Bonheur, the beautiful wine estate in Klapmuts, whose French name means ‘Happiness’ or ‘Bliss’, has exciting events planned for August and September this year. Firstly is