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Lil Wayne will perform for $110,000 and 18 Bottles of alcohol

Rappers’ riders are notoriously crazy.


How to filter out pieces of cork from your wine

Imagine tasting bits of cork in your wine.


Syrah and Soup for a wintery weekend

This traditional, hearty Barley soup is an economical but delicious dish – ideal for a wintery weekend.


Here’s why you shouldn`t serve your beer in a pint glass

You’ve probably drank beer from a pint glass before.


Nuy Cellar gives Route 62 major facelift with multi-million rand complex

A multi-million rand complex between Worcester and Robertson will give the well-known and popular Route 62 a major facelift and become a big asset for tourism in this region as well as for local inhabitants.


Serve up Angelo’s ‘Panzanella’ for #FrugalFridayFeast

We can’t lower the fuel levy or ban electricity hikes, we can’t make Zuma pay back the money or prevent e-tolling, but we can turn frugality into something to celebrate.


Stellenbosch en primeurs

My gig as wine curator for Stellenbosch Visio, the new all-singing, all-dancing lifestyle magazine for Oak City, is one of the plushest berths in the Winelands. Unlike some organs, which monetize unde


Schoolyard, vineyard

© Cape Times Friday 17th July 2015 “In a cottage ‘neath the mountain was the seed of Wynberg sown.” This is the school song of Wynberg Boys High, one of the oldest boys’ sc


Dear red wine: I love you

Ever notice how we mutter about the weather being so wet and cold in Winter? Ja well, that’s because it is Winter, so it really should be no surprise. As I’m writing this, I’m wrappe


Red whites

Tannin in white wines. I guess this isn’t something many of us consider often if at all. Tannins are a red wine issue, the thinking goes; yet white grapes also have tannins and more wines are b


Interview: Ralph Reynolds — Bar Manager, Karibu Restaurant

How did you become interested in wine? I began working in a restaurant with an owner who was always keen to share his wine knowledge and in turn I would share my knowledge with others. As their questi


Unwrap the Winelands Chocolate Festival

Sinking your teeth into a yummy bar of chocolate and savouring its smooth, creamy, luscious texture is one thing; but literally walking [Category: Events, Food, Somerset West, Alexander Avery, Artisan


FNB WINES2WHALES Celebrates Opening of new MTB Trails

On 13 June 2015 the organizers of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) MTB Events together with Cape Pine and Cape Trails, opened the [Category: Breaking News, Cricket, Overberg, Sport, 2015 FNB W2W MTB route,


Wine Cellar own-label wines

Wine Cellar, local merchants and cellarers of fine wine, recently launched a Chenin Blanc and a Syrah under its own label. Both W.O. Swartland, they are made by Ryan Mostert of new winery Terra Cura.


The General and the English Missus

Drooling with history, heritage, culture and all those x-factors classic wine industry marketing requires, Stellenbosch’s Lanzerac brand keeps a relatively low profile. Its setting at the begi


Bosman Family Vineyards wins Fairtrade Award at IWC 2015

Bosman Family Wines was yesterday named overall winner of the Fairtrade Award at the International Wine Challenge (IWC) in London. The award is presented to the highest quality wine with Fairtrade cer