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A daily glass of red wine benefits your brain age

Here’s news worth toasting to: Drinking a glass of red wine every day can help keep your brain healthy down the road for as many as seven and a half extra years, reports a new study in Alzheimer’s & Dementia.


KFC China launches bizarre new ROSE chicken leg burgers made with pink buns

The coloured bun is the latest fad in fast food as restaurants compete to produce the most eye–catching burgers in a rainbow of hues.


Celebrate International Rosé Day with the Perfect Pink Pairing

International Rosé Day gives you the perfect excuse to celebrate spring a little early with your besties, alfresco style, on 14th August with a Rosé inspired perfect pink pairing. 


Milk in tea significantly prevents teeth staining, researcher says

Those who prefer a bit of milk in their tea have a reason to smile: according to research from the University of Alberta, a splash of dairy in a cup of tea can help keep teeth pearly white.


Beef short rib for two for #FrugalFridayFeast

A lifestyle filled with #FrugalFridayFeasts. Every week the Ultra Value Wine Challenge team brings you an irresistible meal for two, which includes wine, all for under R200! In the words of Oprah: everyone gets a feast!


Le Vin de François boosts Cape Winemakers Guild Protégé Programme

A rare case of unique, handcrafted wine created by Pinotage aficionado François Naudé, is among the charity items to be auctioned in aid of the Cape Winemakers Guild Protégé Programme in Johannesburg this month as a run up to the Guild’s annual auction in October.


Unveiling Of Auction Items For Cape Leopard Trust Fundraiser

Surrounded by the beautiful scenery of Franschhoek, the annual Cape Leopard Trust fundraising luncheon and auction will take place this Saturday on 15 August 2015 at the Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards.


Does size matter?

© Cape Times Friday 17th July 2015 Since it appears that Women’s Month is all about spas, spoils and silliness and has nothing to do with remembering the events of 1956, I thought I’d


Swartland Jongwynskou 2015

Riebeek Cellars is very proud to say that we’ve once again brought home not 1, not 2 but 3 trophies!!! These include the Champion trophy for Chenin Blanc, Champion trophy for scarse white cultiv


Sexual frustration at the CWG pre-auction tasting

Was Adi Badenhorst, the final presenter at yesterday''s incredible pre-auction tasting of 40 CWG wines at the Taj Hotel, correct when he accused assembled winemakers of exhibiting "sexual frustration?


New art exhibition at La Motte Museum: Thoughtful Journey — a celebration of female artists

Conservation of the South African art heritage has always been a passion at La Motte Wine Estate in the Franschhoek Valley. With the presentation of a new exhibition in the La Motte Museum on the esta


Boschendal Farm Feast Ox Roast…

In celebration of Boschendal’s 330 year birthday and National Heritage Day, also known as ‘Braai Day’, Boschendal is hosting on September 24th, a special open-air Ox Roast Farm Feas


Duck Cassoulet from the Leopard’s Leap Kitchen

Leopard’s Leap’s home in Franschhoek is a destination in itself, bright open wine tasting area, big lawns for families to have fun, a superb kitchen and a state of the art cookery school.


Restaurant review: Thava and Taste of Punjab

I ate in two Johannesburg Indian restaurants last week. Neither was perfect but then life seldom is. My first eating experience was a lunch at Thava in Norwood. Thava is a modern restaurant with flatt


SA’s finest vintages on auction

This year's Nederburg Auction seeks to honour some of those outstanding vintages in our country's history.


Charles Fox Cipher 2011….

There are new kids on the block and new kids on the block. The first mix in with the rest and are part of the crowd. Then you have the second – they are dressed better, speak better and you can


Peter Falke PF Sauvignon Blanc 2015 — 14.08.2015

As one drives up the Annandale in the Helderberg it is not too long before you are dazzled by a collection of Cape Dutch buildings in the bright sunlight. This is Groenvlei Farm, the home of Peter Fal


Leopard’s Leap Culinaria Collection Shiraz Grenache 2012 — 14.08.2105

Leopard’s Leap Wines of Franschhoek really have some great wine offerings and the range that I am enjoying at the moment is known as the Culinaria Collection. Leopard’s Leap’s win


SA’s finest vintages take a turn at auction

This year's Nederburg Auction seeks to honour some of those outstanding vintages in our country's history.


Klein Constantia KC Pinot Noir 2014 — 14.08.2105

When, over 600 years ago Phillip, Duke of Burgundy proclaimed that the only red grape planted in Burgundy would be Pinot Noir, little did he know it would be growing in the Southern Hemisphere 400 yea


Fennel Salad with Caramelised Pears, Walnuts & Blue Cheese — Jane-Anne Hobbs

Jane-Anne says, “This delicious winter salad packs a fistful of flavours: crunchy baby fennel, sweet pears, toasted walnuts and nuggets of creamy blue cheese. My local greengrocer is full of lov


Fleur du Cap Merlot & Salt online offer

Stock up your wine arsenal with Fleur du Cap Merlot with an exclusive online offer of 15% off plus a free gift of artisanal salts and a recipe booklet from www.vinoteque.co.za, the premium E-Commerce


Music from the Silver Screen

Music from the Silver Screen features the exciting Stellenbosch City Orchestra performing famous movie sound tracks at the Lourensford Wine Cellar in [Category: Breaking News, Events, Music, Somerset


Toad in the Hole by Nina Timm

One of my favourite parts of the week is when I get my email from Nina Timm’s MyEasyCooking.com. Always easy, delicious family food, designed to please and keep within a family budget. She foll