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8 Things you can do with old wine corks

Cork is one of the magic materials of the world which is fitting since its most common use is in wine bottles (wine being one of the magic liquids in the world).

 

Rihanna downs a glass of wine during a lunch date in Malibu

When it comes to letting loose and having a good time, nobody does it quite like Rihanna.

 

This new wine range by Overhex International is named after a cow

Four brand-new wines from Overhex Wines International pay a heart-warming tribute to an outstanding animal with the unlikely name of ”Survivor”.

 

Packaging Spotlight: Peeze quality coffee

Peeze provides top quality coffee, especially in the business to business area.

 

Astonishing things you didn’t know about Red Bull

As one of the highest-grossing beverages in the world, Red Bull is a powerhouse in the realm of energy drinks.

 

How to give the perfect bottle of wine to mark a birth year or anniversary

One of the coolest gifts you could have been given as a child isn’t that lego set you played with for a few weeks before losing all the pieces, or that t-shirt you wore until there were holes in it,

 

Du Toitskloof Wine Makers Set-Off on a Quest for Greatness

The search for that elusive perfect wine is a never-ending journey, yet one which every wine maker feels compelled to undertake.

 

Stellenbosch gives MCC KoC

Did they do it on purpose? Lure the Cape Town circle of blogsters, party animals, freeloaders, luvvies and bubbly judges to the Amorim MCC awards cocktail party at the 12 Apostles on Monday 12 Septemb

 

The places we eat at: Pot Luck Club

We first visited the Pot Luck Club a few years ago in its original incarnation adjacent to the Test Kitchen.  We have on occasion visited the Pot Luck Club at the new location at the top floor o

 

Caroline steals a march on Carrie

Cape Town retailer Caroline Rillema reckons if Mohammad won't come to the Mountain then she'll take Table Mountain to Mohammad. Or at least as far as the head offices of the Professional Provident Soc

 

The Dusty Rich Durban Comedy Tour

Dusty Rich.  He has his own slot on comedy central, owns the ubiquitous title of “One of Trevor Noah’s Favourite Comedians”, was the star of one of my all time favourite YouTube

 

Sebastian Beaumont shows his new releases at The Union, Bree St

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Bouchard Finlayson Tête de Cuvée Galpin Peak Pinot Noir 2012

The Pinot Noir category seems to me to be one category where the quality hierarchy seems to be particularly fluid as individual producers wrestle with how best to interpret the famously difficult vari

 

Cape Winemakers Guild tutored tasting at The Taj, Cape Town

CWG Chair Andries Burger opened the tasting  I have pics of the winemakers to accompany your comments on the wine © J

 

Tank & Barrel — Finally, a Cool Wine Club?

Wine Club for Cool Kids I am not a fan of the traditional wine club format. I was duped into joining one ages ago – not a wine farm affiliated club, just a general wine-of-the-month type. It

 

Fable Mountain Vineyards Syrah 2012 — 18.08.2015

I find it a special experience drinking wines from Fable Mountain Vineyards. Not only because of the way the vineyards are looked after with such care and farmed biodynamically but also the TLC with w

 

Love Bombed by WOSA

I'll be the first to admit that WOSA are good sports. First they invite me to Cape Wine 2015 and now they follow me on Twitter. Although I'm dying to know who Latinoboy_racha is. Either Ricky Martin o

 

Win Tickets to The Dusty Rich Durban Comedy Tour

Dusty Rich.  He has his own slot on comedy central, owns the ubiquitous title of “One of Trevor Noah’s Favourite Comedians”, was the star of one of my all time favourite YouTube

 

De Wetshof Chardonnay & Pinot Noir…

Die Vine Intervention is a series of podcasts which John Fraser, broadcaster, financial journalist, business editor and publisher of ZAConfidential.com, a South African Business website, and I record

 

Groot Constantia Gouverneurs Reserve 2012 — 18.08.2015

Die Vine Intervention is a series of podcasts which John Fraser, broadcaster, financial journalist, business editor and publisher of ZAConfidential.com, a South African Business website, and I record

 

Gourmet Beef Burgers — Dianne Bibby

Dianne Bibby is guaranteed to provide the perfect dish for a wine.  For the Fable Mountain Syrah 2012 – a lusty wine from Tulbagh, her Gourmet Beef Burgers are just the thing. Gourmet Beef Bu

 

Riot, Session Golden Ale…18.08.2015

Die Vine Intervention is a series of podcasts which John Fraser, broadcaster, financial journalist, business editor and publisher of ZAConfidential.com, a South African Business website, and I record

 

Bistro 13 presents Cassoulet, a dish for the soul….

[Category: Diary Note, Bistro 13]