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< Thursday 20 August 2015 >

Croque Madame with spinach and smoked salmon

Drizzle and Dip took a classic croque-madame and turned it on its head adding spinach to the béchamel and replaced the ham with smoked salmon.

 

Drunk Mode App aims to be college kids’ responsible drinking buddy

There were inklings of hints that this was the frattiest startup of all time.

 

Wine company slammed for sexist `Taste the bush` advert

A wine company has been criticised after it compared its product in an advert to something altogether less quaffable.

 

Why tea needs to copy coffee in order to survive

Tea is out of favour.

 

Hipsters are being targeted by a French Chardonnay

French wine brand William Fèvre has produced a glow-in-the-dark bottle of chablis (chardonnay) hoping to target younger “hipsters” and clubbers.

 

Spice Route Grenache 2014

Five centuries ago the ancient mariners braved uncharted seas to round the Cape of Good Hope in search of exotic spices. Their nerve and dash inspire the Spice Route philosophy. We have found our sign

 

Spice Route Pinotage 2014

Five centuries ago the ancient mariners braved uncharted seas to round the Cape of Good Hope in search of exotic spices. Their nerve and dash inspire the Spice Route philosophy. We have found our sig

 

Hat-trick for Grande Provence at 2015 Gold Wine Awards

Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate has scored a hat-trick at the 2015 Gold Wine Awards with gold medals for no less than three of its easy-drinking Angels Tears wines. lees meer [Category: Nuu

 

Boschendal raises the bar

Last night's launch of the Boschendal 330 2013 red blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Malbec confirms that Malbec is fast becoming the secret ingredient in Cape blends. Panzi those iron ban

 

Porseleinberg 2013 — One of the finest releases of the year

Porseleinberg is home to a groundbreaking Cape Syrah that exemplifies the essence of terroir-driven, authentic wine. The extremely rugged and dry schistous mountain doesn’t invite easy viticult

 

Stellenrust Douwe Steyn 2009

A chance visit to Stellenrust in Stellenbosch today provided the opportunity to taste the Douwe Steyn 2009, another extraordinary example of Cabernet Sauvignon from this district. Grapes come from bus

 

Signs of spring

Spring is being sensed in the air by those out and about in the Cape winelands. Coincidentally, I was sent this eveniing images from a viticulturist (Rosa Kruger) and a winemaker-grapegrower (Eben Sad

 

THE WEEKENDER: CAPE TOWN

Capetonians! Keep in mind that you’ve only got until the end of the month to take advantage of our city’s winter specials… Here are few ideas for the coming weeks, along with the usu