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Prince William and Harry banned from eating garlic


Former cook of the royals’ Carolyn Robb – who was employed as Executive Chef at Kensington Palace by their father, Prince Charles,

 

These are the Chenin Blancs that you should be drinking

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Last week, the Chenin Blanc Association announced the results of the 2015 Standard Bank Top 10 Chenin Blancs at the Cape Grace Hotel in Cape Town.

 

50 Cent and French Montana are dissing each other over Vodka


50 Cent and French Montana first exchanged shots publicly a few years back, with claims that French was a former cameraman for 50 and subsequent challenges about shared album release dates.

 

It’s Time To Dial Back The Craft Beer Snobbery


Hear me out. I enjoy beer. I enjoy craft beer.

 

Crock Pot Cauliflower and Cheese


An easy and cheesy Cauliflower and Cheese recipe made in the crock pot.

 

$72 Beer Flavored Ice Cream


Three young men from Old Lyme, Connecticut are infusing ice cream with beer. And not any old beer – they use stouts, bocks, lagers, porters, lambics and ales.

 

Health Benefits of Coffee vs Tea


With lectures, exams and hangovers to battle, it’s no secret that Miami students drink a lot of coffee and tea on a daily basis.

 

Why Gin Is Back With a Flourish


HAVE WE REACHED peak gin yet? Not so long ago, ordering a gin and tonic meant being served a rather bland but perfectly acceptable Gordon’s gin with a slice of lemon and a mainstream mixer.

 

Why a 5% beer can make you TWICE as drunk as a 4%


We’ve all been there: In a bid to be sensible on a night out we’ve swapped spirits and wine for lower strength beers, only to wake up the next morning with a thumping head anyway.

 

Champagne cork forces easyJet plane to make emergency landing


An easyJet plane was forced to make an emergency landing after being damaged by a popping champagne cork.

 

Kanonkop and Rijk’s make history with 10th Absa Top 10 Award win apiece

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Legendary Stellenbosch wine estate Kanonkop and Rijk’s Cellars from Tulbagh have made history by becoming the first producers to each notch up ten Absa Top 10 Pinotage Awards.

 

September Special at Basse Provence


R650 per person per night!

 

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Van Loveren se wyne kry nuwe baadjie


Van Loveren Family Vineyards is nie net bekend vir hul reeks gewilde wyne nie, of net vir die vier neefs (Four Cousins) wat hierdie besigheid bedryf nie, maar ook vir die innoverende wyse waarop hull

 

The Old Vine Series Pofadder 2014


“This bottle of wine celebrates a grape that poses many challenges in the vineyard and in the cellar and keeps us humble” reads the back label of Pofadder 2014, the Swartland Cinsault in E

 

Chenin blanc Top 10 Challenge at the Cape Grace


[Author: John, Lynne Ford]

 

Restitution comes to Montagu


The chickens have come home to roost in Montagu and they've arrived in a luxury bus. Dinner at the best guesthouse in town for the commissioners, where the vegetarian option to gemsbok is beef.

 

In the Pink – Launch of Rosé Rocks, SA’s first Rosé competition at Cavalli


[Author: John, Lynne Ford]

 

GinGin Gees


The Cape is home to ⅙ of the planet’s floral kingdoms and the fynbos is the only floristic region wholly inside a single country. Fynbos has more diversity than a tropical rainforest, so it makes

 

Ponzu Sauce Steak — Jan Braai


Jan Braai’s Ponzu Sauce Steak Jan says. “There are three parts to this Japanese-inspired recipe: sauce, braai and presentation. Making the sauce is very easy, as you just reduce some stuff

 

Oldenburg Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 — 31.08.2015


Oldenburg Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 Oldenburg Vineyards has the most beautiful setting. High up in the Banghoek Valley about ten minutes drive east from Helshoogte Pass, it sits below almost straight up

 

A successful tour to Elgin


[Author: John, Lynne Ford]

 

Blog or block?


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The Vineyard Hotel, preparing for a Wine Dinner


The Vineyard Hotel from the gardens Last month I had a very exciting afternoon at The Vineyard Hotel. Roy Davies the GM invited me to come and participate in planning the menu for a De Grendel Wines D

 

Beef & Guinness stew with herb dumplings — Lizet Hartley


Lizet Hartley’s Beef & Guinness stew with herb dumplings Lizet wanted to make a Beef & Guinness pie and the weather turned warm, so she took a lighter route and made this delicious stew

 

The Table Bay’s Camissa — restaurant with a view


Always beautiful flowers at the entry of the hotel There are restaurants in Cape Town that have the most special situations and The Camissa Brasserie at The Table Bay Hotel on Cape Town’s iconi

 

Belfield Aristata 2011 — 31.08.2015


Belfield Aristata 2011 One of the great plusses of wine farming in the Elgin Valley is the cool climate, which allows for a longer hang time towards ripening which enhances aroma, flavour and colour i

 

Indochine redux


The Simonsberg from Indochine If you ever create your Restaurant Bucket List, Indochine on the Delaire Graff Estate should be up somewhere near the top. Virgil Kahn, chef at Indochine Delaire Graff ha