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Solar Powered Beach Mat Charges Phone, Keeps Drink Cool

The mat, designed by 23-year-old Antoine Sayah, features a five-watt solar panel that charges electronic devices and a built-in thermal fridge that keeps drinks cold. (APTN / NBC News Channel)

 

Claudia Schiffer prefers red wine to healthy smoothies

Claudia Schiffer prefers red wine to healthy juices.

 

5 reasons why diabetics should start drinking green tea

Diabetes is one lifestyle disorder that needs proper attention and management to keep your blood sugar level in control.

 

Slow Cooker Bourbon BBQ Pulled Chicken

These easy bourbon brown sugar chicken sandwiches are the perfect no-fuss meal for a crazy weeknight or weekend barbecue!

 

Whisky aftershave launched

Men’s skincare brand Portland General Store has launched a whisky aftershave said to evoke the feeling of relaxing below deck with a favourite Scotch.

 

Nederburg backs discovery of SA`s newest foodie talent

Nederburg is sponsoring the Rising Star award that will go to South Africa’s most exciting new restaurant talent, to be announced in November this year.

 

Sabrage a bottle of champagne with an iPhone

Next level sabrage: Use your iPhone to open your next bottle of bubbly. Good luck. May the tech gods be with you, and your phone.

 

Non-alcoholic Guinness hopes to address beer challenges

The company is trialling Guinness Zero, its 0% ABV version of its famous Guinness stout, in Indonesia.

 

Why El Niño Might Make Your Latte Cost More

Uganda be kidding me.

 

Is Jay Z’s New All-Pinot Champagne Worth $760 a Bottle?

Rapper Jay Z’s latest venture, an all-pinot Armand de Brignac “Ace of Spades” Champagne, will be released in October. A few tastes were doled out at Vinexpo in Bordeaux in June, but alas, Shawn Corey Carter didn’t drop by the booth as everyone hoped he would.

 

Two in a Row for Simonsig at Top 10 Chenin Blanc Challenge

The 2nd top 10 Chenin Blanc award in as many years. Simonsig Estate from Stellenbosch repeated its performance at last year’s inaugural Standard Bank Top 10 Chenin Blanc Challenge by once again winning one of the 10 awards handed to South Africa’s best Chenin Blanc wines.

 

Celebrate Creation`s NEW Spring Seasonal Pairing

Spring has officially arrived, even on the chilly Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge where the early budding varieties like Chardonnay have just started the bud burst phase of their growth cycle.

 

New Summer Menu at Durbanville Hills Restaurant

Drawing her inspiration from her favourite flavours and dishes, chef Louisa Greeff has created an exciting new summer menu for the Durbanville Hills Restaurant.

 

Porseleinberg 2013

Porseleinberg is Boekenhoutkloof’s Swartland project featuring Syrah and whereas I was one of the few not to go into eulogies about the brilliance of the 2012, I’m much more convinced by

 

Hogan Chenin Blanc 2014

Hogan Wines sees Jocelyn Hogan Wilson, previously of La Bri in Franschhoek, return to winemaking after a break to start a family. She now buys grapes from around the Cape and makes the wine in rented

 

‘Wine Car Boot’ Fair in The Winelands

PIWOSA, Premium Independent Wineries of South Africa, comprising thirteen of South Africa’s top independent, boutique wine producers, will be hosting a day [Category: Breaking News, Somerset We

 

Steam Train day trip to Spier

Imagine travelling in a wooden vintage coach dating back to 1922. This is an experience not to miss! The Steam train departs [Category: Breaking News, Cape Town, Events, Stellenbosch, Travel, Western

 

Exploring difference in Cape pinot

One of the great –and perhaps surprising – varietal successes of the Cape wine revolution of the past few decades has been pinot noir. Surprising, because back in the bad old days when p

 

New consumer review awards announced by Eat Out

Eat Out, SA’s best guide to SA’s best food, has announced a brand-new set of awards, the Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Best Everyday Eateries. The winners of these awards will be determined by u

 

Monis Pale Dry — 07.09.2015

Monis Pale Dry Traditional Flor Method Fortified Wine While the European Union won’t allow us to call it Sherry any more as any product from the three districts near Jerez in South Easter Spain

 

Fried Rice Balls — Hein van Tonder

Hein van Tonder’s Fried Rice Balls Hein says, “Spring has definitely arrived in Cape Town (although this morning winter is certainly back) but this recipe is comfort food at its best. And

 

SA vs Loire Chenin Blanc

Are we making the most of Chenin Blanc? It may seem a strange question to ask at a point when the variety is receiving the most positive media coverage it has done in the past 20 years but that was th

 

The Vineyard Hotel — Sip & Sample

The Vineyard Hotel from the gardens Complimentary Monday Wine Tastings 7, 14, 21, 28 September 2015 18h00 – 19h00 The Garden Lounge at the Vineyard Hotel Come celebrate the return of balmy even

 

The Vineyard Hotel — Sip & Sample September 2015

The Vineyard Hotel from the gardens Complimentary Monday Wine Tastings 7, 14, 21, 28 September 2015 18h00 – 19h00 The Garden Lounge at the Vineyard Hotel Come celebrate the return of balmy even

 

New consumer review awards announced by Eat Out 2015

Eat Out, SA’s best guide to SA’s best food, has announced a brand-new set of awards, the Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Best Everyday Eateries. The winners of these awards will be determined by u