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A simple sweet and savoury meal from gimmesomeoven.com that’s sure to please a crowd! Best part, it only requires about 20 minutes of prep and cook time.

 

When I first tasted Bacardi’s $250 Facundo Paraíso XA rum in the New York Palace hotel’s library, it smelled like spice cake and left a deep, smoky tingle of brown sugar and butterscotch.

 

The 5th annual Perold Absa Cape Blend Wine Competition has affirmed what many local wine commentators have been saying for years: that South Africa’s indigenous Pinotage grape is the ultimate all-rounder.

 

Established in 2002 by Jean-Claude and Carolyn Martin, Creation Wines on the Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge near Hermanus has always lived up to its evocative name.

 

About 70% of the world’s population lacks the ability to produce the enzyme beta-galactosidase, better known as lactase. Without this, lactose, the sugar in milk, cannot be properly digested.

 

You can finally be excited that beer gives you gas! Well, sort of.

 

The Premium Independent Wineries of South Africa kicked off #CapeWine2015 with their Wine Car Boot Event on Sunday, September 13th.

 

Now in its fourth year, the Klink Awards recognises the very best in wine tourism innovation by inviting its harshest critics, the public, to vote for the winners of this year`s 17 categories.

 
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  Just a couple of years back, caught in a whirlwind of financial journalism, Chef Debbie Bolton had no idea that she would end up where she is now.  Fast forward through culinary school at

 

‘Our idea was to make a white a syrah and a sweet wine.’ That was Chris and Andrea Mullineux’s intention when they left what was then Tulbagh Mountain Vineyards (now Fable Mountain

 

Seasons are so important. And no one realises this better than the farmer and winemaker. Without enough cold units and rain in winter we are in trouble, but even so, everyone looks forward to Spring!

 

I suspect I’ve written before about my horribly inelegant practice of dunking biscotti into brandy and my no doubt equally unsophisticated enjoyment of eating post-prandial chocolate with the f

 

During our Evening of Vintage Wine and Venison, Professor Johann Kirsten, the mastermind behind the certification of Karoo Lamb, shared his journey with the heritage of South African food and what has

 

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Sedgwick’s Original Old Brown Toast the traditions that make South Africa and its people so incredibly unique this National Heritage Day (24 September) and share the warmth, the love and the mom

 

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Andrea Burgener’s Warp-Speed Ricotta Gnocchi These are among the most glorious gnocchi you’ll ever eat, but with the huge plus that not a single potato need be peeled, cooked or mashed. F

 

There were a total of 114 entries in the 15th annual Amorim Méthode Cap Classique Challeng, results as follows: Best Blanc de Blanc, Overall Winner: Altydgedacht 2013 Best Brut: Laborie Brut 2011 (

 

                Woo-hoo! Look at this. Sommeliers Selection Listed Wines on the 1st of October, held at The Reserve at The Taj Hotel in Cape Town, during Fi

 

Eat Out, SA’s best guide to SA’s best food, has made several exciting announcements about this year’s prestigious restaurant awards. For the second consecutive year, Mercedes-Benz

 

‘I cannot express in a few lines just how terrific this wine is’  (Matthew Jukes, Daily Mail) ‘Damn fine…and hedonistic’  (Jancis Robinson MW) ‘…bloody

 

Freshly grilled Angus Beef Burgers, will hit the spot when visiting Boschendal during the 2015 Uncorked weekend Make Boschendal the first stop on your 2015 route, as the newly renovated Cellar Door Ta

 

Has anyone else noticed the rash of silly phrases being given as names to wines? Blankbottle’s “Confessions of a White Glove Chaser” (a cabernet) is one of the most egregious exampl

 

The Absa Top 10 Pinotage Awards is one of South Africa’s premier wine industry contests. This year’s competition marks the 19th consecutive year of collaboration between Absa Bank Ltd, member of B