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World’s largest bourbon bar is now in Newport Kentucky

Quick – where is the world’s largest bourbon bar?


Rugby legend Jean de Villiers bows out with wine and special friends

Jean de Villiers ended 13 years as a Springbok by sipping wine in the middle of the night with team-mate and former schoolmate Schalk Burger, childhood idol Danie Gerber and golfer Ernie Els.


Anne Hathaway picks Tequila as her poison

Pick your poison!


Tuesday inspiration: Chinese Chicken Ramen

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Breedekloof takes Ownership with Chenin Blanc Initiative

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10 Wine Myths Busted!

Wine is like that super cool kid in school we all want to hang with, but don’t fully understand — thanks to the many myths about wine that are out there, anyway.


Australian Cricketer buys into 666 Vodka

Australian cricket’s vice-captain David Warner has become a “significant shareholder” in Tasmanian vodka brand 666 Vodka, after investing capital in the business.


Queen Elizabeth’s whisky auctioned off for $50,000

One of the two bottles of rare whisky from the private cellar of Queen Elizabeth II was auctioned off for $50,000 by the Regions Hospital Foundation last weekend.


How mushrooms can erase bitterness from your coffee

Coffee or arugula without a hint of bitterness — it may sound improbable, but sugar has found a new rival in mushrooms.


Two Classics come together: 2012 La Motte Syrah and 2012 La Motte Cabernet Sauvignon released

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“While initially closed and reserved, I am increasingly impressed with the 2012 vintage”, says La Motte Cellarmaster Edmund Terblanche.


An exceptional duo of Boplaas auction wines for Carel Nel’s 28th consecutive Cape Winemakers Guild Auction

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This year commemorates Carel Nel of Boplaas’s 28th consecutive auction for the prestigious Cape Winemakers Guild on Saturday 3rd October at Spier in Stellenbosch.


Cape Wine 2015

Cape Wine is the largest trade wine exhibition in South Africa and it is currently held every three years. It was held on from Tuesday 15th to Thursday 17th at the CTICC and has been very good, very p


The wines we drink: Cork vs Screw cap

There are pros and cons to any wine closure; some are based in scientific fact, others are based on consumer perception.  We decided to put together a tasting to compare the effect of the 2 closure


The Old Vine Series Mev. Kirsten 2014

“Mrs. Anna Kirsten passed away on 10 April 2015 at the age of 90 and it is an honour to dedicate this vintage to her,” reads a special neck lable on the 2014 of the Mev. Kirsten 2014, part


Jacques Viljoen of Zevenwacht

Zevenwacht Winemaker Jacques Viljoen What a joy talking to this fine young man.  Gentle, humble, passionate and a serious young winemaker.  I really enjoy his wines. What was the defining moment


Eikendal releases its latest flagship duo

Swiss owned Stellenbosch Estate, Eikendal, renowned for its elegant wines that impress with great fruit purity and finesse, has released the latest vintages of its two flagship wines – the Bo


Stanford se wynmakers stel hul eie wynroete bekend

Die Stanford-wynroete is onlangs bekend gestel en het daarmee die 21ste wynroete in Suid-Afrika geword. Die nuwe wynroete bestaan uit agt produsente.   Sowat 8 jaar gelede het die wynmakerye i


Stanford Wine Route Launch: Stanford Hills

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British Airways – Taking airline catering to the next level

Nearly 90 years ago Imperial Airways, British Airways’ predecessor introduced a service which made its Silver Wing flights famous and today is [Category: Breaking News, Cape Town, Travel, 2015


DeWaal Young Vines Merlot 2013 – 29.09.2015

De Waal Young Vines Merlot 2013 Every wine Estate has a regular planting programme to replace old or diseased vineyards and when they come into early production, the make easy drinking easily accessib


Beef Burger with Tangy Tomato Relish – Tracy Foulkes

Tracy Foulkes’s Beef Burger with tangy Tomato Relish Got a good bottle of wine in the middle of the week and want a luscious moist burger with a great sauce and fabulous chips, turn to Tracy Fou


Stanford Wine Launch: Boschrivier

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Stanford Wine Route Launch: Boschrivier

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Frans Malan Legacy Award celebrates Achim von Arnim of Haute Cabrière

Achim & Hildegard von Arnim Chairman and Founder of Haute Cabrière Estate in Franschhoek, Achim von Arnim, was awarded the Frans Malan Legacy Award at the annual Amorim Cap Classique Challenge


Stanford Wine Route Launch: Robert Stanford Estate

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Morgenster White Truffle Enhanced Extra Virgin Oil – 29.09.2015

The White Truffle of Alba To find the elusive white truffle of Alba, you need only one thing. That is a truffle dog. Oh, and a basket and a little spade. And a torch because you are going to be doing


Stanford Wine Route Launch: Springfontein

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Stanford Wine Route Launch: Raka

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The Imibala Trust – bringing music into the lives of children

The Imibala Trust Office Bright Street Somerset West Music appreciation is a relatively new programme in the Imibala rainbow of experiences for children from the 12 Primary schools we support. This pr


DeWaal celebrates Pinotage Day…

Uiterwyk Manor House home to the De Waal family October 10th is celebration day for Pinotage.  DeWaal Wines, who have just recently reopened their tasting deck and cheese platter venue are offering