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How to dye your clothing with coffee or tea

We drink enough coffee that it has gotten to the point that more of our clothes have stains on them than don’t.

 

Creamy Chicken Brie Soup

Served with a slice of crusty bread, this is a stick-to-your-ribs kind of meal that’s perfect for spring.

 

Drink Pinotage On International Pinotage Day

October 10, 2015, is the International Pinotage Day, so if you have not tasted this wine grape variety before this is a good time to do it.

 

What time is your wine o’ clock?

It seems that wine is fast overtaking tea as women’s relaxant of choice.

 

Introducing the new vintage and packaging for Leopard’s Leap Classic Collection Shiraz

We have just introduced the 2014 vintage of our popular Classic Collection Shiraz.

 

Lower your risk of Arthritis with a drink, but use the right type

Add it to the list of magical things wine can do for you: a recent study by researchers at Nottingham University suggests that moderate wine consumption actually lowers the risk of developing arthritis of the knee.

 

Subscribe to the Graham Beck Signature Wine Club and receive rewards

Striving for Nothing Less than our utmost best is what drives us at Graham Beck Wines.

 

Creation bookings open for December and January

With the summer holidays around the corner, Creation is taking bookings for December 2015 and January 2016 – book now to avoid disappointment!

 

Record prices at 31st Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction

South African wines triumphed at the 31st Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction at Spier in the Stellenbosch Winelands over the weekend with new record prices for both red and white wines and the average price per case up by almost 10% on last year.

 

The annual Muratie DuToitskloof cook-off

The Karoo lamb cook off between Muratie wine estate in Stellenbosch and Du Toitskloof winery in Rawsonville has become an annual tradition. In previous years we have seen lamb curries, chops and potji

 

Billecart-Salmon brunch at the Cape Grace, hosted by Ken Forrester

  [Author: John, Lynne Ford]

 

Cape Winemakers Guild Auction 2015: Wine Cellar’s selection

Wine Cellar was pleased to participate in this weekend’s annual Cape Winemakers Guild Auction. Showcasing the finest and most exclusive South African wines, the auction achieved just under R 11.

 

The annual Muratie DuToitskloof braai cook-off

[Author: John, Lynne Ford]

 

Rosé Rocks Awards at the Radisson Blu, V&A Waterfront

[Author: John, Lynne Ford]

 

This Week’s MENU – New Stanford Wine route, Muratie DuToitskloof braai cook-off, Mercurial Cats, Pongracz 25th Anniversary, Billecart-Salmon brunch, Rosé Rocks Awards

[Author: John, Lynne Ford]

 

The Spirit of Cape Town: HOPE ON HOPKINS

  The world revolves around trends.  One week people are obsessed with dressing their cats up in stockings and the next they’re adding cricket flour to their desserts.  One trend t

 

Dalla Cia-familie stel eenmalige grappa bekend

Die Dalla Cia Wine and Spirit Company van Stellenbosch vier hul dekade in die wynbedryf met die bekendstelling van ‘n spesiale grappa wat in 2004 gedistilileer en vir tien jaar in Franse eikehou

 

Tim James: Looking at natural winemaking and “natural sweet” wines

Statistics can be most revealing, of course – but can need interrogating or supplementing if they are to lead one towards a correct understanding. Sometimes it starts the other way round, and s

 

Tuning The Vine, Back and mixing things up

  Tuning the Vine is back with a walking tour twist   Remember last year’s Tuning the Vine festival at the Waterfront’s Lookout? If not, you missed out.  If you do re

 

Camellia Club Launches Blooming Marvellous Initiative

Do you have a camellia tree on your property that might be of historical interest? If so, the South African branch of [Category: Breaking News, Outdoor & Living, Somerset West, Camellia experts, C

 

Zonnebloem Lauréat 2013 – 05.09.2015

Depending on to whom you talk in the Zonnebloem Cellar, the Zonnebloem Lauréat 2013 always comes pretty close to the top of their list. One of our better known wine writers wrote of an earlier vint

 

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Win a bottle of each of the 12 wines to score 90 points or higher in the recent RisCura White Hot Wine Awards featuring Sauvingnon Blanc-Semillon blends. To enter, all you have to do is sign up for ou

 

Review: Addis in Cape, an Ethiopian Treat in the heart of Cape Town

Words and photos by Victoria Bakos Hardly tucked away on the corner of Long Street and Church Street in the mother city is Addis In Cape, an Ethiopian restaurant. Not for those who dislike strong inc

 

Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese Sandwich – Alida Ryder

Alida Ryder’s Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese Sandwich Alida says, “I had some pulled pork leftover a few weeks ago, I decided to pair it with a little mature cheddar and sliced mozzarella and

 

Review: Addis in Cape

Words and photos by Victoria Bakos Hardly tucked away on the corner of Long Street and Church Street in the mother city is Addis In Cape, an Ethiopian restaurant. Not for those who dislike strong inc