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Diane Keaton is selling affordable wine with screwcaps

Last year, Diane Keaton told us that her idea of perfect happiness is “a glass of red wine with ice.” And she wasn’t kidding.


SA Wine Tourism continues to expand with the launch of the Stanford Wine Route

Halfway between Cape Town and Cape Agulhas lies a region that still resembles a lyrical landscape that drew generations of tired souls southward in search of sun-kissed dreams.


What really goes down in a Wine Tasting Room

MORE THAN a quarter million wine lovers visit Chateau Ste. Michelle in Woodinville, Wash., each year.


The maddening millennium-old tradition of drinking in heels

You fall over drunk at brunch and blame your Louboutins, or maybe the endless Mimosas you consumed while perched precariously on two 6-inch leather-bound spikes.

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Baked Curried Tomato Chicken

This month Chef Shaun from Solms-Delta treats us to a Baked Curried Tomato Chicken recipe.


The Season of Sauvignon is happening at Durbanville Hills

When summer gets into the swing of things, you know it’s time to head to Durbanville Hills for the Durbanville Wine Valley’s Season of Sauvignon.

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The History of Eggs in the Cape

It is hard to cook without eggs. Much more than the breakfast variations, eggs are essential in baking and many other classic recipes.


Neethlingshof’s 2013 Malbec wins gold at the IWSC

The award-winning Stellenbosch wine estate Neethlingshof has won a coveted gold medal with its 2013 Malbec at the 2015 International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC), the only South African malb

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Planning the Perfect Picnic

As the days lengthen and the spring sun intensifies, the estate vineyards at Creation once again turn to vibrant shades of green, announcing to our visitors that summer is on the way. With sunnier da


Season of Sauvignon Festival

While perhaps not as popular as the crowd-pleasing Chardonnay varietal, Sauvignon Blanc is still one of my absolute fav summer sippers. If you’d tend to agree, Durbanville Wine Valley’s S


Veritas v. Elim

I'll be sad to miss the 25th anniversary dinner of Veritas, SA's largest wine show, this evening. The food from celebrity chefs Bertus Basson and David Higgs will likely make the Eat Out Awards  lo


Pics: The Sanlam HmC

The Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair is sure to draw a well-heeled crowd this weekend.


Steak & Egg with Herbed Chilli-Butter & chips – Alida Ryder

Alida Ryder’s Steak & Eggs with Herbed Chilli Butter & Chips When you have the opportunity mid week to drink a really great bottle of wine, you don’t need the whole Sunday roast an


Morgenster Lourens River Valley 2005 – 09.10.2015

Morgenster Lourens River Valley 2005 This was the first Morgenster wine to which I was introduced. A couple of years later, I had a call from Giulio Bertrand, owner of Morgenster, who wanted to come a


Seared Tuna with a Caper, Green Olive & Tomato Salsa – Jane-Anne Hobbs

Seared Tuna with a Caper, Green Olive & Tomato Salsa Jane-Anne Hobbs is quite simply a fabulous cook.  Her recipes are always reasoned, her ingredients available and the dishes delectable. 


Wine Concepts Champagne Festival, Friday 20th November 2015

Join hosts Wine Concepts in celebrating their fourteenth year of staging this prestigious event at The Vineyard Hotel in Newlands, Cape Town, on 20th November from 18h00 to 21h00. This year’s e


Drostdy-Hof Chardonnay elegantly welcomes summer into the Kitchen

Drostdy-Hof Chardonnay 2015 Summer’s nearly here, giving us plenty more outdoor time with family and friends to enjoy delicious food and wine to suit the sunshine. Here’s a sophisticated y


Laborie Méthode Cap Classic Blanc de Blancs 2010 – 09.10.2015

Laborie Méthode Cap Classic Blanc de Blancs 2010 There can’t be many wine estates which find themselves in the main street of their town. Laborie, granted in 1691, sits proud on the main str