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Study finds over a third of Vegetarians eat meat when drunk!

We can’t help but snicker when we remember all the judgey-wudgey veg-heads who’ve scolded us for our meaty ways over the years. This study goes out to you, friends.


Thai Chicken, butternut and noodle soup

Winter is here! Warm up with Chef Pieter’s beautiful Thai Chicken Noodle soup with butternut and coriander.

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Can you beat the flu with 2 glasses of wine?

While many people rely on the Hot Toddy once they’ve gotten sick in order to soothe their symptoms, general consensus seems to have always been that drinking, especially during flu season, causes one to be more susceptible to a cold.


Does South Africa have a BEST wine?

If ever there’s a topic to keep the conversation bubbling and bottles being opened and emptied around the dinner table, it would be that of South Africa’s best wine.


How you order your coffee may reveal if you`re a Psychopath, according to study

Do you prefer your coffee black, or with milk and sugar?


KWV rules at Veritas Awards

KWV swept the boards at the 2015 Veritas Awards, South Africa’s premier wine and brandy competition on Friday 9 October.

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La Motte’s Art in Clay Exhibition: Fragile Fynbos

With a passion for the conservation of art as well as the natural habitat, this year, for the annual Franschhoek Art in Clay Festival, La Motte is celebrating the unique beauty of the Cape Floral Kingdom as interpreted by ceramic artists.


2015 Muratie and Du Toitskloof cook-off: The first tie in the history of this annual culinary competition

Muratie Estate and Du Toitskloof Wines, two of South Africa’s well-known wineries hailing from opposite sides of the Boland mountains, who are also famous for their culinary skills, recently met up for the fourth time to contest the annual championship title.

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Robertson wine valleys Wine on the river festival 2015

  Wine on the River THIS Weekend! Wine on the River is my absolute favourite wine festival! Having been two years in a row, I’ve been counting down the days until the Robertson Wine Val


Some Cape Bordeaux

A recent blind tasting of 16 of the Cape’s best Bordeaux-style wines – mostly blends, but a few mono-varietals too – showed an interesting range of approaches, especially between


KWV kraai koning by 2015- Veritas

KWV het skoonskip gemaak op vanjaar se Veritas-kompetisie, Suid-Afrika se voorste wyn- en brandewynkompetisie. Die Paarlse produsent se wenwyne het 5 dubbelgoue en 9 goue medaljes ingepalm by die 25


Veritas 2015 Brandy winners

Another impressive double gold and gold medal haul for Brandy was revealed last night at the 25 anniversary of the Veritas awards. It’s great to see our brilliant brandy do so well at these awar


The best wine in SA?

I nearly choked on my post toasties this morning when I read "Dear" Angela Lloyd on the subject of whether SA has a best wine or not on Moneyweb Toady, of all organs (surely Today? ed.). The story was


Elim take aways

The big takeaway from last weekend's Elim Wine Festival is just how ageable Sauvignon Blancs from this maritime appellation are. When Julius Malema takes over as our next president (pace Pieter Dirk U


#ExtremePairing Video #6 – Does Miss Piggy have a new boyfriend?

Creation and wine.co.za have teamed up for Extreme Pairing #6. That’s  3 wines, 1 dish, 1 crazy Frenchman = Extreme Pairing. From wine.co.za “Did you know Miss Piggy has a new boyf


KWV Cruxland Gin – 12.09.2015

Cruxland Gin with its quite exceptionally beautiful packaging When you know the seriousness, and yes, the old word passion, with which Pieter de Bod and his team of distillers at KWV go about their bu


Von Arnim wins Frans Malan Legacy Award

Achim von Arnim was awarded the Frans Malan Legacy Award at the annual Amorim Cap Classique Challenge.


Tsogo Sun biggest buyer at prestigious South African wine auctions for second consecutive year

Miguel Chan buys another lot they know his number, no paddle waving required For the second consecutive year Tsogo Sun has taken top honours for total wines purchased by a single bidder at the prestig


Lomond Cape Agulhas Sauvignon Blanc 2015

Lomond Cape Agulhas Sauvignon Blanc 2015 received a bronze medal at the recently announced Veritas Awards 2015, which might suggest it’s not worth bothering with but I think for a quaffer selli


Tim James: A Visit to Shannon Vineyards

The longest row of vines at Shannon Vineyards is just over 100 metres. I’m a bit embarrassed to say that the detail I remember best from a recent visit is probably this rather trivial one â€


Perdeberg Winery fills its medal cupboard at 25th Annual Veritas Awards

Albertus Louw, Perdeberg Cellar Master, takes a barrel sample Perdeberg Winery, situated in the foothills of the Perdeberg Mountain, has walked away from the 25th Annual Veritas Awards with 24 medals.