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How Bacardi plans to dominate Rum once again

Like many booze brands, Bacardi rum has spent a lot of its marketing money playing up its heritage in recent years.

 

A glass of wine on UK trains ease the strain

For many hard-working professionals, reaching for a glass of wine is the first thing they do after arriving home on a Friday night.

 

Backsberg Receives 8 Veritas Awards

The Veritas Awards is the longest running and most prestigious wine competition in South Africa and is synonymous with excellence in wine.

 

Simonsig Estate celebrates 25 years of Veritas with Gold

Simonsig Wine Estate from Stellenbosch put in a multi-carat performance at this year’s Veritas Awards, South Africa’s largest and most prestigious wine and brandy competition which celebrated its 25th anniversary this year.

 

De Wetshof wins only Veritas Gold in unwooded Chardonnay category

Pioneering Chardonnay wine estate De Wetshof from Robertson won both Gold medals awarded for Unwooded Chardonnay at this year’s Veritas Awards, South Africa’s largest and most prestigious wine and brandy competition which celebrated its 25th anniversary this year.

 

KWV crowned producer of the year for fifth consecutive year

Consistency of style and focus paid off big time for the KWV team who celebrated a truly finish great moment at the Veritas awards in Cape Town on Friday night, with KWV being crowned Producer of the Year for fifth consecutive year.

 
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Planning the perfect picnic with Creation Wines

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.

 

Yonder Hill se Y-reeks bied puik waarde vir geld

Die eienaar van Yonder Hill tussen Stellenbosch en Somerset-Wes, Frikkie Naudé, het ‘n droom gehad om ‘n wynreeks van gehalte teen ‘n bekostigbare prys aan die verbruiker te bied

 

Hipsters in disarray

It's been a torrid time of late for hipsters in Cape Town. Deluxe Coffee Works in Church Street has been without power since Monday afternoon amid speculation that the landlord has not paid the electr

 

SLIDE JOZI

      Summer is right around the corner and the weather forecast promises perfect weather for this weekend. So to all our Joburg readers: make sure you attend SLIDE JOZI this Saturday

 

Impi Challenge Prepares For Season Finale in Cape Town

The action of the 2015 IMPI Challenge presented by Mitsubishi Motors will culminate at the picturesque Lievland and Warwick Wine Estates, Stellenbosch [Category: Breaking News, Events, Sport, Stellenb

 

Robertson Wine on The River

During the weekend of 16 -18 October 2015, the banks of the Breede River will come alive with the annual Robertson Wine [Category: Breaking News, Events, Music, Wine, Bonnievale, Breede River, Karinâ

 

Maison Shiraz 2011

Maison is the Franschhoek property owned by Chris Weylandt and Kim Smith, founders of furniture and homeware retail chain Weylandts. Vineyards were established in 2005 and Antwan Bondesio is winemaker

 

Short Rib & Red Wine Casserole – Lizet Hartley

Lizet Hartleys Short Rib & Red Wine Casserole Lizet says, “I adore any cut of beef, but I’m especially fond of the ones that need a long time in the oven, and emerge fall-off-the-bone

 

Steenberg Merlot 2012 – 13.09.2015

Steenberg Merlot 2012 Steenberg is one of the southernmost vineyards in the Constantia Wine Appellation, and with the granting of the land to Catharina Ras by Governor Simon van der Stel in 1682, can

 

Rijk’s Barrel Fermented Chenin Blanc 2003

Do South Africa’s white wines mature with benefit? Later this week a tasting convened by the South African Sommelier Association and presented by Eben Sadie to address precisely this question.

 

Four reasons to drink coffee

The current evidence is mostly in favour of drinking coffee (but there are some cautions), writes Clare Collins.

 

Steenberg Merlot 2012 – 13.10.2015

Steenberg Merlot 2012 Steenberg is one of the southernmost vineyards in the Constantia Wine Appellation, and with the granting of the land to Catharina Ras by Governor Simon van der Stel in 1682, can