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How to make a red wine face mask

A glass of red wine is the classic end to a crappy day, but when you don’t finish the bottle and it sits around ’til you dump it into some sauce — or worse, down the drain — it seems like such a waste.


Dont`t spill a drop with these Hands Free wine glass holders

The Hands Free wine glass holder has been designed to ensure your favourite beverage doesn’t fall over. It fits almost any stemmed glass, including martini glasses and is perfect for any event on the grass or beach.


Chicken-free Nuggets for Green Monday

It’s Green Monday!


Green Monday launches in South Africa

The Humane Society International announced the launch of Green Monday in South Africa.


5 Essential Wines for Summer

Looking for a wine to quench your summer thirst? Forget big and boozy. The key words here are crisp, fresh, and slightly sparkling; especially when the full heat of summer hits.


Fine-tuning perfect ‘bubble’ of the Cape

You needn’t be a Type-A personality to understand Pieter Ferreira’s obsessive pursuit of the perfect tiny bubble.


FNB Sauvignon Blanc 2015 onthul SA se Top 10-aanspraakmakers!

Die wedloop vir top louere in Suid-Afrika se enigste kompetisie wat eksklusief aan sauvignon blanc gewy is, raak al feller, met die aankondiging van die 20 finaliste wat meeding vir die 2015 FNB Sauvi


The Best Little Warehouse South of the Border

Having just returned from the christening ceremony of my Khoisan god-child, !Exmigarraki, I needed some civilisation. Not that the Khoisan do not have a civilisation of their own. But if you are not


Lagerwey, Nienaber obliterate field at IMPI Elite Race

Just over 4000 adventure seekers gathered at the picturesque Lievland and Warwick Wine Estates in Stellenbosch on Saturday, 17 and Sunday, 18 [Category: Breaking News, Sport, Stellenbosch, FITstrong,


Local Chardonnay & white blends lead the way at the 6 Nations Wine Challenge

South African Chardonnay and white blends were leaders in their categories at the recent 6 Nations Wine Challenge – a competition between Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Chile, Argentina


Lagerwey, Nienaber obliterat field at IMPI Elite Race

Just over 4000 adventure seekers gathered at the picturesque Lievland and Warwick Wine Estates in Stellenbosch on Saturday, 17 and Sunday, 18 [Category: Breaking News, Sport, Stellenbosch, FITstrong,


Vin de Constance 2011

With the 2009 vintage of Vin de Constance not entirely convincing (see here) and no 2010 released, a lot was riding on the 2011 (Wine Cellar price: R750 per 500ml bottle) and fans of this sweet wine f


Trizanne Signature Wines Syrah Grenache 2014

Everybody loves a bargain and the quality to price ratio doesn’t get much better than that offered by the Syrah Grenache 2014 as made by Trizanne Barnard under her Trizanne Signature Wines labe


Tim James: Why red wine is ultimately more collectible than white

Christian’s report on the SA Sommelier Association’s tasting of old Cape whites got me pondering, and being pushed into questioning prejudices is always a good thing. Is Eben Sadie right


Groot Constantia Pinotage 2013 – 19.10.2015

Groot Constantia Pinotage 2013 I don’t believe there is a good grape, which is the provenance of Groot Constantia Estate that Boela Gerber Winemaker is not able to turn into truly great wine. Th


Wining and shining

Four young South Africans are showcasing the skills of a new generation in the world of local wine, writes Eugene Yiga.


Lamb Chops with Chimichurri – Tracy Foulkes

Tracy Foulkes’s Lamb Chops with Chimichurri Chimichurri is a sauce which originates in Argentina.  A mix of herbs, chili, garlic, olive oil and vinegar, it is used on meats from the Asado, th


Simonsig Estate Celebrates 25 Years of Veritas with Gold

The view of the Simonsberg ‘Simonsig’ from the estate Simonsig Wine Estate in Stellenbosch put in a multi-carat performance at this year’s Veritas Awards, South Africa’s larg


Fleur du Cap – new wines, new labels, new winemaker

Die Bergkelder, Stellenbosch, where Fleur du Cap wines are aged The Fleur du Cap team recently introduced wine enthusiasts to the new Fleur du Cap winemaking team and two brand new wines – top t


FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10 Competition 2015: finalists announced

The 20 finalists of this year’s FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10 competition are as follows: Cederberg Private Cellar 2015 Cederberg Ghost Corner 2014 Durbanville Hills Rhinofields 2014 Hidden Valley


Boland Cellar Wine & Dine Evenings

Delicious Traditional Foods at Boland Cellar Wine & Dine Join us each month for our intimate dinner evenings in our exclusive underground cellar in Northern Paarl. Seated around candlelit communal