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Crockpot Mexican Quinoa

This crockpot Mexican quinoa is bursting with deliciously fresh and healthy ingredients. This dish is all cooked in the slow cooker (even the quinoa and butternut squash) and has lots of “hidden veggies.”


Millennials Drink More Wine Than Any Generation, Study Confirms

Which generation drinks the most wine—Millennials, who last year celebrated birthdays 21 to 38, Generation X (39-50) or Baby Boomers (51-69)? Turns out it’s mostly a battle between the Millennials and the Boomers. (Sorry, Gen X.)

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Pair your wine with chocolate this Valentine`s Day

The good news: there really aren’t rules when it comes to pairing chocolate and wine. Everyone’s taste preferences are different. In other words, YOU GET TO TRY EVERYTHING.


World`s best chef Benoit Violier dies aged 44

Chef Benoit Violier, whose Swiss restaurant was named the best in the world in December, has been found dead at his home.


Backsberg Estate Cellars Kicks-off Centenary Year With Early and Hot Harvest

(Top image caption: Team Backsberg and the 2016 Centenary Harvest: from left are Jill Back, Steffan Lochner, Michael Back, Clive Trent, Alicia Rechner and Simon Back. PHOTO: Lise Beyers, Paarl Post)


Lanzerac Best on the Block at Stellenbosch Vineyard Block Competition

Along with an extensive list of accolades for its wines, Lanzerac Wine Estate in Stellenbosch has recently been recognized as producing the best Pinotage vineyard block in the region.


Heat is on for Du Toitskloof Wines 2016 Harvest

With the exceptionally hot and dry conditions – the most intense experienced by the Cape winelands in over 30 years – it was hardly a surprise to see Du Toitskloof Wines commencing its 2016 harvest as early as 21 January, one of the earliest pickings ever.


The Italian Job

The news that Signor Plod has discovered 9,000 bottles of fake Moët fizz in Padova will have the KGB skeletons laughing like drains at La Concorde. For this was the brand rumoured to have been fake

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Restaurant Review: Tashas

Once you have finally made up your mind, take it away or eat it there...or both!


Restaurant Review: The Grazing Room

Stepping up to the plate for a graze