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How to open a bottle of wine with a key

Opening a wine bottle without a corkscrew is not ideal, but you’re bound to forget or lose it one of these days.


Blaauwklippen taps into the spirits market with the launch of three new gins

As Cape Town’s micro-distilleries are starting to kick things into high gear, a few folks are taking some interesting approaches when it comes to the hooch.

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Where To Buy Trump Wine, If You’re Into That Sort Of Thing

On Tuesday, amidst the chaos of primary elections, photos surfaced that showed Republican frontrunner Donald Trump’s campaign preparing to serve the candidate’s own wine, water, and steaks at a press conference in Florida.


Marilyn Monroe Margarita

Designer cocktails are all the rage, but if you are watching your figure you might be hesitant about too much alcohol and sugary syrups.


This is how you turn carrots into french fries

Looking for a super quick and easy side dish, that’s not only yummy but also healthy? This recipe for carrot french fries is perfect for that and more!


How to taste coffee like a pro

Until recently, I had no idea that professional coffee tasting even existed.


Wine of the week: Jordan ‘no added sulphur’ Merlot 2014

Wine of Origin: Stellenbosch


Snoozy SA Sauvignon

"What are you doing here?" asked French wine judge Nellie Salvi on the KLM flight last night. "Returning from judging the Concours du Sauvignon?" Alas no, returning from a mining conference in Toron


A drink for Donald

My tiny wine column reaches out to Gin this week as its way more popular with hipsters than the fermented fruit of the vine. Or indeed any fruity concoctions, except perhaps The Donald. Bottle of th


Interview with South African Wine Guru – Allister Kreft

Iconic Africa had a chat with old friend and legendary wine guru, Allister Kreft, to get the inside scoop on the South African wine industry, the best wines to try and wine farms to visit. Allister is


WellsFaber Best Value Whites

Our WellsFaber Best Value blind tastings kick off next Wednesday and bottles of white are slowly filling up the The Pendock at the Taj Hotel like animals entering Noah's Ark: two by two. RECM pioneer


Top 10 Best Coffee places in Cape Town 2016

Top 10 Best Coffee places in Cape Town 2016 - list