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In a boost for Distell’s reputation as a producer of world-class brandies, the popular Klipdrift Premium has been named as 2016’s World’s Best Brandy at the World Brandy Awards.

 

Easter egg hunts were fine and good when you were a kid and sugar was the only rush you needed. But it’s time to set the Peeps aside. It’s time to get drunk the Easter way!

 

After Easter, people often find themselves left with a carton full of pretty, uneaten hard-boiled eggs.

 

Two of Durbanville Hills’ Chardonnay wines are amongst the Top 15 South African wines as judged during the 23rd Chardonnay du Monde held annually in Burgundy.

 
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Are you feeling a bit sore behind the eyes after a good time last night? David Bird MW explains what is probably causing that wine headache, otherwise known as a hangover.

 

“The nose carries notes of crushed berries, fig, and fresh roses,” says the sommelier, describing the wine you’re tasting to decide whether to order a bottle.

 

At Creation we celebrate holidays and special occasions creating memories.

 

If you?ve ever been to Italy in the summer, then you?ve probably noticed how the locals (and tourists, for that matter) sit outside at any restaurant and make it a regular habit to sip …

 

“One should always be drunk. That’s all that matters… But with what? With wine, with poetry, or with virtue, as you chose. But get drunk.” ― Charles Baudelaire, circa

 

Sauvignon Blanc has carved a comfortable niche for itself with producers and consumers alike. But is it time the grape upped its game? Our Masters tasting sought to find out.