With winter creeping in closer and closer, it’s a great time for red wine and snacks by the fire and what better snack to pair with your wine…yip you guessed it, olives of course! (more…)

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How to make citrus and chilli marinated olives

With winter creeping in closer and closer, it’s a great time for red wine and snacks by the fire and what better snack to pair with your wine…yip you guessed it, olives of course!

 

Meet the fortune teller who reads tea, coffee and wine for a living

Melbourne tea leaf reader Annie O’Reilly has a modern slant on her ancient  profession, posting cups on Instagram and doing consultations by Skype.

 

French winemakers hijack Spanish wine tankers on motorway

French winemakers have sent tens of thousands of litres of Spanish wine gushing onto the motorway in southern France, in protest at mass produced foreign wine entering the country.

 

Why wine has more alcohol than ever

In the 1970s, actor-turned-Paul-Masson-wine-pitchman Orson Welles admonished, “We shall sell no wine before its time.”

 

Franschhoek remains a top favourite with TripAdvisor travellers

Following hot on the heels of the recent review in Wine Enthusiast Magazine’s 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations, Franschhoek has yet again been listed as a traveller’s dream destination.

 

De Grendel Nominated for 2016 World Luxury Restaurant Awards

On the back of numerous awards granted to De Grendel Restaurant, we are thrilled to announce that we have been nominated for the inaugural World Luxury Restaurant Awards.

 

Pleasure sans Logo

SA Pinot Noir was set back a decade when Marc van Halderen followed his heart to Yalumba, South Australia. That SA drinkers lacked the sophistication to notice back then means today you can get a mag

 

Neethlingshof The Owl Post Pinotage 2014

De Wet Viljoen, cellarmaster at Neethlingshof in Stellenbosch, today showed the new release 2014 of his top-end Pinotage called The Owl Post next to some

 

Neethlingshof Pinotage 1984

After presenting his new-release The Owl Post Pinotage 2014 yesterday, Neethlingshof winemaker De Wet Viljoen showed a wine blind to a small group of