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< Monday 23 May 2016 >

Coffee, wine keep microbes in your gut healthy, scientists say

Scientists have some great news for those who love coffee, tea and wine: Drinking any of these beverages is associated with a healthier and more diverse community of microbes living in the gut.

 

No-Fry Eggplant Parmesan

This recipe is perfect for the occasions when you are called to entertain and need a dish that just looks and tastes like you spent all day in the kitchen.

 

This Serbian Artist Paints with Wine

Most wine lovers “eat with their eyes.” We see the grape color, gauge the opacity, and scrutinize the rim. Serbian artist Sanja Jankovic eyes with her eats. That is, she uses wine to paint pictures.

 

When is wine o’clock where you live?

Wine o’clock is a real thing. Last year, the Oxford online dictionary officially added the word and defined it as “the appropriate time of day to start drinking wine.”

 

Sommelier`s Choice – Igor Sotric from China Tang at The Dorchester in London

In this popular series we feature selected sommeliers from top restaurants around the world.

 

Boplaas ports and red wines on a wave of success

Continuing its record of consistent quality in the production of port and other Portuguese style wines, Boplaas Cape Vintage Reserve Port 2012 was rated as the best port at the Wine-of-the-Month Club tasting, while also excelling at the recent Cappa Port & Wine Challenge.

 

These are the Cabernet Sauvignons that you should be drinking

In conjunction with Prescient, a multinational financial services provider, Winemag.co.za is pleased to present the fifth annual Cabernet Sauvignon Report (previously the Christian Eedes Cabernet Sauvignon Report).

 

Jackson Family Wines purchases boutique winery Copain

In a move showing the value placed on prestigious, artisanal brands in the wine market, Jackson Family Wines is buying Copain Wines, a small and well-regarded winery in Healdsburg. With the Copain bu

 

Scottish Cousin surprises

Is it game over for brandy? Four Cousins today launched a 12 year old blended whisky for R380 at Societi Bistro in Cape Town. This is half the price of the Van Ryn brandy of the same age and its a cas

 

Harry the lion

Was Harry Viljoen, a famous Cape Town gastronome, making a point when he brought a dog to il leone (the lion) restaurant in de waterkant, a suburb some say is named after dodgy wine historian Tim Jam

 

Wrist-band device to monitor your alcohol level

A San Francisco-based company has won a U.S. government-sponsored competition with an alcohol monitoring devices that can be worn on the wrist, the latest milestone in the development of wearable tech