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With the entire country going crazy about Kim Kardashian’s posterior it seems only natural that any media outlet worth its salt would be on the hunt for the next hot trend.

 

How, when, and why you should add water to whiskey

You are hereby absolved of the faux-macho insistence that you drink your whiskys neat.

 
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Boozy Salted Caramel French Toast

It’s everything you imagine it’d be, and more.

 

A few facts about kosher wine

Jewish News recently talked with Jay Buchsbaum, vice president of marketing and director of wine education for the Royal Wine Corp./Kedem, and asked him a few questions about kosher wine. Here is an excerpt from the interview:

 

Franschhoek Vignerons come out tops at Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report

Five Franschhoek Vignerons were amongst the top performers to score 90 points or higher in the fifth annual Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report (formerly known as the Christian Eedes Cabernet Sauvignon Report). The star producers were Plaisir de Merle, Boekenhoutskloof, Môreson, Rickety Bridge and Stony Brook.

 

Boplaas 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.

 

Nederburg Eminence wins another major trophy

Eminence, Nederburg’s flagship natural sweet wine has once again been internationally acclaimed.

 

Fairtrade South Africa launches the first Fairtrade webstore in the world

In response to the numerous consumer queries about where to buy Fairtrade products,  Fairtrade South Africa has launched the world’s first Fairtrade Webstore – an online platform where consumers will be able to shop their favourite products with the world’s most recognised and trusted ethical label.

 

China the promised land for South African wine makers

South African tycoon Koos Bekker sells wine from his vineyard all over the world, but a small detail offers a clue as to where his priorities may lie - all the bottles are labeled in Mandarin.

 

Finland to free up strict drinking laws

Finns will be able to get a round in after 'one portion per order' rule is axed.

 

An ancient Indian remedy for sore throats has become the new hipster drink in the West

Google searches for turmeric have surged by 300%

 

The world is drinking less alcohol – except Americans

Some consumers are opting for an ‘adventurous’ drinking experience

 

A Simba chip of a wine

Just back from Portugal and my rave for the Boplaas Gamka in my tiny column shakes the Karoo like a Simba Chip at communion . Roaring with flavour Bottle of the Week: Boplaas Gamka Family Reserve 2

 

US bottled water category will be bigger than carbonated soft drinks by 2017

 

Shiraz showcase – a lineup to impress

South Africa's favourite red wine will take centre stage on Tuesday June 21 when the annual SA Shiraz Showcase takes place at the CTICC in the city. There for the sampling will be the win