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17 Epic Wine Tattoos

There are great tattoos, and there are really shitty tattoos. I know, because I personally possess too many of the latter. If booze is involved, the tattoos are generally shitty.


The Best South African Craft Gin Brands to Follow on Instagram

A growing taste for craft gin among ginthusiasts has spurred an explosion in boutique gin producers.

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Grilled Shrimp with a fruity Rum glaze

In this simple Cuban-inspired recipe, Andrew Zimmerman pairs garlic- and lime-infused grilled shrimp with a sticky, sweet-and-sour rum-guava glaze.


How to brew the perfect cup of coffee at home

Every morning millions of people wake up to the smell of home-brewed coffee. The amount of coffee that we go through is truly staggering and while most people think they know just how to brew a great cup of coffee, many of them don’t really know how to brew a decent cup of coffee. With right method, you can make the perfect cup every time.

Here are five tips for making your drip coffee taste a whole lot better:

1. Stay away from preground coffee beans

There is nothing worse than a stale cup of coffee.


Celebrate your heritage at the Franschhoek Uncorked Festival

With Spring in full swing what better way to savour all things new than at this year’s Franschhoek Uncorked Festival from 24 to 25 September.


Join Boplaas at the Winter in Calitzdorp Festival

This year’s Calitzdorp Winter Festival offers the whole family something to enjoy and experience.

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The Only Price, is the Right Price

Most of the recent rantings about South Africa’s wine-pricing have flown higher than my comprehension level, but these opinions, too, have missed a basic and elementary point. Namely, the only


The Rompel Report: eating well in Vancouver

Ancelotti Vancouvrese …is not a pasta dish, Vancouver style, but if you have been following international football (soccer for some),you will have heard that Bayern Munich has engaged Carlo Ancelott