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Six Classic Novels That Are Better With A Glass Of Red Wine

It is not only good food and wine that make the perfect pairing, a classic novel paired with an iconic red wine is a match made in heaven.


Walnut, Bacon and Cheddar Potato Bites

The potatoes become even more full of flavor when they are baked and stuffed with walnuts, smoky bacon and sharp cheddar.


Why you should never refill your water bottle

A human can go more than three weeks without food. But water? A week is the absolute maximum we can last without it.


6 things every coffee drinker should have

Besides breathing and sleeping, there are few things I do with as much regularity as my morning cup of coffee.


Exclusive offers from Vrede and Lust Wines

You will find Vrede en Lust nestled in the foothills of Simonsberg, in South Africa’s Franschhoek Valley.


2014 Culinaria Grand Vin: A lesson in food and wine harmony

To say that Leopard’s Leap Cellarmaster Eugene van Zyl is particularly pleased with the 2014 vintage of the brand’s Culinaria Grand Vin Bordeaux-style blend, would be an understatement.


Waverley Hills: Organic wines, beautiful gardens and good food

We last met Cellarmaster Johan Delport and Managing Director Kobus du Toit of Waverley Hills winery at the Green Wine Awards last year and we have had to keep postponing acceptance of their invitation to visit the farm.


Defy salutes Women’s role in South Africa

To mark Women’s Day this year, Defy is highlighting the role it has played over the years in helping South Africa’s strong women to reach their full potential.

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Stofberg stuns sommeliers

Yesterday's City Press column featured a most unusual wine, chosen by Ralph Reynolds, sommelier at Aubergine. A dusty gem from dust mountain in the Breedekloof.


Namaquawestcoast Wows

The terroir spotlight of our bi-monthly Wellsfaber Sommelier Selection fell on Namaqualand last Wednesday. We had so many wines to taste, we decided to kick off with the reds. The best rated six pa


Backsberg Mountain Bike Challenge

This annual Mountain Bike Race aims to bring as many enthusiastic cyclists as is possible to our beautiful Paarl Valley. Organized and managed by the members of the Paarl Rotary Club, under the auspic


9 of the Most Beautiful Beers You’ve Ever Seen

These stunning beer label designs belong in your cooler, STAT.