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3 Shops With The Best Selection Of Liquor In The Waterfront

You find yourself in the V&A Waterfront and in need to stock-up on some wine and beer. You can head down to Pick n Pay in the shopping mall, but for a more curated experience try these alternatives:


What you need to know about detox tea

Tea lovers aren’t just sipping cups of plain old Earl Grey these days. For many, the allure of detox teas — those teas that purport to help you lose weight — is compelling. But there’s more you need to know before you try one.


How to pour beer like a German

Pouring beer is more than getting the liquid from one vessel to another: it’s an art form, as well as a science that has its own methodologies, constants, and variables.


8 things you can do with Pimms apart from drinking it

The recipe of Pimm’s No.1 Cup is known to only six people and its flavour profile is as hard to pinpoint as it is to describe. 


What Every Wine Lover Needs To Know In Order To Crush Date Night

I’m always looking for dating tips in relation to drinking. Because, let’s be real, dating usually entails meeting for a drink (as much as we may not always want it to) or drinking through dinner.


Creation Art of Pinot Noir 2015 Scores 95 Points

At Creation we believe that fine winemaking is an art in itself and to celebrate this art our viticulturist and winemaker, Jean-Claude Martin, has created the exquisite single-vineyard Art of Creation wine range. 


Braai our Way

On 24 September, we will be celebrating Heritage Day and the one tradition all South Africans enjoy – to braai!


South Africa’s First Blind Museum and Coffee Shop Opens in Worcester

Kaleidoscope has officially opened SA’s first blind museum and coffee shop, called the Blindiana Barista, in Worcester, in the Western Cape.


Pinotage wows sommeliers at the WellsFaber Durbanville tasting

A result to warm the heart of Beyers Truter, King of Pinotage. Our rainbow sommelier panel placed Pinotage 1 and 2 in a WellsFaber blind tasting of three dozen wines from Durbanville this morning at t


Ale Anchored In The Past: How A New Craft Beer Bottles The Traditions Of Belgium

Chris Barnard‚ who started Boston Breweries in Cape Town in 2000‚ remembers with a grimace how he battled for eight years to make a success of a passion that started when he was concocting homebre


WellsFaber does Durbanville

A first class selection of wines from Durbanville being opened by sommeliers Jai and Sessowa at the Cape Town Club this morning. Our WellsFaber black magic sommeliers are on their way to blind taste t


Auction Alternatives

It's easy to get swept up and carried away at an auction like a acorn on the Eerste River. So in my tiny organ with national reach, this week I focus on auctionable reds without the ego price tag. I'l