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Old Vineyards Resurface As Dams Run Dry In Western Cape

Western Cape is currently experiencing the worst drought since 1904, and the last drops of water is disappearing fast. 


How Much Caffeine Is Really In Your Favorite Cup of Coffee?

For many of us, that (first) cup of coffee in the morning is solely responsible for taking us from anti-social zombie to semi-functioning human.


Let us raise a glass to Roger Moore

Actor Sir Roger Moore died Tuesday at the ripe-old age of 89. On television he was Simon Templar in The Saint, but he was best known for playing British Secret Service Agent 007 in seven James Bond films, from 1973 to 1985.


Hannibal, The Unique Red Blend From Bouchard Finlayson Receives More International Recognition

Hannibal, Bouchard Finlayson’s unique red blend, received another international nod recently when Neal Martin of Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate, scored the 2014 vintage at 91 points in the April 2017 report.


The Absolute Best Way To Chill Wine

If you poke around certain corners of the Internet, you’ll find all sorts of tricks for speeding up the wine-chilling process.


Time for SA Pinot Noir to Get Recognition it Deserves

Speaking on CapeTalk radio recently, one of the foreign judges flown out for the Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show said the quality of the Pinot Noir category surprised her.

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Jordan The Long Fuse Cabernet wins again!

Jordan Wine Estate is thrilled to have had huge success with our newly named The Long Fuse Cabernet Sauvignon 2014.


New Release Backsberg John Martin Shows Excellence of 2017 Vintage

By Lafras Huguenet


Was That An Ad For Jägermeister Or Hostel?

Of all the disturbing things I saw during last night's episode of The Americans, perhaps most disturbing was the ad for Jägermeister.


Sprite Labels Makes Double Bgm Investment

Sprite Labels initially added a BGM Elite 370 to handle the production of blank labels for a customer, which had encountered issues with quality and service for a large order. Sprite Labels mana


This Is The Shocking Reason Why Fanta Was Created… And It Will Amaze You

FOR many people, Fanta is the ultimate orange-flavoured soft drink. But while the much-loved brand has always been owned by Coca-Cola, Fanta was actually created in Nazi Germany and owes its existe


Ernie Els Wines Buys Its Neighbour, Stellenzicht

The purchase significantly increases the size of the estate which currently makes 100,000 cases a year with its biggest export markets being the US and Germany


Hard Cider Harks Back To Colonial Days

The craft brewing phenomenon has produced similar local, small-batch production of other spirits in the past few years, including whiskey and vodka. Like beer, one craft beverage that has begun to go


Albany Chef Wins Remy Martin Prize

Jermaine Wright, who owns a catering company in Albany and competed last year on the Food Network series “All-Star Academy,” was named the Remy Martin Circle of Centaurs winner for this year. The


The Goth Latte: Coffee To Match Your Dark, Dark Soul

The new, must-have Instagram shot? An activated charcoal lattes. Here's the scoop.


Coca-cola Refranchising Agreement Not Seen As Having Impact In Lehigh Valley

Coca-Cola "remains on track" to complete its refranchising of U.S. bottling operations by the end of the year, thanks in part to an agreement that will cover


A Giant Alcohol Brand Is Awkwardly Flirting With The Maker Of Jack Daniel?s

A New York liquor giant is flirting with one of Kentucky's biggest-name distillers.


Wall Street Isn’t Sold On Rumored Corona-jack Daniel’s Deal

Constellation Brands-Brown Forman merger looks unlikely for now.


Strongbow Gives Your Shoppers The Chance To ‘make An Epic Festival Entrance’

Independent convenience retailers can drive cider category sales this summer with Strongbow's latest festival on-pack promotion


Your Weekend Mix With Schweppes

The weekend starts here! Find the perfect place to raise a gin and tonic with your weekend guide by Schweppes.


Local Derby Highlight For Fans

To cast votes, fans can purchase a Carling Black Label beer and dial *120*660*.


Devon Valley Is Bursting With Old World Charm

On a brief visit to Stellenbosch, Deon Delport found a hidden valley full of charm and temptations, a benign countryside ...


The Secret To Good Tequila? Bats

Regardless of your feelings about bats, you owe them a thank you. Without bats, there would be no tequila. Here's everything you need to know.


How Cape Vineyards Have Kept Their Dams Full Through The Drought

Some of the winners in the Nedbank Green Wine Awards offer striking examples of the enormous benefits of adopting sustainable farming methods, writes Heather Dugmore


On The Sauce: Vanilla Bean In Love (with Video)

Taking it easy with this week's drink, featuring maraschino liqueur, vanilla and gin, is a breeze.


5 Hot Winter Specials That’ll Have Cape Foodies Salivating

It’s time for winter comfort food, so Seth Shezi gathers up a hearty list of specials from his top five restaurants in the Cape


Beef Cooking Tips And A Recipe!

Executive Chef gives his Top 10 tips when cooking red meat.


It’s A Meaty Issue!

Executive Chef shares red meat cooking tips and recipes!


Foodies To Feast On Knowledge Of Meat!

The Fire & Feast Butcher's Festival offers lots to chew on!


Eagles’ Nest Shiraz 2014