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Kanonkop`s Abrie Beeslaar Wins World`s Best Winemaker of the Year for 3rd Time

Top image: Abrie Beeslaar, cellarmaster at Kanonkop

Abrie Beeslaar, cellar master at Kanonkop Wine Estate in Stellenbosch, has been crowned International Wine Maker of the Year for the third time.


This coffee riddle has gone viral and totally broke the internet

We love coffee and resent anything that stands in our way of drinking a cup. So, this coffee riddle from Twitter that’s going viral is officially our least favorite thing on the internet right now.


The Pinotage King: Gerhard Swart The Award Winning Winemaker of Flagstone

Hot on the heels of Flagstone’s Time Manner Place Pinotage (2014) achieving a 5-star rating in the 2017 Platter’s Guide comes a 5-star rating for Flagstone’s Writers Block Pinotage (2015) in the 2018 guide. These premium expressions of South Africa’s signature variety have achieved extensive recognition across wine competitions and Writer’s Block consistently features in the annual ABSA Top 10 Pinotage awards.


Corn, Quinoa and Cheddar Muffins

In keeping with both the contest theme, gluten-free baking, and corn’s south-of-the border connection, I decided to add quinoa to the mix. Some roasted corn, sharp cheddar, and finally scallions, deepen the layers of flavor.


A Beyonce-themed pop-up bar to open in New York

New Yorkers will be able to toast the legacy of Beyoncé next month at Carroll Gardens bar Leyenda.


Nederburg II Centuries awarded the trophy for best Cabernet Sauvignon at IWSC

The 2013 vintage of Nederburg II Centuries Cabernet Sauvignon has been awarded the coveted Warren Winiarski Trophy for the best Cabernet Sauvignon at the 2017 International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC), judged alongside equivalents from various wine producing countries.


Indulge Your #winederlust With These Wine Show Must-haves

Attending wine shows can be daunting.


Top Bars To Visit In Africa And Middle East In 2018

Africa boasts a host of classy and creative bars, especially in South Africa, while the Middle East is similarly pushing the cocktail envelope. By James Lawrence