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Merlot is for wine what Margherita is for pizza

Merlot is often seen as an easy red. This is not necessarily true of all Merlots, of course, but the variety has the reputation for being mellow and accessible (read more) and is generally considered an excellent introduction to red wine for the novice or white wine drinker.

 

The highest bar in the world

Located on floors 102-118 of the International Commerce Centre in Kowloon, the Ritz-Carlton is the highest hotel in the world.

 

Bouchard Finlayson 2016 Galpin Peak Pinot Noir Voted Best SA Red Wine

 

Bouchard Finlayson has received global acclaim in the International Wine Challenge (IWC) 2018 for the 2016 vintage of its flagship Galpin Peak Pinot Noir, not only taking a GOLD medal, but also winning Trophies as BEST SA PINOT NOIR, as well as BEST SA RED.

 

Disaronno to Launch a Series of Secret Soirees in Cape Town

Disaronno, Italy’s finest amaretto, will be whisking Capetonians away from their daily life, awakening the seductive taste of Italy as they host a soirée of cocktail adventures across the city of Cape Town. 

 

Mellow Merlot for May

A Merlot back in 2005 had me asking more questions about wine than ever before. Suddenly I was interested in how it was made, why it tasted and smelled the way it did, and what food would go well with it. It was the perfect introduction to wine for me and for many others who discover an appreciation for wine with an eager palate.

 

De Krans scores at the Top 100 SA Wine Challenge 2018

De Krans, widely known as being one of SA’s leading port-style wine producers, once again showed that they are more than a one trick pony when they recently won with their white blend, red blend and port-style wine at the 2018 National Wine Challenge.

 

Get Ready For The Fitch & Leedes Gin & Tonic Festival In Association With East Coast Radio

On Saturday, 2nd June 2018, the Fitch & Leedes Gin and Tonic Festival in association with East Coast Radio will light up Chris Saunders Park in the heart of Umhlanga from 11:00am till 8:00pm.

 

Barbados Cruise Port Guide

 

Size Does Matter As Ab Inbev Increases Beer Volumes In Sa And Africa

Big bottles are big business, especially when coupled with discounts, a plan Anheuser-Busch InBev is using in SA as a signal strategy for the continent

 

Merlot Report 2018

The second annual Merlot Report in association with the official producer body known as the Merlot Forum and barrel suppliers Chene South Africa is now out. 67 entries were received from 53 producers

 

The Best Of European Film Back In Sa Cinemas

South African film enthusiasts can look forward to a true cinema style experience at this year's European Film Festival (EUFF) taking place from 21 June to 1 July 2018 at Cinema Nouveau: Rosebank, Bro

 

#africamonth: Sharon Keith On Leaving The Coca-cola High

Sharon Keith made a name for herself as marketing director at Coca-Cola Africa, but is now bubbling over with the need to pursue other professional and personal interests. Here, Keith shares top highl

 

Right Of Reply: Groot Constantia’s Response To ‘mail & Guardian’ Article

The farm wanted to set the record that it was 'not in conflict with any labour law stipulations'

 

Winter Restaurant Specials In Joburg

 

Food Industry Shows Growth In Sa

South Africans are spending more money on fast-food and coffee this year than they were in 2017, according to a survey carried out by Stats SA.

 

#musicexchange: Sipho ‘hotstix’ Mabuse

Sipho 'Hotstix' Mabuse is fondly known as the 'Legend' and his boundless work energy show no signs of slowing down.

 

God Save The Beer Comemora Aniversário Com 1.000 Litros De Chope E Lançamento De Cerveja

 

Beautiful All-day Breakfasts At City Bowl Favourite, Hemelhuijs ? Reviewed

 

‘i Had No Real Interest In Politics, Until This’ – Ireland’s Accidental Abortion Activists

On 25 May, voters in Ireland will decide whether to legalise abortion. Doctors, grandparents and those who have been forced to travel the UK to seek terminations have been raising their voices in a bi

 

Slack Adds Actions Feature, Highlights Dev Community Growth

As the company?s first developer conference, Spec, kicked off in San Francisco, Slack stressed efforts to integrate its software with third-party apps.

 

Roka Canary Wharf Launches ‘roka Summer Terrace Sessions’ In Partnership With CÎroc Vodka

ROKA Canary Wharf is launching the ROKA Summer Terrace Sessions, a series of parties to celebrate the warm summer months with CÎROC vodka.

 

God Save The Beer Comemora Três Anos Com Uma Super Festa E Lançamento De Nova Cerveja

 

Clemengold Gin Has Aficionados Raving

One of the most valuable assets of a business is its brand equity -- the combination of how many consumers are aware of the brand, on the one hand, and the positive view these consumers harbor of.....

 

Bar News

A new outside bar is opening in the heart of London’s West End as part of The Wigmore bar at The Langham hotel, specialising in gin.

 

Style Your Patty Like A Pro With These Burger Toppings

Burger-obsessed like us? Check out our favourite burger toppings and get some tips on how to style your patty like a pro.

 

Heineken Sees Lower Sales In Romania

Heineken Romania, the second-biggest beer producer on the local market, recorded a turnover of RON 1.16 billion (EUR 254 million) in 2017.

 

Taste Talk: So Very Venetian

Personal, full of history and far more spice than you’d imagine, blogger-turned-recipe-book-author Skye McAlpine introduces Prudence Wade to…

 

Ralaxed Ambiance With Family & Friends At Darling Brew Extreme

The fifth Darling Brew Extreme (DBX18) will be hosted in Darling on Saturday, 26 May 2018 with the start and finish at Darling Brewery.

 

Tequila Market Demand And Key Players By 2023: Cabo Tequila, Cazadores, Herradura And Zarco – Satprnews

 

South Africa Wine Voted As Premier Best-buy Winner At Sial China International Fair

South African made Totus Limited Release Pinotage wine was crowned the Best-Buy Award winner in the Still Red Wines category at a competition that took