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Spice up your summer with exotic Moringa tea

During a long day of wandering the forest, in search of edible grains and herbs, divine farmer Shennong – the mythical Chinese inventor of agriculture – accidentally poisoned himself. 72 times no less!

 

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Raising a wine is a lot like raising a child. Growing up, my mom was adamant that whatever she did for one sibling she’d do for the other, so as to always be fair. But she also knew that our personalities were different and thus adapted her fairness accordingly.

 

Seven facts about Chocolate you probably didn’t know

In honour of The Chocolate Festival which will be held on Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 August at the Anura Vineyards in Stellenbosch, here are five facts about chocolate that you probably didn’t know …

 

De Wetshof Flies Flag for Robertson Pinot Noir with National Terroir Award

The De Wetshof Estate in Robertson might be best known for Chardonnay, but its interpretation of the red Burgundian variety Pinot Noir is growing in stature. The De Wetshof Nature in Concert Pinot Noir 2017 was crowned National Pinot Noir Champion in this year’s Novare Terroir Awards, a competition committed to awarding wines showing focussed expressions of terroir and site.

 
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Glen Carlou scoops Top Chardonnay Award at the Novare South African Terroir Wine Awards

Glen Carlou was awarded the National Certificate for the Top Chardonnay for our 2017 Glen Carlou Chardonnay at the recent Novare Terroir Wine Awards held at Anura Vineyards, along with being awarded the Top Chardonnay and Top Merlot for the Paarl wine region.

 

Masterchef’s Ben Ungermann To Share Tips And Tricks At Capsicum Culinary Studio

MasterChef Australia's 'ice cream king' Ben Ungermann will be sharing his expertise through a series of masterclasses at the Capsicum Culinary Studio in Pretoria from 13-15 August 2018...

 

Global Tequila Market 2018 Perspective

A recently published titled Global Tequila Market 2018 Research Report by Fior Markets is an in depth study providing entire analysis of the industry for the period 2018 to 2023. The market resea

 

The Internet, Public Enemy Added To Afropunk Joburg Lineup

Los Angeles' future R&B superstars The Internet and Thundercat have been added to the lineup for the Afropunk Joburg, which will be held at Constitution Hill in Johannesburg on 30-31 December 2018

 

Ramahlwe Mphahlele Happy To Forfeit Kaizer Chiefs ‘treble’

Kaizer Chiefs defender Ramahlwe Mphahlele says they are happy to sacrifice their ‘treble’ of non-competitive cups for the sake of bagging some real silverware this coming season.

 

Sodastream Shares Skyrocket On ‘most Successful Quarter’ Ever

Shares were up 23 percent, putting the carbonated water maker's stock on track for its best day in over two years.

 

Create Your Own South African Gin Route

SPONSORED | A round-up of some of the unique gin distilleries around the country

 

Wowsa Fest To Celebrate Women Of Wine

In celebration of Women's Month, female winemakers, beer crafters, and spirit distillers have been invited to showcase their products at the Women of Wine South Africa (WoWSA) Festival on 12 August 20

 

Back By Popular Demand

SOI·GNÉ / SWÄNˈYĀ/ French adj. Prepared with great attention to detail. Showing sophisticated elegance, carefully or elegantly done. The guiding principle of Foxcroft Restaurant. ___ WINTER LUN

 

Art In Transit

The Volkswagen Arteon looks like it comes straight out of a big budget sci-fi flick! I can imagine the likes of Will Smith in Men in Black 9 pull up in one of these. Sheer magic. What the? You can hea

 

A New Gin, The Malfy Con Arancia

You can mix the Malfy Con Arancia gin with your favourite tonic!

 

Copa Coca-cola Heads To Its Fourth Province

Copa Coca-Cola u-15 tournament continues on August 4.

 

Here Are The Top 8 Things To Do In Houston This Weekend

Somehow, it's August. In no time, we'll be in the midst of back-to-school events and preseason football. For now, your to-do list consists of cutting-edge art shows, some fun movie ...

 

4 Recipes To Up Your Monsoon Cocktail Game With Amarula

It's just what you need this season

 

Great Flavors From Around The World Offer Fun And Refreshment Summersflbcocktails

I’ve been writing the Drinks column now for almost five years, and I’ve really enjoyed sharing my wine selections and adventures with everyone in the Mahoning Valley. I’m equally excited for the

 

Band Camp Wins Sprite Basketball Title

AFTER four weeks of intense competition, the Band Camp has been named the 2018 Sprite Basketball Tournament champions with a score of 98-78 against the Southwestern Division team. Demargio Taylor was

 

Growing Taste For Aperol ‘spritz’ Lifts Spirits At Campari

Strong demand for Campari's bright orange Aperol liqueur in Europe and also the United States helped to boost sales and profitability for the Italian drinks group in the first half of the year.

 

Here Are The Top 8 Things To Do In Houston This Weekend

Somehow, it's August. In no time, we'll be in the midst of back-to-school events and preseason football. For now, your to-do list consists of cutting-edge art shows, some fun movie ...

 

Gabriëlskloof Ignites A ‘fire Food’ Celebration Of Sa Heritage

From handmade wors to melktert spring rolls..this Overberg Braai has it all Gabriëlskloof flies the flag for South African heritage on September 23, when Chef Frans Groenewald lights the braai fires

 

Travel, Gin And Paddle Boards

CHIN chin! A pioneering West Country company is standing up to be counted with a new type of holiday getaway. The Stand Up Paddle Board company and a bespoke Scottish gin producer have joined forces t

 

Why You Should Be Drinking Ginger Tea

Drinking ginger tea could have some good benefits!

 

Your Pizza Hit List: Where To Get Great Slices In Cape Town

 

This Gay Bar Honors Lgbt History In Name And Practice

Mixologist Garrett McKechnie pays homage to queer spaces with his sophisticated L.A. cocktail lounge.

 

The Seychelles Tourism Board Hosts Annual South Africa Roadshow Targeting Three Main Cities

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) embarked South African travel agents and tour operators on a discovery of the Seychelles islands as it hosted its annual roadshow.

 

Opening Of The Month: Gazelle

Chef Rob Roy Cameron and cocktail maestro Tony Conigliaro are collaborating again with a grown-up restaurant and bar on Mayfair’s increasingly eclectic Albemarle Street.

 

Lanzerac Cabernet Sauvignon 1957

61 years young. Yesterday a tasting of old and rare wines under the Lanzerac label held in Distell's wine library known as The Tabernacle that the present-day L