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Nicolas Cage hired a drinking coach to help him prepare for Leaving Las Vegas


Nicolas Cage hired a “drinking coach” to help him prepare for ‘Leaving Las Vegas’.

 

Phantom Gin at the Fitch & Leedes Gin & Tonic Festival Cape Town

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The Fitch & Leedes Gin & Tonic Festival is back for yet another unforgettable day out and this time they’re coming to The Lookout Cape Town! Saturday 6 October 2018 from 11:00

 

Exhilarating Display Of Michelangelo Awards – Robertson Wine Valley 2018 results inspire and impress!

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Both the venerable and the recent arrivals, the large estates and the boutique producers have all taken pride of place in the 2018 annual Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards. Another welcome characteristic is the diversity of the winning wines – the valley is producing an intoxicating array of cultivars and blends along with those for which the valley has long been renowned.

 

Christine Rudman Receives this Year’s Cape Classique Legacy Award from Amorim

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Top image: Johan Malan and Christine Rudman

 

Org de Rac’s Swedish Beauty Grabs Gold at Michelangelo Wine Awards

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Org de Rac, the well-known organic wine farm in the heart of South Africa’s Swartland region, won two Gold medals at this year’s Michelangelo International Wine and Spirits Awards, Africa’s leading drinks competition. This year Michelangelo set a record for a South African wine and spirits competition attracting 2 255 entries.

 

Ridgeback Wines Scoop Five Medals at Michelangelo Awards

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Ridgeback Wines from Paarl were awarded no less than five medals at the Michelangelo International Wine Awards ceremony on Saturday evening. The Paarl producer received a Platinum medal, a Gran d’Or, also known as a Double Gold medal, and three Gold medals. The awards were presented during a glamorous and formal dinner at the Cape Sun Hotel in Cape Town.

 

Diemersdal Red Wines and Sauvignon Blanc Take Limelight at 2018 Michelangelo Awards

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Leading Durbanville wine estate Diemersdal notched a stunning achievement at this year’s Michelangelo International Wine and Spirits Awards winning one coveted Platinum award, three Double Gold and two Gold Medals.

 

Judges Have Their Say on this Year’s FNB Top 10 Sauvignon Blanc Competition

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Top image: Christian Eedes

Diversity, quality and pleasure for the consumer. That’s what the judges of this year’s FNB Top 10 Sauvignon Blanc Competition found while sniffing and sipping their way through the line-up of entrants for this year’s event, the results of which are to be announced on 10 October.

 

Sauvignon Blanc-Semillon Blend/Wooded Sauvignon Blanc 2018 Report – Call for Entries

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Winemag.co.za is pleased to announce the sixth annual Sauvignon Blanc-Semillon Blend/Wooded Sauvignon Blanc Report.

 

Boplaas CWG Port receive top prices at Auction

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Strict selection criteria and a finely tuned line-up paid off at the 34th  Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction held in the Stellenbosch wine lands over the weekend with a higher than expected turnover exceeding R10,5 million.

 

American Express Dining Awards


Now in its 20th year, the American Express Dining Awards recognised and honoured the unique culinary contribution of the Western Cape top eateries at the iconic Embassy Hill in Constantia...

 

Global Natural Sizing Agents Market (2018


The research report presents a comprehensive assessment of the global Natural Sizing Agents market and contains exponentially supported and industry validated market data.

 

Sa Chefs Place In Top 300 In The World


 

The Alba


I am not sure why it has taken so long for us to have the option of a floating restaurant in the V&A Waterfront - it makes ...

 

The Award-winning Bouchard Finlayson Galpin Peak Pinot Noir


3 October, 2018 | Earlier this year Bouchard Finlayson released the 2016 vintage of its flagship Galpin Peak Pinot Noir. Tasting notes describe first impressions of the wine as having ‘an earthiness

 

Harbour House To Open La Parada At V&a


The Harbour House Group will unveil a La Parada at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town. Featuring two floors of dining and cocktail spaces, La Parada V&A Waterfront is set to marry on-trend surrou

 

Snack Attack: Where To Eat When You Have The Munchies


 

L’eleganza Del Merlot A Le Favole


L'eleganza del merlot a Le Favole

 

10 Local Gins To Collect


The Mother City is known for their exceptional wine, but in recent years the gin industry has expanded and now the city is also known for producing an outstanding selection of gin.

 

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Durban-based craft beer brand Poison City Brewing has launched a cannabis infused beer, dubbing it

 

Switzerland’s Dreamshade Return To South Africa


Swiss melodic metal band Dreamshade will be touring South Africa for the second time in early 2019...

 

#onthebigscreen: A Tick-tocking Heart, Forgiveness, And An Extraterrestrial Symbiote


The Forgiven, The House with a Clock in Its Walls, Thomas & Friends: Big World! Big Adventures! and Venom open at local cinemas this weekend...

 

Wolf Alice Chats Rocking The Daises And Gardens


We chat to Wolf Alice bass guitarist Theo Ellis about their debut SA tour, winning the 2018 Mercury Prize and more...

 

Meet The Maker: Blossom And Hops Gin


Blossom and Hops gin is distilled by Trouvaille Spirits and owned by partners Tim and Teresa James, both of whom have careers vastly different to the liquor industry...

 

Popular Oranjezicht City Farm Market Announces Additional Weekly Market Day!


Shopping sustainably just got a whole lot simpler at Oranjezicht City Farm.

 

Joburg Restaurant Wins International Award For Best Bar


 

International Wine & Spirit Competition 2018 – Trophy Winners

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Local wines to win varietal trophies at this year's International Wine & Spirit Competition were as follows: Bartinney Hourglass Chardonnay 2017 Beyerskloof

 

Aka’s Cruz Vodka Watermelon Commercial To Air This Weekend


AKA has partnered with Cruz Vodka to produce a luxury edition Watermelon flavoured infusion. In mid-September, rapper AKA headed to his home city, Cape Town, to shoot a television commercial for his W

 

Questions à François Battault, Président Du Syndicat Des Fabricants De Cassis De Dijon


 

Colin Cowie On The Rising Trend Of Gin


At Colin Cowie Lifestyle, we like to keep our events well fueled and always to stay ahead of the libation trend.