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Picnic Perfect Trout Quiche with Chenin Blanc

Summer and picnic go hand in hand. Whether you enjoy the real deal with checkered blankets and baskets or a more sophisticated alfresco alternative, sipping on a refreshing white wine while relaxing in the shade, is central to a successful picnic.


The World’s Best Destinations For Coffee Lovers

Are you a coffee addict with a penchant for travel?


New TOKARA winemaker has his sights on Sauvignon Blanc

TOKARA Sauvignon Blanc – a significant cornerstone of this prestigious family-owned Stellenbosch wine estate – is in good hands with new winemaker Stuart Botha at the helm.


Hot News for Cool-Climate Chenin Lovers

The most delicate shade of wild primrose playing hide-and-seek with tinges of lime and rhubarb. A bouquet of gentle ginger, tender tomato leaf, apple skin and sweet melon casts the first spell. On the palate the magic unfolds with crispy quince and fresh green apple flirting with notes of tangy citrus. A cool-climate Chenin Blanc as remarkable in its purity as it is in its joyous complexity.

Yes, the second vintage (2018) of the Creation Cool-Climate Chenin Blanc has just been released, and you can click here to order it!


6 Reasons to visit Simonsig this festive season

It’s summertime in the Cape Winelands, and as the days get longer and warmer, we invite you to linger on our lawns with a glass of Simonsig in your hand. We have a number of events and activities planned over the next two months, from Jazz on the Lawn and our monthly First Fizzday to Carols by Candlelight and an end of year bash to send the year out in style. Read more below, and do come and join us.


Zim Team Ready For Sa Battle Of Wits

ZIMBABWE is gunning to reclaim its glory for the third consecutive time in the National School Quiz Championship (NSQC) which is set to be held in Johannesburg South Africa from December 6 to 12.

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The Wine Uncorked Session Brings Sophiatown Elegance To Avani

The Wine Uncorked Session brings Sophiatown elegance to Avani The past Saturday afternoon saw just that with the Wine Uncorked Session event at Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino, an apt event which p


Tullamore Dew Sees 9% Sales Rise

William Grant & Sons has reported profit growth of 12.6% to £250.2m (€281.5m) after tax for the year ended 31st December 2017, which includes a 9% global sales growth for Tullamore Dew. Tullamo


The Robertson Wine Valley Proves That Abc Actually Stands For “adored Beloved Chardonnay”

“Chardonnay: you either love it or you hate it,” I’ve heard people say. In fact, so polarizing is this grape cultivar that some jaded individual coined a rather cruel acronym for it – ABC: Any


Boys + Girls Creates Global Facebook Live Show For Jose Cuervo

The international tequila brand Jose Cuervo celebrated the Mexican holiday known as the ‘Day of the Dead’ with a live chat show with a difference which was created by the Dublin agency Boys + Girl


14 On Chartwell Introduces New Cocktails On Their Menu

These cocktails are designed by Reserve Brand Ambassador at Diageo South Africa, Dom De Lorenzo.


14 On Chartwell Introduces New Cocktails On Their Menu

These cocktails are designed by Reserve Brand Ambassador at Diageo South Africa, Dom De Lorenzo.


Aldi’s Kevin The Carrot Returns In A Spoof Of The Coca-cola Christmas Truck Ad

Kevin the Carrot, the cartoon vegetable whose alcohol consumption infamously ruffled the ASA, has returned to front Aldi’s Christmas campaign for a third year with a parody of Coca-Cola’s enduring


5 Spa Treatments That Will Help You Bounce Back Immediately

There are times when nothing else will rescue you from the lows of life but a spa session. Trust us, we know. And if you’re in ...


Vinskolen: Endelig Fredag! Endelig Taco!

Du vil ikke imponere noen på Instagram. Men elsker du taco, kosebukse og helgefølelse? Da har jeg funnet seks viner du vil elske.


What To Expect At The Cintron Pink Polo

Polo season kicks off with the Cintron Pink Polo happening at the Val De Vie Estate in Paarl on Saturday.


Sodastream Talks Pepsico Deal And Eliminating Plastic Packaging In 2019

In August PepsiCo announced it will acquire SodaStream, and since then SodaStream has continued to grow. And while the acquisition may make a 'strong statement' about plastic reduction, SodaStream say


Global Tequila Market 2018 Share And Forecast To 2023: Herradura, Zarco, Cabo Tequila And Cazadores

Global Tequila market 2018 research report is a blend of assessment that is concise and rationale of statistics of the market. The data can also be collected from manufacturing styles, and requirement


G&t Christmas Crackers Now Exist – And They’re Every Gin Lover’s Dream

GIN fans are going to have the best winter ever, thanks to Virgin's new boozy Christmas crackers


Summer Picnics In The Winelands At Allée Bleue

Allée Bleue, welcomes families to enjoy a day on the lawns of their beautifully manicured gardens indulging in their signature picnics.


Great Music Events In Phoenix This Week And Beyond

From concerts to benefits, here are the local shows worth checking out this week.


Calling All Super Kids! Garmin Hosts Their First Super Kids Fun Day With All Proceeds Going To A Great Cause!

Calling all Super Kids! Join Garmin for a super family fun day out at the Super Kids Fun Day on 8 December 2018, at JoziX, Fourways...


Black Motion, Flying Bantu Added To Vic Falls Carnival Lineup

The Zambezi Lager Vic Falls Carnival will bring in the new year at the iconic waterfall on the Zambezi River at the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe...


Idiom Launches Exciting New Wine & Macaron Tasting Experience

A sweet escape in Somerset West.


#veganmonth: How To Prepare When Going Vegan

November is World Vegan Month and vegan expert, Jessica Kotlowitz shares some tips on how to get started


#onthebigscreen: Slenderman, The Nutcracker, And The Tokoloshe

The Tokoloshe, Mayfair, The Nutcracker And The Four Realms, Slender Man, Nobody's Fool, Juliet, Naked, Escape Plan 2: Hades and Verdi's Aida open at local cinemas this Friday...


2019 L’ormarins Queen’s Plate Dates Announced

The annual L'Ormarins Queen's Plate two day horse-racing festival will be held at the Kenilworth Racecourse in Cape Town on 4-5 January 2019...


Roust Launches New York Distribution Company

Russian Standard Vodka owner Roust will take distribution of its products in house in the state of New York with the launch of Roust New York


5 Spa Treatments That Will Help You Bounce Back Immediately

There are times when nothing else will rescue you from the lows of life, but a relaxing spa session. Trust us, we know. And if ...


Pepsi Expands Healthy Snacks Into Its Brand

The Pepsi Company is adding some nutritional goodies to its brand.