Perdeberg Wines has demonstrated that it can compete with the best when it comes to Chenin Blanc, recent vintages of the wine under the  Dry Land Collection Courageous Barrel Fermented label having received numerous accolades in particular. (more…)

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Wine Review: Perdeberg Endura Chenin Blanc 2017

Perdeberg Wines has demonstrated that it can compete with the best when it comes to Chenin Blanc, recent vintages of the wine under the  Dry Land Collection Courageous Barrel Fermented label having received numerous accolades in particular.


Quoin Rock gets a major revamp and a fancy new restaurant

With a tasting room set amidst its surrounding vineyards and on the flanks of the Simonsberg, Quoin Rock Wine Estate has undergone a dramatic rejuvenation. 

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Rock band AC/DC is expanding availability of their Thunderstruck Tequila

The Spirits Business reports that Luxembourg-based Amber Beverage Group and rock band AC/DC are expanding the availability of their Thunderstruck Tequila to include travel retail.


The Food And Drink Pairing Guide That You Really Need

Pairing food and drinks are not as easy as you might think. It does not matter if we are talking about an alcoholic or non-alcoholic drink since it is all about sticking to a few general rules. When this is done properly, the flavours of the food and drink will create a paradise for your taste buds. When ordering a bottle for a group, Tempe Bottle Service recommends that you should order the right type of food.


Picturesque Picnics At Nederburg

Make your way to the beautiful town of Paarl in the Cape Winelands for a relaxing summer picnic at Nederburg, one of South Africa’s most pedigreed names in wine. 


Boplaas Unveils Collector’s Edition 6YO Cape Tawny Whisky

The Boplaas family winery and distillery has officially released its latest innovation – a whisky matured for six years and finished in casks formerly used for making tawny port-style wine. Entered at the recent Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards, the whisky was South Africa’s highest-rated entry in the category.

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Coca-cola: We Must Keep Creating Brands Or Online Retailers Will Win

Coca-Cola has put a focus on scaling new brands to drive growth as it looks to innovation and takes a test-and-learn approach to navigate a rapidly-changing market.


Mirari Pink Shimmer Gin Is The Prettiest Craft Tipple In Town

Time Anchor Distillery's special Shimmer edition is gin that's been dressed up for the party season


2018 Diners Club Winemaker And Young Winemaker Of The Year Awards Announced

The winners of the 2018 Diners Club Winemaker and Young Winemaker of the Year awards were announced at a black-tie gala dinner at La Residence Hotel in Franschhoek on Saturday 24th November, with Clay


Top Wines For The Holiday Party Circuit ? Montreal Times

The holiday season is upon us You’ve been invited to lots of parties. Anxious that it might cost you a fortune on wine? No need to worry. Read on for lots of great party wines for less than $20


Classic Race Cars, Family Reunions And More As Motorsport Fans Celebrate The South African Historic Grand Prix Festival

Motorsport history came alive in the Eastern Cape as the sights and sounds of pre-war Grand Prix cars reverberated around the East London Grand Prix circuit at the South African Historic Grand Prix Fe


Dion Guy Hopes For Accident-free Ride At Unpredictable The Munga

Dion Guy will be hoping for an injury-free ride in the gruelling 1 070km The Munga mountain-bike race which starts tomorrow, but said it is the kind of event where anything can happen.


Win Tickets To The Bacardi Holiday Club 2019 In Joburg

IOL Entertainment is giving away a set of double tickets to the Bacardi Holiday Club 2019 in Johannesburg from 08 - 10 March 2019.


Franschhoek Wine Tram Adds Two New Lines

The most unique way to experience one of the Western Cape's most famous wine valleys, the Franschhoek Wine Tram, has just added two new lines to give guests even more trip options.


Aperol Project To Shake Up Germany’s Autonomous Driving Development

As part of a project to develop new technologies for autonomous personal driving and logistics, Germany’s Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure has selected PSI Logistics to lead


These 6 South African Wines Could Be Good Investments – And They’re All Under R600

These wines, most from the 2015 vintage, are well on their way to realising annual long-term returns of 10% to 20%, according to a wine expert and judge Roland Peens.


6 Creative Ways To Use Mayonnaise In The Kitchen

The humble condiment that has a hundred uses!


Pesto And Wine Pairing At Neill Ellis Wines

Leave all your preconceived ideas on perfect pairings at home, be adventurous and enjoy this new experience.


Wine On A Silver Platter At Show

The TOPS at SPAR Wine Show at Emnotweni may be just the place where an affordable bottle of wine could be found.


First Taste: Protégé At Le Quartier Français In Franschhoek


Interview: Whitley Neill Gin Takes Uk Market Surge Into Travel Retail

Halewood Wines & Spirits Managing Director Global Travel Retail Simon Roffe hails the performance of Whitley Neill gin in the channel over the past year, and says further product innovation is on


#orchidsandonions: Clover’s Ad Is Cheesy, But To The Point

And Momentum, no matter how good your damage control eventually was, you get the Ford Kuga Memorial Reputation Management Onion...


#atfexpo2018: Buy Less, Spend More

With a quick-throwaway culture defining the fast fashion era, investing in quality, handcrafted goods that are designed to last is one way consumers can shop more sustainably...


3 Predominately Vegetarian And Vegan Eateries In The South Peninsula And Southern Suburbs

Cape Town is arguably the continent's capital when it comes to choice and the sheer number of vegetarian and vegan eateries. Full 'raw' restaurants rival both of these...


Jozi’s Hottest New Spot For Mediterranean Tapas – Reviewed


The New Starbucks Juniper Latte Tastes Like One Too Many Gin And Tonics

Some people think it tastes like Christmas. Others think it tastes like lemon Pine-Sol.


Crisp And Complex

Trending craft cocktails have moved on from the days of syrupy sweet concoctions - now they are complex, sophisticated and innovative...


Somizi Is In The Hot Seat On Tropika Smoooth Fan This Week

Over the past few weeks, superfans of various local celebrities battled it out on TV to prove that they’re the smooothest fans in Msansi on SABC 1’s exciting new celebrity


Tax Troubles Continue To Hound Pepsi Cola Ph, Korean Shareholder

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