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Boplaas hails variety champions in early forecast of Harvest 2019

An early glimpse of the 2019 wine grape harvest at Boplaas in the Klein Karoo hamlet of Calitzdorp suggests outstanding wines are likely to emerge. The celebrated winery reports that so far, vineyards are delivering excellent quality despite a challenging season of little rainfall.


Waverley Hills Starts The Year With A Gold From Mundus Vini Biofach 2019

Last year Waverley Hills boasted with various awards.  From the Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Award where the Grenache 2017 walked away with the Trophy for Top Scoring Organic Wine, to the well-known Rhone-style blend, the SMV 2013 that made the whole team proud by receiving the Trophy for Best Organic Wine in the World at the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC).  You could thus say that 2018 ended well.


3 Of The Weirdest Beer Flavours

There’s plenty of mainstream weirdness happening in the beer world. Heineken has a non-alcoholic beer. Bud Light is starting corn syrup wars. Beer drinkers suddenly want low-ABV beers like, ugh, Michelob Ultra. But dig a layer deeper into the realm of craft beer, and some truly wild stuff is happening. Like the use of animal testicles in the brewing process. Here are the three weirdest beers you can find and taste-test—if you dare—in 2019.


Are Young South Africans Really Renting Bottles At Top Night Clubs Around The Country?

The game of Intsa Lies for Insta Likes has reached new levels. Is this the final one?


Santorini or Stellenbosch? Jordan gets new Assyrtiko vines

‘This may not be Santorini, but the view is as spectacular and the minerally soil on this ocean-influenced, dry and windy hilltop site at Jordan Wine Estate is perfect for Assyrtiko’ says Gary Jordan.


Vacheron Constantin On The 2019 Oscar’s Red Carpet

Vacheron Constantin shines bright at the Oscar?s on the wrist of Alex Rodriguez, retired Yankees baseball player and current partner to Jennifer Lopez. He first wore the Patrimony manual-winding ref.


New Cape Point Sa Initiative Calls On Local Artisans To Enter

Recognising the limitations that local informal artisans in Cape Town face, the Cape Point Concession and Tourvest Destination Retail have embarked on an initiative to temper challenges faced by these


Indie Pop Band Beatenberg Describe Their Sound Ahead Of Backsberg Picnic Gig

The band joined John Maytham in studio to perform and chat about the upcoming gig.


Monster Jam To Make Sa Debut With 8 Larger-than-life Trucks

Monster Jam will kick off its tour of SA at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on 20 April followed by Cape Town Stadium on 27 April and ending at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on 4 May 2019.


Beat The Budget: Happy Hour Drinks Specials


Watch: A Milk Tart Milkshake To Celebrate #nationalmilktart Day

Today is the day to celebrate the humble milk tart! Inspired by the Dutch and perfected by South Africans from all walks of life.


The Best Place To Enjoy A Glass Of Wine On The Garden Route

What's better than finishing off a round of golf with a great South African Chardonnay?


The Evolution Of Draft Cocktail Programs

Emerging turnkey draft solutions are helping more venues expand their drink menus and improve profitability


The Shortmarket Club’s Menu In Pictures

Since opening its doors in June 2016, The Shortmarket Club in Cape Town has firmly established itself as the go-to gourmet destination for city slickers in the know. The Shortmarket Club is a partners


Here Are The Local Semifinalists For The 2019 James Beard Awards

Tiger Mama's Tiffani Faison and Oleana's Ana Sortun were both nominated for this year's awards.


Zimba Launches Gin In London

A Zimbabwean based in South Africa has launched his gin in London. Joseph Dhafana launched his Mosi "WaMambo" Gin at an exclusive event. H...


Makeup Maestro Sir John Launches Sa Collection With Wbeauty

International makeup artist to the stars, Sir John, has collaborated with WBeauty to launch a limited edition cosmetics line, titled Volume 1, in South Africa.


17 Things You Didn’t Know About Guinness

Guinness is the king of Irish beers. Centuries after it first launched in Dublin, it has become a staple of the bar scene in more than 150 countries worldwide. Across the pond in the U-S-of-A, it?s ha


Jason Rohde Sentenced To Effective 20 Years Behind Bars

Former property mogul Jason Rohde was sentenced to an effective 20 years imprisonment by the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday.


Spend The Night In A Wine-barrel Hotel Room!


Story Of Van Loveren Vineyards And ‘four Cousins’, Sa’s Top-selling Bottled Wine

Bruce Whitfield interviews Phillip Retief, CEO at Van Loveren Vineyards, the origin of the SA's top-selling wine, "Four Cousins".


#musicexchange: Oh! Calamity

Brandon Holz (guitar), Luka De Wet (drums), Matthew Brown (vocals) and Josi Goncalves (bass guitar) make up South African boy band, Oh! Calamity...


Coke Vs. Pepsi: If You Invested $1,000 10 Years Ago, Here’s How Much You’d Have Now

Whether you're team Coke or team Pepsi, here's how the beverage giants' stocks stack up.


Skating Into World Top 10

Kent Lingeveldt, the first black African on the Top 10 skaters in the world list, has proved that the SA skating scene can compete against the best.


Lalla Hirayama Steps Up For Needy Schoolchildren

JOBURG ? Lalla Hirayama and #KrushGoodness donate 2 000 school shoes to children in need in Western Cape.


Celebrate St. Patrick?s Day With Lucky Tullamore D.e.w. Irish Whiskey

Celebrate St. Patrick?s Day with these lucky seven Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey cocktails from William Grant & Sons


Tullamore D.e.w. Presents: Irishcentral’s O’everyone St. Patrick’s Day Celebration For All

NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Flipping the idea of a typical St. Paddy's on its head, IrishCentral proudly introduces "O'Everyone" presented by...


These Food Prices Will Rise In Coming Months, Shoprite Warns

The price of maize meal has already started increasing, which in turn will have an impact on the cost of chicken.


The Best Tasting Vodka, According To The Masses

Vodka is cheap, tasty, and everywhere. Here are the ten best bottles of vodka, power ranked by the people.


Fanta Debuts New Wild Cherry Flavor

One year after the launch of Fanta Green Apple, the brand is introducing a bold, highly anticipated flavor to its line-up with the launch of the new Fanta Wild Cherry ? just in time for spring.