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Chamonix Sauvignon Blanc 2020 Shows Unique Delights of Franschhoek Terroir

The latest wine release from Chamonix Wine Estate, its Sauvignon Blanc 2020, combines the variety’s characteristic brisk, green freshness with a summery tropical length and complex mouthfeel. In his first vintage as head-winemaker at this premier Franschhoek wine estate, Neil Bruwer says the aim with the Chamonix Sauvignon Blanc was to maximise the varietal expression in terms of depth of flavour. “We don’t have a lot of Sauvignon Blanc grapes to work with, only four hectares presenting low yields, so my objective is to make every bunch of fruit harvested count by bringing its full potential to the fore,” says Bruwer.

 

Research Finds Coronavirus Had A Bigger Impact On Women’s Drinking And Experts Aren’t Surprised

To say that this year has gone a little differently than we might have expected is an understatement.

 

Which Wines Go Best With Homecooked Dinner Favourites?

When it comes to a comforting dinner after a long day at work, finding the right wine to enjoy with your meal is key. A good pairing will bring balance to the dish, compliment the flavours of your meal and even enhance the wine as you sip it. 

 

Chenin Blanc: The Comeback Kid

As the cold weather arrives, we’re sure your palates are making the seasonal transition from white to red, but there is one wine that seemingly defies all seasons and all styles – Chenin blanc. With South Africa owning two-thirds of the world’s Chenin vines, we’ve no doubt that you’ve come across this grape in some shape or form. With #DrinkChenin Day this month, we explore why Chenin blanc is so prevalent in our country, what makes it so special and why you should pay attention.

 

De Wetshof Finesse Chardonnay: 30 Years Of Elegance

With the release of its Finesse Chardonnay 2019, De Wetshof Estate in Robertson celebrates three decades of this popular and integral part of the Estate’s portfolio. Finesse is one of five Chardonnays made by De Wetshof, a pioneering South African Chardonnay producer who has since the 1980s been at the forefront of this cultivar’s expansion throughout the Cape winelands.

 

Pineapple Pepsi Is Now Available In The United States So Pass The Rum

Summer = pineapple szn. ?

 
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Cyber Attack Forces Aussie Beer Giant Lion To Shut Operations

Lion suffered a major cyber attack that forced it to shut down its IT systems, resulting in a disruption to the supplies of beer to suppliers and customers.

 

Recipe: Mushroom & Quinoa Burger Paired With Blacksmith Wines Limbo Red

The South African Mushroom Association have kindly shared this delicious mushroom and quinoa burger recipe, a dish that pairs perfectly with Blacksmith Wines? Limbo Red. Mushroom & Quinoa Burger P

 

Richard Bosman Serves Artisanal Cured Treats To Your Door

Richard Bosman?s Quality Cured Meats has launched an online store richardbosman.co.za as well as home deliveries in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban, with 10 mouth-watering new products available, i

 

From Culinary Rockstar To Grocer: The Unexpected Trajectory Of A Chef During Covid-19

It was with dismay that I read that Chris Erasmus was not going to reopen Foliage as a fine dining restaurant when restaurants finally emerge from lockdown, but rather convert it to a deli and grocery

 

Why Has Cognac Suddenly Become So Popular?

Cognac starts its life off as wine produced from white grapes

 

Sodastream Review For Lovers Of Fart Water

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Even Fruit Contains A Lot Of Sugar, So Be Careful About Which Ones You Eat

Fruits are an important part of a healthy diet, but some can contain a surprisingly high amount of sugar.

 

The Best Home-made Delivery Meals In Jozi

The best home-made delivery meals in Jozi

 

Look: The Celebrity Kids Who Love Being In The Kitchen

Sometimes, raising a child to be at ease in the kitchen is about sharing the joy of preparing and enjoying good and delicious food.

 

It’s Snowing In The Western Cape, And It’s Beautiful

Take a look at stunning images and videos posted from locals in Blouberg, Matroosberg reserve and areas around Ceres of snow in the Western Cape.

 

Our Round Up Of Beautiful Baked Puddings

A delicious and decadent round up of our favourite baked puddings for you to try at home to keep the remaining winter chills at bay.

 

Staff And Vendors Are Contacting Me To Ask For Help With Food And Rent – Sakhumzi Owner

Three popular Joburg restauranteurs share their challenges, even with takeaways in full effect.

 

A Beginner’s Guide To Gin

Ahead of World Gin Day, we address all the questions you (and some of us) were too embarrassed to ask, and get experts to fill in the gaps

 

Things You Might Not Know About The V&a Waterfront

When planning a trip to Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront is at the top of many holidaymakers' lists. From restaurants by the water's edge, to exciting

 

#tbt: The Demise Of Amp’d Mobile; Navigating The Road To Mobile Marketing; Playing In Sprite’s Yard … This Week In 2009

Editor?s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for ?Throwback Thursdays,? tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted s?

 

Recipes: Here’s What You Can Bake After Banana Bread

Now that there is less hype on banana bread, you can try baking these goods that are close to and easy to make as banana-bread.

 

Watch The Newest Commercials On Tv From Wix, Jeep, Stella Artois And More

Jeep says that ?If you think about the last few months, maybe it?ll give us a new perspective.?

 

Radford Dale Syrah 2017 Vs Nudity Syrah 2018

It?s fascinating tasting the Radford Dale Syrah 2017 next to the Nudity Syrah 2018, given the subtle difference that applies when it comes to winemaking ?

 

Whitley Neill Gin Founder To Host Live Distillation Online To Celebrate World Gin Day

Johnny Neill, founder of award-winning Whitley Neill Gin, will be hosting a live distillation and virtual tasting session to celebrate World Gin Day.

 

South African Craft Beer Review: Darling Brew

The first edition of the South African craft beer review dives head first into a well-balanced pale ale in the form of Darling Brew Rogue Pony.

 

Tequila Market Size, Top Emerging Trends, Business Opportunities 2027 – Medic Report

 

Caorunn Gin Is Inviting Fans To A Fully Immersive Online Tasting This World Gin Day

One of Scotland's best known gins, Caorunn, is inviting fans to an immersive tasting this World Gin Day - and you'll use all your senses.

 

Whitley Neill Gin Founder To Host Live Distillation Online To Celebrate World Gin Day

Johnny Neill, founder of award-winning Whitley Neill Gin, will be hosting a live distillation and virtual tasting session to celebrate World Gin Day.

 

Whey Protein Powder Market 2019 Trends, Demands Values Market Research Data And Top Key Players Hilmar Cheese Company, Lactalis Ingredients, Leprino Foods Company, Milk Specialties, Saputo Dairy Australia Pty Ltd And Others – Cole Reports