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There is no doubt that the Cotes du Rhone region can be considered as one of the best in the world, right alongside Bordeaux (both located in France). In fact, if you consider the quality of its wine and the average price they sell for, you have to come to the conclusion that it is difficult to get a better deal on high quality wines. Furthermore, it is a wine that pairs well with a large variety of food, which makes it interesting to keep a bottle (and maybe a few more) in the cellar at all times.

 

Following successful launches in Eastern Cape, Limpopo, Mpumalanga and Northern Gauteng, Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) continues the roll-out of its 2L returnable Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) plastic bottle into more regions across South Africa. The extension includes North West, Heidelberg, the southern parts of Mpumalanga, the East Rand and sections of Gauteng (Soweto, Katlehong, Diepsloot, Tembisa, Kagiso and Carltonville, amongst others).

 

Time to try something different? Give these legendary lemonade chicken wings a try. Freshly squeezed lemon juice and hot sauce brine, combined buttermilk brine, followed by a light batter, make these the tastiest wings you will ever eat.

 

Each September, South Africans come together to reflect and celebrate their shared national identity. 

 
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The second week of September and Spring in all her splendour has arrived. What could be more uplifting than watching the new growth appear in the vineyards and garden? And what could be more fitting than celebrating this season of joy and rejuvenation with a glass of crisp and fruity Rosé?

 

Top image: Winemakers Michael Malan, Johan Malan and Charl Schoeman

A handful of wines from the pioneering Stellenbosch winery of Simonsig have again been placed among South Africa’s best in an acclaimed annual report by UK-based wine journalist and Master of Wine Tim Atkin.

 
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The South African wine industry’s partnership with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), the world’s most recognisable name in global conservation, has the potential to substantially grow the country’s wines’ international and local footprint as the demand for sustainable (agriculture) products increases. According to Shelly Fuller, WWF South Africa’s programme manager for the portfolio of sustainable fruit and wine projects, consumers and retailers worldwide are showing an interest in and a growing demand for sustainably farmed produce. 

 

This year, South Africans who usually have the privilege of international holidays, had to miss out on ski resorts, tours of Europe, island vacations and even adding a sight-seeing day or two to a business trip.

 
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The Mozambican government believes that a new production line at the brewery operated by the Dutch beer company Heineken, in Marracuene district, just outside Maputo, will save the country about 50 mi

 

Freedom Cafe and Adventure Park offers a 50 metre long Adrenaline Pumping Hi-Line Indoor Rope?s Course, with Multiple Climbing Walls, Customised

 

As with any business venture, taking a risk is required, says Adrian Maizey, founder of Rand Group, an investment partnership which owns Starbucks Southern Africa.

 

Tucked within the historical and buzzy district of Carnaby Street, Dehesa offers diners a hospitable and intimate trattoria of Italian and Spanish-influenced charcuterie and tapas sharing plates. Part

 

On the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, one of the most powerful tributes to the victims remains an emotional ad featuring the Budweiser Clydesdales ? and it has aired only once.

 

Diageo-owned rum brand Captain Morgan has added a new spiced apple variant to its portfolio this autumn.

 

The new normal under covid-19 restrictions has made for interesting and innovative entertainment on many fronts. This year?s Agri?s Got Talent will be no different. Taking on a roadshow format while s

 

Tim Atkin says SA is currently making the best wines in its history - despite the problems it faces.

 

Golf homes, like the courses themselves, are getting more environmentally conscious as climate change threats grow in golf-friendly territory.

 

Tim Atkin says SA is currently making the best wines in its history - despite the problems it faces.

 

De Grendel wines in Cape Town raked in a fantastic five 90-plus scores from respected British Master of Wine Tim Atkin in his 2020 South Africa Special Report. 90-plus scores were awarded to the Pinot

 

The producers of Cognac are happy to stress the provenance of their blends and single vintages as a way of attracting discerning consumers. But are they effectively getting their message across to cus

 

The King of Beers meets the King of Football with release of film and limited-edition bottle

 

Jose Cuervo shakes up a pumpkin spice cocktail to transition from margarita season With summer gone and pumpkin spice season thrust upon everyone, this pum...

 

On the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, one of the most powerful tributes to the victims remains an emotional ad featuring the Budweiser Clydesdales ? and it has aired only once.

 

Idaho sales in fiscal year 2020 ? which ended June 30 ? hit a whopping $258.6 million, and we have a new undisputed favorite liquor brand.

 

Wetting your vodka whistle when it?s forty-forty again

 

 

Local black-owned beverage company, MoFaya, has expanded its energy drinks brand by adding a range of soft drinks.

 

The grape harvest is the most symbolic time of year for winegrowers, marking the culmination of months of tending the vines.

 

 

Now that the election dust has settled, we will either raise a toast or take a drink for ...