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5 Marvelous Facts About Milk

Milk is marvelous. Its been around for over 10,000 years but only consumed on rare occasions. The first people to drink milk regularly were early farmers and pastoralists in western Europe. They were also some of the first humans to live with domesticated animals. Today, drinking milk is common practice across the globe.

 

Boschendal Secures Official Wine Status For British And Irish Lions Tour To South Africa

Top image: Mark Alexander, president of the South African Rugby Union, with Tim Hutchinson, executive chairman of DGB.

 

Inviting Nature In At Creation

Friends are so inspirational. They send you thoughtful messages just when you need them most. A great example is our friend Baptiste Quinard from Burgundy. For the longest time we’ve been discussing the development of our Tasting Room space. Then, when we hit an all-time low with the pandemic at the beginning of January this year, we received a most precious gift from Baptiste in the form of unique and innovative ideas for an environmentally positive space. I’m delighted to say that Baptiste’s magnificent plans are now a work in progress. 

 

Local Wine Makes Good, And Then Some

History was made last month when the hammer came down on an extremely rare bottle of 1821 Grand Constance at R420 000, making it the highest price yet paid for a bottle of wine originating from the so

 
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Pinotage Puts The Past Behind It

Once derided as smelling of burnt rubber, a new generation of Pinotage is finding favor with wine lovers. Read the latest wine news & features on wine-searcher

 

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Starbucks Memo Lists 25 Items That Could Disappear From Some Stores As The Chain Struggles To Fix Supply Chain Issues

Supply chain disruptions have led Starbucks to temporarily suspend orders for many popular items and drink ingredients.

 

Tim James: Leeu Passant On The Up And Up

Andrea and Chris Mullineux?s venture beyond the vineyards of the Swartland (and into Cape heritage too) is proving a rather brilliant success. Last week