Cricket: After Tea Fight Back By Proteas Bowlers Leaves Final Test Against England Evenly Poised Going Into Day 2

After England?s opening pair put England in the driving seat early on in the final Test at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa?s bowling attack fought to leave the match balanced at th


Maverick Citizen: Eastern Cape: Alcohol Abuse: Community Closes Down Shebeens After Fatal December Violence

Following the deaths of two young men just before Christmas last year, the Libode community closed five shebeens in their village. While the Eastern Cape Liquor Board was careful not to discourage the


Somm People: The Rising Tide Of Sommeliers In South Africa

What is a sommelier certification worth? How much does a sommelier?s specialist wine knowledge matter to diners? And who are they, anyway, and how do you become one?


Luke?s Mentors: Luke Dale Roberts Honours His Peers With A ?trip Around The British Isles?

The Test Kitchen?s Luke Dale Roberts invited his mentors who shaped his career to join him in Cape Town for four fabulous meals.


We?ll Drink To That: From Classic Old Fashioneds To Modern Martinis

Once just a mixture of spirits, sugar, water, and bitters, the cocktail has come a long way since the 1860s.


Maverick Life Wellness: Should You Be Drinking Kombucha?

Said to aid digestion, improve gut health and act as a source of probiotics, kombucha has made a name for itself in the wellness industry, but is the fermented tea all it?s made out to be?


Wine, Women & Strong, Part Two: More Game-changers In The World Of Cape Winemaking

Women are making major headway into the male-dominated SA wine industry and keeping the boys on their toes with some serious wines and increasing influence.


Wine, Women & Strong: The Women Making Waves In Wine, Part One: A Shift Towards Elegance

Over the past decade there has been a quiet shift in the style of wines produced by South African winemakers; the heavy wood is gone and the rough tannins have been toned down. The past five years hav


Once-off Wonders: Jozi?s Plethora Of Pop-ups In The Run-up To The Mad Season

Joburg is never short of limited-edition and pop-up events, and in the gallop towards the festive season, November is brimming with epicurean bliss.


Barrydale Bliss: Retro And Cool Brews, Brandy And Milkshakes At The Gateway To The Klein Karoo

Barrydale is affectionately known as a drinking town with a farming problem, but there are some gems tucked away in the Karoo dorpie.

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