The Quintessential Daiquiri

I found myself browsing some historically forgotten cocktails the other day and came across a list of drinks deemed “The Most Underrated Cocktails”. A list compiled of elixirs, who for no other reason, but that they were no longer popular in a time where the evolution of the drinks culture as we know it today was on a rapid rise.


New Vintage Release: 2016 Pierneef Syrah Viognier

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The vintage, the winemaking and eventually consumer preference, to a large degree determine the success of a wine. But there are other important factors as well – the story behind the wine, the art of the packaging and the marketing skill.


Join Vondeling for a Valentine’s Cheese and Wine celebration this Saturday

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If you could not get away from the office or children to spoil your loved one on Valentine’s Day, join Vondeling Wines in Voor-Paardeberg for a delectable Cheese & Charcuterie Platter on their shaded veranda this Saturday, 16 February. The wine will be chilled and the views unbeatable.


Bouchard Finlayson Calls For Entries In The Tollman Art Competition Hermanus Fynarts Festival

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Bouchard Finlayson is inviting entries for the 2019 Tollman Bouchard Finlayson Art Award as part of the Hermanus FynArts Festival. The Tollman family, owners of Bouchard Finlayson, has long been great supporters of the arts in South Africa and is sponsoring the competition for the sixth consecutive year.


Why Diet Soda Is Just As Bad

If you already heard about soda drinks as dangerous for your health, you should know that the situation with the diet soda isn’t better. Producers of the most popular soda drinks conceived an alternative, sweet soda drink but with zero sugar, does that mean that such type of drink is less harmful? No, as a matter of fact, it is even worse.


Summer Days Call For Prawn and Papaya Salad With Rosé

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Beat the heat this February with this easy and delicious prawn and papaya salad and wash it down with a glass of dry rosé.


Wine Concepts to host second Craft Festival in Cape Town

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The craft-drinks revolution remains in full swing. With this in mind we’ll be hosting our second Craft Festival in Cape Town where we’ll be showcasing a fine selection of diverse and refreshing Beers & Ciders as well as creative Spirits including Gin, Vodka, Tequila, Rum, Brandy, Absinthe, Grappa, Vermouth and mixers etc.


Plan the perfect Valentine’s Day with Stellenbosch Vineyards

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On Valentine’s Day, the last thing you want to do is get stuck in a Netflix and takeout rut — or worse, end up at a cheesy, overpriced, and fully packed restaurant. Whether you’re single, coupled up, or somewhere in between, ensure your Valentine’s Day is free of clichés with these non-boring ideas, below.


Nederburg’s #TellMyStory Campaign

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Well-known wine brand, Nederburg, recently set out to celebrate South Africans forging their own paths in their own inimitable ways, via an exciting national marketing campaign entitled #TellMyStory. Aimed at reflecting Nederburg’s multitude of stories, given a history that spans more than 200 years (since 1791), it also mirrors the winery’s innate nature to do things in their own unique manner.  


Berry Sorbet and Chocolate Mousse

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Chef Johan Stander from Glen Carlou shares one of his favourite desserts – a vibrant and tantalising berry sorbet. This sorbet is not only easy to make but is also a no-guilt treat for all still trying to respect their new year resolutions.

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