How To Make The Quintessential Cosmopolitan Cocktail

Recently, I received an invite to a ‘Cosmopolitan’ party. I was a bit confused as to whether the theme was inspired by the ‘Cosmo’ cocktail or if it had more to do with the outlandish lifestyles portrayed by cover girls flaunting their all-year-round-summer-bodies in designer bikini pieces?


Valentine’s Day at Benguela Cove

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Love is friendship on fire, so light up your special person’s Valentines this year with a romantic dining experience at popular Moody lagoon Restaurant


Rock band Panic! At the Disco just launched their own beer

Last year Panic! A the Disco released one of the best albums of 2018 full of bops and bangers in the shape of Pray For The Wicked. This year the band has collaborated with a local brewery in New Jersey to produce the limited-edition IPA.


International award reaffirms La Motte as leading wine tourism destination

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Caption for image: La Motte CEO Hein Koegelenberg celebrates the estate’s exceptional performance in the Drinks International Wine Tourism Awards with Cellarmaster Edmund Terblanche and Pierneef à La Motte Restaurant’s Executive Chef Eric Bulpitt.


Wines of South Africa Export Report 2018

It is our pleasure to share the 2018 Export Report for the South African Wine industry.


New Vintage Release: De Grendel Koetshuis Sauvignon Blanc 2018

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Pale straw in colour with a clean nose displaying aromas of crisp pineapple, fresh papaya, Asian pears and an underlying creamy richness from extended lees contact. This is a complex and multi-dimensional wine that will develop in both the glass and the bottle with time.


Jan Harmsgat makes a splash with its new Pomegranate juice

Jan Harmsgat farm is located at the southernmost tip of the Robertson wine valley along the foothills of the Langeberg Mountains.  The farm, dating back to 1723, is situated in a unique position as it borders with the dry conditions of the Karoo as well as the cool sea breeze from the coastal regions.  


How To Make A Black Negroni

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The Negroni, a classic Italian gin cocktail which was invented circa 1919 in Florence, Italy. According to Imbibe Magazine it was created at Caffe Rivoirewhich is still open and serving to this day. Gin Foundry states that it was invented at Caffe Casoni by a man named Count Camillo Negroni whose family opened the Negroni Distillery in 1919. We don’t mind who invented it, we are just thrilled to be able to enjoy this bittersweet sensation.


Vine and Shine It’s Yoga Time at Benguela Cove

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With beautiful views and feeling the sun on one’s face, Benguela Cove is the ideal, tranquil location to spend your morning.


How To Make An Avocado Bun Burger

The Avocado Bun Burger – otherwise known as ‘The Guac Burger’ – is the only burger you’ll ever need a knife and fork for to eat.  

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