Winemaker Siwela Masoga is giving back to the community by committing to teach 20 underprivileged black youth on all there is to know about the industry.


Denzel Swartz was destined to work as a labourer on a wine farm but he rose through the ranks to get his dream job.


A childhood of poverty and homelessness inspired young entrepreneur Teboho Twala to make a new mainstream beer to revolutionise the rather monopolised beer industry.


Ten thousand litres of alcohol confiscated by police from illegal shebeens across the Western Cape was symbolically “poured down the drain” on Thursday.


A picturesque valley nestling in a remote corner of the Cape winelands lets its French spirit show with brimming pride come July 14 every year – all in celebration of the French revolution which swept that nation on a day that has become known as Bastille Day since 1789.


Township entrepreneurs have put their skills and financial resources together to produce what could arguably be South Africa’s first black-owned vodka empire.


Vineyards in Stellenbosch‚ Overberg‚ Simonsberg and Kogelberg were ravaged by fire earlier this month‚ affecting some of South Africa’s best known winemakers including Rustenberg Wines‚ Uitkyk Wine Estate and Kanonkop.


There was a time when the mere mention of organic elicited a mocking smile or stare from sceptics who dismissed the subject as simply the idle preoccupation of pony-tailed hippies.


A VISIT to the bushveld always conjures – apart from the adventure of night game drives – juicy braais at the boma against the backdrop of the sunset haze of orange colours glowing on the horizon.


“The situation is very tense, but police seem to be in control at the moment.

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