What Climate Change Means For The Wine Industry

The warmer weather may benefit English vineyards, but winemakers from Bordeaux to California are struggling. 


What Wine Aficionados Should Look Out For When Insuring Their Collections

The 44th Nederburg Auction – the industry platform of choice for buying South Africa’s rarest and most sought-after wines – took place at the Nederburg Estate in Paarl this past weekend 7 – 9 September. The event is recognized as one of the world’s five major wine auctions and with the legendary auctioneer, David Elswood of Christies in London at the gavel, it was an elite affair.


This is what the Cape’s very first visitors thought about the South African winelands

This week will see over 1,000 visitors from more than 40 countries descend on the Cape Town International Convention Centre for Cape Wine 2018, which aims to showcase how the quality of wine produced on our shores has improved exponentially over the past couple of decades.


4 Signs Of A Good Bottle Of Champagne

A bottle of Champagne is supposed to be more than just a round of drinks you order at the bar because it’s less about how drunk you get and more about what that bottle represents. Of course, it’s about the taste as well and that is precisely why we are going to go through the four tell-tale signs of a good Champagne bottle so that you don’t end up wasting your money on the cheap stuff.


5 Failed Celebrity Booze Brands

Celebrities have been in the alcohol game for some time now, endorsing and even creating new spirits.


50 Cent Launches “For Winners Only” Champagne For Two Thousand 50 Cents

American rapper 50 Cent has launched his own brand of Champagne. Named “for winners only”, every bottle boasts a gold-plated cross. A bottle of the blanc de blancs will cost you $1,000.


Duchess Kate Middleton had her own drinking club at collage, dedicated to the art of booze!

Kate Middleton is known by many as a sophisticated and restained Royal princess, but before she became the Duchess of Cambridge she was a bit of a rebel.


5 Things you didn’t know about Cabernet Sauvignon

Some say that Cabernet Sauvignon is “king of the red wine grapes, the colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows.


Catnip Wine Allows You To Become Drinking Buddies With Your Cat

There are certain days when it is just appropriate to open a bottle of wine and enjoy a glass. Of course, wine always tastes better with a friend and what friend could be better than your feline friend?


Bizarre Wine and Egg Diet Plan from the 70’s Resurfaces

The 70’s was a strange place for health and fitness. Low-fat diets were all the rage, as were bizarre home ‘fat burning’ contraptions and Jane Fonda workout videos.

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