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Depardieu wanted to lead Crimean wine agency


Russian politicians are lobbying officials in Crimea to establish a new body to oversee wine production in the region and name actor Gerard Depardieu head of the group.

 

Packaging Spotlight: Liquor in milk cartons


The purpose of artist Jörn Beyer who designed the Ecohols series that having alcohol packaged in cartons

 
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Win a Private Barrel Single Malt bottle of Whisky worth R500!!


Competition closed. The winner is…….. @YolisaQ.

 

Tears and tequila flowed at Adam Levine`s wedding to SA Model


When Maroon 5’s Adam Levine and Victoria’s Secret model Behati Prinsloo got engaged last summer, a source says, the pair plotted to make their July 19 nuptials in Los Cabos, Mexico, “the most fun wedding ever.”

 
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More celebs join Brangelina in the Château Celebrity wine business


It seems that, sooner or later, every celeb with a few million to spare is seduced by the idea of looking across the manicured rows of their very own vines, sipping a glass of wine made from their very own grapes.

 

Scrumptious Cheese and Wine Tastings at Lanzerac Estate


Visitors to Lanzerac Wine Estate in Stellenbosch can look forward to their latest offering when next visiting.

 

Franschhoek Spotlight – Haute Cabrière


Comprised of two farms, situated on opposite ends of the breathtaking Franschhoek Wine Valley, Haute Cabrière is something extraordinary.

 

Reaching for the Silver Stars With Du Toitskloof Wines


Du Toitskloof Wines from Rawsonville has expanded its commitment to Afrikaans art and culture by becoming the official wine sponsor of kykNET’s pioneering Silwerskerm Festival, which will be held for the fourth time this year in Cape Town from 27 to 30 August.

 

Any season is perfect for Durbanville Hills’ Merlot Rosé


Like many of your favourite people, the newly released vintage of Durbanville Hills’ Merlot Rosé fits comfortably with any occasion, season and mood.

 

Diners sit die pot mis


Is the Diners Club Winelist of the Year competition the biggest yawn in SA wine? Look at the criteria for rating a restaurant wine list. "Wine lists will be judged according to four criteria: content

 

Restaurant wine list awards: the future


One of the many innovative features of our weekly RECM best value blind tastings held at the Pendock Wine Gallery @ Taj, is the upload of ratings and comments on wines tasted to Vivino, a smart phone

 

Fairview Méthode Cap Classique 2012


Our very first Méthode Cap Classique (MCC). Rare across the world and the debut of its kind in South Africa, the Fairview MCC is a Rhône-style blend produced from Viognier (36%), Grenache Noir (34%)

 

Franschhoek Spotlight on Haute Cabriere


Comprised of two farms, situated on opposite ends of the breathtaking Franschhoek Wine Valley, Haute Cabrière is something extraordinary. A rich history, a whimsical setting, a seductive ap

 

ABSA Top Ten Pinotage bombshell


The 20 finalists for the ABSA Top 10 Pinotage Competition have been announced and what a bombshell they are. 70% of the wines come from the 2012 vintage with a further 20% only one year old. This for

 

Badenhorst Family Wines Secateurs Chenin Blanc 2013


After more than my fair share of haggis, salmon, Aberdeen Angus beef  and, yes, whisky while in Scotland courtesy of liquor marketing company Edward Snell and Co, some comfort food and drink was requ

 

Any Season Is perfect For Durbanville Hills’ Merlot Rosé


Like many of your favourite people, the newly released vintage of Durbanville Hills’ Merlot Rosé fits comfortably with any occasion, season and mood. Delightfully crisp and refreshing the 2014 Durb

 

Dining by the fire, in Cape Town


You thought you would hibernate in your blanket for the remaining winter weeks, but now your cozy plan has hit a hard wall: food. Your fridge supplies have depleted (a mouldy lemon is not an acceptab

 

Stellenbosch 360 Cements Township Ties On Madiba Day


Mandela Day inspires tourism outfit to sow seeds of hope in Kayamandi Inspired to make every day a Mandela Day, Stellenbosch 360, the town’s dynamic tourism outfit, reunited with Heart Capital in it

 

Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction Showcase Of Outstanding Wines


Cape Town:  Thursday, 21 August 2014 / Johannesburg: Wednesday, 27 August 2014 Taste exceptional wines with a creative edge and great diversity representing over three decades of winemaking prowess a

 

Suid-Afrikaanse whiskies maak stem dik op internasionale verhoog


Twee Suid-Afrikaanse whiskies het weer eens bewys dat Suid-Afrika nie net wyn, brandewyn, port en muskadel van wêreldgehalte maak nie, maar ook whisky. Sowel Bain’s Cape Mountain Whisky as Three Sh

 

Beer Review: Cisco Island Reserve RIS


Beer: Cisco Island Reserve Russian Imperial Stout Brewery: Cisco Brewers Origin: Nantucket, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Alcohol: 13.5% a.b.v. Available: Banana Jam Cafe, Roeland Liquors High-alcohol beers .

 

Lanzerac now also offers cheese & wine pairings


“We aim to please” seems to be Lanzerac’s motto. Visitors to this iconic wine estate outside Stellenbosch can now look forward to something new and refreshing when they are treated to a very spe

 

Celebrate Women’s Day With City Sightseeing


National Women’s Day commemorates the national march of women to petition against the pass laws that required South Africans defined as “black” by The Population Registration Act to

 

J.C. Le Roux Declared An Icon By SA Consumers


J.C. Le Roux has joined the hall of fame of top South African brands, as a one of the country’s celebrated Icons most loved by households nation-wide. South Africa’s leading sparkling wine was dec

 

Wine Lists revisited


With Diners Club shining their dodgy spotlight on restaurant wine lists again, the whole issue of sponsored lists and pay to play raises its ugly head. Does Diners differentiate between restaurants ru

 

Crab Curry – Sue Green


Living in KZN, Sue has access to crabs, perhaps more readily available than they are in the rest of the country.  Have a look in the freezer in your local fishmonger or supermarket, you may get lucky

 

WORLD CLASS Global Finals 2014 – Urgent Update


Due to unforeseen circumstances, South Africa’s National WORLD CLASS Finals winner, Brent Perremore, will no longer be able to attend the WORLD CLASS Global Finals, to take place in Scotland &

 

3G at Harveys – Gourmet, gallery and GRAIN, with Darling Brew


The post 3G at Harveys – Gourmet, gallery and GRAIN, with Darling Brew appeared first on The Craft Beer Project.

 

Umhlanga Food and Music Festival: Saturday 2 August


What better way to celebrate the weekend than spending it listening to the smooth sounds of local artists while taking in the delicious sights, smells and flavours at the Umhlanga Food and Music Fest

 

A Tim Atkin ‘First Growth’: Crystallum Pinot & Chardonnay


‘Peter-Allan Finlayson makes some of the best Pinot Noirs in South Africa,’ asserts international critic and Master of Wine Tim Atkin in his 2014 special report. Having been promoted to the lof

 
 

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