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< Wednesday 12 September 2018 >

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.

 

UK journalist Tim Atkin hails two South African vintages as “arguably the best ever”


In his seventh annual guide to South Africa, award-winning British journalist and Master of Wine Tim Atkin contends that the 2015 and 2017 vintages have produced a brilliant series of wines that surpass anything in the country’s long history, and that they are “two of the best ever harvests” in the Cape.

 

Piccolo Mondo and Vondeling Wines team up for a spectacular dinner at the 5 Star Michelangelo Hotel in Sandton


Join the Piccolo Mondo restaurant at the Michelangelo Hotel in Sandton on Friday 28 September for an epicurean wine dinner presented by Vondeling Wines’ senior winemaker, Matthew Copeland. 

 

Is the Craft Brew Industry Fizzling?


Many reports indicate that the craft brew industry may have peaked, including a recent Chicago Tribune article that notes in 2017, while there were nearly 1,000 new brewery openings across the nation, there were 165 closures, a 42 percent increase over 2016, with 116 craft breweries closing that year. That’s not the case in all areas of the country, however. If you just bought one of the Houston homes as so many have recently in this hot real estate market, you’re living in a city that still has a growing industry, most recently ranked at 46th in the nation in terms of number of breweries per capita.

 

Unveiling the last of the PIWOSA members’ exquisite Works of #LiquidArt for CapeWine 2018 – Enter Springfield Estate


In the run-up to CapeWine 2018, PIWOSA members’ gorgeous works of #LiquidArt have slowly unfolded on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and been revealed one at a time: all part of the most beautiful series of ‘Wine Still Lifes’ created by Bianca Davies and Malu Lambert.

 

Boschendal’s Flagship Wines Celebrate Tim Atkin Accolades


One of the world’s pre-eminent wine journalists Tim Atkin has awarded eight of Boschendal’s iconic wines an impressive 90 points or more in his latest report. The Boschendal Elgin Chardonnay 2016  was the estate’s top scorer in the Tim Atkin 2018 South African Wines Report, which received 95 points, adding to the many accolades and awards received by winemaker Lizelle Gerber’s vibrant and intricate creation. It was one of just 159 out of 1980 wines to score 95 points or more.  

 

Boplaas achieves top prices at Nederburg Auction 2018 for fine wine


A Port-style wine by the renowned Boplaas Family Vineyards has put this fortified style back in the spotlight after it achieved its best price to date at the 44th Nederburg Auction near Paarl on the weekend.

 

Diageo Extends Rtd Range With Gordon?s Pink & Soda


Diageo Australia has continued its RTD innovation in Australia, with the launch of Gordon?s Premium Pink Gin & Soda, which is now available.

 

Rocking The Daisies Pairs Up With Can Do! To Go Plastic Free


Rocking the Daisies has partnered with Can Do! to go plastic free. Can Do! will unveil aluminium custom-made, re-usable, and 100% recyclable cans that transform into cups, which will be used at the fe

 

What Is Strika? Why Is Wetherspoon Banning Jagerbombs And Other Eu Drinks?


WETHERSPOONS will no longer stock Jagermeister as the Brexiteer firm prepares to exile European drinks. Here is all you need to know about this unexpected development in the wake of the Brexit vote…

 

Loxtonia Artisanal Cider Launches In Time For Summer


Your new favourite summertime cider awaits!

 

5 Must-try Chocolate Milkshakes In Cape Town


When it comes to milkshakes the flavor that stands above of them all is chocolate. Chocolate sauce, whispers, biscuit, crunchy pieces or thick ice cream, whatever the combo, we're in.

 

How To Make A Rooibos Liquor


The perfect liquor with authentic South African flavour!

 

The Curry Club Delivers Gourmet Curries To Your Door In Cape Town!


Get curry without leaving the house!

 

Clover Milk Business Hurts Earnings In Tight Consumer Market


Clover's milk producers business has hurt earnings, leading to the resignations of top executives

 

Stella Artois ‘ultimate Connected Device’ Ad Offers #appleevent Fans Another Option


Lara Krug, the brand's VP, says the spot was inspired by the conflicting need to acquire new technology while simultaneously wanting to do a digital detox.

 

Watch: This Is The Champagne You Can Drink In Outer Space


If you're ever in outer space, MUMM has the perfect champagne for you to open in zero gravity!

 

Aka’s Watermelon Flavour Made A Permanent Part Of Cruz Vodka


AKA's Watermelon Flavour Made A Permanent Part Of Cruz Vodka! When AKA and Cruz Vodka  first dropped their collaboration, they dropped it as a limited edition meant to see how well the Cruz Watermelo

 

Serve Up A Pink Salt Feast Courtesy Of The New Himalayan Salt Cooking Book


The Salty Sistas served up a fiesta of pink recipes at the Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff in South Africa, courtesy of their new Himalayan Salt Cooking

 

Watch: Johannesburg’s First Artisan Distillery By Mirari Gin


Crafted exclusively by women, from a selection of exotic hand-picked botanicals.

 

Worth The Hype? Where To Get Your Hands On Pink Chocolate


 

Win A Home Season 5 Is Here!


Win a Home, South Africa's premier interior design reality TV competition, is back for its fifth season, proudly brought to you by Capitec and Private Property...

 

Sa’s Orient Boutique Hotel Wins World’s Best Hotel Wine List Award


The Orient Boutique Hotel in Pretoria was honoured for having the Best Hotel Wine List in the World for 2018...

 

Rwanda’s Reluctant Romance With Coffee


Some of the best coffee beans in the world are grown in Africa, and while the number of coffee consumers is growing, most ...

 

15 Designers To Showcase At The Fashion Without Borders Designers Roadshow


Fashion Without Borders (FWB) will hold its annual Designers Roadshow at the Park Inn Hotel Sandton in Johannesburg from 4-7 October 2018...

 

Restaurants For Proposals: Where To Pop The Question


 

The Hit List: A Crazy Number Of New Houston Restaurants To Visit In September 2018


Houstonians had better be hungry this month, as the number of notable restaurant openings this September requires a Texas-sized appetite. These include chef-owner Ford Fry’s double launch of Superic

 

‘the Italian Job’ Becomes The ‘south African Job’


Peter Ranscombe examines how producers in South Africa are using Italian grape varieties to craft wines that have identities all of their own.

 

Stone Age Markings May Be The Oldest Drawing Ever Discovered


The crosshatch symbol was made with a red ochre utensil more than 70,000 years ago

 

South Africa?s Bosman Family Vineyards Releases A Coveted Orange Wine


An amber hue, unfamiliar and alluring in a wine glass, defines the sensory appeal to Bosman Family Vineyard?s Fides. The color of this wine hints at a unique production and an even more curio…

 
 

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