LIQUID INVESTMENTS: All divisions add to success of Cape wine sector


THE Cape wine industry splits into three broad divisions: the big (often bulk) wine producers, the estate (or at least site-specific) growers and the rock-star guerillas. The major wholesalers, the c

 

Wine: how to tell if a wine is faulty, or merely funky


New-wave wines bring with them a whole new set of challenges Thursday 29 January 2015 With so many wine bottles now sealed with synthetic corks or screwcaps, you might assume the problem of faulty

 

Wine: how to tell if a wine is faulty, or merely funky


With so many wine bottles now sealed with synthetic corks or screwcaps, you might assume the problem of faulty wines had been eradicated. But, given the simultaneous growth in the popularity of low-su

 

Raising legal drinking age from 18 to 21


More proposed changes coming that will affect the way we all consume and enjoy alcohol in restaurants, clubs and bars. 29 June 2015, Cape Town - 29 June 2015, Cape Town - Following an alert

 

How to make the perfect Crème brûlée


Crème brûlée is super easy to cook and makes you look like a dinner party rock star because you can prepare them well in advance and just do the flame thrower bit for a party trick! Versatile fl

 

The Jaw-Dropping Wines of South Africa`s Stellenbosch District


Many of the photos we see of South African vineyards–positioned in front of striking granite mountains,–are from the Stellenbosch area. It contains the most developed winelands; it is home to an i

 
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Sugar in Wine, The Great Misunderstanding


“I have a beautiful Riesling that would go great with your dinner.” “No thanks, I don’t like sweet wines. I will just have a Coke.” A dialog that has played out countless times. How ma

 

How to taste Wine


BY PAUL GREGUTT So, want to learn how to taste and evaluate a glass of wine like an expert? Easy. Follow our wine tasting tips below—but before you start sipping, make sure you’re in the right

 

Wines that Inspire – The Stork 2011


Wines that Inspire - THE STORK 2011   The Stork Shiraz is named after Ken “The Stork” Mackenzie, benefactor of Hartenberg Wine Estate, farmer, businessman and a lanky RAF Spitfire p

 

Wines that Inspire – The Mackenzie 2011


Aptly named for representing the Mackenzie family in a 400 year lineage of owners, this clan of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc and Malbec signifies the regeneration of Harten

 
 
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