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Big Chinese opportunity for W Cape winery

2014-12-19 10:08

A Chinese businessman has purchased a majority stake in a Western Cape winery because of the big opportunity he sees for this region's wine in China.

KWV takes on SA white spirits market

2014-12-15 21:11

KWV is set to take on the white spirits market as the new, exclusive distributor of two international brands.

Wine tasting with a view: best spots to go in the Cape

2014-12-08 10:15

What could be better than a jaw-dropping view paired with beautiful wine?

Young wine writers voice a new wine direction

2014-12-04 09:08

The results of the South African National Wine Show Association (SANWSA) competition which started last year.

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We taste Haute Cabrière's Tranquille. Food24's wine expert Cathy Marston joins us in studio and talks us through this wine that is a pale pink colour.

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Our wine editor’s top 10 wines of 2014

2014-12-02 16:10

These would make great Christmas gifts!

Most heavy drinkers are not alcoholics

2014-11-25 10:18

Only 10 percent of US adults who drink too much are alcoholics, according to a federal study.

Most heavy drinkers are not alcoholics

2014-11-24 14:30

Only 10 percent of US adults who drink too much are alcoholics, according to a federal study.

Most heavy drinkers are not alcoholics

2014-11-21 16:26

Only 10 percent of US adults who drink too much are alcoholics, according to a federal study.

5 Summer pinks

2014-11-17 11:53

5 Brand new summery pinks.

Rediscover Pinotage at Stanford Hills

2014-11-14 11:05

Celebrate SA’s signature grape.

Waterford wins global wine tourism award

2014-11-10 12:03

The Waterford Estate in Stellenbosch has been judged South Africa's winner of the Great Wine Capitals Best of Wine Tourism Awards.

Fleur du Cap tunes in with Nataniël at the Oude Libertas Theatre

2014-11-07 13:20

Fleur du Cap wines have paired up with Nataniël, one of South Africa’s iconic, home grown celebrity artists known for his sharp wit, for three evenings of wine and entertainment.

Wine harvest a challenge in Europe

2014-11-04 12:48

For many of Europe's winemakers, the harvest of 2014 has been called a "disappointing" after a cold winter, hail storms and rain in August.

Vines watered underground against climate change

2014-10-14 11:30

Treasury Wine Estates is testing technology to water vines underground and is expanding fermentation capacity to combat the impact of climate change.

China coal-mining region turns to wine

2014-10-10 10:30

To reinvent itself in China's new consumption-driven economy, one region will need to crush a few grapes.

Gourmet braai and wine festival

2014-10-01 10:59

The tradition of braaivleis is given a gourmet twist.

Plaisir de Merle Winemaker's Table Dinner

2014-09-30 12:36

An unforgettable dinner experience!

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Gourmet braai and wine festival in Stellenbosch

2014-09-19 12:57

The beloved South African tradition of braaivleis is given a gourmet twist.

Plaisir de Merle Winemaker's Table Dinner

2014-09-19 10:50

An unforgettable dinner where the gardens, manicured lawns and rolling vista of vines invite you to breathe in the elegance of yesteryear while experiencing superior quality and service.

10 New-release white wines for summer

2014-09-16 10:02

Lovely fresh, crisp and fruity white wines for summer!

10 New-release white wines for summer

2014-09-10 09:09

Yes – it’s time to think of lovely fresh, crisp and fruity white wines for summer so here is a round-up of 10 new releases which have come my way recently.

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A full flavoured fruity rosé just in time for that summer braai.

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Carne SA in Constantia

2014-12-18 11:53

Dedicated entirely to meat as is evident from its Italian name, Carne SA is a carnivore’s paradise serving a unique offering of the finest cuts of Romagnola beef, Dorper lamb and game.

The Eatery Wood Fired Grill in Wynberg

2014-12-08 13:56

The Eatery Woodfired Grill brings a fresh new dining experience to South Africans. The owner’s aim is to create a local restaurant where you will be warmly welcomed time and again and enjoy great food and great value.

Whisky's increased profile in Japan

2014-12-04 12:45

Yamazaki's Single Malt Sherry Cask 2013 trumped more than 1 000 challengers to be named the world's best whisky in Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2015.

Van Ryn’s Brandy Distillery are the New York International Spirits Com Brandy Producer of the Year

2014-12-03 16:31

Stellenbosch-based Van Ryn’s Brandy Distillery has rounded off a winning year with news that they are the New York International Spirits Competition’s International Brandy Producer of the Year.

James wins wine writer competition

2014-12-02 17:33

Tim James, South African wine writer and associate editor of the Platter Wine Guide has won the 2014 Du Toitskloof South African Wine Writer Award.

SA wine labels: are they misleading us?

2014-12-01 11:37

When is a wine labelled ‘Stellenbosch’ not from Stellenbosch?

Most heavy drinkers are not alcoholics

2014-11-24 15:49

Only 10 percent of US adults who drink too much are alcoholics, according to a federal study.

Most heavy drinkers are not alcoholics

2014-11-24 09:06

Only 10 percent of US adults who drink too much are alcoholics, according to a federal study.

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It's Wine Wednesday! Watch Food24's wine expert, Cathy Marson discuss the the 2013 Plaisir de Merle Chardonnay.

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De Wetshof honoured at SAA Wine Awards

2014-11-14 16:43

De Wetshof Estate flies high at the SAA Wine Awards and was named Producer of the Year, winning the CEO trophy.

Fantinel's Prosecco bubbles in SA wine industry

2014-11-10 16:36

Of Fantinel’s range of wines available in South Africa, its Prosecco - an Italian sparkling white wine - is the fastest-seller.

Fairtrade Summer wine promotion

2014-11-10 09:25

Make your mark by voting for the promotion of ethical, sustainable wine grape production in SA.

5 Summer pinks

2014-11-04 15:43

5 Brand new summery pinks.

Escondido Tapas

2014-10-31 11:23

Work hard, eat well.

Orange wine

2014-10-03 10:32

Just when you thought you knew everything about wine, here’s a new shade, a new term and a new style for you!

SA wines achieve recognition with record prices

2014-09-30 12:38

A breakthrough year for South African wine at the 40th Nederburg Auction.

Gourmet braai and wine festival

2014-09-30 12:35

The beloved tradition of braaivleis is given a gourmet twist.

5 Wines for National Braai Day

2014-09-22 15:56

Here are 5 great wines to pair with your braai on Heritage Day.

Wine evening with Groote Post wines at Coobs in Joburg

2014-09-19 11:42

A showcase of Groote Post Wines.

Where to eat on the Constantia wine route

2014-09-16 10:33

The Constantia Valley is full of great restaurants, wine estates and eateries to visit.

SA wines achieve recognition with record prices

2014-09-15 14:29

It’s been a breakthrough year for South African wine at the 40th Nederburg Auction with presented wines turning a corner and proving their worth with record prices.

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A unique red wine that is made from a grape variety that only a handful of South African wine farms are growing.

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