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Spier Vegan Wine A World First!

Great news for vegan drinkers is that you can now get your wine on with a clear conscience: Spier Wines have just received the first vegan wine accreditation in the world! Spier is the first winery in the WORLD to receive Control Union Vegan Standard certification by the accredited certifying body Control Union. Cheers to...

Fitch and Leeds Launches New Grapefuit Tonic

Fitch & Leedes goes coral with new Grapefruit Tonic Be bang-on trend with the 2019 Pantone colour of the year, and make coral your go to shade this summer with new Fitch & Leedes Grapefruit Tonic. This Grapefruit tonic hits the spot with some zesty grapefruit, combined with just a hint...

Hope Distillery Brings Summer Into Your Kitchen!

    Your summery cocktail is served! Summer is all about cocktails – and our spirit of choice is gin, the one to rule ’em all! Hope Distillery, renowned for its flavoursome boutique gins, has come up with a 100% fresh beverage for the season. Combining any of Hope’s gins with an easy-to-make...

Wixworth Gin for the Win

Although 'International Gin and Tonic Day' officially fell on 19th of October, I am not going to stand in you way if you want to extend celebrations to another week or so. Friends - friends who love gin - don't do that to each other. In any case, you...

Bringing Sexy Back with Rooibos Tea

If you stabbed me at any given time of the day or night, I'd probably bleed tea. My favourite beverage by far, there is simply no such thing as 'too much tea' in my book. Over the years, I've happily experimented with infusions, tisanes, green teas, white teas, black teas,...

Umami Tasting at Grande Provence Bistro

Exciting new developments at Grand Provence Bistro! Experience a savoury twist to exploring wine in the Franschhoek Valley, with the new Umami Tasting to awaken the senses at The Bistro at Grande Provence.  Umami  (click on highlighted link) is the pleasant savoury taste considered the 5th basic taste after sweet,...

Spier Gets With The Programme: Vegetarian Winter Tastings

Spier’s Warm Winter Vegetarian Tasting warms the parts other wine tastings don't reach. I was astonished to read this press release, and gladdened! From Scout PR came the news: 'When the mercury drops and the rain clouds gather, the soup ladle and the wine glass are the best of friends....

Stellar Showcase at Franschhoek Winter Wines

It’s a star-studded line-up at this year’s Franschhoek Winter Wines! Book now for the 15 June 2019 - limited tickets are available, so best you hurry to sample some of the finest tipples the Valley has to offer. With the annual Franschhoek Winter Wines around the corner wine enthusiasts will...

Drink Steenberg Wine and Win!

Stand to win a Steenberg experience with your next wine purchase! Steenberg Vineyards is rewarding wine lovers with the chance to win one of three luxurious Steenberg experiences to the total value of over R50 000 when purchasing a bottle of any Steenberg wine in selected stores from June to...

Leopard’s Leap Wine Launches De-Alcoholised Natura

'Proper wine', but with no alcohol in it. Impossible, right? Hold your horses there, buddy, and read this: Leopard's Leap is adding quality to life with Natura De-alcoholised is changing the game. Added bonus: it contains a tenth of the calories of real wine, and it's vegan! In line with the...