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Bubbly Galore with Genevieve MCC Proe Party

Bubbly-maker Genevieve’s Harvest Lunch puts an array of classy Cap Classiques on show on Saturday, 7 March 2020! 2020 certainly started with a bang, and not necessarily in a nice way either. Put some fizz and pop back into your life with a sparkling wine post-harvest party! Specialist bubbly-maker Genevieve MCC...

Poppin’ Good Fun: Polkadraai Popcorn and Wine

As if drinking wine wasn't fun enough on its own, you can now pair it with popcorn. Yes, really. I can handle that, no sweat, how 'bout you? The ultimate anti-serious wine experience, this Polkadraai and Popcorn wine pairing is the fun must-do of the season! Available until 30 April,...

Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival

It's been quite the year, so it had better end with some bubbles in it, right? Book your tickets now for the wildly popular and wildly wonderful Franschhoek Cap Classique & Champagne Festival, ‘The Magic of Bubbles’ on 30 November & 1 December 2019. Kickstart the festive season on a...

Hope Distillery’s Esperanza Agave Spirit

HOPE Distillery was established by Lucy Beard and Leigh Lisk five years ago as a small-batch gin distillery, the first licence of its kind in Cape Town. Since then, HOPE has grown into a force to be reckoned with on the artisanal liquor scene, having mastered the craft of...

Blend Your Own Wine and Boerebraai at Middelvlei

'Lekker mense, lekker kos, lekker wyn'.  In brief, what you can expect at 3rd generation family-run farm Middelvlei, just outside Stellenbosch. These are folks who've mastered the art of hospitality, with their daily Boerebraai being just the best idea ever. Now you get to blend your own wine...

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,...