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Stellenbosch Wine Route Awaits You!

Now that the alcohol ban has been lifted (hooray!), let’s remind you of 8 good reasons to visit the Stellenbosch Wine Route: Simon van der Stel, the second governor of the Cape, founded the town of Stellenbosch in 1679. Today, this historic university town is the most famous wine region...

Spier’s Chardonnay Pinot Noir Granita

The Spier Signature Chardonnay Pinot Noir was simply made for easy summertime sipping. Unpretentious, beautifully balanced and full of flair, it marries strawberry and apple flavours with a crisp finish. It's delightful at brunch, on a picnic, or just for you alone with a good book. The Spier winemaking team...

AQUASKY: Water From The Air!

AQUASKY® cultivates their water directly from the clear blue sky. Thought that’s impossible? Well, it’s the latest thing in bottled water! This is done by drawing in the air onto chilled coils that then cool and condense the humidity, ultimately forming the crisp yet soft drops that is AQUASKY. Filtering and sterilising...

Chill with Angostura Summer Cocktails

Yes, maybe not right now, but yes, you will have alcohol again, one day soon. So why not get game ready by saving these lekker classic cocktail recipes? Oh, and when picking up your favourite tipple, remember that essential little bottle of Angostura Bitters, right? No cocktail worth a sip should be served without it. You might be...

Musgrave Pot-still Copper Brandy Wows Platter Judges

Musgrave Crafted Spirits, famous for their craft gins, are now reaching new heights with two new luxurious pot-still brandy infusions that have caught the attention of the 2021 Platter’s Wine Guide judges.The Musgrave Copper Vanilla has been awarded 4 stars and the Black Honey 4 ½ stars. This ingenious flavour...

Look Up: Eye Bar at Vïb Hotel

Prawns at Eye Bar Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks on the go, sandwiches, tapas or leisurely à la carte, and maybe one day in the far-off future, cocktails even, brand new Eye Bar's got you covered 24/7, 365 days of the year. This hot new Cape Town foodie find opened on 21...

Stellenbosch Hills Newest White Wines

Stellenbosch Hills unveils its latest white wines of 2020. The foursome add milestones to the winery’s 75th anniversary year. Celebrations! Bring on the sunshine with the latest wines from Stellenbosch Hills. The addition of two new white wines - ambassadors of Harvest 2020 - marks a milestone for the winery...

Vergelegen: Great Wine & Beautiful Nguni Cattle

An email from Vergelegen with photos of their Nguni cattle herd yesterday made me happier than I have felt for a long time. Country girl, me. Smooth-drinking wine and hardy indigenous Nguni cattle might seem an unlikely pairing – yet 320-year old Vergelegen Estate in Somerset West is home to one...

Win Wine with Stellenbosch Hills!

Stellenbosch Hills celebrates its 75 years in the biz with a bountiful Birthday Wine Bonanza! Get 10% off your online order and stand a chance to win a FREE case, delivered PL* of course...then you, too, can celebrate us having reached level 3! *post lockdown 😑 Stellenbosch Hills might be ramping up...

Vriesenhof Celebrates International Chardonnay Day

As if you needed a reason to say yay for Chardonnay, May 21 marks International Chardonnay Day! So, if you still have some good ole Chard stashed somewhere, fill up your glass and take a celebratory sip to understand why this classic grape variety is one of the world’s most...