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The simple way to make airplane wine taste better

Here’s a way to vastly improve the taste of wine on an airplane. Shake it.

 

Drinking alcohol after age 60 can boost your memory, study suggests

Previous studies have highlighted heart-healthy antioxidants in wine and fertility-boosting ingredients in beer, but new findings suggest yet another reason to continue hitting happy hour: Drinking alcohol after age 60 may help strengthen your memory.

 

When Cigarettes Cost More, People Drink Less. Except For Wine

For those who count Don Draper among their TV loves (or love-to-hates), it comes as no surprise that drinking and smoking go hand in hand.

 

Is Drinking Wine Better Than Going To The Gym?

Whoever said no news is good news was wrong. Turns out drinking red wine is better for you than going to the gym!

 

The Most Expensive Champagne Brands in the World

Whether it’s for a special occasion or just a bit of self-indulgence, everyone enjoys cracking open a bottle of bubbly once in a while.

 

This Decanter Uses Sound Waves to Make Your Wine Taste Better

Today’s inventionThe Sonic Decanter

 
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Win four weekend tickets to Franschhoek Open Gardens

Ten beautiful Franschhoek gardens will be on display at the annual Franschhoek Open Gardens festival in Franschhoek from 31 October to 2 November. Do you want to join us for the weekend? We are giving away FOUR tickets to Franschhoek Open Gardens (valued at R400).

 

Lazy Summer Days at Hartenberg

Make the most of summer and head out to Hartenberg Wine Estate for the ultimate dining experience. Renowned for their food and wine pairings Hartenberg is the perfect family destination.

 
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The Art of Winemaking: Terroir

At Creation we celebrate the fact that we have received ‘Estate’ status, a term referring to the fact that the wines under the Creation label are grown and made on the farm.

 

Nederburg beats CWG when it comes to price

A press release from Tsogo Sun reveals that the hotel group of 14 casinos and over 90 hotels in South Africa, Africa, and Seychelles knocked down several deals at the recent Nederburg and Cape Winema

 

Jordan The Outlier Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Quite a few commentators are saying that 2014 wasn’t the greatest for Sauvignon Blanc, something borne out by the fact that only three of the wines  from this vintage appear in the recently announc

 

A pair of beauties

Most days I’m lucky enough to drink a wine that pleases me, sometimes a wine that leaves me feeling content; the thrilling, exciting ones are more rare (but probably the more thrilling/exciting for

 

Caroline’s White Wine Review 2014 at The Table Bay

 

Lanzerac se 2014- Sauvignon Blanc nommerpas vir die somer

Die somer is op hande en een van die heel lekkerste maniere om die warmer weer te geniet, is met ’n glas koue Sauvignon Blanc van Lanzerac.   lees meer

 

A visit to Van Loveren, Robertson

 

Jaubert Muscat d’Alexandrie 1800: tasting SA’s most highly rated wine

The Joubert family is an institution in the SA wine industry and their family traces back to wine farming in Wellington in around 1800. They moved to Barrydale in the 1930s, a time when there was lit

 

A special tasting of the De Wetshof wines

 

Tech-savvy #TasteVilafonte

Are there more technologically advanced tastings out there? On Wednesday evening, SuperFANS from around the country joined up via Twitter again for another Incogvino Twitter Tasting. This time, Vilafo

 

Robertson’s fabulous Wine on the River Festival

  © John & Lynne Ford, Adamastor & Bacchus 2014

 

Simonsig’s Johan Malan – Winemaker of the Year

News from Simonsig Wine Estate in Stellenbosch, a family owned and run winery, is that Cellar master Johan Malan took top-honours at this year’s Wine-of-the-Month Club Winemaker Awards where he was

 

Excelsior Wine Estate, Robertson

 

The guesthouse at Excelsior, Robertson