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Why some women wind up with a beer gut while others never seem to gain a pound

Alcohol and your weight have a tricky relationship.


How to drink whisky might depend on whose whisky it is

How to Drink Whisky


Graham Beck Brut scores 90 points in Decanter

The Graham Beck wines are classic in style and a good value, reliable alternative to Champagne.


Amateur winemaker’s new filter makes white wine smell better

Inspiration for inventions often come from the strangest places. For Dick Jones, an amateur winemaker from British Columbia, it came from the human lung.

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Boland Cellars releases 2016 vintage of its Five Climates range

GOOD NEWS! The 2016 vintage Boland Cellars Five Climates Chenin Blanc and Sauvignon Blanc wines have been released and are available at the Boland Northern Paarl Tasting Room.


Chocolate addicts are now into snorting cacao

First comes a surge of endorphins into your bloodstream, which increases acuity and fuels you with feelings of euphoria. Then there’s the flood of magnesium, which relaxes your muscles and de-tenses


Raccoon Sneaks Into Alcohol Warehouse and Gets Wasted

Go home raccoon, you're drunk. https://youtu.be/VUMNLVtFj60


Celebrate Africa Day with 6 bottles of Sauvignon Blanc for R100

Has the Cape Times gone totally mesuga? Marcus Garvey's son interviews himself! The seam down the middle of the picture which stops at the table, gives the game away. Shame Iqbal Surve, have you no ph


WellsFaber sommelier selection whites

Marlvin Gwese is sommelier at the Cape Grace. Which makes total sense as his first name ends in "vin" which is French for wine. A nerd may wonder why our black magicians are tasting wine out of china


Archaeologists discover 5,000-year-old beer recipe

Chinese find suggests barley was used for booze before being grown for food - and that beer could have played a role in the development of society