<< Tuesday 12 November 2019 >
You know the old stage saying from magicians: Nothing in my hat, nothing up my sleeve, and whoosh—out of the empty hat pops a rabbit, or a flapping pigeon or whistling mini-locomotive. The startled faces in the audience are the kinds of faces most people would make when told that Air Co. is making vodka out of air and water. No grain, no yeast.
Top image: Carel and Jeanne Nel from Boplaas.
Boplaas Family Vineyards has received the coveted title of Port Wine of the Year in the latest edition of the Platter’s South African Wine Guide. The winery was also awarded its 19th five-star rating from the highly regarded publication, printed since 1980.
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De Krans Wine Cellar, situated in Calitzdorp along the Route 62, has again received a 5-star rating, this time for its Cape Vintage Reserve 2017 port-style wine in the latest edition of the authoritative and internationally recognized Platter’s by Diners Club South African Wine Guide 2020, due for release this month. The results were announced on Friday, 8 November at an event held in Cape Town, which was attended by members of the wine and media industries. A total of 125 five-star wines were awarded the coveted 5-star status this year.
Born from a love for this place and its people, Riebeek Valley Wine Co. presents with great anticipation and pride their new Kasteelberg Chenin Blanc MCC. This range is a passion project where hand-selected grapes from the foothills of Kasteelberg mountain become the pinnacle of their winemakers’ art.
Ardagh Group has used reverse engineering to create a limited-edition Absolut Vodka bottle made from pieces of broken, recycled glass.
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Heritage Day is just around the corner; a day when South Africans are encouraged to celebrate their culture and the diversity of their beliefs and traditions.
The Japanese-Italian restaurant offers free flow champagne served by personal butler with panoramic sky-rise views of Victoria Harbour
As international visitors start arriving in Cape Town, it’s a great excuse to play tour guide and experience art from a different perspective.
Nigeria?s premiere entertainment company, Filmhouse Cinemas, has opened a cinema multiplex at Landmark Village, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The National Consumer Commission is understaffed, members of Parliament heard.