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Absinthe 'going through the roof'

Absinthe was once banned in France. A century later, the drink's reputation has been rehabilitated.

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The new fizz on the block

Once considered a cheap man’s Champagne, Prosecco is fast becoming the drink of choice, writes Liam Joyce.

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Sauvignons worth savouring

Nicola Jenvey reviews different options for local sauvignon blancs – and one from Chile with a local angle.

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Absinthe 'going through the roof'
February 18 2015 at 15:21

Absinthe was once banned in France. A century later, the drink's reputation has been rehabilitated.

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The new fizz on the block
February 3 2015 at 13:37

Once considered a cheap man’s Champagne, Prosecco is fast becoming the drink of choice, writes Liam Joyce.

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Sauvignons worth savouring
January 30 2015 at 14:32

Nicola Jenvey reviews different options for local sauvignon blancs – and one from Chile with a local angle.

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It’s harvest time in the winelands
January 16 2015 at 14:28

Those who appreciate the end result should salute the blood, sweat and tears that go into wine, says Nicola Jenvey.

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Vintages to bring year-end festive cheer
December 23 2014 at 11:38

South Africa has a host of sparkling wines worthy of a place at anyone's table, writes Nicola Jenvey.

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Dilmah Tea now available in SA
December 22 2014 at 10:14

One of the world's most esteemed tea brands, Dilmah, is finally accessible to SA consumers.

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Toast in 2015 at famous vineyard
December 18 2014 at 10:44

Myrna Robins's year is not complete without a visit to this most entrancing of Constantia farms.

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Cape beer festival brews up a storm
December 12 2014 at 11:20

The 5th edition of the Cape Town Festival of Beer was once again a massive hit.

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Chin-chin to chenin as Cinderella image fades
December 10 2014 at 11:14

Consumers who have not moved beyond sauvignon blanc and chardonnay are missing out big time, writes Myrna Robins.

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The world's best single malt whisky
December 9 2014 at 13:13

Sullivans Cove is among a new breed of whisky makers in Tasmania that is making waves on the international stage.

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