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A big opportunity for wine tourism

ITB Berlin – the world’s largest tourism convention is to give a platform to the Stellenbosch Experience campaign

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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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AFP

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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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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The bitter truth about your coffee mug
December 5 2014 at 12:08

The secret to delicious coffee has been discovered - and it has nothing to do with the beans or the frothiness of milk.

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Swedish Merlot, anyone?
December 4 2014 at 11:50

Warmer temperatures are helping push wine production into Nordic countries in a rare positive spin-off from climate change.

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Organic sauvignon blanc a wine to savour
December 2 2014 at 11:45

Wines with heart are worth more than a glance, writes Myrna Robins.

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To boldly sip some coffee in space
November 28 2014 at 11:31

Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti is the first person to sample a proper short black coffee at zero gravity.

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How to turn cheap wine into vintage
November 25 2014 at 10:35

A high-tech gadget can make cheap wine taste better by using sound waves to speed up the aging process.

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Celebrate the Cape’s chardonnay champions
November 24 2014 at 11:43

De Wetshof biennial Celebration of Chardonnay is always an event to relish, writes Myrna Robins.

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France greets new wine
November 21 2014 at 11:48

Thousands of wine lovers braved the cold to get the first sip of this year's Beaujolais Nouveau in its home town.

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Enjoy the magic of best bubblies
November 20 2014 at 10:35

The Magic of Bubbles Cap Classique and Champagne festival is an annual highlight on the Cape wine calendar.

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Kombucha comes of age
November 19 2014 at 11:45

The growth of kombucha is fascinating, both as a hot trend in the beverage aisle and in the biological sense.

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