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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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It’s harvest time in the winelands

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

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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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World’s rarest cognac on sale in SA
November 18 2014 at 11:43

Four bottles of the most expensive cognac in the world are on sale in South Africa for R300 000 a pop.

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How fine is our brandy?
November 12 2014 at 11:36

Myrna Robins celebrates the latest round of awards attracted by Distell's range of fine brandies.

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An estate of horses and wine
November 5 2014 at 11:36

It's foaling season as Helderberg estate wines pay tribute to racehorses, writes Myrna Robins.

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