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How to make perfect tea

Professional organisations and experts have been busy on creating a scientific formula for the perfect cup of tea.

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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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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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Gin is back in spirited fashion
November 4 2014 at 13:54

Richard Vines looks at England's gin revival...

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Japanese whisky named world’s best
November 4 2014 at 11:05

For the first time, a Japanese single malt whisky has been named the world's best.

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Overhex co-op’s overseas success
November 3 2014 at 12:03

Myrna Robins finds a feel-good story that moves from Worcester to Hoedspruit and back.

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170-year old beer rises from the foam
October 30 2014 at 12:01

A Finnish brewery has recreated a Belgian beer from bottles that sank with a ship 170 years ago.

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‘My friends thought I was crazy’
October 23 2014 at 12:04

Winemaker Bruwer Raats wanted to specialise, so he picked two grape varieties and turned them into stars.

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Bubbling over with local fizz
October 21 2014 at 11:50

Whether it's sparkling wine or a cap classique, the Cape has an impressive array, writes Myrna Robins.

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