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SA chardonnay judged world’s best

Groot Constantia’s 2013 chardonnay was judged the best in the world at the Chardonnay du Monde competition.

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The wine without the babalas

Scientists say they have found the key to making hangover-free wine, by altering the DNA of yeast in the drink.

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Raising profiles, creating jobs

A new initiative on the cards aims to see more bottled wines exported from our shores, writes Nicola Jenvey.

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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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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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