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Where to Wine and Dine this Summer

South Africa is arguably one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world. Rich influences of cultures from around the globe are ever present in each and every South African’s lifestyle. It’s no surprise that you could quite happily find yourself immersed in the sights, sounds, smells and often unexplainable feelings that each city…

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Valuable veggie dishes paired with Two Oceans Wines

Often, we eat sumptuous meals showcasing vegetables as merely the supporting act to the main star; tender pork loin or mature beef fillet. It is a meat-eat-meat world but there are so many delicious vegetable-based meals available to add healthy diversity to your dinner diet. Tomato and artichoke penne This dish is a recipe from…

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How to make a classic red wine reduction

Red wine is great for drinking, but it’s also superb for cooking. You needn’t be a culinary god(dess) to perfect this classic red wine reduction sauce; all you need is half a cup of red wine, 20 minutes to spare and a hoard of good friends to impress. Ingredients 1/4 cup of shallots, finely chopped…

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Warming up your winter

As autumn ends, darkness approaches much quicker and the evenings are becoming chillier. As we walk the around town, the unforgiving wind causes us to pull our scarves more snugly around our exposed necks. This is the time when we all enter our own kind of human hibernation. A crackling fire, fluffy socks and steaming…

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Wine Jargon for Dummies

If you’re the type of person who has a healthy appreciation for a good glass of wine but happens to lack the diction to fully express your feelings on the matter, then perhaps a quick lesson regarding wine jargon may do the trick. Next time you find yourself wine tasting with friends out in the…