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A Recipe with Rosé

Blush wines tend to draw the short straw when it comes to cooking, while whites and reds appear to be favoured in the kitchen. Rosé wines, however, have more to offer than simply being a fruity pink drink; they happen to marry quite harmoniously with a number of dessert recipes. Fortunately, South Africa boasts a…

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The best foods to serve with the best wines

Many of us enjoy a glass of wine with our food. Depending on the type of wine you are indulging in, it can either enhance or diminish the flavours of your meal. As awareness of food and wine pairing in South Africa becomes more prevalent, it’s useful to know which wines pair well with what…

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Win(e)ding down: a list of delicious wines to indulge in

In Ancient Greek mythology, ambrosia was known as the food and drink of the gods, which would infer immortality to any who consumed it. Within the Greek pantheon, the deity of Dionysus was entirely dedicated to the appreciation of festal revelry, and of course, wine. Times may have drastically changed, but delicious South African wines…

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Know your brandies

Brandy is an impressively old form of alcohol that has been enjoyed for centuries. Derived from the Dutch word brandewijn, which translates to “burned wine”, this rich amber liquid happens to have a burning history of its own. Contrary to popular belief, brandy does not simply come in two varieties: strong and less strong –…

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Revel in Rosé

South African wines have developed a stellar reputation for being absolutely delicious. The range of wines available is so vast that the ‘top 100 wines’ list is released annually to help consumers know which wines to purchase and enjoy. Topping the list we find the popular reds and whites; Sauvignon Blanc, Pinotage and Shiraz, whereas…