Packaging Spotlight: Fortune-Telling Wine Bottles That Connect Drinkers To A Tarot Reading


Kelly Taylor created Blood & Moon Fortune Telling Wine as a concept with an interactive label that puts a new spin on the tradition of consulting tarot cards for a personalized reading. 

 

This car of Prince Charles runs on white wine


The Prince of Wales’ Aston Martin reportedly runs on bioethanol extracted from surplus wine from a vineyard in Wiltshire.

 

5 Summer Salads with the beachhouse wines that will blow your guests away


The mercury is rising, and along with summer, it’s time to celebrate outdoor dining and to live lighter with sensational salads and a glass of cold, refreshing vino – preferably on a seaside porch! Here are our favourite picks for satisfying summer salads, perfect for sharing with a bottle of the beachhouse Rosé or Sauvignon Blanc at your next dinner party.

 

London Hotel Launches Room Deal That Comes With Unlimited Champagne


A luxury London hotel is set to leave its guests fizzing with joy – because it has introduced room deals that include an all-you-can-drink supply of champagne.

 
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The Best Drinks To Enjoy With Nachos


6 November marks International Nacho Day, which seems like as good a reason as any to celebrate the splendour of tortilla chips topped with a fair amount of cheese and spicy jalapenos.

 

Picnic Perfect Trout Quiche with Chenin Blanc


Summer and picnic go hand in hand. Whether you enjoy the real deal with checkered blankets and baskets or a more sophisticated alfresco alternative, sipping on a refreshing white wine while relaxing in the shade, is central to a successful picnic.

 

South African Wineries With Haunted Histories


Few things are more captivating than a great bottle of wine, but ghost stories certainly run it close. 

 

Why You Should Not Be Saving Your Champagne For A Special Occasion


Ooh, la la! You’ve gotten your hands on a fancy pants-bottle of sparkling wine. And it’s not just sparkling wine — it’s Champagne. (Yes, there’s a difference!) Classy gal or guy that you are, you don’t want to down this Champagne on just any old Tuesday.

 

Did the EU blunder in cutting off SA and others from port and sherry?


The European Union (EU) ban on the words port or sherry for wine countries including South Africa has remained controversial since it was implemented. Having just returned from another insightful trip to Europe, SA champion port-maker Carel Nel believes the EU’s earlier decision may lie at the heart of the port wine industry’s current doldrums.

 

Why The Ultimate Breakfast Of Champions Might Just Be Wine And Cheese


The trend for pairing booze and breakfast seems unusual – and likely to get you sacked. But in certain settings, with certain foods, it starts to make sense.

 
 
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