Bouchard Finlayson treats members of BLACC to an exclusive wine tasting


Members of BLACC (the Black Cellar Club) were recently hosted in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley by Bouchard Finlayson, where their visit included a cellar tour, followed by a wine tasting of current vintages, and barrel sample tastings of two classic Italian varietals, Nebbiolo and Sangiovese.

 

How the Tequila Shot Glass Got Its Name


The Tequila shot glass is known as el Caballito (the little horse) in Mexico.

 

Cheeseburger and French Fries Casserole


This is a delicious, filling recipe that is very quick & easy to prepare.

 

Creation Sumac Grenache 2015 – only 500 Bottles left


One of the exciting opportunities arising from Creation’s now fully mature, virus-free vineyards is the ability to select exceptionally high quality pockets of grapes that provide the ultimate expression of terroir and release them in a single vineyard bottling. 

 

The Amazing Health Benefits of Rooibos Tea


Green, black, brown and now, red! No, these aren’t just some colours on the palette of your paint box.

 

Meet the Technical Director of the Michelangelo International Wine and Spirits Awards


Christine Rudman needs no introduction to the South African wine industry, nor to the international community who follow the country’s wines.

 

Bid Winter farewell and embrace Spring with the Franschhoek Uncorked Festival


he Franschhoek Uncorked Festival, which takes place over the weekend of 16 and 17 September, is the perfect excuse to bid Winter farewell and embrace the splendor of Spring, as your taste buds are treated to a plethora of superb wines from one of SA’s premier wine destinations.

 

10 Terms Every Tequila Drinker Should Know


Tequila sales are booming and Mexico’s most famous spirit is now more popular than ever. But if you are someone who still just thinks of it as “that thing I used to shoot on spring break,” here are some terms that every tequila drinker should know.

 

Spiced Duck with Vanilla-Celeriac-Potato-Puree and Ported-Blueberry Jus


A restaurant-style dish of duck with a homemade jus.

 

South Africa`s Old Vine Project


At the end of June there was a special tasting in London organised by Wines of South Africa showcasing a wide selection of wines presented under their Old Vines Project in the comfortable backdrop of the Reading Room at South Africa House.

 
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