High-profile Michelin-starred chef visits Creation Wines


Over the course of last week the Creation Culinary Team have been delighted to welcome Chef Thomas Rode Andersen and Sommelier Thilde Maarbjerg from Denmark in their midst.

 

How old is the oldest productive vine in the world?


Andrew Harvey, Sydney, Australia, asks: I was told the world’s oldest productive vine is 400 years old. Is this true? If so, where is it?

 

Kottabos Is A Wild Ancient Greek Drinking Game That Required Throwing Wine


SPILLING RED WINE MAY BE the ultimate party foul, especially if it lands on the host’s couch or carpet. But for the ancient Greeks, a party wasn’t good unless the wine flowed freely.

 

Why Wine Corks Are On The Upswing


The year 2009 struck a nadir point for the cork industry.

 

Druk My Niet Wine Estate celebrates a new dawn after devastating fire


Early in 2017 a devastating fire raged through the family owned Druk My Niet Wine Estate destroying almost everything in its path. Several months have passed and Druk My Niet has once been transformed into the fine boutique wine estate it was renowned for.

 

Rare Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Comes To South Africa


For a limited time only, Jamaica Blue Mountain coffee is making its debut in South African Starbucks stores. This exquisite bean is a rare commodity and was the first to be sold for over R1000 per kilogram over ten years ago.

 

Chunky whitefish with garlic, lemon and olive oil


A lovely and light, sustainably sourced fish dish.

 

New Zealand Bartender Wins Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge 2018


Superstar bartender Ray Letoa of New Zealand has won the Grand Finals of the Angostura® Global Cocktail Challenge 2018. Second Place went to Johnny Mansoor of Lebanon and Third Place to Maximiliano Vallée Valletta of Canada.

 

Patrón launches Margarita ‘bath bombs’ in celebration of International Margarita Day


Patrón has created a line of Margarita-flavoured fizzers which can be dropped into a glass of Tequila to create an instant cocktail, in celebration of International Margarita Day on 22 February.

 

Boschendal 2018 Harvest Diary Update: Showing our appreciation for planning


As Boschendal shifts into full-on harvest mode, we reflect on the planning that has gone into #harvest2018.

 
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