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Will SA follow the French proposed ban on discussing #wine in social media ?

We are a non-profit collective movement dedicated to save French winemakers right to promote themselves over the Internet and social networks. It would be a great honor if you would help us by tweeting the url of the petition http://chn.ge/11TtkFE whose introduction is translated here below: Don’t mess with my winemaker! SAVE FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION … Continue reading

Will #Veritas and #Platter be banned along with #goodtaste magazine – the SA nanny Gov moves in on #wine

Does the wine industry know what the nanny state  government is planning and how it will impact on their livelihoods, businesses and  employees. These are the highlights recommended by the WHO to all countries, because one size fits all of course – Ban all media reporting on wine, discussing wine and promoting wine – Platter … Continue reading

Schalk Burgers Welbedacht #Wine Farm is in the sights of #FirstRand

FirstRand has applied to the Western Cape High Court for the liquidation of Welbedacht Wines. The wines are produced on the Welbedacht estate in Wellington. The estate is home to the Burger family – Schalk Burger senior, his wife Myra, son Schalk junior, and Tiaan, as well as daughter René. Schalk senior and junior are … Continue reading

#wines from Stellenbosch set to delight Sandton with #Sanlam again in October – will you be there?

On 30 October, Gauteng socialites will be able to indulge in the very best the Stellenbosch Winelands has to offer when Sanlam Private Investments (SPI) hosts the fourth Stellenbosch at Summer Place event – an unsurpassed pairing of wines, food, art, music and fashion from the country’s premier wine destination.   Intimate, engaging and slick, … Continue reading

SA #wine is in the sights of the Chinese who have purchased the Val de Vie Cellar in SA

HILTON TARRANT: China has made its first investment in the South African wine industry. Perfect China, which owns 51% of Perfect Wines of SA, has bought the wine cellar at the Val de Vie estate in the Cape Winelands between Franschhoek and Paarl. Hein Koegelenberg, chairman of perfect Wines of South Africa, joins us now. … Continue reading

Is your #McDonalds meat washed with Poisson in South Africa #food #za ?

McDonalds has finally agreed to stop the use of ammonia to wash their meat in the USA – but in South Africa does this happen still?  According to Oliver, fatty parts of beef are“washed” in ammonium hydroxide and used in the filling of a McDonald’s burger. Ammonium hydroxide is used as an anti-microbial agent in meats, which has … Continue reading

Elgin Chorizo & Mushroom soup with a glass of Shiraz

Its cold and we need food so take advantage of the cold to cook this absolutely delicious, body and soul warming soup. Well it’s more like stew  as it contains loads of chunky pieces of mushrooms, potatoes and pasta with a rich and soothing broth. The chorizo, made from the pork produced by Elgins own Terra … Continue reading

Free State Uni takes #wine yeast to a new world stage in cancer treatment

NO, a glass of champagne will not cure cancer, but they have more in common than you might think. Researchers from the Departments of Microbial Biochemical and Food Biotechnology and Physics at the University of the Free State (UFS) were recently exploring the properties of yeast cells in wine and food to find out more on … Continue reading

A koeksister a day may make your teeth fall out – but its worth it if had with a dessert #wine

Its as South African as a Braai, and a personal favorite, and the weather calls for sustenance.  This is the best recipe which will bring joy to the whole family. But for the adults the wine matching is important and we recommend a Sweet wine.   The Nederberg Winemasters NLH 2010 is a winner.  Aromas … Continue reading

Roast Lamb with Artichokes, Beetroot and Fennel Puree

Its winter and time for a modern take on a SA meat which proves both a great family pleaser but also a wine pairing made in heaven. Consider pairing this dish with a  Newton Johnson Felicite Pinot Noir which is showing sweet cherries and a hint of spice @ R76 or the Boschkloof Cabernet Merlot, decidedly ripe with … Continue reading

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