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Time moves quickly when one is busy and this has been the case for our three stores in 2014. Always striving to keep our shelves stocked with intriguing wines from committed wine makers and new wineries has meant we keep on seeing our regular wine...

Wine of Origin:  Darling and Elgin Winery Location:  Die Bergkelder, Stellenbosch Winemaker: Pieter Badenhorst Background: The Unfiltered collection from Fleur du Cap is a range of premium wines often considered as benchmarks in the industry. Cellarmaster Andrea Freeborough (SA Women Wine maker of the Year 2010) is responsible for the overall...

Wine of Origin:  Paarl Winemaker: Corne Marais Background: General Manager and family member of Avondale, Jonathan Grieve, has since 1999 instilled strict farming practices combing bio dynamic and organic principals to their vineyards and winemaking. It was a costly and somewhat adventurous exercise to initiate but with his dedicated...

Winery Location: Mareuil-Sur-Ay, France Chief Winemaker: Francois Domi Background: Back in 1818, Nicolas François Billecart and Elisabeth Salmon founded Billecart-Salmon. Since then, the small family owned House has been committed to continue the family tradition by abiding to their oath: "Give priority to quality, strive for excellence." Their entire range will...

Also spelt breyani and beryani in the Cape, Biriani is Indian of origin but has been embraced in the Cape by the Muslim community as a dish of their own. This is a generous festive dish. It was perfumed with saffron, though today, with saffron...

Wine of Origin: Breedekloof Winery Location: Rawsonville Cellarmaster: Willie Burger Background: Badsberg Wine Cellar's roots go back to November, 13, 1950 when an initial recruitment meeting was held with several families from the Rawsonville area. Later in April 1951, 18 founder members, who were concerned about increasing competition especially in the...

On Friday 21st November at The Vineyard Hotel, Wine Concepts will host their 'Finer Things in Life' Champagne Festival, now in its thirteenth year, with the theme of Ebony and Ivory! From 6.00pm - 9.00pm we will be offering over 40 cuvees for tasting from 18 premium and...