Musgrave Craft Gin has been ranked amongst the best gins in the world at the distinguished 2022 Fifty Best Gin Awards in New York, USA. Taking home, a Double Gold medal for their Musgrave Original, along with just seven other international gins, and a Gold medal for Musgrave Rose Pink – South Africa’s original pink […]
South Africa’s oldest wine-producing farm and a world-renowned tourist destination, has partnered with Sun Exchange (www.sunexchange.com), an innovative solar leasing platform, to harness the power of community and go solar.
On the 13th of July, Cape Town’s iconic Groot Constantia Estate celebrates its 337th birthday, cementing its status as the oldest wine-producing farm in South Africa – and there is good reason to start celebrating early. Adding to the estate’s reputation of consistent quality is its much-lauded flagship wine, Grand Constance, which recently received the […]
Renowned Stellenbosch wine estate releases its 2018 vintage February is a time of first loves. For wine cognoscenti, that passion belongs to Delheim Estate and its Cabernet Sauvignon, whose 2018 vintage has just been released. The 2018 vintage was a recovery year for the vines, recalls winemaker Roelof Lotriet. They were emerging from years of […]
In celebration of Heritage day this month I am very excited to reveal that I am working with a homegrown business, Yummie Brands. Started by fellow foodie Samuel Gumbie with a passion for all things spicy. Samuel got to work on his passion project/side hustle before the pandemic hit. Experimenting whenever he could to perfect […]
Disclaimer: These wines featured have been sent to me as media drops. This post is not paid for and reflects my own unbiased opinion. With another nationwide ban on alcohol, the industry as a whole has been shaken to its core yet again. Now more than ever the industry needs our support. If you do […]
Revitalised and reimagined, Backsberg has re-launched their brand, cellar and brand home. Now situated in Franschhoek, wine lovers can enjoy a refreshed portfolio of Backsberg wines – with a contemporary look and feel – from their new tasting facility, which overlooks the majestic Mont Rochelle Mountain Range.
South Africa is celebrating with the announcement that the locally produced Van Ryn’s 20-year-old potstill brandy has been awarded World’s Best Wine Brandy at the 2022 World Brandy Awards. The World Brandy Awards which see the finest brandies enter from around the world, is presented by TheDrinksReport.com, and rewards and promotes the world’s best spirits […]
The inaugural vintage of a milestone Sauvignon Blanc wine has been released by the 13 wineries of the Durbanville Wine Valley that supplied the wine for its making. While collaborations of this scale are rare, it is the region’s reputation for pioneering and award-winning Sauvignon Blanc that makes this an outstanding contribution to the pantheon […]