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Big G hits the G spot

Big G hits the G spot

Neil Pendock February 7, 2016 0

Taking a Moslem along to Gerard Holden’s annual Mining Indaba curtain raiser lunch on his HoldenManz wine estate in Franschhoek was perhaps not the smartest thing to do. The best canapes featured bacon and Big

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Lunch with Juju: a fresh low point for SA food and wine (and for FT journalism)

Lunch with Juju: a fresh low point for SA food and wine (and for FT journalism)

Neil Pendock February 6, 2016 0

So was Dear Abby and her Eat Out organ right all along? Is SA north of the Vaal a culinary Kalahari? It certainly looks that way after reading today’s FT Lunch column with Julius Malema.

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WOSA antidote

WOSA antidote

Neil Pendock February 4, 2016 1

Writing a weekly wine column in a national newspaper is no longer regarded as a necessary and sufficient credential for cracking an invitation to an industry gig. Or perhaps its because the column is

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Rui Returns

Rui Returns

Neil Pendock February 3, 2016 0

Talk about synchronicity. Rui Esteves, the dynamic brand wizard was on my mind last week at El Burro. I was speaking to donkey owner Nic Haarhof about Rui and his Mescal at the launch of

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Nederburg celebrates the birthday of SA wine in fine style

Nederburg celebrates the birthday of SA wine in fine style

Neil Pendock February 2, 2016 1

Gallery Momo in the Bo-Kaap was minimalist venue today for a sensory experience of note to celebrate 8 amazing wines from the Nederburg stable and to toast the birthday of SA wine that is

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