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Unusual South African Wines You Should Be Drinking in 2018


We all have our go-to bottles, but when you’re in the mood to try something new, where do you turn?

 

French count sues Champagne brand over hiring former porn star to promote it


A descendant of the Charles de Cazanove family is suing the owners of the champagne brand that bears his family name after they used Clara Morgane, a former porn star, to promote it.

 

Wine trends for 2018 include cans, kegs and more


It’s the time of year when wine writers slump forward and peer into their navels to predict trends for the coming year. Here’s Dave McIntyre from The Washington Post’s take on what we can expect in 2018.

 

What the world drinks over Christmas


What will be your preferred drink this Christmas?

 

Wine glasses are seven times larger than they used to be


In the 1700s the average-sized wine glass could hold just 66ml of the tipple. Today it’s not unusual to be handed a glass that holds almost half a litre.

 

Lady Gaga is releasing two new wines


Pop icon Lady Gaga is to release two wines under the ‘Joanne Trattoria’ brand, named after the Italian restaurant in New York owned by her father.

 

5 Wine Trends For 2018 That Every Wine Lover Should Get On Board With


The South African wine industry is experiencing one of its most exciting phases in history. Overall wine quality has increased dramatically over the last five years, international recognition is at an all-time high and the consumer is now spoilt for choice, with a wealth of new producers, varieties and styles. 

 

Christmas Cakes To Try With Wine


If you have ever travelled in Italy, you have probably noticed how Italian people love to stay “with your legs under the table,” to use the typical local phrase.

 

Weird and Wonderful Wine Traditions From Around The World


Whether it’s opening up a bottle for an impromptu celebration, serving a glass (or three) while catching up with old friends, or simply pouring yourself a generous splash while you get the dinner on, we all have our own rituals and traditions when it comes to enjoying a glass of wine. 

 

The History Of Champagne


When we talk of Champagne, suddenly a grace, sophistication, and charm surround the conversation. As a drink, it is one of the most refined, classy and celebrated ones and a bottle of Champagne is usually saved for special occasions. It is as vintage and classy, as its name.

 
 
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