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November 9, 2019

Platter’s by Diners Club launches the 2020 South African Wine Guide
The 40th Anniversary Edition of the Best-Selling Annual

Platter’s by Diners Club South African Wine Guide 2020 was launched at Cape Town’s Table Bay Hotel on 8 November 2019 with over 230 guests in a...

November 5, 2019

Once you think Benguela Cove Wine Estate has reached its full potential with a plethora of offerings including food, wine and art, it introduces yet another reason to visit the estate. Owner of Benguela Cove, Penny Streeter OBE, set out to merge food, wine and art on a...

November 1, 2019

The year’s best South African wines were again in the limelight at the prestigious 2019 Veritas Awards. For Alto Wine Estate the excellence of the Alto Rouge was re-affirmed, by being awarded a Gold medal for the 2017 vintage.

As the longest running and biggest competit...

November 1, 2019

At Faber at Avondale, the garden ultimately dictates what’s on the menu. Being both creative and resourceful with Mother Nature’s seasonal bounty is at the heart of everything that chef Dale Stevens and his team strive to achieve at this charming, understated restaura...

October 30, 2019

Celebrate Halloween with this Spooctacular Sangria Recipe from Backsberg 


For the potion: . -bottle of Backsberg Merlot (750ml)🍷 1/2 Cup of Sydney Back Brandy 🥃

400ml ginger ale

1/2 orange juice 🍊

1/2 cup spiced ’simple syrup

How to brew the darkesss:


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Nicola Jane Nelson 

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Platter’s by Diners Club launches the 2020 South African Wine Guide

November 9, 2019

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