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French winemakers mull screw cap vs cork
French winemakers mull screw cap vs cork
To lovers of fine wine there is no more satisfying sound then the pop of a cork as a favourite vintage is opened. The twist of a screw cap just...
Bordeaux winemakers hunt for silver bullet
Bordeaux winemakers hunt for silver bullet
Driven by an infernal spiral of shrinking markets and falling prices at home and abroad, Bordeaux's wine producers are searching, sometimes...
'Terrible spectator' Schalk Burger raring to go
'Terrible spectator' Schalk Burger raring to go
After pacing the sidelines for two weeks, Schalk Burger gets another chance to wreak havoc for South Africa at the World Cup.
Second-string Australia beat Canada
Second-string Australia beat Canada
Wallabies winger Drew Mitchell continued his try-scoring feast at the World Cup with a double in Australia's 37-6 victory over Canada on Saturday....
Ireland prop hospitalised
Ireland prop hospitalised
Ireland prop Simon Best was hospitalised on Wednesday night after feeling unwell and complaining of a loss of feeling down his right side, a team...
Japan, Canada in dramatic draw
Japan, Canada in dramatic draw
Japan scored a last-gasp converted try to earn a dramatic 12-12 draw against Canada in their final World Cup pool-B match in Bordeaux on Tuesday....
Japan, Canada desperate for a win in Bordeaux
Japan, Canada desperate for a win in Bordeaux
Japan's players have earned respect for their fast-paced running game at the Rugby World Cup. Now they want a win.
Ireland have Georgia on their mind as they stutter again
Ireland have Georgia on their mind as they stutter again
Ireland barely withstood a late onslaught to scramble over the line against a dogged Georgia by 14-10 on Saturday.
Namibian rugby chief banned from World Cup
Namibian rugby chief banned from World Cup
Namibian rugby union (NRU) president Dirk Conradie and his entire executive committee have been barred from attending the World Cup in France,...
Ireland make hard work of beating Namibia
Ireland make hard work of beating Namibia
Brian O'Driscoll scored a try four minutes into his return from injury on Sunday but it proved to be a rare highlight for Ireland as they opened...
Influential US critic pans Bordeaux 2007
Influential US critic pans Bordeaux 2007
Influential United States wine critic Robert Parker has drawn long faces in Bordeaux, handing out a series of low scores, and telling buyers not to...
True or false? €150 000 for a bottle of cognac
True or false? €150 000 for a bottle of cognac
Special edition high-end cognacs are common enough, but until now priced in a -- relatively speaking -- affordable bracket of anywhere from...

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