Fine Wine

A wine lover’s top 10

Here is a list of wines that have made a lasting impression in 2017 — and won’t break the bank

The stars, and price, will tell you what wine to like

’Tis the season to be merry for top performers in the business of making wine.

Wine never tasted so Swede

Who could have guessed that global warming would help make Sweden’s summers ripe for viticulture?

Sharks and goats dot quest for good wine on the cheap

Natalie MacLean's quest to discover tasty, drinkable vintages that don't put buyers too far out of pocket has taken her on an epic journey.

China’s newcomer wine takes gold in blind tasting

A remote region of China that began producing fine wine only a decade ago has beaten the French wine-producing region of Bordeaux in a blind tasting.


State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs