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Idiom restaurant celebrates a decade of excellence with paired wine tasting

Tucked away in the hills of the Helderberg, the new Idiom restaurant and wine tasting centre feels like an escape to another world.

SA’s best wines on a Platter

The latest guide to South African wines might have some flaws, but it sets an international standard.

Simple shiraz blends make for drinking comfort

Shiraz-based blends that are not too complicated but fresh and delicious are my own "house red".

Incentive to rock ‘n riesling

Riesling: If you have never riesled, it is time to start.

Old faithful settles into a new niche

Cinderella and workhorse were favourite clichés to describe the role of chenin blanc in the local wine industry of olden days.

Get into the spirit with the A-Z of festive drinks

A is for anticipation, B is for bottoms up -- and T is for tanked. <b>Tim James</b> guides you through the best of the season.

All’s fair in posh and plonk

Wine lovers in Jo'burg can choose between the Cape's famous, fancy or fresh wines this weekend.

Fruits of a purer vine

<b>Claire Hu</b> rounds up some of the best organic local wines.

Adventurers are spoilt for choice

There are an awful lot of South African wines out there -- about 7?000. It's tempting to abandon adventurism and reach for another bottle of the same.

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Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

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