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Lean into the joy of Carmién Tea

ROOIBOS has come a long way, and Carmién Tea in particular has an incredible range of rooibos products from, yes, salad dressings to gin. Currently I am working my way through a selection of flavoured infusions which arrived just before Christmas. There's the good old "ordinary" organic rooibos,…
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Roodeberg 1949 impresses international palates

THE commemorative Roodeberg 1949 red blend has been selected as one of Decanter’s 2022 Wines of the Year. A gold medallist with a score of 96/100, the maiden 2017 vintage also excelled in the London based 2020 Decanter World Wine Awards. Adding depth to the illustrious 70 year old Roodeberg brand…
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Fabulous feasting at Constantia Glen

THERE is a host of delicious ways to celebrate the festive season at Constantia Glen with your family and friends. With extended opening hours and delicious new taste partners for their wines added to the popular selection of platters and crispy flammkuchen, summer at Constanta Glen is sure to be a…
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Nectarine Bellinis for festive sundowners

BRING on the festive cheer with frozen summer Bellinis, a refreshing twist to the famous prosecco and peach cocktail invented in the legendary Harry’s Bar in Venice around the 1940s. With peaches and nectarines in season all summer, and fabulous Valdo Prosecco from the Veneto region in Northern…
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Gin Asian fusions you must try this season

THERE are some rules meant to be broken, especially when it comes to gin and food pairing. Gin’s unique blend of botanicals make it a wonderfully playful drink to experiment with no matter what cuisine. Food has always been a very important part of why people travel, but you don’t need to look far…
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