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The new bubbly kid on the block

Prosecco has been on the rise in recent years. In fact, Prosecco has seen such massive success in the past decade that Italy now exports over 600 million bottles of Prosecco per year as opposed to the approximately 150 million was exported in 2008.… Read more

Pinotage for a steal

I don’t know about everyone else, but I am not feeling any festive cheer this year. Zero. None. Fokol. I don’t know whether it is because I am working right up until the 23rd and I have done no Christmas shopping or if it is just because Christmas no longer holds the kind of magic that it did when I was seven years old.… Read more

Rosé – The wine rookie

It is with equal parts excitement and trepidation that I announce that the wine column for Mother City News has moved to Joburg! The big smoke! While it might seem counterintuitive to write a wine column from the heart of Gauteng, fear not.… Read more

White Wine for Brighter Days Ahead

The past month has been a tough one. Although our livers are probably thanking us for the reprieve, if you own a restaurant, winery, brewery, distillery, or anything in between, it has meant the dread of reduced income and lost jobs.

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