Suid-Afrikaanse chenin blanc reik na die sterre

Die gehalte van Suid-Afrika se chenin blanc was nog nooit beter nie, sê die beoordelaars van vanjaar se Standard Bank Chenin Blanc Top Ten Challenge, en Suid-Afrika het hiermee wêreldwyd die standaard vir hierdie gewilde kultivar gestel. “Hoewel chenin blanc ʼn florerende kategorie is, het dit nie ʼn …

Wine: Don’t keep it bottled up!

From the adorable little split to the herculean Nebuchadnezzar, wine is bottled in a dizzying assortment of differently sized vessels. Not only does each hold a different volume of wine, but they also have cool names derived from biblical kings and other historical figures. Large-format bottles tend …

Chery tree toe tot Suid-Afrikaanse mark

China se vernaamste voertuig-uitvoerhandelsmerk vir die afgelope 18 jaar, Chery, hete besluit om ook Suid-Afrika toe te kom. Chery South Africa is ’n volle filiaal van hierdie Chinese reus. Vanuit sy nuwe hoofkantoor in Bryanston, Johannesburg, sal Chery South Africa begin om die eerste 30 handelaar …

The new Fiat 500X: Let the adventure begin!

Hot on the heels of the new Fiat 500, the popular range has added the new Fiat 500X into the family mix. Fiat re-imagined the iconic 500 concept when launching the 500X – keeping everything that is cool about Fiat 500 and combining it with the practical trend towards cross-over vehicles and the adve …

Raise a glass (or more) on Port-style wines!

“Good Port is a necessity of life for me.” “My only regret in life is that I did not drink more Port.” “When there is plenty of Port, sorrow and worry take wing.” “Port is bottled poetry.” Yep, Port has received great praise for centuries, and with very good reason. And it has given great pleasure i …

Bonnievale se Cabernet Sauvignon is jonk en jeukerig!

Bonnievale Wines het op die onlangse SA Nasionale Jongwynskou weer eens gewys dat mens hom nie lig moet skat nie. Hy het die gesogte Roberto Moni-trofee vir die SA Kampioen Cabernet Sauvignon gewen en in die proses baie ander mededingers die loef afgesteek. Wat die toekenning ekstra spesiaal maak, i …

The all new Renault Kiger has made its début in SA. This compact SUV is destined to change the face of the local SUV market with its resolutely modern and dynamic design, and a suite of features to match. “More attractive than a conventional hatch” The exterior of the vehicle is eye-catching with de …

It’s time our wine language needs to change!

When one studies wine, one discovers that there’s a lot of emphasis placed on “wine vocabulary”. And one of the very first things you’re given, is a wine aroma wheel. If you’re unfamiliar with a wine aroma wheel, imagine a pie chart divided into slices that represent fragrances or flavours. An indus …

Die nuwe seisoen hou nie net die belofte van warmer weer in nie, maar ook van een van die gewildste feeste in die wynlande, die Franschhoek Uncorked-fees wat vanjaar van 16-17 Oktober plaasvind. Skud dus solank die vere reg om een van Suid-Afrika se bekendste en gewildste wynstreke te besoek. Tot du …

It’s a match made in foodie heaven, pinot noir and duck ragù! The flavour combinations are sublime, and it’s the perfect opportunity to put your culinary skills to the test when whipping up this delicious taste sensation. Elgin Ridge’s 282 Pinot Noir 2015 with its dark floral, cherry and raspberry a …

Wat is ‘wynlyf’ en hoe proe mens dit?

“Wynlyf” word gedefinieer deur hoe “swaar” en “ryk” ’n wyn smaak. Dis ’n kombinasie van verskeie faktore, naamlik kultivar, alkoholvlak en selfs soetheid. As jy op soek is na nuwe gunstelinge, is “wynlyf” ’n goeie manier om te onderskei tussen kultivars en jou gunsteling-styl te vind. Kom ons kyk na …

The new Q5: Good, better, Audi

The Audi Q5 has been a favourite in the premium mid-size segment around the world, and for many years. And now Audi has made it even better and even more attractive with a refreshed facelift. The optimized Q5 now combines a sporty character with excellent everyday usability and versatility. The shar …

With the introduction of the second-generation Eclipse Cross, Mitsubishi Motors is promising to disrupt the highly competitive compact sport-utility vehicle (SUV) market. The newcomer is not only a game changer for Mitsubishi Motors in terms of the competitiveness of its SUV line-up, but is a segmen …