Monthly Archives: May 2008


Alsace Wine Tasting

Cape Wine Master Dick Davidson will be presenting an Alsace Wine Tasting at The Lapa, Nietvoorbij on 2 June at 18h00.  Wines for tasting  include the following: Domaines Schlumberger is a 6th and 7th generation family owned wine producer, the family own and manage 140 hectares around Guebwiller in the Haut […]


Sex Sells Wine

The first ever Cape Town 2008 Sexpo opened in the city today with over 120 exhibitors promoting health, sexuality and lifestyle products. Recent Sexpo Sex Survey’s revealed the following: Capetonians are having more sex, exceeding the national average of 65% (Sexpo Sex Survey 2007) of couples who have sex at […]


Chocolate wine

 Michelin-starred techno-chef Heston Blumenthal OBE has won a Conde Nast Traveller Innovation Design Award for his chocolate wine. Blumenthal was nominated for the gourmet category of the awards, and praised for ‘splicing grapes with cocoa beans’ at the awards ceremony held earlier this week. The wine, served as a dessert, […]