{wine} Thinking inside the box: Fleur du Cap’s bag-in-a-box Rosé 

I’m all here for innovation, sustainability and accessibility in the wine industry. In fact, I prefer thinking inside the box, rather than out, just like premium wine brand Fleur du Cap. Introduction With a growing movement towards finding sustainable and eco-friendly ways of producing and packaging household items, the spillover into the wine and hospitality…

{wine} A partnership for the planet: Hardy’s Nottage Hill flat wine bottles

When two international wine companies come together to commit to sustainability in the wine industry, I’m right there to cheers a glass of Hardy’s Wines to their efforts, because these wines fit my pocket, and our planet! Introduction Towards the end of last year I received a suspiciously flat, rectangular box. I didn’t remember ordering…

{product} As retro as a fish bowl: Fitch & Leedes introduces Classics & Moments

Summer and cocktails are synonymous for me. Fitch & Leedes has made it even easier for you to indulge with their incredible new Moments and Classics ranges of retro-mixers and mocktails. Introduction Since I’ve grown up and realised that a cocktail doesn’t have to be a “one-shot-of-everything-in-the-bar” type of drink, I’ve come to appreciate the…

{wine} Picnic with Piekenierskloof’s Six Hats De-Alcoholised wines

Contrary to popular belief, I simply love the taste of wine, with or without the alcohol. With a seductive duo of Piekenierskloof Wines‘ Six Hats de-alcoholised wines chilling in my fridge this summer, I can delight in ample glasses without the worry, but with all the flavour. Introduction I used to be a serious sceptic…

{wine} Certainly no buzzkill – Robertson Winery’s non-alcoholic dry sparkling pink

There’s something very special about celebrating an occasion with a bottle of bubbles. Make your every day indulgence guilt-free this festive season with Robertson Winery‘s non-alcoholic dry sparkling pink. Introduction At the start of November, I quietly celebrated a lock-down version of my birthday. Choosing the tranquil reprieve of McGregor, I only invited along a…

{news} Piekenierskloof Wines releases two new de-alcoholised wines

Piekenierskloof Wines recently debuted its latest addition to the beloved Six Hats wine-range in the form of two de-alcoholised wines, a white and a red blend. With the fast-growing trend for mindful drinking, these refreshing de-alcoholised wines will easily become a new favourite. With our Six Hats range providing consumers with easy-drinking wines, this duo…

{product} The rise of Cape Cola – creating conscious beverages

With most of our attention turned to craft spirits, we often overlook the other half of the equation – a good quality mixer. Not only does Cape Cola offer artisanal mixers for your drink, but also great tasting beverages for the ultimate conscious quench.   Introduction A few months ago, I was chatting to the Leonista…

{wine} Robertson Winery’s single serve wines in a can

When a wine heavyweight like Robertson Winery decides to pack their wines into cans, it’s not just a passing craze. On the contrary – they are responding to the world’s growing need for convenience. Introduction “Wine in a can” is not a new concept, but it did sweep across our social media anew a few…