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Celebrate World Vegan Day with Loxtonia Cider

Veganism is gaining momentum across the globe as a lifestyle choice, and what better way to celebrate World Vegan Day on 1 November than with one of Loxtonia’s delicious vegan-friendly ciders. Made with home-grown, 100% freshly pressed and naturally fermented apples, nurtured from orchard to bottle on Loxtonia farm in the Ceres Valley, the Loxtonia […]

Mushroom Harvest Bowl

Mushroom Harvest Bowl isn’t just the perfect summer salad, but loaded with all the goodness nature has to offer. INGREDIENTS: Pickled cauliflower:🔸1 cup apple cider vinegar🔸1 cup water🔸1 Tbsp black mustard seeds🔸2 Tbsp sea salt🔸2 Tbsp sugar🔸1 small head cauliflower, cut into florets / 300g cauli blossom florets Avocado dressing:🔸1 avocado, pitted🔸¼ cup olive oil🔸2 […]

Roodeberg Classic Rosé in full summer bloom

Roodeberg, the cherished South African classic for over 70 years, has released the 2021 vintage of its vibrant Rosé just in time for summer sipping. Stepping out in style, the wine has already snared a Gold medal at the 2021 Michelangelo International Wine and Spirits Awards. With our palates craving crisp, fruity wines as summer […]

Mushroom, Asparagus & Broccoli Crustless Quiche

Serves 6-8 Mushrooms don’t only pack a flavour punch, they have numerous health benefits too. Mushrooms are a rich, low calorie source of fiber, protein and antioxidants which can mitigate the risk of developing serious health conditions, such as Alzheimer’s, heart disease, cancer and diabetes. Mushroom, Asparagus & Broccoli Crustless Quiche is healthy, hearty and […]

A New Rising Star Joins The Tokara Team

An up and coming new winemaking talent and academic achiever, Candice Nassen, joins Tokara on 1 November 2021 as Assistant Winemaker to Stuart Botha. A double graduate with degrees in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Cape Town, and Viticulture and Oenology from the University of Stellenbosch, Candice notched up extensive winemaking experience at […]

Nederburg Shows Skill With Cab At IWSC

Nederburg has been showered in medals awarded by the 2021 International Wine & Spirit (IWSC) Competition based in London, winning three gold and three silver medals across its multi-tiered range, with Cabernet Sauvignon taking centre stage. All IWSC entries are tasted blind. To earn gold, a wine must achieve a score of at least 95. […]


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