Meet the Winemaker: Andrew Keenleyside of Akarua Wines

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We met Akarua Head Winemaker Andrew Keenleyside on our recent Lonely Planet Wine Trails Adventure in Central Otago. We found out that his childhood dream was to become a truckie, his proudest achievement was the release of Akarua’s first genuine single block pinot (Kolo) and his biggest fail had something to do with destroying a press beyond repair…

South Africa Coastal Wine Tours – Elim Valley to Constantia

Few know that South Africa is one of the world’s leading producers of fine wines, and that a South Africa wine tour can be the trip of a lifetime. Learn how to plan the perfect wine tour of South Africa, from the coast and cape to the interior. Find out about coastal South African winery tours beginning the Elim Valley and ending in Constantia.

Bear in Mind These Top 3 Reasons For Owning a Home Wine Cellar

It is not necessary to go to great expense to store wine. You do not need an underground set up or storage at local wine cellar storage. Whether you are aging to perfection or want safe, secure, convenience home wine cellars are the answer. Here are the top three reasons for owning one.

Enjoy a Beer With Dinner

The story of drinking habits in Britain over the last twenty years has been all about the rise in the popularity of wine. Can brewers tempt people to enjoy a glass of beer with their dinner, rather than wine?

What Do You Know About White Wine

Think of a traditional European meal and a tall glass of chilled clear wine, set on a table under a blue Mediterranean sky comes easily to the mind. From a humble beverage made by farmers trying to preserve grape juice, wine making has come a long way through the centuries. The world over, no sophisticated meal is complete without a wine list and white wines are a favorite as it is available as dry, sweet and semi-sweet selections.

Enjoy a Local Brewery Tour

Touring a local brewery can be fun and also a great learning experience. Find out about how beers are brewed and you’re sure to take even more enjoyment the next time you sample a beer.

Who Drinks the Most Beer?

Some countries of the world are renowned for their abilities to produce fine wines, while others are better known for their capabilities at brewing beer. Which countries consume the most beer though?

Wine Stem Wrap Charms

Looking for that perfect gift for the wine enthusiast or to carry to the next party? Want to know what can make your next party elegant and successful? Look no further. These beautiful wine glass wrap charms (that you create) are the perfect answer.

5 Iron Wine Rack Designs That Protect Your Wine Investment

The designs and styles of wine racks are almost endless. Iron is on of the most widely used storage unit for wine and with good reason. See five iron wine rack designs that are wonderful for protecting your fantastic investment.

Caipirinha – The National Drink of Brazil

The caipirinha is Brazil’s national drink. Here’s an article on its supposed origin and also some tips on how to make one.

Stag Weekend – Celebrate the Moment to the Fullest

Today, stag weekend is celebrated worldwide with great pomp and show. Gone are the days, when people used small rooms to celebrate stag weekends. With the passing of time, the taste of people has changed a lot. Now people are more prone to fashion and are highly passionate to do any thing. As the stag party comes once in a lifetime, everybody wants to enjoy the weekend to the fullest.

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