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Marthélize Tredoux: On food, copyright and trademarks

A recent back-and-forth on Twitter between some winos and chef-types (see here) piqued my interest around the issue of protecting food (and, specifically signature...

Dax Villanueva: The Story of The Yellow Tin

If I mention the name Badenhorst, you probably think of Adi Badenhorst and AA Badenhorst Family Wines. Understandably so, as Badenhorst wines have developed...

Dax Villanueva: Flos Olei 2016 – A Guide to the World...

The Flos Olei guide is widely recognised as the only international and multi-lingual guide to olive oil. Published in English and Italian, this guide...

David Donde: Better beans – defining coffee quality

Quality sadly is too often reduced to a label printed on the front of a tin of the cheapest of instant coffees. That clearly...

Dax Villanueva: Should you cook with olive oil?

This question is very common and there is a misconception that one should not cook with olive oil but only add it after cooking....

Dax Villanueva: A Wide River of Olive Oil

No conversation about South African olive oil can take place without the mention of RIO LARGO. This olive oil is South Africa’s top award...

Dax Villanueva: Olive oil competitions

Excitement is growing among local olive oil producers as the third quarter of the year is award season during which the top olive oils...

David Donde: The importance of home grinding

The question is always waiting for me like a goon in the shadows. What espresso machine should I buy for home? Well dude, your...