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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: Four Essential Tips for Storing Olive Oil

Olive oil being a product of a fruit, unlike wine, does not mature with age and is at its best straight after pressing. The...

David Donde: Where is the world’s best coffee from?

Which country grows the greatest coffee? There is a question that if I got a penny for every time I was asked it, I’d...

Anna Trapido: Eating our way out of extinction

Meat eating can be extremely destructive. The Take Extinction Off Your Plate campaign has expressed concern that global meat consumption is accelerating deforestation, drought,...

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....

David Donde: The world’s most expensive coffees

Over-priced, expensive or good value for money? As the price goes up the question becomes more relevant. Am I paying a premium for quality?...

Dax Villanueva: On the SA Olive Commitment To Compliance Seal

Observant visitors will notice something in common between many wine farms, apart from the elements that constitute wine making. That is the presence of...

David Donde: How to make great-tasting coffee at home

I am often asked how to make great coffee at home. Well, actually, I am usually asked “Which (overpriced) espresso machine should I buy?”. Presumably...