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The Perfect Honeymoon to South Africa's Wine Country

South Africa already has so much to offer honeymooners by way of world-class comforts tinged with just the right amount of adventure. The typical lovebird itinerary begins on safari, usually in Kruger National Park or elsewhere in KwaZulu-Natal, then winds down with a few days of dining and …

25 Bottles of Argentine Malbec to Drink Right Now

Whether you're drinking for Malbec World Day or just looking for a solid bottle to pair with dinner, these wines won't do you wrong.<p>The rise of …

These Long-Lost Sisters Found Each Other Across 2 Continents and Started a Winery Together

Every entrepreneurial story is one worth telling — from the 13-year-old with a 60,000 dollar lemonade business to the globe trotter with a travel-inspired blanket biz, women are creating the life of their dreams and making history while doing it. But every so often, we hear an especially inspiring, …

The 19 Most Lavish Hotel Bars in the World

You'll want to fly across the globe just to grab a drink at one of these bars.<p>No hotel is complete without a good hotel bar.<p>As hotels aim to attract …

Gloria Steinem's message to women and girls: Act like a cat

Gloria Steinem has been at the forefront of American feminism for a half century. But she’s never seen activism quite like today’s #MeToo movement.<p>“Clearly, at this moment in time we are gaining our voices in a way that has never happened before,” said Steinem, the co-founder of <i>Ms.</i> magazine and …

Feminism

Atlanta's favorite over-the-top holiday bar, Miracle, is back and even bigger

Photo by Melissa Hom<p>Photo by Melissa Hom<p>Need a little “Ho-Ho-Ho” in your life? Big Citizen’s Eric Simpkins and Darren Carr, the team behind the …

The Perfect Wine for Every Thanksgiving Scenario

Picking wines for Thanksgiving is never an easy task. How do you choose something that will go nicely with sweet potatoes, cranberry sauces, turkey, stuffing, and the whole medley of other dishes that end up at the Thanksgiving feast? And, on top of that, how do you please everyone at the table, …

A $1,000 Day in Cape Town for $100

The sun-flecked ocean glittered to the west as I wound my way down Victoria Road in Cape Town toward The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa. The origin of its name would quickly become apparent — from my position on the coastal road it was easy to see the distinct craggy peaks called the Twelve Apostles …

South Africa

Sea Point Market, Cape Town

Mojo Market is a new and exciting 7-day-a-week food and lifestyle market based on Regent Road. It is a hybrid and eclectic mix of 45 designer retail …

Menu

CHEFS WAREHOUSE CANTEEN MENU FROM THE DELI RILLETTE OF DUCK, RABBIT OR PORK 70 SEARED & CONFIT TUNA w FENNEL & SHALLOT SALAD 90 POTTED SHRIMP 75 …

Ice Cream

Dinner | PotLuck Club

SALTY<p>R60 Woodstock Bakery Ciabatta with dips<br>• R40 Marinated Olives<br>• R110 Pot Luck Club Peri Peri Chicken, Charred Pepper and Kale Salad, Almonds and …

The Best Signature Cocktail for Your Zodiac Sign

Wedding ceremonies and the receptions that follow are a symbol of a couple's relationship, and their love for each other. From processional music to signature cocktails, each aspect should embody the union of two individuals and the life they will have together.<p>Of course, you can choose your …

Glenfiddich's New Scotch Is Finished in Ice Wine Casks

Even classic Scotch producers are looking for experimental ways to finish their whiskies.<p>Since the practice was first pioneered back in the mid-'90s, …

Scotch Whisky

20 Wines for Under $20: Weeknight Pleasures for Relaxed Evenings

The requirements for weeknight cooking are easy to understand, but weeknight wine? It’s a bit more conceptual.<p>The last thing anyone wants after a long day of work is to put in another few hours over a cutting board and stove. But where is the labor in opening a bottle? It is the wine inside that …

17 Unreal Bars for a Drink You’ll Never Forget

There are many great bars in the world, but only a handful offer an unforgettable experience.<p>Whether it's one of the most breathtaking views in the …

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Pét-Nat Is the Natural Wine That Could Replace Your Rosé Obsession

Rosé, rosé, rosé — all day. It seems like everyone is obsessed with it. Make no mistake — we absolutely adore the pink stuff (we’ve set out to learn everything there is to know about it, after all!) but the wine world is vast, and we’ve been hearing a lot about pét-nat through the grapevine (sorry, …

How Cape Town became Africa's modern art hub

As the Asian art market slows, Africa has filled the gap left behind. Last year alone there were two dedicated contemporary African art fairs in New …

Atlanta’s Hottest Breweries

Georgia’s craft beer scene has exploded in the past few years with the Atlanta area seeing new breweries opening nearly every year since 2010. Now that the state has updated its antiquated liquor laws, a steady stream of breweries are expected to open around Atlanta in the coming year. This …

The Beginner's Guide to Chakras

Chakra. It’s a word you’ve probably heard in yoga class—and the checkout line at Whole Foods—but do you <i>really</i> know what it means? If the answer is …

D.C.’s Most Anticipated Summer Restaurant Openings

There’s a flurry of high-profile restaurants scheduled to join the local dining scene in the coming months.<p>Here’s nearly a dozen of the most anticipated hospitality ventures coming down the pike.<p><b>Sushi Gakyu</b><p><b>What:</b> This upscale restaurant from chef Yoshihisa “Yoshi” Ota is expected to have both …

The Early Word on Two Bros. Soulfood Kitchen & Lounge

Partners Chris Everett and David Roundtree’s first family-friendly eatery, Two Bros. Soulfood Kitchen & Lounge,opened last month in Alexandria, Va. The spacious suburban restaurant (there’s room for 150 guests) features multiple bars, a DJ booth, as well as a covered outdoor patio.<p>Culinary …

Where to Eat Late-Night Around the DMV

When hunger strikes after last call, these tried-and-true restaurants are there to fill that need.<p>The local hospitality scene dishes out all manner of sustenance into the wee hours of the morning, from stick-to-your-ribs-good breakfast fare to ornate sushi boats and still-warm pupusas.<p>There is, of …

19 Must-Buys for a Wine Tasting-Themed Bachelorette Party

There are brides who like wine… and then there’s your BFF, who’s practically a connoisseur. And like any vino-obsessed gal, she deserves a boozy bachelorette party with a wine-tasting theme that pays tribute to her bev of choice. But even if the crew can’t quite make it to the trail, you *can* …

Wine Tasting

Coup, a New Manhattan Bar, Aims to Serve Up an Antidote to Trump

Something came over Ravi DeRossi in early November. “For the few weeks after the election, I couldn’t get out of bed,” he said. “It was all I could do to read the news.”<p>So, to snap himself out of it, he did what he does best: open a bar.<p>Mr. DeRossi, 42, is the owner or co-owner of several hip …

The Best Wedding Wines—According to Betrothed Sommeliers

Brides and grooms carefully select the menus, flowers and music that will mark their big day. So why is wedding wine so often not worth a toast? Lettie Teague sits down with two sommeliers tying the knot to find out the dos and don’ts of doing it right<p>By<p>Lettie Teague<p>Lettie Teague<p>The Wall Street …

We are bearing witness to a profound moment in black culture, Aperture shows

Even as we see images of what most of us already know — that police violence against black people in America is occurring with vicious regularity — something remarkable is materializing in its wake. For all the pain, anxiety and devastation caused by the widely circulated video footage of black …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Cocktail Party Commandments -- 10 Rules Every Hostess Should Follow

Source: GraciousLivingGuide.com<p>Everyone loves a good cocktail party -- cocktails and conversation -- what's not to love?<p>When it's your turn to host, don't panic. Below you will find everything you need to host the party of the season -- and do it confidently and worry-free. You'll be so relaxed at …

Lifehacks

Napa Valley Dream-Trip Tips

F&W'S Ray Isle distills his vast and hard-won travel wisdom down into his absolutely essential advice. Listen up.<p>Being a wine writer is a little like …

Wine Woes? We Picked a Sommelier’s Brain and Learned So Much

We’re always on the hunt for a new bottle of vino to add to our list of faves, but scoring a stellar find can be such a daunting task. To help us …