FNB Creative Coffee Week set to brew up a storm in Durban
by Editor on 30 May 2019
Coffee Professionals from all over South Africa and abroad will be brewing up innovation, excitement and passion around all things coffee when the FNB Creative Coffee Week 2019 takes place in Durban from 27-29 June 2019. Following the unprecedented success of the inaugural Creative Coffee Week last year, event organisers Melanie Winter and Iain Evans of Coffee Magazine have planned an even bigger and better programm...
Winter value at The Bistro at Grande Provence
by Editor on 27 May 2019
Tuck into a generous winter value at The Bistro at Grande Provence Take advantage of the generous lunch offer at The Bistro at Grande Provence tailor-made for locals looking for superb winter value in Franschhoek. At R180 per person including a glass of Angels Tears wine, you’ll be spoilt for choice from hearty pulled pork or beef burgers served with onion rings, chips and coleslaw. Seafood lovers can tuck int...
Entrepreneurs gather at Indaba in Cape Town
by Editor on 20 May 2019
Business owners and entrepreneurs will gather at the Entrepreneurs Indaba in Cape Town on Sat 25 May 2019 to grow their businesses and network with fellow entrepreneurs. The event takes on the format of a full-day conference with plenary sessions and networking breaks throughout the day. More than eight entrepreneurial experts and talented business minds will share their stories, growth strategies, tips, tools and...
Franschhoek Winter Wines
by Editor on 17 May 2019
Winter is here, and the best part is that Franschhoek is #OpenForWinter. Brave the weather and head to the Franschhoek Cellar for this year’s edition of Franschhoek Winter Wines. Inspired by the season this Winter warmer festival will take place on Saturday, 15 June (11am to 4pm). The cozy setting of the cellar is the ideal location to mingle with the Franschhoek Vignerons who will be showcasing some of their fi...
TOKARA Shiraz releases wild herbs and berries in your glass
by Editor on 15 May 2019
TOKARA Shiraz releases wild herbs and berries in your glass TOKARA Shiraz 2017, the latest red wine to be released from this acclaimed family owned Stellenbosch wine estate, is a deliciously juicy wine made to share. Crafted from TOKARA vineyards on the foothills of the Simonsberg, this barrel-aged wine presents a cacophony of flavours leaping from your glass. You’ll find succulent plums, blackberries and bri...
De Krans - Best in Category and Top 100
by Editor on 13 May 2019
De Krans, widely known as being one of SA’s leading port-style wine producers, once again showed that they are more than a one trick pony at the recent 2019 National Wine Challenge Awards. Their Cape Vintage Reserve 2016 was awarded the Grand Cru Award (Best in Category) as well as a Double Platinum and position on the sought-after Top 100 SA Wines for 2019. The awards were announced at a special event on Thursday,...
Gold rush for TOKARA white wines in UK
by Editor on 13 May 2019
Gold rush for TOKARA white wines in UK awards season TOKARA wines have triumphed with a total of three gold medals at two highly contested UK wine competitions, the 2019 International Wine Challenge (IWC) and the Sommelier Wine Awards (SWA). Bringing home London gold from the IWC, is the TOKARA Reserve Collection Chardonnay 2017, whilst the Reserve Collection Elgin Sauvignon Blanc 2018 and the flagship Director...
Constantia Glen named top SA White Wine at IWC
by Editor on 10 May 2019
Constantia Glen named top SA White Wine and Sauvignon Blanc at IWC Constantia Glen has triumphed as South Africa’s best white wine overall and top Sauvignon Blanc clinching two trophies at the 2019 International Wine Challenge (IWC) in London. Applauding the Constantia Glen 2018 Sauvignon Blanc as top achiever overall with a score of 96/100, the judges described the wine as “breezy, stony but succulent” ...
Hermanus Fynarts Wine Plus 2019
by Editor on 09 May 2019
HERMANUS FYNARTS WINE PLUS 2019 More Information 0609575371 Email: fynarts@hermanus.co.za TASTING PLEASURES IN THE SPOTLIGHT AT HERMANUS FYNARTS WINE PLUS 2019 THE sixth Wine Plus programme – now a firm favourite of the dynamic Hermanus FynArts festival – takes a few new turns this year. Although each of the seven presentations is a well-worth stand-alone, the complete series is designed...
Roodeberg releases 2017 vintage in 70 year commemorative bottle
by Editor on 07 May 2019
Roodeberg releases 2017 vintage in 70 year commemorative bottle Roodeberg, the cherished South African red blend that resonates in the hearts and minds of wine lovers the world over, has released its 2017 vintage in regal packaging to celebrate its 70th anniversary. Launched in 1949, Roodeberg is a true South African original that has stood the test of time. This signature red is the heart and soul of memorable...
Steenberg appoints Elunda Basson as new Cellar Master
by Editor on 25 April 2019
Steenberg appoints Elunda Basson as new Cellar Master Accomplished winemaker Elunda Basson, a respected specialist of her craft with a string of prestigious awards in tow, has been appointed as the new Cellar Master at Steenberg Vineyards. Basson, who succeeds JD Pretorius in managing the entire winemaking operations at Steenberg, takes up her new position in June this year, after an illustrious career spanning...
Cosy winter value at Steenberg’s trendy Bistro Sixteen82
by Editor on 15 April 2019
Cosy winter value at Steenberg’s trendy Bistro Sixteen82 Warm up with Chef Kerry Kilpin’s exciting seasonal creations and excellent winter value at Bistro Sixteen82, Steenberg’s beloved cellar door restaurant in Constantia. For an indulgent lunch of neo-bistro comfort food, there’s a special Hearty & Homely Menu to keep you fuelled from Monday to Friday, 2 May till 30 September 2019, excluding public hol...
International competitions are opens global gastronomic community to young chefs
by Editor on 02 April 2019
At a Capsicum masterclass series sponsored by S. Pellegrino and Acqua Panna, Chef Ben Ungermann talks about how Australian Masterchef kick-started a culinary career across many countries and the importance of the global gastronomic community to a young chef’s career. Cape Town, South Africa, April 2019 – Placing high in an international cooking competition is becoming a recognised path for young chefs to gain ...
Grande Provence goes back to its roots with new Heritage Tasting Menu
by Editor on 02 April 2019
Grande Provence goes back to its roots with new Heritage Tasting Menu Grande Provence, the landmark 1694 Heritage Wine Estate in Franschhoek, has gone back to its culinary roots with a new Heritage Tasting Menu. Prepared by Marvin Robyn, the passionate young head chef who is bringing new energy to The Restaurant at Grande Provence, the Heritage Tasting Menu is available exclusively to dinner guests. The menu offe...
Middelvlei Family Day
by Editor on 27 March 2019
Save the date for this year’s Middelvlei Family Day, Monday, 22 April, which promises to be a fun day out for the whole family. The Easter Bunny will be popping in on the day to the farm making the Middevlei Easter Egg Hunt extra fun. Look out for the special clues hidden to uncover an abundance of sweet treats. Adding to the day’s fun and festivities are the line-up of boeresport games, guaranteed to be one of...
Decorex Durban welcomes big crowds to African-inspired exhibition
by Editor on 27 March 2019
It was non-stop inspiration at this year’s Decorex Durban as 21 628 visitors streamed through the doors of the Durban Exhibition from 21 to 24 March, taking in 2019 trends showcased by Africa’s leading décor, design and lifestyle exhibition. “The ‘Designing for Africa - feels like home’ theme was so beautifully incorporated into every aspect of this year’s Decorex Durban and visitors – which increa...
Survivor gold rush at International Wine competition
by Editor on 18 March 2019
Survivor gold rush at International Wine competition Survivor, the free spirited Swartland wine range, has triumphed at the 2019 MUNDUS VINI Spring Tasting in Germany with gold medals for two of its red wines. The gold medallists are Survivor Pinotage 2017 and Survivor Wild Yeast Syrah 2017, the brand new addition to the trusty Survivor fold. Both wines were among the award winners showcased this week at ProW...
Gratitude Jazz Sunday
by Editor on 14 March 2019
Celebrate your love for jazz by joining us for another Gratitude Jazz Sunday experience which promises to be quite a treat. Sunday, 31 March, 13:30 till 17:30 Flamigo shopping centre, Modderfontein Space is limited so book today by calling 010 786 1691
Roodeberg goes the distance at 10 Year Old Wine Awards
by Editor on 06 March 2019
Roodeberg goes the distance at 10 Year Old Wine Awards Roodeberg, the legendary South African red blend celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, has stood out in fine company as a brand with staying power in the 10 Year Old Wine Awards 2019. Achieving the second highest score of 92/100, the 2009 Roodeberg was ranked third in an impressive line-up of nine wines that broke the venerable 90 point barrier in the ...
Tokara excels at 10 Year Old Wine Awards
by Editor on 05 March 2019
TOKARA excels for 3rd consecutive year at 10 Year Old Wine Awards TOKARA, the acclaimed family owned Stellenbosch wine estate, has excelled as a top preforming cellar at the 10 Year Old Wine Awards 2019 for the third consecutive year. Showing its prowess as a world class producer of red and white wines of remarkable ageability and consistency, TOKARA was ranked second highest performer overall with 90 points or ...