BOUCHARD FINLAYSON CALLS FOR ENTRIES IN THE TOLLMAN ART COMPETITION HERMANUS FYNARTS FESTIVAL (7 – 17 JUNE 2019)

Bouchard Finlayson is inviting entries for the 2019 Tollman Bouchard Finlayson Art Award as part of the Hermanus FynArts Festival. The Tollman family, owners of Bouchard Finlayson, has long been great supporters of the arts in South Africa and is sponsoring the competition for the sixth consecutive year. This unique national art competition awards a first prize of R20…

THIS SPORTING LOT, AT CWA

Some of the lots at this year’s Cape Wine Auction on Saturday, March 2 – sponsored by Nedbank Private Wealth.

LORNA MASEKO INVITED TO THE WORLD’S MOST PRESTIGIOUS CULINARY STAGE

Lorna Maseko has been selected to present at The World Restaurant Awards which will be held in Paris this year. Known as the ‘Oscars For Restaurants’, the awards ceremony promises to be an extravagant affair for all culinary lovers and authorities across the globe. Lorna Maseko is one of the first South Africans to present…

FLAVOUR ACADEMY WITH CAFE DEL SOL AND DISARONNO

Café del Sol, together with Disaronno, is cooking up a feast at the Flavour Academy with a special “Flambé Cooking” series.  This is a must-attend for all foodies in love; or treat your special person to a culinary adventure. The Salute Series or Flambé cooking for 2019 where they add a dram of the good…

A NIGHT AT THE OPERA WITH CAFE DEL SOL

Indulge in the best cuisine we have to offer, Morgenster Wine Estate’s Opera Collection and the best Italian Opera performed by the Gauteng School of Opera. This is an event not too be missed. Includes a three course Italian dinner paired with Morgenster Wine Estate Opera Collection, Icelandic water, Illy Coffee and the Opera Experience….

INDULGE IN A SECRET FEBRUARY AFFAIR

After an elegant Secret Spring Dinner return to South Africa last year, SecretEATS has a host of fabulous dining experiences lined up for 2019! The first will be an unforgettable evening with a rising star in the South African and international culinary scene. So best you mark your calendars for 16 and 23 February. Mentored…

THE ART OF WINE AUCTIONS

The CWA itself is an opportunity for philanthropists to bid for exclusive vinous objets d’art – donated by generous winemaker benefactors

12 Tonics to Christmas: Espresso Tonic

During my research and development of the #12TonicsToChristmas series, I cam across an interesting concoction which seemed strange and innovative.  

12 Tonics to Christmas: Green Elf

Today’s #12TonicsToChristmas is non-alcoholic and boasts a refreshing finish as an alternative to the traditional gin and tonics. 

12 Tonics to Christmas: Spanish Sunset

We are halfway through the #12TonicsToChristmas series and feeling nostalgic….

Inspired by my time spent in Barcelona, on balmy summer evenings strolling the bustling streets and dropping by a street cafe for a refreshing drink, as you watch the late sunset between the historic buildings.

It was only obvious to add this orange-and-rum creation to my #12TonicsToChristmas list.  Sit back and sip this drink as you think about what you’ve survived in 2018. 

12 Tonics to Christmas: Castaway

Dreaming of a refreshing island cocktail with Bacardi White Rum and Fever-Tree#MediterraneanTonic, with a dash of Ginifer bitters.