Looking for an “any occasion wine”?

Looking for an “any occasion wine”? Here it is… Elgin Ridge 282 Pinot Noir 2016 – perfect for any occasion South Africa is home to only a couple of certified biodynamic wine producers, and Elgin Ridge Wine Estate happens to be one of these. Situated in the picture-perfect Elgin Wine Valley, the estate owned by Brian…

It’s World Malbec Day

Today Argentina is synonymous with Malbec, having achieved a direct association with the varietal. Renowned by its diversity, high quality and elegance, it marks a constant innovation in the wine scene worldwide.

THE REBELS ARE BURNING THE FLOOR

The world’s most prolific ballroom and dance theatre production, Burn the Floor, returns to South Africa for a much-anticipated tour across the country later this year. The show is set to dazzle local audiences with its spectacular dance moves and sizzling ballroom displays on stage and you shouldn’t miss it for the world!

FRANSCHHOEK RETURNS TO THE WINTER SCULPTURE FAIR

The popular Winter Sculpture Fair, a unique sculpture exhibition in one of Gauteng’s most beautiful landscapes, returns to the Nirox Foundation Sculpture Park over the weekend of 11 and 12 May. Organisers of the event, Artlogic, have once again teamed up with the Franschhoek Wine Valley to bring to the fair the finest culinary and…

PAUL CLUVER WINES AT ELGIN COOL WINE & COUNTRY FESTIVAL

Looking for something to do when in the Western Cape?  The Elgin Cool Wine & Country Food Festival is back, and it’s guaranteed to be one of this year’s social calendar highlights. Taking place over the weekend of 27 and 28 April participating Elgin Wine Producers will be pulling out the stops to showcase their range of fine wines paired with amazing food offerings.

SA BUBBLY – MORE REASON TO CELEBRATE!

L’Ormarins’ Zanie Viljoen is the MCC Specialist Winemaker at Anthonij Rupert Wines, which will be showcasing some of its bubblies in the L’Ormarins range in Johanesburg.

Pomodoro Magic in Morningside!

Have you ever dreamed of waves of delicious pasta creations, all adorned with rich and fragrant sauces? Or jewels of seafood drenched in authentic Mediterranean flavours?
That is exactly what you can expect with a visit to Pomodoro Ristorante!

We were treated to a sneak peek of the menu with a “Bloggers Dinner Party” showcasing seafood, pasta, ostrich fillet and incredible wines.

An intimate “bloggers dinner party” included some new and familiar faces, as well as our hosts, one of which was the owner Stefano Mas.

THE 2019 CAPE WINE AUCTION RAISES NEARLY R15-MILLION

The 2019 Cape Wine Auction has raised R14 625 million and has now amassed nearly R88 million since the first auction was held in 2014. At a glamorous event held at Buitenverwachting in Constantia, it was announced that Raymond Ndlovu has been appointed chairperson to the Cape Wine Auction Trust, replacing Wendy Appelbaum who remains a…

THE ORIENT HOTEL BOASTS BIGGEST GLOBAL COLLECTION OF ADRIAAN BOSHOFF ART

A stunning, new art museum dedicated to the life and works of the pre-eminent South African impressionist Adriaan Boshoff, is set to open on Friday, March 15, 2019, in the grounds of the Francolin Conservancy, home of the luxurious Orient Hotel and the multi award-winning Restaurant Mosaic.

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…