I have been indulging in a range of wine and drink-related matters, but at the core of my nucleus, you will find a passion for food.
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…
New CWA Trust chairperson Raymond Ndlovu on the state of the SA wine industry and the way forward for the CWA Auction
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 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!
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…
It’s time for another world-class festival and highlight on the Cape Winelands social calendar. The annual Shiraz & Charcuterie Festival, which takes place once again at the picturesque Anthonij Rupert Wyne in Franschhoek.
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.
They call themselves “the rebels of the vine”.
Black Elephant Vintners (BEV) was born out of synchronicity, fortuitous friendships and a love for wine.
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.
The world’s largest collection of works by the pre-eminent South African Impressionist Adriaan Boshoff can be seen in a world-class new art museum dedicated to the artist’s life and paintings, situated at The Orient Hotel complex.
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 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…
Constantia hosts The Cape Wine Auction this March with fabulous food to match SA’s finest wines and here’s the people behind the culinary feast.
The Cape Wine Auction is regarded as the most significant international wine charity auction ever conceived in South Africa – uniting the industry around a single goal of raising money for education.
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 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…
Some of the lots at this year’s Cape Wine Auction on Saturday, March 2 – sponsored by Nedbank Private Wealth.
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…
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…