NEW SUMMER MENU AT SWIRL…

Stellenbosch Vineyards boasting their new summer menu, in celebration of their first birthday. Here’s what Chef Livinia Plaaitjie will entice you with at Swirl.

2018 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards

Hold on to your (chef) hats!  The legendary Test Kitchen (Woodstock) was knocked off the Eat Out Awards throne; after 6 consecutive years of taking the prestigious place as the country’s top eatery, making way for the enigmatic  Chef Gregory Czarnecki and his brigade.  Here’s the list of winners and special awards for the 2018…

Fitch & Leedes Blue Tonic

Fitch & Leedes Blue Tonic, the new blue blooded mixer, transforms every G&T or vodka into a sensory indulgence.

Warwick Wine Estate does it again!

Awarded three 5-star ratings by The Platter’s by Diners Club South African Wine Guide 2019 The Blue Lady 2015, a classic Cabernet Sauvignon from our estate, aged in 225-litre tight grain, medium and light toast French oak barrels. The wine is redolent of blackberries, crème de cassis with hints of graphite and tobacco leaf. Only…

Iain Banner appointed to Cape Wine Auction Trust Board

Iain Banner has been appointed to the board of the Cape Wine Auction Trust and joins the trust’s five other members – Wendy Appelbaum, Paul Cluver, Ken Kinsey-Quick, Raymond Ndlovu and Mike Ratcliffe. Banner is the co-founder of a number of successful companies, events and charities, including Sports International, the Gary Player Design Company, the…

It’s Wine, Dine & Stein Time…

Jack and Charlie Stein – sons of acclaimed British chef Rick Stein – have been filming in Cape Town recently, completing two episodes of a new food series from Oxyg3n Media called Wine, Dine & Stein. They will return in January to shoot the remaining 11 episodes; with @JagComms.

The SECRET is out!

CLANDESTINE DINING CONCEPT, SECRET EATS, RETURNS TO ITS SOUTH AFRICAN ROOTS FOLLOWING INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION SecretEATS is an exclusive dining experience unlike any other. Top, talented chefs and young, rising stars are invited to step out of their everyday kitchens and into a mystery location to create a once-off dining experience that leaves guests hungry for…

Darling Sweet Launches Caramels Range

Darling Sweet, one of South Africa’s premier toffee manufacturers recently celebrated its fourth anniversary and, to mark the occasion, owners Hentie van der Merwe and Frits van Ryneveld, have launched a range of Soft Caramels to sit alongside and compliment their ever burgeoning Toffee collection. 

Trizanne Signature Wine – riding the wave(s) to #WoWSA

The winemaker who is as good in the cellar as she is on a surfboard Trizanne Barnard is as good on a surfboard as she is in the cellar making Trizanne Signature Wines (TSW). Her wines will be showcased at the upcoming Women of Wine South Africa (WoWSA) Festival, which takes place on Sunday, August…

CALLING ALL CHEFS – BRING IT!

The professional chef competition with the biggest prize pool in the country is back, and you’re invited to bring your passion, bring your experience and bring your game – BRING IT! Join the professionals and the up-and-coming in a clash of talent, skill, determination and passion – with the chance to win up to R15…

Win a trip to NICE with JAN.

WIN A TRIP TO NICE & APRICALE AND DINE WITH JAN Pre-order your copy of JAN the JOURNAL online and you could stand a chance to win a trip to Nice in France, and Apricale in Italy. You could be shopping the markets with Jan Hendrik and dine at his Michelin-star Restaurant JAN in Nice…

South African Michelin-Star Chef Launches Luxury Publication

Following the success of JAN, his debut television show on VIA (DStv 147) last year, South African Michelin-star chef Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen is launching a luxury publication called JAN the JOURNAL on May 9, 2018. Like van der Westhuizen’s  bestselling recipe books, the JOURNAL, a bi-annual publication, will be a visual feast –…

Belvedere Garden POP-UP BAR

From the creators of The Union Pop Up Bar THE BELVEDERE GARDEN POP UP BAR Straight off the success of two seasons in Cape Town, Belvedere the world’s original luxury Vodka brings the Secret Garden Bar to Johannesburg! Uncover a magical urban oasis in the heart of Johannesburg as Belvedere, the world’s original luxury vodka,…

It’s Dad’s turn….spoil the ol’ man.

Your Dad believed in you and strived to give you the best in life. He loved you unconditionally, he taught you about being a loyal soccer fan, he even saved you before your sibling dropped the water balloon on your head. Apart from that, your Dad also wore the Batman cape with you, built you…