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
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!
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.
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.
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…
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…
Healthy summer eating has just been taken to the next level, thanks to the launch of the newest global dessert maker sensation, Yonanas, in South Africa.
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.
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, the new blue blooded mixer, transforms every G&T or vodka into a sensory indulgence.