Discover Steenberg’s lively Brut Chardonnay MCC this spring
by Editor on 18 September 2019
Celebrate spring with the vibrancy and freshness of Steenberg 1682 Brut Chardonnay MCC. This richly layered Blanc de Blancs is an elegant Méthode Cap Classique crafted in the time honoured French tradition of secondary bottle fermentation that gives rise to its fine mousse and finesse. “Blanc de Blancs is without a doubt the most exciting Cap Classique category right now. It has been such a pleasure to have...
How authentic does the future look for todays generation?
by Editor on 05 September 2019
The inaugural Illumi.Nation event proved that there is a real need for young people to participate in dialogues that affect their lives. On Thursday the 29th of August the long awaited Illumi.Nation event series powered by Strawberry Lips kicked off to a full house as attendees sat down and engaged in a two-hour open dialogue about being true, living authentically and empowering women (and men) to break down the b...
Tim Atkin bestows high praise for Anthonij Rupert Wyne
by Editor on 03 September 2019
September is met with great anticipation and excitement in the wine industry as it coincides with the release of Tim Atkin’s annual review of South African wines. In the results, announced on 3 September, 11 wines within the Anthonij Rupert Wyne portfolio scored an impressive 90+ out of a possible 100 points. The Cape of Good Hope Serruria Chardonnay 2017 scored the highest – 95 points. Tim Atkin is a British...
TOKARA Multi Varietal strikes gold at SA Olive Awards
by Editor on 29 August 2019
TOKARA Multi Varietal strikes gold at SA Olive Awards TOKARA, the highly acclaimed, family owned wine and olive oil farm on the outskirts of Stellenbosch, has netted a slew of medals across its range of cold pressed extra virgin olive oils at the 2019 SA Olive Awards. Top performer this year, is the 2019 TOKARA Multi Varietal Extra Virgin Olive Oil, a gold medallist in the ‘Medium’ category. A blend of Fran...
Join the dialogue on the importance of authenticity
by Editor on 27 August 2019
Take part in an essential discussion around the importance of gender equality and ‘The Power of Authenticity’ with a host of top South African influencers at Illumi.Nation powered by Strawberry Lips. Designed to be an evening of inspirational conversations fused with fun activations such as spot prize wins, video booths and more; Illumi.Nation will kick off proceedings with well-known sports presenter and jour...
Pulling out all the stops at this year’s Franschhoek Uncorked Festival
by Editor on 12 August 2019
Bid farewell to the Winter blues and swing into Spring by heading off to the picture perfect Franschhoek Wine Valley over the weekend of 14 and 15 September for this year’s Franschhoek Uncorked Festival. What better excuse to explore one of South Africa’s premier wine destinations, whilst uncovering a fine selection of wine gems from the Franschhoek Vignerons. Wineries in and around the valley welcome the fr...
Time to repose in style with this year’s Decorex Joburg Bedroom Project
by Editor on 05 August 2019
Creating the perfect home sanctuary requires the subtle fusion of on-trend colour and style with personalised décor items. This year’s Decorex Joburg Bedroom Project installation – taking place at Gallagher Convention Centre from 7 to 11 August – welcomes the city’s leading designers and craftsmen, ready to curate a range of enviable bedroom settings. “The bedroom is a really iconic space for style bec...
Van Loveren fight against poaching with its Rhino Run wines
by Editor on 31 July 2019
Van Loveren Family Vineyards has continued its contribution to nature conservation in South Africa with the release of the latest vintage Rhino Run wines. The range of superb quality wines celebrates this magnificent animal of the African plains and the efforts being made to save it. “The plight of the rhino has been well-publicised and continues to grow direr every passing day,” says Van Loveren Wines CEO Ph...
Diarise the dates for Decorex Joburg 2019!
by Editor on 26 July 2019
The flagship Decorex exhibition, synonymous with sophisticated décor and design, is bringing the finest localised products, interior stylists and creative inspiration to the Gallagher Convention Centre from 7 to 11 August. This year’s Decorex Joburg, centred on the show’s 2019 theme, 'Designing for Africa – feels like home’, will highlight the increasing inter-continental reach of Africa’s design influence...
Slavin reveal on-trend kitchen feature for Decorex Joburg
by Editor on 26 July 2019
The emerging trends in colour, appliance, design and even food will captivate all tastes at this year’s Trend Kitchen Feature by Slavin. This will form part of the innovative features’ programme at this year’s Decorex Joburg, taking place at the Gallagher Convention Centre from 7 to 11 August. “We have seen a massive rise in food and design-related television shows that have really highlighted the role of...
Exceptional Italian winter value at 95 Keerom and 95 at Parks
by Editor on 25 July 2019
Exceptional Italian winter value at 95 Keerom and 95 at Parks Dine like an Italian at exceptional value and tuck into chef-proprietor Giorgio Nava’s special 3-course winter menu available exclusively during August at 95 Keerom in Cape Town’s CBD and 95 at Parks in Constantia. For starters, tuck into a classic caprese salad with creamy artisanal burrata mozzarella. The main course is a choice of Chef Giorg...
Women's Day Welness Day
by Editor on 16 July 2019
Join us for a much needed "Women's Day Wellness Experience" that promises to give you our guest time to rediscover a healthy and discerning lifestyle in a beautiful setting. All of this in a spectacular venue that boast some of the most breathtaking views of the south of Joburg and promises to leave you relaxed and rejuvenated as we celebrated women's day. There is something for everyone -Yoga in the morning ...
Winter Inspires Cape Creatives
by Editor on 09 July 2019
Recently launched state-of-the-art multi-functional studio in Cape Town, Infinity Studios, is set to become a hive of activity as it firmly sets its sights on becoming one of the city’s foremost creative hubs. Infinity Studios owner, James Pople, has spent the better part of his career in a variety of creative environment across the world – and is thrilled to be back in the Mother City in time for its winter s...
Balance wines take the wheel with an exciting new pizza tasting
by Editor on 03 July 2019
Balance wines take the wheel with an exciting new pizza tasting If you are looking for a laid back food and wine experience without all the serious wine paraphernalia – Balance, the easy drinking range of quality, everyday wines, has you covered. The new Balance Pizza Wheel Tasting, now available at Overhex Winery & Bistro near Worcester, lets you experience these joyous wines, with a mouth-watering, crispy piz...
The Chocolate Festival is back!
by Editor on 28 June 2019
Chocolate, chocolate and even more chocolate! That’s what you are guaranteed to find at this year’s Chocolate Festival. Heaven for any sweet tooth fanatics, this two-day chocolate extravaganza takes place over the weekend of 31 August and 1 September (10am to 4pm daily) at The Woodmill in Stellenbosch. Expect to find a chocolate line up of gastronomical proportion. The usual plus a handful of artisanal gems ...
FNB Creative Coffee Week set to brew up a storm in Durban
by Editor on 30 May 2019
Coffee Professionals from all over South Africa and abroad will be brewing up innovation, excitement and passion around all things coffee when the FNB Creative Coffee Week 2019 takes place in Durban from 27-29 June 2019. Following the unprecedented success of the inaugural Creative Coffee Week last year, event organisers Melanie Winter and Iain Evans of Coffee Magazine have planned an even bigger and better programm...
Winter value at The Bistro at Grande Provence
by Editor on 27 May 2019
Tuck into a generous winter value at The Bistro at Grande Provence Take advantage of the generous lunch offer at The Bistro at Grande Provence tailor-made for locals looking for superb winter value in Franschhoek. At R180 per person including a glass of Angels Tears wine, you’ll be spoilt for choice from hearty pulled pork or beef burgers served with onion rings, chips and coleslaw. Seafood lovers can tuck int...
June Live Music - Bay Harbour Market
by Editor on 27 May 2019
It’s that time again when Bay Harbour Market announces its line-up for the weekend ahead – live music on the KWV Classic Collection Sound Stage. Friday, 31 May 2019 - Money For Bali Saturday, 1 June 2019 - Ashweeta Sunday, 2 June 2019 - Dan Fernandes Bay Harbour Market is open every Friday 5pm – 9pm and Saturday/Sunday 9.30am – 4pm. In addition to live music the BOOM Bar, global food selection, amazi...
Entrepreneurs gather at Indaba in Cape Town
by Editor on 20 May 2019
Business owners and entrepreneurs will gather at the Entrepreneurs Indaba in Cape Town on Sat 25 May 2019 to grow their businesses and network with fellow entrepreneurs. The event takes on the format of a full-day conference with plenary sessions and networking breaks throughout the day. More than eight entrepreneurial experts and talented business minds will share their stories, growth strategies, tips, tools and...
Franschhoek Winter Wines
by Editor on 17 May 2019
Winter is here, and the best part is that Franschhoek is #OpenForWinter. Brave the weather and head to the Franschhoek Cellar for this year’s edition of Franschhoek Winter Wines. Inspired by the season this Winter warmer festival will take place on Saturday, 15 June (11am to 4pm). The cozy setting of the cellar is the ideal location to mingle with the Franschhoek Vignerons who will be showcasing some of their fi...