Extreme two-wheeled action at the South Coast Bike Fest™
by Editor on 18 March 2019
Don’t miss out on the #SCBF19 Early Bird Ticket Special running until Monday, 1 April. Book your tickets now at www.southcoastbikefest.co.za and save! If you’re in the mood to watch some crazy stunts on high-powered machinery performed by South Africa’s best thrill-seeking riders, then this year’s South Coast Bike Fest™ (#SCBF19) powered by Gearhouse Full Throttle Entertainment Zone is the place to be! ...
KSA kitchen surfaces showcased at Decorex SA
by Editor on 18 March 2019
Granite and engineered stone have long been the material of choice for countertops, but as trends have begun to demand a cleaner, sleeker look, there has been a need for a hardwearing surfacing material similar to stone, but in a thinner format. “Porcelain or sintered surfacing has arrived on the market as the ideal kitchen countertop solution,” explained Stephanie Forbes, National Manager of the Kitchen Spe...
Survivor gold rush at International Wine competition
by Editor on 18 March 2019
Survivor gold rush at International Wine competition Survivor, the free spirited Swartland wine range, has triumphed at the 2019 MUNDUS VINI Spring Tasting in Germany with gold medals for two of its red wines. The gold medallists are Survivor Pinotage 2017 and Survivor Wild Yeast Syrah 2017, the brand new addition to the trusty Survivor fold. Both wines were among the award winners showcased this week at ProW...
Gratitude Jazz Sunday
by Editor on 14 March 2019
Celebrate your love for jazz by joining us for another Gratitude Jazz Sunday experience which promises to be quite a treat. Sunday, 31 March, 13:30 till 17:30 Flamigo shopping centre, Modderfontein Space is limited so book today by calling 010 786 1691
Decorex Durban promises a creative feast of flavour for discerning foodies
by Editor on 05 March 2019
To truly appreciate the latest décor trends and styles, visitors to Decorex Durban will be treated to a wide range of foodie features to ensure all senses are completely satisfied. Taking place at the Durban Exhibition Centre from 21 to 24 March, Decorex Durban has announced a mouth-watering line-up of food demonstrations, beautifully-curated dining stations and a number of taste-enhancing bars that have been wor...
Tokara excels at 10 Year Old Wine Awards
by Editor on 05 March 2019
TOKARA excels for 3rd consecutive year at 10 Year Old Wine Awards TOKARA, the acclaimed family owned Stellenbosch wine estate, has excelled as a top preforming cellar at the 10 Year Old Wine Awards 2019 for the third consecutive year. Showing its prowess as a world class producer of red and white wines of remarkable ageability and consistency, TOKARA was ranked second highest performer overall with 90 points or ...
Cape Wine Auction raises nearly R15m
by Editor on 02 March 2019
Saturday, March 2: 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 trustee. Says Ndlovu: “I stand on the shoulders of a gia...
Constantia Glen - A timeless vision
by Editor on 28 February 2019
Constantia Glen - A timeless vision The evocative journey spanning over 140 years of Constantia Glen, a jewel in the crown of South Africa’s oldest wine region, has been chronicled in a beautiful coffee table book. Constantia Glen – A timeless vision captures the life and times of this boutique wine estate through its turbulent early history and eventual transformation from forest land into one of the Cape’...
Discover complimentary mystery tastes at Catharina’s Restaurant
by Editor on 19 February 2019
Discover complimentary mystery tastes at Catharina’s Restaurant Discover unexpected tastes and let Steenberg Executive Chef, Kerry Kilpin, take you on a mystery tour of exotic flavours and ingredients to excite your palate at Catharina’s Restaurant. Known for her love of adding a touch of Asian flair to her food, Chef Kerry has stepped up her sense of adventure a notch or two by delighting Catharina’s lunch...
5 reasons Decorex Durban is a massive boost for trade
by Editor on 13 February 2019
Setting the benchmark in décor, design and lifestyle exhibitions, Decorex Durban – running at Durban Exhibition Centre from 21 to 24 March 2019 – will once again provide the trade industry with inspirational products and design offerings that speak to the local market - with a trade-focused day on Friday, 22 March 2019. “The exhibitors at Decorex Durban have really embraced this year’s theme, ‘Design...
Heart-warming Valentine’s Day special at Fish Eagle Café
by Editor on 06 February 2019
Make this a truly memorable Valentine’s Day for that special person in your life by taking advantage of the incredible Valentine’s dinner special at Fish Eagle Café, based at Scottburgh’s Crocworld Conservation Centre. “At the heart of it, the perfect Valentine’s experience hinges on the meal and we have planned an incredible Valentine’s Day menu in the most sensational setting,” said Fish Eagle Ca...
Decorex SA takes décor and design outside with these top 2019 outdoor trends
by Editor on 04 February 2019
The South African climate warmly embraces an outdoor lifestyle and there is a growing trend to create seamless interior/exterior environments that allow homeowners to take full advantage of the country’s natural beauty. The innovative décor, design and lifestyle products stylised for outdoor living will showcase at the 2019 Decorex exhibitions – Decorex Durban, Decorex Cape Town and Decorex Joburg. “The...
Diarise the dates for Decorex Durban now!
by Editor on 04 February 2019
Africa’s largest décor, design and lifestyle exhibition portfolio will extend the continent’s influence on global style with the first instalment, Decorex Durban, taking place at the Durban Exhibition Centre from 21 to 24 March 2019. “Decorex SA is taking ownership of its role as a leader in décor this 2019 through our inspired theme, ‘Designing for Africa – feels like home’,” explained Sian Culli...
Seventy reasons to enjoy Roodeberg in 2019
by Editor on 23 January 2019
Seventy reasons to enjoy Roodeberg in 2019 Roodeberg, the legendary red blend that has been bringing friends together the world over since 1949, celebrates its 70th anniversary this year. A true South African original that has stood the test of time, Roodeberg is the heart and soul of memorable get-togethers in the company of good friends. There are big plans afoot for 2019 so keep your eyes peeled and hop on bo...
Gratitude Jazz Sunday
by Editor on 21 January 2019
Gratitude Jazz Sunday Join us for live music and a beautiful view overlooking the lake. Sunday 27 January 2019 Bring your friends and family and come and have a good time. Shop 12 Flamingo Shopping Centre, Queen Street Modderfontein, Gauteng, South Africa 1609 Contact the restaurant 011 786 1691 #jazz #gratitude #EasySunday #FineDinning #jazzsunday
Franschhoek Summer Wines
by Editor on 15 January 2019
Celebrate the height of Summer in style in your elegantly white attire at the ultimate garden party. Sip on seasonal inspired wines showcased by the Franschhoek Vignerons, at this year’s Franschhoek Summer Wines, which takes place at the spectacular Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards on Saturday, 2 February (12pm to 5pm). Some of the Vigneron’s choices for Summer include white, rosé, Méthode Cap Classique ...
Renishaw Hills presents the 5 benefits of apartment living for retirees
by Editor on 31 October 2018
When considering retirement options, downsizing is generally accepted as part of the deal, but so often retiring to an apartment is overlooked – for all the wrong reasons. “We have noted a lot of interest in our planned apartment offerings at Renishaw Hills,” said Phil Barker, managing director of Renishaw Property Developments, developers of Renishaw Hills, a mature lifestyle development on the KwaZulu-Nat...
New summer dishes grace the table at Grande Provence
by Editor on 02 October 2018
New summer dishes grace the table at Grande Provence Chef Guy Bennett of The Restaurant at Grande Provence has tweaked his summer dishes with his signature modern South African flair by introducing new seasonal flavours and lighter textures at this landmark Franschhoek eatery. Unfettered by the notion of a fixed restaurant menu, Chef Guy champions an ever evolving and dynamic menu allowing for new creations to ma...
New wine record at 34th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction
by Editor on 01 October 2018
New wine record at 34th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction Strict selection criteria and a finely tuned line-up paid off at the 34th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction held in the Stellenbosch winelands over the weekend with a higher than expected turnover exceeding R10,5 million and a new record price for red wine. Total sales amounted to R10 593 760 this year with the average price per case at R5 265 a...
Stellar praise for Hartenberg Estate by leading industry commentators
by Editor on 20 September 2018
Last week the buzz in the wine industry was electric, with the start of Cape Wine 2018, as well as the release of Tim Atkin MW’s highly anticipated annual review of South African wine. Included in the lineup of producers reviewed, Hartenberg Wine Estate, situated in the iconic Stellenbosch Winelands, not only received Cape First Growth status, but 11 of their wines were scored 90+ points. The Stork Shiraz 2014 ...