Meet Hank McGregor – 2018 Dusi Champion and Paddling Legend
by Editor on 21 February 2018
KWAZULU-NATAL, DURBAN - Ten-time World Marathon Champ and Jeep Team paddler, Hank McGregor (Jeep Team SA/Euro Steel), relished his Dusi Dream Duo with Andy Birkett (Euro Steel), a seven-time FNB Dusi Canoe Marathon winner. With two FNB Dusi Canoe Marathon titles in 2005 and 2006, McGregor, who recently turned 40, added a 3rd Dusi title to his extensive list of achievements and became one of the few veteran paddle...
South Coast Bike Fest™ 2018 unleashes a rocking line-up of musical acts
by Editor on 19 February 2018
The Margate Beachfront Boulevard will play host to some of the country’s top musical acts from 27 to 30 April as the action-packed South Coast Bike Fest™ returns to the KwaZulu-Natal province. This popular biking event is presented by Ugu South Coast Tourism with endorsement and support from Ugu District and Ray Nkonyeni Municipalities. “The South Coast Bike Fest™ 2018 talented line-up has escalated to in...
Making Valentine’s Day memories with Drostdy-Hof
by Editor on 13 February 2018
14 February, is a day when we can openly express our love and gratitude for the special people in our lives. As wonderful as the occasion is, there’s always the pressure of finding the right gift or booking that perfect dinner to create a memorable occasion. At Drostdy-Hof, we are inspired by life’s everyday special moments, from discovering new experiences and destinations, to socialising with friends and ...
Classic bike feature set to heat things up at South Coast Bike Fest™ 2018
by Editor on 05 February 2018
The gleaming metal, subtle lines and quality craftmanship of the classic motorbike attracts the deserving attention of even the most unlikely biking admirers. And this year, visitors to the South Coast Bike Fest™ - running at Margate Beachfront Boulevard from 27 to 30 April - will get to see no less than 50 of the province’s best classic motorbikes at the Classic Open Stand. The event is presented by Ugu Sout...
Franschhoek Summer Wines
by Editor on 25 January 2018
It's a new year, Summer is in full swing and it's the perfect opportunity to sample seasonal inspired wines at the annual Franschhoek Summer Wines on Saturday, 3 February, at Leopard's Leap Family Vineyards. An intimate and exclusive social calendar highlight where the Franschhoek Vigneron's choices for Summer will be showcased. These include a superb selection of white, rosé, Méthode Cap Classique and light r...
Add a Nutritional Kick to 2018 with Boschendal at Oude Bank’s ‘Better Eating’ Tips
by Editor on 24 January 2018
As we swiftly move into 2018, many are often reminded of their self-made promises, expectations and commitments for the year. And while New Year’s resolutions may seem blasé to some, others’ good intentions may already have gone well of track. Yet, there remains much value in seeing each new year as an opportunity to ‘re-boot’, especially nutritionally. Jessica Holloway, Boschendal at Oude Bank’s junio...
Chefs celebrates summer with brand new items on the menu
by Editor on 22 January 2018
Summer 2017/2018: It’s been over a year since Chefs opened in October 2016 and to celebrate the eatery is launching new items on the menu for summer. Although the daily options have changed, the same novel formula applies: no waiters, no menus - just great food! Head Chef Jenny Ward has catapulted Cape Town’s restaurant experience into another orbit. As the many positive reviews attest, Chefs is a place where gr...
‘Unplug’ Your Year with Cape Country Routes and Route62
by Editor on 21 December 2017
With the festive season in full swing, most getaway plans are either in motion or anticipated with bated breath. Although the long-awaited summer break is hot on many people’s heels, there is still time to plan an event-packed road trip and explore South Africa’s natural beauty in close range of Cape Town. Route 62, which is recognised as one of the country’s most famous and scenic driving routes, offers a bro...
Find your #rhythmoflife at Decorex 2018
by Editor on 15 December 2017
Now in its 25th year, Decorex SA - South Africa’s premier décor, design and lifestyle exhibition – is bringing together all the right colours, designs, fabrics and inspiration to open up a path of harmonious creativity suited to each individual’s rhythm. By channelling the demands of everyday life into a productive, embracing space, visitors will get the chance to discover their own unique style, their #rhythm...
‘BANKEX’ brings fintech opportunities to South Africa
by Editor on 14 December 2017
Business leaders and financial institutions were invited to the South African launch of ‘BANKEX’, a decentralised Bank-as-a-Service model of enterprise (BaaS) which has garnered significant attention from private and institutional investors globally. This BANKEX model is held by BKX company. The introduction of this cryptocurrency was hosted by the BANKEX international team members at various venues across the c...
The Yard! New Silo District concept store and eatery
by Editor on 23 November 2017
Named for the surrounding dockyards and located within view of the picturesque tugboat moorings and the waters of Cape Town harbour, The Yard is an exciting new hybrid concept store-cum-bistro-bar that is set to become the go-to retail and dining experience of the recently launched Silo District at the V & A Waterfront. The Yard shines with carefully selected options that cater with style to both local and interna...
Cape Town Festival of Beer
by Editor on 21 November 2017
The Cape Town Festival of Beer, which takes place from December 1-3 at Hamilton’s Rugby Club, is fast approaching! There are only 14 days left to get your tickets to the biggest festival of beer in not only South Africa, but the entire southern hemisphere with more than 60 brewers and over 200 beers on offer. Festivalgoers will be able to sample a variety of brews at the festival and all attending can apprecia...
Mulberry and Prince Opens for Brunch!
by Editor on 20 November 2017
From September 2017, Mulberry & Prince Kitchen and Bar, situated at 12 Pepper Street in Cape Town just off the trendy Bree Street strip, will now be open every Sunday from 10h00 to 14h00 for brunch. The “lazy Sunday” menu pays homage to comfort food and the restaurant’s American influences. Since opening in April 2016, Mulberry & Prince has become celebrated as Cape Town’s favourite New York-style eatery. Co...
Fruit pickings and leisurely lunches at De Krans this summer
by Editor on 17 November 2017
Summer brings with it so many wonderful things. Long lazy days at the pool, sipping ice cold cocktails, leisurely lunches and of course deliciously sweet seasonal fruit. Look no further than De Krans Wine Cellar in Calitzdorp for two of these summer sensations. During the months of November through to March De Krans invites visitors to partake in a farm favourite of picking seasonal fruit. From 22 November to ...
Celebration of Angels at Grande Provence in December
by Editor on 16 November 2017
Celebration of Angels at Grande Provence in December 10 – 27 December 2017, The Gallery at Grande Provence, Franschhoek A celebration of angels in the form of a group exhibition by contemporary artists and a heavenly wine and nougat tasting, takes centre stage at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate this December. Hosted by The Gallery at Grande Provence, the Angels Tears Exhibition, will take you into the r...
A smooth blend of wine, movies and mountain magic
by Editor on 15 November 2017
Move over Pinotage - there’s another reason to visit the Winelands this summer. Serving up its popular blend of movies, delicious food and star-struck entertainment, The Galileo Open Air Cinema is back. Gather your friends, family or new beau and catch them on select Saturdays at handpicked wine estates in Stellenbosch, Paarl, Franschhoek and Somerset West. Catering for all tastes and occasions, with movies fro...
The Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival
by Editor on 24 October 2017
Dust off your most striking outfit and get ready for the social calendar event of 2017. Stand out in the crowd as you sip on some of SA’s finest Méthode Cap Classiques (MCC) at this year’s Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival, ‘The Magic of Bubbles’, presented by Mastercard, which takes place on 2 and 3 December. Dress to impress in your Black and White with a Splash of Summer themed outfit. ...
Heavenly pairing of Angels Tears and nougat at Grande Provence
by Editor on 17 October 2017
Spread your wings and savour ‘A Taste of Heaven’ with a bouquet of enchanting pairings of Angels Tears wines and handmade nougat at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate in Franschhoek. Offered daily at the Grande Provence tasting room, the Angles Tears ‘A Taste of Heaven’ pairs specially crafted nougat delights with each of the four wines in the range. Smooth and bursting with fruit, Angels Tears wines a...
Carne SA champions a multitude of masterly prepared cuts
by Editor on 17 October 2017
Chef-proprietor Giorgio Nava who pioneered a new approach to meat with the opening of Carne SA in Cape Town in 2008, has taken the enjoyment of prime cuts to another level at his city eateries. A champion of letting the meat do the talking, Nava is a master chef of specialist steaks, offering a wide variety of familiar and more unusual cuts at the original Carne SA in Keerom Street, and Carne on Kloof in the vibra...
Double Gold and two Golds for De Krans at Veritas
by Editor on 11 October 2017
Hot on the heels of its last achievement, the De Krans Cape Vintage Reserve 2014 will be adding another accolade to its list of awards for 2017, securing a Double Gold at the 2017 Veritas Awards. De Krans also took home two Gold medals for its Cape Tawny Limited Release NV and Cape Vintage Reserve 2015, respectively. The prestigious awards ceremony, which took place on Friday, 6 October in Cape Town, was attended by...