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Summer winners of #SeasonsOfLourensford Instagram comp announced

The winners of the summer category for Lourensford Estate's #SeasonsOfLourensford Instagram competition has been announced. The competition features the beauty of the farm as it transforms throughout the seasons...

5 hours ago

Cape Town hosts One Star House Party

Part of the One Star House Party mission to host 20 restaurants in 20 countries in 20 months, the world tour has landed on Cape Town shores. Chef James Sharman and his crew have set up camp in Woodstock to create a two-week-only pop-up restaurant.

6 hours ago

Tops at Spar Wine Show kicks off tour at Montecasino

The Tops at Spar Wine Show is kicking off its 2017 national tour at Montecasino in Johannesburg this year, as it presents its 12th “pourformance” of South Africa's most loved wines and bubbly from 25-27 May.

3 days ago

JC Le Roux introduces new premium dry range

Ah good ol' JC Le Roux, a sparkling wine synonymous with NYE parties from my student days. Its customary sweet flavour perfect for youthful undeveloped palates.

By Ruth Cooper 19 Apr 2017

Five of the best vineyards in the Western Cape

The Western Cape has always been a big crowd-puller in South Africa. Apart from its abundance of beautiful mountains and beaches, the Western Cape is also home to over 100,000 hectares of vineyards.

By Jarred Manasse 17 Apr 2017

How the world celebrates Easter

Hot cross buns and Easter eggs are synonymous with Easter - a significant religious festival for many and also an opportunity for reflection and spending time with friends and family.

By Janine Fourie 13 Apr 2017

Poolside perfection at the President Hotel

Officially opened by former president Nelson Mandela in 1998, a stay at the President Hotel in Bantry Bay on the Sea Point side of town is just what we needed last weekend after the previous emotionally draining, politics-driven week...

By Leigh Andrews 13 Apr 2017

#GreenMondaySA: Eat less meat, save the world

Since watching Cowspiracy and after taking part in the 2015 Greenpop Festival of Action in Zambia, I have been a lot more conscious about what I consume, particularly meat and dairy, industries which are the number one culprits when it comes to environmental damage.

By Ruth Cooper 6 Apr 2017

Braai with the stars, at the Rand Show's celebrity braai competitions

This year, you can combine two great South African family traditions... out with the kids enjoying all the entertainment and fun the Rand Show has to offer, and savouring the smell of braai smoke and sizzling meat...

Issued by Rand Show 5 Apr 2017

Fresh flavours at Avondales's new Faber

Is there anything more delightful than enjoying a variety of top quality dishes in a beautiful setting? In my opinion, there are not many activities that top this...

By Ruth Cooper 5 Apr 2017

#Shotleft: an experience of the Bacchian kind at Tokara

Boasting magnificent views over vineyards and olive trees, award-winning wines, and delicious food, Tokara will enchant you stay a little longer than anticipated...

By Cari Coetzee 5 Apr 2017

Best in wine tourism crowned at Klink Awards after record-breaking votes

After a record 19,879 votes cast by wine loving consumers and wine farm visitors, the best of wine tourism were announced at the fifth annual Klink Awards...

4 Apr 2017

Join in on the #JoziWineRoute this April

After a sold out March event, the #JoziWineRoute returns to 4th Avenue, Parkhurst on Wednesday, 5 April, with 14 venues and over 25 producers lined up.

30 Mar 2017

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