Leading winemakers, wine lovers and buyers watched records tumble at the 32nd Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction at Spier, in the heart of the Stellenbosch Winelands. Total sales at this annual showcase of South African wines amounted to more than R13,8 million with new record wine prices for red, white, Méthode Cap Classique and Port.
Themed 'A Cut Above', the Unilever Food Solutions Chef of the Year mystery basket national finals held on 8 September in Durban, saw participants in the junior and senior categories create recipes using Unilever Food Solutions products for a starter, main and dessert course.
MasterChef Australia judge, chef Gary Mehigan recently joined The Table Bay Hotel's executive chef, chef Jocelyn Myers-Adams and a few members of the media on a foraging expedition. Venturing as far as Mouille Point, the foragers found a selection of indigenous plants abundant and ready to be eaten - from sour fig to "sout slaai" (salt salad).
Kaya FM, home of the Afropolitan, broadcast from its new satellite studio at one of Johannesburg's favourite family entertainment destinations, Tsogo Sun's Gold Reef City, for the first time on Thursday evening, February 19.
Stellenbosch at Summer Place, the annual sensory showcase presented by Sanlam Private Wealth, delivered a magical taste down memory lane when it toasted the then and now of South Africa's pioneering wine route through fine food, wine, music and art in Hyde Park on Wednesday, 15 October 2014.