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Simonsig Labyrinth Cabernet Sauvignon out in time for winter

Simonsig Labyrinth Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 has black cherry and blackcurrant flavours, complemented with a distinct line of earthiness, cedar and tobacco. Enjoyed with rosemary infused roast leg of lamb and thick, medium rare rump steak, it is available at selected wine outlets countrywide and sells...

Pick n Pay FY diluted HEPS seen at 109.61c vs 95.19c

Food retailer Pick n Pay (PIK) expects its full-year diluted headline earnings per share (HEPS) to increase to 109.61c from 95.19c in the previous comparable period‚ in the year ended 2 March 2014‚ the company said in a statement on Friday. The company's results are set to be released on 15 April....

Constantia Glen Five 2009 vintage released

click to enlargeThe Constantia Glen Five 2009 vintage, considered an excellent year, has been released. A five Bordeaux variety red of Petit Verdot (40%), Merlot (25%), Cabernet Franc (17%), Malbec (15%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (3%), and aged in 100% new French oak barrels for 18 months, it goes well...

Astral Foods chairman retires

Astral Foods announced on Thursday the retirement of its chairman Jurie Geldenhuys effective May 31‚ 2014. "The board will follow due process and announce the appointment of a successor to Jurie after the board meeting scheduled for 14 May 2014. The CEO of Astral Foods‚ fellow directors and staff...

PIC reduces holding in Pick n Pay Stores

Pick n Pay Stores announced on Monday, 24 March 2014, that the Public Investment Corporation had reduced its holding in the retailer by 1.506% to 9.702%. Source: I-Net Bridge

Orlando Pirates headphones from Skullcandy

Collaboration between Skullcandy headphones and Orlando Pirates Football Club will see three styles of headphones available in South Africa. The product was unveiled at the Derby match played on Saturday 15 March 2014, when players walked off the bus sporting the range of products. Ink'd earbuds,...

Enjoy a free McDonalds Egg McMuffin on National Breakfast Day

It's National Breakfast Day and McDonalds is offering you 1 of 1000 Egg McMuffins, free, from now to 1030 today, or while stocks last. So get a move on, but before you rush off, check the list of participating restaurants so you're not disappointed....

Coronation ups stake in Truworths International

Truworths International (TRU) said on Tuesday that Coronation Asset Management had acquired a further beneficial interest in its shares. Following the acquisition‚ Coronation now holds 5.02% of the issued ordinary shares of the retailer. Source: I-Net Bridge...

RCL acquires 49% of Botswana's Senn Foods Logistics

RCL Foods (formerly Rainbow Chickens) on Friday, 7 March 2014, announced the acquisition of 49% of Botswana's largest cold chain distribution business Senn Foods Logistics for P65.5m (R79.9m). The acquisition is via RCL's subsidiary, Vector Logistics. Source: I-Net Bridge...

Shannon Vineyards releases new vintages

The Shannon Vineyards Mount Bullet 2011 has been released. A highly-rated merlot, it is round and full, silky and elegant, with a long finish. It can be enjoyed now or until 2018. Approximate retail price is R285. It has also released new vintages of its two other acclaimed site-specific wines and...

Sony competition offers 2014 FIFA World Cup tickets

Sony Mobile Communications in partnership with Vodacom South Africa has announced its 'Brazil Calling' competition, where two consumers can win tickets to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Rio de Janeiro this year. To enter, consumers must purchase one device from Sony's Xperia Z range on contract through...

Delheim releases new Shiraz, Chardonnay

Delheim has release its new vintage Shiraz 2012 and unwooded Chardonnay 2013. The Shiraz is recommended with pot roasts, venison, hearty bredies, Moroccan-style lamb and mature cheddar. The Chardonnay goes well with a cream-based exotic mushroom tagliatelle; steamed crayfish, a chicken salad...

Rex Trueform H1 headline loss a share seen at 15.2c-16.9c

Rex Trueform (RTO) expects its headline loss per share in the six months to December 2013 to be between 15.2c and 16.9c. This is an improvement of between 50% and 55% from those for the six months ended 31 December 2012. The interim results are expected on 7 March 2014. Source: I-Net Bridge...

Du Toitskloof Wines launches new Vin Doux

click to enlargeDu Toitskloof has launched a Vin Doux sparkling wine. The red blend, driven by Pinotage grapes, is a naturally sweet wine, perfect to pair with flavourful curries, berry desserts and sunsets. It is available from the cellar as well as from selected supermarkets and liquor outlets at...

Waterkloof releases 2013 Circumstance Sauvignon Blanc

Waterkloof has released the 2013 Circumstance Sauvignon Blanc vintage, the maiden pride of new cellarmaster Nadia Barnard. It is a stellar summer sip to enjoy slightly chilled on its own or served with a simple crab dish or a seafood salad. The wine retails at R90 per bottle and is available...

Three new Cotton on Group stores in Gauteng

The Cotton On Group has opened three new stores in the Gauteng region this month. Fourways opened on 6 December, Brooklyn opened on 14 December and Rosebank opens today, 19 December 2013. All will have a selection of the company's brands, such as Cotton On, Cotton On Body and Rubi shoes.

Spur acquires Hussar Grill for $33m

Ventures Africa reports that Spur has acquired Hussar Grill, a steakhouse chain based in the Western Cape, for R35 million (US$3.3m). According to the report, the cash deal's effective date is 1 January 2014. For more: Ventures Africa: Spur acquires Hussar Grill for $3.3m......

New popcorn sprinkles from Chilla

click to enlargeThe Chilla Beverage Company has just launched its Nu Metro Popcorn Sprinkles into all leading retail outlets nationally with three distinctive and popular flavours that are also kosher. There is Salt & Vinegar, Butter Salt, and Cream Cheese & Chives and a multi-pack with all three....

Leading British, European and US brands look to expand to SA

Having successfully launched Ted Baker, one of Britain's top mid-tier designer fashion brands in the market last year, Brand Capital has now secured a deal to launch Radley+ Co, the successful British handbags and accessories brand, in time for the Christmas season in Stuttafords in South Africa....

Hanneli R released by La Motte

click to enlargeLa Motte has just released the 2009 vintage of its signature wine, the Hanneli R. A limited run of 3900 individually numbered bottles were produced, each packed in an oak case. The traditional southern Rhône-style wine is available at the La Motte cellar door for R845 per bottle. For...

Winning label design for Russian Bear Limited Edition

click to enlargeEdward Snell & Co has announced the winner of its label design competition for the Russian Bear Vodka's Limited Edition. Hylton Warburton received the most votes from the public following the release of the ten designs from local artists that made it into the semi-finals. The theme...

Clos Malverne releases maiden Cap Classique

Ellie 2011 is the maiden Méthode Cap Classique from Clos Malverne. A Brut Rosé, made of 100% Shiraz grapes, it is ideal with smoked salmon and corn chowder; tempura prawns with a strawberry, mango, cucumber and coriander salsa, or a sundried tomato, caramelized onion and camembert tart...

Hidden Valley Wines releasing Shipwreck Shiraz 2009

Hidden Valley Wines is releasing its Shipwreck Shiraz 2009, which has been under the sea off the Cape Agulhas lighthouse since 2009 in a 225-litre strengthened French oak barrique, entombed in a reinforced concrete cask, into which holes had been designed. These allowed seawater to enter, circulate...

Obikwa gets on board with Mr Delivery

Obikwa and Mr Delivery have teamed up to bring the latest Wine & Pizza combo, exclusive to Cape Town's northern suburbs. Customers, who take advantage of this order from now until 14 December 2013, will receive a free pizza cutter with the deal. They can select from Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay,...

New release from Waterkloof

click to enlargeWaterkloof Estate has released its Seriously Cool Cinsault 2012 wine, an elegant red wine to be enjoyed slightly chilled. It is recommended with spicy dishes, pork chops, veal and steak. It retails at R95 per bottle directly from the cellar or at selected wine boutiques countrywide....

Dulux offers trip to Rio

A current Dulux competition offers consumers the opportunity to win two tickets to Brazil, seven night's accommodation and a grandstand ticket to the Rio Carnival 2014, worth R100,000 or one of 10 Sony Bravia 46" LED TVs. Entrants need to purchase any tin of paint that features the Dulux Dog on...

Get wild on the go

Wild Island now comes in convenient new 'On The Go' ready-to-drink smoothies in 250ml Tetra Pak boxes. It comes in three flavours - Tropical Punch, Orange, and Peach & Apricot - and has a shelf life of 12 months. New Wild Island On The Go has a case configuration of 6 x 4 x 250ml packs and is...

Diarise Decorex Durban March 2014

For the KwaZulu-Natal lovers of lifestyle design and décor, Decorex Durban is set for the long weekend of 21 March 2014, running from 20 - 23 March 2014 at the Durban Exhibition Centre. With a variety of exhibitors, the premier décor, design and lifestyle expo will covers every aspect of...

New Sauvignon Blancs from La Motte

click to enlargeLa Motte has released its vintage Sauvignon Blancs - 2013 Sauvignon Blanc and 2013 Pierneef Sauvignon Blanc. The Sauvignon Blanc an ideal aperitif for summer and a versatile partner to salads, seafood and alfresco dining, available from the La Motte Tasting Room at R60 per bottle....

Mackay resumes duties as SABMiller chairman

Global brewing giant SABMiller (SAB) has announced that Graham Mackay had resumed his duties as nonexecutive chairman on Thursday, 5 September 2013, following a medical leave of absence granted by the board in May. John Manser‚ who has been acting chairman during Mackay's absence‚ has resumed his...

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