KFC brings Mexican flavours with new Burrito

KFC South Africa launches a feast of Mexican flavour this week with the new KFC Burrito. The fiesta of flavour started in Cape Town and Sandton as Mi Casa musician and self - confessed foodie J'Something introduced media, celebrities and KFC fans to the new KFC Burrito and showed them how to make it...

9 Sep 2016

Celebrate Father's Day with Glenfiddich

Make this Father's Day one of a kind by gifting your dad with the world's most acclaimed single malt Scotch whisky, Glenfiddich. Ranging from our signature 12 Year Old expression to rare, vintage and limited edition bottles, Glenfiddich whisky is renowned worldwide for its quality and...

12 May 2016

Flying Fish beer launches network platform

Flying Fish beer has launched the #AddSomeFlavour Network platform, a fly network of people who know how to add flavour to the expected. The network was launched on 7 May, 2016, through an immersive experience in which fans of the brand were taken to a secret location in Magaliesburg where they...

12 May 2016

Rhodes expects interim HEPS to almost double

Rhodes Food Group said on Tuesday that it expected to report on May 23 that, excluding the R21.8m listing costs, headline earning per share (HEPS) for the six months to March 29 had nearly doubled from the matching period's 26.7c. The company, which listed last year, said that including listing...

3 May 2016

CBC walks away with international Craft Beer Awards

South African craft beer producer Cape Brewing Company (CBC) recently walked away with four medals from the Meiningers International Craft Beer Awards. The awards were announced in Neustadt, Germany in April. CBC was awarded top honors with a platinum medal for their Cape of Good Hope Imperial IPA,...

28 Apr 2016

Tiger Brands settles with Dangote for $1

Tiger Brands (TBS) has reached an agreement with Dangote on the future of Tiger Branded Consumer Goods (TBCG) of Nigeria, it said on Monday. Tiger Brands will divest of its 65.7% shareholding in TBCG to Dangote for $1 and write off its shareholder loans to TBCG with an approximate value of R700m....

14 Dec 2015

Tiger Brands declares gross final dividend of 611c per share

SA's biggest food producer, Tiger Brands, said on Thursday that the group had recorded a solid performance during the year, driven by its core South African businesses. "However, this was partially offset by underperformance in certain of its international operations," the company said. In...

19 Nov 2015

SABMiller and AB InBev reach agreement in principle on takeover

SABMiller (SAB) on Tuesday announced that its board had agreed on the key terms of the sweetened potential takeover bid by Anheuser-Busch InBev. Under the terms of the possible offer, SABMiller shareholders would be entitled to receive £44 per share in cash. "The board of SABMiller has...

13 Oct 2015

SABMiller rejects InBev takeover bid: report

LONDON - British brewing company SABMiller has rejected an informal takeover offer from Belgian-Brazilian giant AB InBev, the world's biggest brewer, Bloomberg News said on Tuesday. SABMiller has snubbed the bid, worth £66.4 billion ($101 billion, 90 billion euros), arguing it was too low, the...

6 Oct 2015

Piper-Heidsieck wines win Golds

The Maison Piper-Heidsieck's wines, Cuvée Brut and Rare 2002, have each won the Gold Medal at the 2015 Concours Mondial de Bruxelles for the second year in a row. Cuvée Brut possesses a structured, full body and is a franc wine bursting with fruit champagne. Cuvée Brut is currently available...

17 Jun 2015

New wine from Neil Ellis reflects family tradition
New wine from Neil Ellis reflects family tradition

The newly launched Webb Ellis wine, a 65% Cabernet Sauvignon from the Jonkershoek Valley and 35% Syrah from Groenekloof in Darling, reflects the new generation of winemaking at Neil Ellis Wines. The wine takes its name from the Ellis and Webb families: Neil's wife Stephanie's maiden name is Webb. It...

9 Jun 2015

New Loire-inspired Chenin Blanc from Leopard's Leap
New Loire-inspired Chenin Blanc from Leopard's Leap

The terroir-specific wines of France inspire the Leopard's Leap Culinaria Collection and its 2014 Culinaria Chenin Blanc represents the characteristic freshness and fruitiness associated with wines from the Loire Valley. Excellent with shellfish and other seafood, herbs and vegetable dishes, the...

15 Apr 2015

New releases from Fat Bastard
New releases from Fat Bastard

Robertson Winery has released two new wines available nationally in the Fat Bastard range. These are Fat Bastard Merlot 2013, excellent with roast lamb, oxtail or lamb cutlets and available at a retail price of R95-R100 and Fat Bastard Pinot Noir Rosé, suggested as an excellent pairing with seared...

25 Feb 2015

Biscuits for breakfast, anyone?
Biscuits for breakfast, anyone?

With more than 160 years of baking expertise, Bakers has created a new Good Morning Breakfast Biscuit, offering a source of fibre with four cereals, namely wheat, barley, oats and rye. The newly launched biscuits are great for breakfast on the run or popped into lunchboxes as an anytime snack. They...

26 Jan 2015

Twist of Light
Twist of Light

Fleur du Cap Natural Light Chenin Blanc now has a convenient new screwcap on the 2014 vintage and its lower alcohol level of 9.7% makes it ideal for a laid-back, sunny afternoon. Revealing its varietal name in gold, the new closure will go a long way in preserving the tropical fruit character of...

21 Jan 2015

Time to shine with new Delheim Family Chenin Blanc
Time to shine with new Delheim Family Chenin Blanc

Just in time for summer celebrations, Delheim releases a new Family Chenin Blanc 2014, as a step up from the more easy-drinking breed of Chenins. It is at its best within three to five years of vintage date. Enjoy it slightly chilled as an aperitif or try it with pasta with blue cheese and walnut or...

17 Dec 2014

Magnificence of Magnum Cream Liqueur

From Benriach Distillery, Magnum Cream Liqueur comes a luxurious liqueur made with Dutch cream, caramel, chocolate and rich toffee. With an alcohol content of 17% and packaged in a stylish reusable stainless steel flask with screw top and handles, it is widely available nationally at liquor...

15 Dec 2014

Babylonstoren raises its flagship wine
Babylonstoren raises its flagship wine

Representing the apex of the Babylonstoren wine collection is the Babylonstoren Nebukadnesar, a red blend named after Nebuchadnezzar, the Babylonian king credited with the construction of its famed Hanging Gardens. This is the first flagship red wine to be released since the estate began making...

1 Dec 2014

CNN Marketplace Africa raises a glass

On Friday 28 November at 11.45pm, 'CNN Marketplace Africa' visits the grain-rich Western Cape and takes a closer look at the South African spirits industry. It meets some of the producers of premium alcohol in South Africa and takes a closer look at the intricacies of producing world-class products....

28 Nov 2014

Would a rosé by any other farm be as Grande?
Would a rosé by any other farm be as Grande?

The new Grande Provence Rosé 2014 is made in the classic crisp, dry Provençal style. The wine, made from 100% Franschhoek grapes, has a delicate fruity character with nuances of apple and fresh berries. The wine sells at R80 at the Grande Provence Tasting Room and purchases of 12 bottles or more...

30 Oct 2014

New colours, flavours from Appletiser
New colours, flavours from Appletiser

Appletiser has added to its line of beverages with the launch of two new flavours under the Appletiser Colours range - Pink (Apple & Strawberry) and Amber (Apple & Peach). Both flavours are made with 80% real fruit juice and 20% water, resulting in the perfect balance of flavour. Appletiser Colours...

17 Oct 2014

Haute Cabrière releases 2014 Unwooded Pinot Noir
Haute Cabrière releases 2014 Unwooded Pinot Noir

Haute Cabrière has released the 2014 vintage of its Unwooded Pinot Noir. Often described as a 'red white wine', it offers non-red wine drinkers an introduction to red wines. It is best enjoyed chilled and is an ideal match with pastas and salads, roast beef, lamb or duck. It is available from the...

19 Aug 2014

Chenin Blanc becomes Seriously Cool
Chenin Blanc becomes Seriously Cool

click to enlargeWaterkloof has introduced a maiden Chenin Blanc to its Seriously Cool range. The Seriously Cool Chenin Blanc 2014 complements seafood dishes. The second vintage of Seriously Cool Cinsault, 2013, is now also available. Both retail at R95 per bottle and are available directly from...

14 Aug 2014

Amstel launches light lager
Amstel launches light lager

The official launch of Amstel Lite at the end of last month heralded a 360° communications campaign, in which consumers are invited to make the most of every moment and grab the opportunities that come their way. The message of "Make Your Play" embodies the spirit of the brand. It will be brought to...

6 Aug 2014

Strandveld releases its 2010 Syrah
Strandveld releases its 2010 Syrah

click to enlargeStrandveld Vineyards has released the 2010 vintage of its Rhône-style Syrah. The vineyard is in Elim, a village on the Agulhas Plain in the Western Cape, Africa's southernmost winery and South Africa's youngest wine appellation. Winemaker Conrad Vlok recommends it with roast beef,...

11 Jun 2014

Waterkloof releases maiden Cabernet Franc
Waterkloof releases maiden Cabernet Franc

click to enlargeWaterkloof has released its maiden vintage of Circumstance Cabernet Franc 2012 that exudes notes of blackberry, black pepper and earthy thyme whilst its mouth feel is long and elegant with a memorable finish. Meat lovers will enjoy it with slow roasted lamb shanks rubbed in rosemary,...

6 Jun 2014

New single serving wine from Distell
New single serving wine from Distell

click to enlargeDistell has announced the launch of its 4th Street lightly sparkled wine in a new single serving 300ml bottle, complete with the iconic 4th Street skyline on the label. Available in Lightly Sparkled Rose, Lightly Sparkled White and Lightly Sparkled Red, it builds on the brand's...

13 May 2014

Rickety Bridge Foundation Stone launches white blend
Rickety Bridge Foundation Stone launches white blend

Following on its Rhône-style red cultivars and the launch of its Rosé in 2013, Rickety Bridge has released its first white blend. The Foundation Stone 2013 White is a blend of 49% Chenin Blanc, 15% Grenache Blanc, 15% Ugni Blanc, 15% Roussanne and 6% Viognier, said to go well with fish,...

22 Apr 2014

Simonsig Labyrinth Cabernet Sauvignon out in time for winter
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...

9 Apr 2014

Constantia Glen Five 2009 vintage released
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...

28 Mar 2014

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