Winter Ferment Sauvignon Blanc wins third accolade

The Winter Ferment Sauvignon Blanc has won a FNB Top 10 Sauvignon Blanc Award. The award adds to Diemersdal Estate's tally of accolades achieved this year. Earlier this year, the Winter Ferment Sauvignon Blanc has previously won the Sauvignon Blanc Trophy at the South African National Young...

19 Oct 2017

Lanzerac wins three Michelangelo Awards

Lanzerac Wine Estate has won a total of three awards at the 2017 Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards. The wine estate won a platinum award, a double gold award, and a silver award. The results were announced at a gala event held in Cape Town on 29 September 2017.

6 Oct 2017

Reyneke Wines' Biodynamic Syrah gets positive ratings

Reyneke Wines' 2015 vintage Biodynamic Syrah has received positive ratings in Tim Atkin's 2017 South African Report, The Wine Advocate and Decanter magazine. Tim Atkin's 2017 South African Report rated the wine 94 points out of a 100, The Wine Advocate gave it 93 points out of a 100, and...

19 Sep 2017

Constantia Glen wins gold medal

Constantia Glen has been awarded a gold medal at the 2017 International Wine & Spirit Competition. The wine estate also accumulated 90+ ratings out of a 100 for all four of its signature wines at the competition. The event was held in London.

15 Sep 2017

Cape Classics nominated for importer of the year

Cape Classics has been nominated for importer of the year in the 2017 Wine Stars Awards given by Wine Enthusiast magazine. The winners are to be announced on 9 November 2017 and will be honoured at a gala to be held in Miami, Florida in January 2017.

13 Sep 2017

Delheim extends red wine portfolio

Delheim Estate recently released a wine that adds to its vintage red wine portfolio. The wine, which is titled the 'Grand Reserve 2014', is crafted from vineyard-to-bottle and the grapes that were used for its creation were picked by hand. As with the estate's previous wine release, the Grand...

29 Aug 2017

Spier 21 Gables awarded a top 10 titile

Spier 21 Gables Chenin Blanc has been awarded a title at this year's Standard Bank Chenin Blanc Top 10 challenge. The Chenin Blanc has been included in the awards for the previous two years as a title winner.

25 Aug 2017

Groote Post wins gold (thrice) at 2017 Gold Awards

The Groote Post winery won gold for three of its wines at the 2017 Gold Awards, namely its Sauvignon Blanc 2017, The Old Man's Blend White 2017, and The Old Man's Blend Red 2016. This year, the Gold Wine Awards considered wines that are priced under R110 per bottle. The wines were judged by...

24 Aug 2017

CBC unveils malty beer as part of new range

The Cape Brewing Company (CBC) has launched a brand new range of craft beer. CBC unveiled its Dunkel or Dark Lager as part of its Brewmaster's Reserve range on 4 August 2017. This range of craft beer was developed and produced by head brewers Anton Trollip and Dewald Goosen alongside brewers...

23 Aug 2017

Anthonij Rupert Wyne introduces new wine

Anthonij Rupert Wyne has released a new wine titled the 'Jean Roi Cap Provincial Rosé 2016', which pays homage to Jean Roi. The wine is a Provençal style rosé that has a blend of Cinsault, Grenache and Shiraz. The wine is a limited release.

10 Aug 2017

Lourensford Estate releases limited edition wine

Lourensford Estate has unveiled a limited edition wine titled the 'Lourensford Cuvee 89 MCC Brut Zero 2007'. The wine producer has only produced 525 bottles of this wine.The name of the product comes from the wine spending an additional 89 months on the lees after it had been bottled. The...

7 Aug 2017

Kahvé Road opens in Cavendish Square

Coffee and Patisserie bakery Kahvé Road has opened a store in Cavendish Square. Kahvé Road is a proudly South African brand. The store is open seven days a week from 8 am to 7 pm.

18 Jul 2017

Restaurant Mosaic is three cheers the merrier with international awards

The Restaurant Mosaic at the Orient has added three more international awards to its extensive list of accolades. Its chef, Chantel Dartnall was named the 2017 Chef of the Year for Africa at the Luxury Travel Guide Awards while its wine list was acknowledged at the 2017 World of Fine Wine World's...

20 Jun 2017

Spice Route Wines win big at 2017 NWC

Spice Route Wines received several accolades at the 2017 National Wine Challenge awards. Spice Route Wines' Amos Block Perpetual Reserve NV, Saffron Rosé 2016, and Terra de Bron Grenache 2015 were awarded in the Double Platinum/Top 100 category. The Spice Route Amos Block Perpetual Reserve NV...

3 May 2017

Uitkyk has one of SA's best Chardonnay, says Decanter

Uitkyk wine estate's Uitkyk Chardonnay 2015 was included in Decanter's panel tasting report on South African Chardonnay. Uitkyk wine estate in located on the southern slope of Simonsberg in the Stellenbosch wine region. Decanter is an international wine magazine which features the field's...

10 Mar 2017

March is the celebration of pizza at Jamie's Italian

During the month of March, Jamie's Italian in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg will be celebrating pizza. Each week in March, Jamie Oliver's Italian themed restaurant will be serving a unique pizza which is a result of a partnership with local and international artisan producers. The pizzas will be...

7 Mar 2017

Bruwer Raats, Morné Vrey join Cape Winemakers Guild

Bruwer Raats of Raats Family Wines and Morné Vrey of Delaire Graff Estate in Stellenbosch have joined the Cape Winemakers Guild. The guild extends membership Invitations to winemakers who have been responsible for the production of outstanding wines for a minimum of five years and who continue to do...

11 Jan 2017

New restaurant La Tete opens on Bree Street

New restaurant La Tete just opened on 17 Bree Street, Cape Town. Headed up by Chef Giles Edwards, who spent the past ten years in London, this farm to fork eatery gives a nod to the French, with emphasis on direct relationships with producers. Beef, lamb, goat and seafood will feature, with...

29 Nov 2016

Tasting Room in Eat Out top 10 list for 14th time

The Tasting Room at Le Quartier Français in Franschhoek was included in the Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards' top 10 South African restaurants for a record 14th time. The restaurant placed fourth in the 2016 edition of the list. Since joining the kitchen at Le Quartier Français, 21 years...

21 Nov 2016

Vineyard Hotel named one of the best wine-themed hotels in the world

The Vineyard Hotel in Newlands, Cape Town made Vinepair's list of the "World's Most Amazing Wine Themed Hotels" as well as a similarly themed but entirely different list compiled by Drinksfeed.com. With only two hotels representing Africa, the lists include other hotels such as the La Grande...

29 Jul 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

Inga Gubeka awarded bespoke Glenfiddich variant

Glenfiddich recently held a private ceremony to honour Glenfiddich maverick, Inga Gubeka with his own bespoke variant. As the Glenfiddich maverick, Inga was awarded with the rare honour of bottling and naming his own variant of Glenfiddich whisky valued at R80,000. His bespoke variant was presented...

23 Feb 2016

Best Food & Wine Blog in South Africa is TheKateTin.com

The judges of the 2014 South African Blog Awards have awarded Katelyn Williams, pastry chef on Expresso Morning Show, as the winner of Best Food & Wine Blog for her blog, TheKateTin.com. She believes it is her chatty, tongue-in-cheek writing style, unique recipes and beautiful food photography that...

3 Feb 2015

Third edition in FoodWeekly Cookbook series ready for festive season

{{Image}}The Sunday Times has released the third edition in the FoodWeekly Cookbook series in time for the festive season. The new collection is a packed compilation of the most requested, tried and tested of Hilary Biller's delicious easy-to-prepare recipes. Featuring a fresh new design, the...

5 Dec 2014

Eat24 plans to delete its Facebook page

According to their latest blog post, Eat24 is planning on deleting its Facebook page of over 70,000 fans at 11:59pm tonight, Monday 31 March. Read the blog post "A Breakup Letter to Facebook from Eat24" to find out more about their decision....

31 Mar 2014

Sunday Times launches second FoodWeekly cookbook

Following the success of the first FoodWeekly cookbook, Sunday Times has launched a follow-up edition featuring the wide selection of popular recipes published in its food supplements during 2013. The 214-page compilation is arranged into 16 chapters, with themes that include recipes for breakfast,...

3 Dec 2013

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