Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
Young Guns' event

This year, Wine Cellar Fine Wine Merchants & Cellarers has once again identified SA's hottest young winemaking talent breaking the rules and pushing the limits at the annual "Young Guns's" event.

Paul Hoogwerf, Jessica Saurwein, Callan Williams, Stephanie Wiid, Lukas van Loggerenberg, Franco Lourens, Douglas Mylrea, Danie Carinus and Etienne Terblanche  Franco Lourens, Callan Williams, Jessica Saurwein, Douglas Mylrea, Paul Hoogwerf, Danie Carinus, Etienne Terblanche, Stephanie Wiid and Lukas van Loggerenberg  Paul Hoogwerf, Jessica Saurwein, Callan Williams, Stephanie Wiid, Lukas van Loggerenberg, Franco Lourens, Douglas Mylrea, Danie Carinus and Etienne Terblanche  Roland Peens of Wine Cellar and Young Gun 2017 Jessica Saurwein  

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Ruth Cooper
Terroir's new winter special menu impresses

Terroir's new winter special menu impresses[Ruth Cooper] Winter really is the best time to visit our myriad of amazing wine farms in my opinion, cashing in on some great winter specials is an added bonus. The acclaimed Terroir at Kleine Zalze in Stellenbosch just launched their new winter menu and it's a goodie.

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Janine Fourie
#FoodTrends: Gin - That's the Spirit!

#FoodTrends: Gin - That's the Spirit![Janine Fourie] Gin is the hot topic at the moment in 2017 in clubs, cocktail bars, bottle stores... even in the kitchen!

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
Hendrick's Gin celebrates World Cucumber Day

On the 8th of June Hendrick's Gin celebrated World Cucumber Day at The Twankey Bar in Cape Town.

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Leigh Andrews
#GFWS2017: All the good food, wine and memories

#GFWS2017: All the good food, wine and memories[Leigh Andrews] My highlight of the 2017 Good Food & Wine Show, held at the beginning of the month at the CTICC was the life-size grey elephant cake with tiny calf lumbering alongside her. But there was so much more to see, hear, touch, taste and smell...

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Juanita Pienaar
Perfectly timed Wacky Wine adventure

Wine bottles at Rietvallei Wine Estate
Wine bottles at Rietvallei Wine Estate
[Juanita Pienaar] The Wacky Wine Festival offered a tailor-made experience for everyone visiting, with more than 40 wine farms participating...

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
John Dewar & Sons launch

John Dewar & Sons whiskey is now available in South Africa. The launch took place 1 June 2017 at Yuzu Kitchen and Bar in Cape Town.

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Ruth Cooper
Everyday Gourmet with Cavalli's new winter menu

Everyday Gourmet with Cavalli's new winter menu[Ruth Cooper] Look I'm a passionate foodie year round however winter-time meals really get me salivating the most. Cool temperatures, pouring rain, roaring fires and red wine is all just so conducive to enjoying delicious hearty dishes that one doesn't feel too guilty about.

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Ruth Cooper
Lily's adds a touch of whimsy to Seapoint strip

Lily's adds a touch of whimsy to Seapoint strip[Ruth Cooper] Lily's, The Kove Collection's new edition and latest eatery gracing the Mouille Point ‘Golden Mile is all kinds of whimsy...

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Janine Fourie
#FoodTrends: Chocolate health benefits

#FoodTrends: Chocolate health benefits[Janine Fourie] Chef Janine of Big Easy Durban throws caution to the wind and shares the sheer indulgence of chocolate with bizcommunity readers. But there's a twist - chocolate is full of health benefits and more...

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
Brand Experience Centre opening

The BSH Brand Experience Centre, which features the bespoke Bosch, Siemens and Gaggenau brands, officially launched on 16 May in Johannesburg, South Africa. Guests were taken on an interactive gastronomic journey by some of South Africa's most well-known chefs, namely Matt Manning and chef Marthinus Ferreira from DW eleven-13.

Alexia Damianou and Amy Butler from the Bosch expereince stand introducing their delectible pastries to the guests  Chef Marthinus Ferreira (Brand Ambassador for Gaggenau) introducing his culinary delight with Heidi Duminy  Chef Marthinus Ferreira (Brand Ambassador for Gaggenau) preparing exquisite canapés  Courtnall and Semone Skosan enjoying the Gaggenau experience  

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
Rooibos Experience festival

The recently held Rooibos Experience - a festival which celebrated the culture and cuisine of rooibos took place at the Root 44 Market in Stellenbosch.

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Leigh Andrews
Rustic winter soup remedy at Constantia Glen

Constantia Glen's beef goulash.
Constantia Glen's beef goulash.
[Leigh Andrews] If the thought of cold weather has you feeling all gloom and doom, read this and perk up: On the first wintery Saturday of May we sampled the soup trio at boutique wine estate Constantia Glen...

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Ruth Cooper
Once in a lifetime dining with One Star House Party

Once in a lifetime dining with One Star House Party[Ruth Cooper] Imagine pumpkin soup served in a gem squash goblet, silky seaweed oil, springbok consommé and biltong like you've never experienced it before...

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Brittany Hawkins
Top 10 wine farms for foodies

Top 10 wine farms for foodies[Brittany Hawkins] Cape Town's culinary culture is alive and booming! The vibrant Mother City recently won first place in Conde Nast Travelers Best Food Cities in the World 2016 and is spoiled for choice when it comes to great wines as it's surrounded by award-winning wine estates.

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Ruth Cooper
JC Le Roux introduces new premium dry range

JC Le Roux introduces new premium dry range[Ruth Cooper] 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.

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Janine Fourie
How the world celebrates Easter

How the world celebrates Easter[Janine Fourie] 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.

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Jarred Manasse
Five of the best vineyards in the Western Cape

Five of the best vineyards in the Western Cape[Jarred Manasse] 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.

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Leigh Andrews
Poolside perfection at the President Hotel

Poolside at the President Hotel.
Poolside at the President Hotel.
[Leigh Andrews] 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...

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Ruth Cooper
#GreenMondaySA: Eat less meat, save the world

#GreenMondaySA: Eat less meat, save the world[Ruth Cooper] 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.

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