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.
[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.
On the 8th of June Hendrick's Gin celebrated World Cucumber Day at The Twankey Bar in Cape Town.
[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...
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.
[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.
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.
The recently held Rooibos Experience - a festival which celebrated the culture and cuisine of rooibos took place at the Root 44 Market in Stellenbosch.
[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...
[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.
[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.