Kim Lawrence
A SMAK of sunshine

A SMAK of sunshine[Kim Lawrence] Offering lip-smacking goodness on a plate, SMAK is located at 22 Bree Street, Cape Town and is a charming little corner café. Its menu offers scrumptious breakfasts, light lunches, sandwiches and delicious salads as well as the finest deli selection of cheeses and meats.

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Ruth Cooper
#YouthMonth: Top young chef Katlego Mlambo

#YouthMonth: Top young chef Katlego Mlambo[Ruth Cooper] Semi-finalist of the 2015 San Pellegrino Young Chef competition and former chef at Ruste en Vrede, Katlego Mlambo chats to us about TV cheffing, food trends and emojis for #YouthMonth.

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Anna-Bet Stemmet
#WeeklyWineWrap: SA wine industry could add 100,000+ jobs by 2025

#WeeklyWineWrap: SA wine industry could add 100,000+ jobs by 2025[Anna-Bet Stemmet] This week we take a look at how the Brexit decision could influence the UK wine trade, get some good news regarding South African job creation, learn more about China's millennial connoisseurs and congratulate Stellenrust on its inclusion in the SAWi Grand Wines Collection.

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Ruth Cooper
The bounty of Babylonstoren

The bounty of Babylonstoren[Ruth Cooper] Fortunately, my line of work allows me to dine and drink at some of our best local offerings (no complaints here); however last Friday was the first time that I was lucky enough to experience the amazing Babel at Babylonstoren in Paarl.

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Anna-Bet Stemmet
#WeeklyWineWrap: Move over red & white, blue & orange wine is now a thing

#WeeklyWineWrap: Move over red & white, blue & orange wine is now a thing[Anna-Bet Stemmet] This week we gear up for the 2016 Juliet Cullinan Wine Festival that is set to rock Joburg's socks in less than a month, find out what the deal is with blue and orange wine...

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Ruth Cooper
Discover Paarl in winter

Discover Paarl in winter[Ruth Cooper] I have to say that Paarl hasn't really registered on my list of places to explore, besides a trip to the beautiful Laborie Wine Farm last year.

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Leigh Andrews
Grand culinary indulgence at Grande Provence

Grande Provence exterior. All images © Grande Provence.
Grande Provence exterior. All images © Grande Provence.
[Leigh Andrews] There's nothing 'historically stuffy' about this 47-acre heritage wine estate dating back to 1694.

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Anna-Bet Stemmet
#WeeklyWineWrap: 19th-century fine wine turns up at Czech castle

#WeeklyWineWrap: 19th-century fine wine turns up at Czech castle[Anna-Bet Stemmet] This week's Wine Wrap takes us to the Czech town Becov nad Teplou, the International Volcanic Wine Forum in Italy...

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Kim Lawrence
A food love affair at Dalliance

A food love affair at Dalliance[Kim Lawrence] In Cape Town's beautiful V&A Waterfront, the Kove Collection has added another restaurant to their group. Dalliance, which means "a little love affair", opened their doors in 2015 and serves an authentic tapas menu.

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Anna-Bet Stemmet
#WeeklyWineWrap: World's first wine theme park opens in France

#WeeklyWineWrap: World's first wine theme park opens in France[Anna-Bet Stemmet] Last week was quite an eventful one in the world of wine and we are happy to bring you some good news from around the globe.

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Leigh Andrews
Franschhoek's finest dining at Le Quartier Français' Tasting Room

Central Auberge © All images owned by Leeu Collection.
Central Auberge © All images owned by Leeu Collection.
[Leigh Andrews] Franschhoek is known as South Africa's culinary capital, for good reason...

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Nicci Botha
By George! He's a true master chef

George Calombaris
George Calombaris
[Nicci Botha] If you don't know who George Calombaris is, you probably won't be one of thousands of foodies flocking to the Good Food & Wine Show this weekend...

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Anna-Bet Stemmet
#weeklywinewrap: Smart Agri climate change action plan addresses extreme weather events

#weeklywinewrap: Smart Agri climate change action plan addresses extreme weather events
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[Anna-Bet Stemmet] Good day fellow wine lovers! We've promised to keep you informed of the most interesting happenings in the local and international wine industry each week, and we've kept true to our word...

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Leigh Andrews
Terroir-bly delicious: Plating up for Winter 2016

Evening shot of Terroir's outdoor eating area.
Evening shot of Terroir's outdoor eating area.
[Leigh Andrews] Now in its 12th year of operation, Terroir continues to dazzle among Stellenbosch's cluster of culinary stars, with chef Michael Broughton at the helm...

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Anna-Bet Stemmet
#WeeklyWineWrap: Zimbabwe-born sommeliers becoming our finest wine stewards

#WeeklyWineWrap: Zimbabwe-born sommeliers becoming our finest wine stewards[Anna-Bet Stemmet] It was quite an eventful week in the world of wine and we are happy to bring you some good news from around the globe.

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Boris Dzhingarov
Know your foods: Best fat-burning foods to eat on diet - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] If you really want to lose weight, you need to learn how different foods work in your body. Here are some great low-calorie, natural, fat-burning foods...

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Anna-Bet Stemmet
#WeeklyWineWrap: Smaller SA harvest to result in intensely flavoured 2016 vintages

#WeeklyWineWrap: Smaller SA harvest to result in intensely flavoured 2016 vintages[Anna-Bet Stemmet] Good day fellow wine lovers. We've promised to keep you informed of the most interesting happenings in the local and international wine industry each week, and we've kept true to our word.

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
Jameson Caskmates launch

'Jameson Caskmates' launched a new taste experience at the Get Lucky bar in Braamfontein on the 5th May 2016.

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
Cape Town captured in a single cocktail

Cape Town, the world's best food city according to Conde Nast Traveler Reader's Choice Awards 2015/16, now has its own signature cocktail, following a visit by one of the world's best bartenders, Vítezslav Cirok. This World Class bartender was able to celebrate the destination as well as honour the ultimate urban resort, One&Only Cape Town.

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Leigh Andrews
Macarons and more at Majeka House this May

Macarons and more at Majeka House this May[Leigh Andrews] The landscaped gardens of Majeka House are dotted with touches of bright blue furniture among that lush greenery Stellenbosch is known for - there are even trees my husband would climb...

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