First SA artist chosen for global Hennessy campaign

Maison Hennessy has announced a global collaboration between street-turned-studio artist Faith XLVII and the tenth annual Hennessy Very Special Limited Edition series. Faith XLVII is the first South African artist to be part of the series. She is the also the first female artist to join the...

7 Sep 2020

Uber Eats now available in East London

Uber Eats has announced that the app is now available in East London, making it the 11th city in South Africa to have access to the app. To commemorate the launch, residents of East London can enjoy a buy one get one free campaign from select restaurants from 22-28 June. For those who are not...

22 Jun 2020

SAWi releases the Grand Wines Collection

The South African Wine Index (SAWi) has released the Grand Wines Collection (GWC) - a wine selection that puts South Africa's consistently top-scoring wines in the spotlight and represents wines that were never identified as a group before. This milestone was achieved through the application of...

2 Mar 2020

Bonang reveals limited Prestige Reserve from The House of BNG

Media personality and businesswoman, Bonang Matheba, has unveiled the new limited Prestige Reserve by The House of BNG at the Sun Met 2020 on Saturday, 1 February. Queen B, as she is affectionately known in the entertainment industry, arrived at the Sun Met flanked by two uniformed butlers...

4 Feb 2020

Scottish Leader's 12-year-old receives gold medal at World Whiskies Awards

For the second consecutive year, the World Whiskies Awards presented Scottish Leader's 12-year-old with a gold medal. Presented by and Whisky Magazine, The World Whiskies Awards is known as one of the most esteemed global whisky awards platforms. The judges reward and...

27 Mar 2019

Sun City chef to represent SA at Culinary Olympics

Sun City chef David Loate is to represent South Africa at the 2020 Culinary Olympics in Stuttgart, Germany. Loate will be amongst some 2000 chefs from 50 nations participating in the world's largest culinary competition. The national team will present pioneering culinary trends and vie for...

18 Jun 2018

Three De Krans ports placed in Top Wine SA Classification

Three of De Krans' ports have placed in this year's Top Wine SA Classification's list of Top 10 Cape Ports. De Krans has also obtained a spot on the 2018 Top Wine SA Hall of Fame for earning honours for eight vintages out of 10 years. The Top Wine SA Classification is a collection of wines...

31 Jan 2018

4th Street Wines rises up IWSR Top 100 Wines list

4th Street Wines has placed in 19th position in this year's International Wine and Spirit Research (IWSR) Top 100 Wines list. The wine brand placed in 26th place last year and was named the fastest growing wine brand globally for the second year in a row. The IWSR releases an annual report...

22 Dec 2017

Stellenbosch Brewing Company receives awards at CT beer festival

The Stellenbosch Brewing Company received two awards at the Cape Town Festival of Beer. It received the Best Dark Beer award for its Eike Stout as well as the Best Beer in Show trophy. Forty-five Western Cape-based breweries showcased more than 230 different beers at the Cape Town Festival of...

12 Dec 2017

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 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

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