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Bored with Banting, anxious about Atkins, or simply confused about carbs? Then read this! @Atkins_SA

Bored with Banting, anxious about Atkins, or simply confused about carbs? The JoziStyle team was all of the above until we interviewed Justin Strout, Director at Atkins SA, who was the perfect person to seperate our carbohydrates, fats and proteins into an organised meal plan that will keep you healthy, satisfied and thin. We also […]

Yum! Free Prawn Skewers & Garlic, Feta & Tomato Starter recipes from @SnappyChef

We love the Snappy Chef range because it is both stylish and functional. You can cook it it, serve in it- and even burn in it because it is so easy to clean. They even shared two delicious recipes that we can’t wait to share with you! JoziStyle: Why is Snappy Chef so highly regarded? […]

Yum! A @WaterfordWine pairing dinner @ClicoBoutiqueHo tonight!

We received a warm welcome from Clico Boutique Hotel to attend a Waterford wine tasting. Can’t wait! The menu includes Smoked Beetroot Feta Blini with Citrus Crème Fraiche and Burnt Segmented Orange Jelly Paired with: Waterford Library Collection VRC Seared Scottish Salmon Mussel Ravioli and Tomato Chutney served with a fresh Salsa Verde Paired with: […]

Six sinful cocktails with award winning luxury vodka @Cruzvodka. Cheers!

1 Cruz Vintage Black with matching box 2 Cruz Empire cocktail 3 Cruz Classic Martini 4 Cruz State of Mind cocktail 5 Cruz with cocktail shaker 6 Cruz New York 7 Cruz Vintage Black pack shot A five times distilled and three times charcoal filtered pure American vodka The Cruz Premium Vodka Company New York […]

National Nutrition Week 9–15 Oct kicks off with free recipe book from Pharma Dynamics & Heart and Stroke Foundation SA. Yum!

A brand new edition of Pharma Dynamics’ flagship recipe book, Cooking from the Heart, in partnership with the Heart and Stroke Foundation SA (HSF), was launched today to mark the start of National Nutrition Week (9 – 15 October), as a way to reduce the public’s risk of heart disease and stroke by adopting a […]

Winters Drift’s wines are making a name for themselves- and winning awards @WintersDriftWin

The Winters Drift Pinot Noir from the cool-climate Elgin valley is showing itself to be a ‘wine of note’, being the recipient of several recent prestigious accolades. The Winters DriftPinot Noir 2013, the second vintage but the first commercially available vintage from this up and coming Elgin producer, was awarded a Double Gold at the […]

Magnum Cream Liqueur wins gold. Never heard of it? Read here!

Captions: 1 Magnum Cream Liqueur with frosted flask 2 Magnum Cream Liqueur with SFWSC Gold Medal 3 Magnum Cream Liqueur 4 Magnum Cream Liqueur with glass Proud recipient of a Gold medal at the 2014 San Francisco World Spirits Competition Magnum Cream Liqueur, created from the finest Single Malt Scotch Whisky from Benriach Distillery and […]

The Wolftrap releases it's 2014 Rose @TheWolftrapWine- and JoziStyle likes it!

Captions left to right: The Wolftrap Rosé 2014 The Wolftrap White: Viognier Chenin Blanc Grenache 2013 The Wolftrap Red: Syrah Mourvèdre Viognier 2013 The Wolftrap, the increasingly successful brand “at the forefront of offering exceptional value for money” according to the Platter’s 2014 wine guide, has released its 2014 Rosé. The Wolftrap Rosé 2014, a […]

Foodie treats at the Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair @FWD_Fair

Introducing the Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair – a new era for Joburg’s favourite Fair. Just like our exhibitors spend years perfecting their trade, crafting their products and adapting their wares to meet the changing demands of the market, so we keep our ear to the ground and craft our event to make sure it remains […]

Foodie highlights of the 2014 Sanlam Handmade Contemporary (FoodWineDesign) Fair@FWD_Fair

With only five weeks left to go, we’re excited to announce some of the foodie highlights of the 2014 Sanlam Handmade Contemporary (FoodWineDesign) Fair. This year, three top chefs will be preparing their signature dishes for our visitors. Artlogic’s Chefs in the City project will see David Higgs, Michael Holenstein and Thom Hughes each take […]

Gauteng Tourism Authority in support of the Joburg Shopping Festival.‏

We talk to Barba Gaoganediwe Head Destination Media & Communications from Gauteng Tourism Authority about their partnership with the Joburg Shopping Festival. About Barba Gaoganediwe Barba played a leading role in the creation and adoption of the new Gauteng brand and wears the title of Head Destination and Media Communications since 2011. He was the […]

RT: Whoop! We just scored 20 free tickets to @tasteofjoburg @PicknPay @MONTECASINOZA! Want some?

  We can’t wait for the eighth Taste of Joburg at Montecasino next week, and we can’t wait to share the experience with you because the kind folks at Taste of Joburg have given us 20 tickets to share with you! Want to go? Tell us why you want to go to Taste of Joburg […]

The Shannon Vineyards Sanctuary Peak (2014) is a distinctive Sauvignon Blanc: Elegant, chic, and pretty cool!

Located in the picturesque Elgin Valley and owned by James and Stuart Downes, Shannon Vineyards have released the 2014 vintage of their highly acclaimed site-specific Sanctuary Peak Sauvignon Blanc. The Elgin Valley is the coolest wine-growing area along South Africa’s south coast, where cooling south-easterly breezes and chilly summer nights allow for slow ripening and […]

Three finalists announced for the Bollinger Exceptional Wine Service award.

  Captions: 1. Cashias Gumbo, Sommelier at La Colombe Restaurant in Constantia, Western Cape; 2. Angie Langlands, Sommelier at The Oyster Box Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks, KwaZulu Natal; 3. Gareth Ferreira, Sommelier at the Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa in Johannesburg, Gauteng; 4. Judges at the 2014 Semi-Finals: Neil Grant, Sommelier and Co-owner of Burrata […]

Barista Chardonnay launches with citrusy freshness in time for spring!

      You will well remember the popular stylishly packaged coffee-style Barista Pinotage which was launched in 2009. The immense popularity of the coffee-style Barista Pinotage, launched in 2009 by Vinimark The Wine Company in conjunction with Bertus ‘Starbucks’ Fourie, has led to the extension of the Barista brand to include a delightful summer counterpart: […]

Meet the judges & chefs @foodnetwork @on dstv #SouthAfrica!

Premieres on Food Network, DStv Channel 175 on Wednesday, 23 July at 9pm with one new episode each Wednesday thereafter at 9pm SERIES SYNOPSIS Chopped South Africa is a cooking competition show where the skills, speed, and ingenuity of four chefs are tested to the limit as they compete against each other and the clock […]

The @FoodNetwork brings 'Chopped' to South Africa on @DStv.

Chopped South Africa – Premieres on Food Network, DStv Channel 175 Wednesday, 23 July at 9pm CAPE TOWN – Tuesday, 15 July 2014. Food Network, the 24/7 food entertainment channel on DStv Channel 175 today announced that Chopped South Africa, a local version of hit international show Chopped, will premiere on Wednesday, 23 July at […]

The High Commission of India brings Haute Cuisine to South Africa

Indian Food Festival: Kebabs, Curries and Biryanis: The Best of Awadh Hotel Sandton Sun, 1-6 Aug, Johannesburg The High Commission of India is celebrating an Indian food festival [1-6 Aug] in Johannesburg and Durban [8-13 Aug] as part of the Festival of India in South Africa 2014. Indian food is well known in South Africa […]

The Craft Revolution Beer festival to head to Jo’burg for a craft-tasting extravaganza

It’s almost time for The Craft Revolution Beer festival to head to Jo’burg for a craft-tasting extravaganza on the 9th of August 2014 at Montecasino. The festival will feature a range of South Africa’s top Craft Breweries, drawing “beer-ginners” and craft beer connoisseurs alike from across South Africa’s provinces. The gates will open from 11h30 […]

KRONE ADDS A DEMI-SEC TO ITS RANGE OF BENCHMARK CAP CLASSIQUES

Krone Night Nectar 2011 Synonymous with the production of benchmark Méthode Cap Classiques, Krone has launched the Krone Night Nectar 2011 Demi-sec Cap Classique. Located at Twee Jonge Gezellen Estate (TJ) in the picturesque town of Tulbagh, Krone has a long tradition of the fine art of blending the classic Champagne varieties, Chardonnay and Pinot […]

GLENELLY ESTATE RELEASES THE 2013 VINTAGES OF ITS TWO WHITE WINES:

GLENELLY ESTATE RELEASES THE 2013 VINTAGES OF ITS TWO WHITE WINES: Glenelly Grand Vin Chardonnay and Glenelly Glass Collection Chardonnay Glenelly, the exemplary Stellenbosch wine estate with a French touch, has released the latest vintages of its two different styles of Chardonnay: Glenelly Grand Vin Chardonnay 2013, an elegant yet opulent wooded Chardonnay made in […]

The Craft Revolution Festival Comes to @MONTECASINOZA

It’s almost time for The Craft Revolution Beer festival to head to Jo’burg for a craft-tasting extravaganza on the 9th of August 2014 at Montecasino. The festival will feature a range of South Africa’s top Craft Breweries, drawing “beer-ginners” and craft beer connoisseurs alike from across South Africa’s provinces. The gates will open from 11h30 […]

The Bollinger Exceptional Wine Service Award 2014

A wide range of enthusiastic applicants entered the First-Round of The Bollinger Exceptional Wine Service Award 2014. All applicants completed an ‘open book’ test, from which the top seven have progressed to the Semi-Finals. First-Round candidates were assessed on the basis of their completed Questionnaire (theoretical component) for which the minimum pass was 65%, as […]

Announcing the Top 20 Steakhouses in the Woldftrap Steakhouse Championships 2014!

Now in its second exciting year, The Wolftrap Steakhouse Championships selects South Africa’s favourite steakhouses by public vote – and then identifies the best of the best by expert judging. Last year saw The Local Grill of Parktown North emerge as South Africa’s Steakhouse Champion for 2013 – and at the beginning of March 2014 […]

Clico Boutique Hotel Celebrates Five Star, Fine Dining With Champagne!

I find it impossible to recommend any dish at Clico Boutique Hotel… because they change menus every single day! If you have heard of women who never wear the same outfit twice, well, Clico doesn’t serve the same dish twice. Clico isn’t just about fine dining but haute cuisine. While most restaurants rely upon their […]

Interview with Justine Drake, editor for Fresh Living magazine, on The Food Cops with Radio Today.

By Edward Chamberlain-Bell Interview with Justine Drake, Editor Fresh Living Magazine  I interviewed Justine Drake, editor for Fresh Living magazine and director for South African Taste Festivals, to explain how she produces Pick n Pay’s in-house magazine, how it evolved, what inspires their content and how much freedom Pick n Pay allows Justine to create […]

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