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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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