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Unlock the unusual South African wines #UnlocktheUnusuals @WineMenuSA

The popular Wine Menu’s Unlock the Unusuals Wine Festival is back to showcase South Africa’s lesser known varietals, as well as some international examples, in the only focused platform in Gauteng of these wines. (See full list of wines at the bottom of this release). This tasting of more than 80 truly exceptional wines takes place at the […]

Get your tickets for the first Gauteng Pinotage & Biltong Festival #PinoBiltongFest @leribahotel @Cobievo

If you always thought Pinotage is only used to make serious red wines, don’t miss out on the first Pinotage and Biltong Festival in Gauteng which takes place on national Pinotage day, Saturday 14 October and Sunday 15 October at the Leriba Hotel in Centurion from 11 to 5 pm daily. This is the one […]

Kloovenburg Wines at Unlock the Unusuals Festival @Kloovenburg @WineMenuSA

Kloovenburg Wines at Unlock the Unusuals Festival … including two varietals picked and stomped by a Springbok! Wine Menu’s popular Unlock the Unusuals wine festival  returns to Johannesburg on Thursday, September 7 to showcase South Africa’s lesser known varietals. And this year, Kloovenburg Wine & Olive Estate will be there to sample four of their wines that Gautengers may not be familiar with. […]

A feast of flavours at Decorex Joburg’s gourmet cooking theatre @decorexSA

Some of the best local cooking talent will get things steaming at this year’s Decorex Joburg – co-sponsored by Plascon and Caesarstone – as they take to the Gourmet Cooking Theatre. A popular feature on the Decorex Joburg programme, top chefs and food experts will demonstrate a range of quality snacks, meals and treats on […]

Warm up the weekend with Social Sundays at The Maslow @TheMaslowHotel

The Maslow, Sun International’s flagship urban hotel situated in the heart of Africa’s financial hub, is putting a new spin on socialising on Sundays. Starting in July and continuing until December 2017, the last Sunday of every month will be devoted to events designed to entertain and enchant guests. Said Maslow General Manager Ashwin Jose: […]

Sweet News: Moody Cow Gelato and Coffee Co is open for ice-cream, coffee & more!

Gelato and Coffee. Could there be a better combination? Only if the spot where you buy it from has an obscure and delightful name, such as Moody Cow. Best of all, coffee and Italian ice-cream are just the start, as the Moody Cow menu showcases a collection of sensational sweet treats. For owner, Jose dos […]

Clico Boutique Hotel celebrates 11th anniversary @clico_hotel

Situated in the upmarket suburb of Rosebank, the Clico Boutique Hotel was opened in 2006 by Jeanette Schwegman to cater for discerning leisure and corporate guests. Starting out as a guest house, Clico has evolved over the years into a five-star boutique hotel, a small conference and function facility and a beautiful sophisticated restaurant, added […]

May de Lencquesaing @GlenellyEstate receives Lifetime Achievement Award at the IWC Awards in London

The IWC Lifetime Achievement Award honours a person within the trade who has shown dedication and commitment, and has made a significant difference to the global wine industry. Now in its 34th year, the IWC is widely regarded as one of the world’s finest and most meticulously judged wine competitions. May de Lencquesaing is a […]

Lauren Buzzeo of US-based Wine Enthusiast rates South African Chenin Blanc @CheninBlancSA @laurbuzz @WineEnthusiast #DrinkChenin

South Africa stands the strongest chance of making an impact in the US by linking its wine marketing message with a single varietal in the way New Zealand has done with Sauvignon blanc and Argentina, with Malbec. This is the view of Lauren Buzzeo, the recently appointed managing editor of respected publication Wine Enthusiast, based […]

The Wolftrap Steakhouse Championships 2017 has a new winner @TheWolftrapWine @thesteakhunter #SteakChamps2017

A NEWCOMER BLAZES TO VICTORY! Rare Grill in Kenilworth takes top honours with Little Havana in Umhlanga Rocks the runner up and The Local Grill in Parktown North in third place. The Wolftrap Steakhouse Championships 2017 saw over 150 steakhouses competing to become South Africa’s Steakhouse Champion. In the first round during May, the public […]

Steenberg Garden Party promises to be an elegant Sandton summer affair! #DineJoziStyle @SteenbergWines

Steenberg Garden Party promises to be an elegant Sandton summer affair Saturday, 28 October, 14h00 – 18h00, Beechwood Gardens, Sandton. Steenberg Vineyards is the Cape’s first registered farm established in 1682, Steenberg is a haven of tranquillity steeped in heritage just 30 minutes from the bustling heart of Cape Town. The 5-star hotel and rejuvenating […]

Trends and Challenges shaping SA’s 2017 restaurant scene

As 2017 reaches the half-way mark (already) three of South Africa’s top Chefs – David Higgs, James Diack and Russell Armstrong – give their insights into the trends and challenges shaping the local restaurant industry so far. Whether it’s ‘cakeage’, cooking on fire, the authenticity of trends and faux food allergies; here’s the low down […]

Book your seats for the #bettertogether collaboration with Come Wine With Us and Boland Cellar #kcclavieenrose

Book your seats for the #bettertogether collaboration with Come Wine With Us and Boland Cellar. Look forward to tasting a selection of Boland Cellar’s prestigious and award winning wines especially their ‘best of blends’ One Formation range. You will be wined and dined at the ever so trendy NEW KCC – La Vie en Rose […]

We’re talking Aperol Spritz! @AperolSpritzSA

It’s time to try the Ap that lets you cross over from work to play in an instant. We’re talking Aperol Spritz, Italy’s number one cocktail that’s taken the world by storm. A post shared by JoziStyle (@jozistyle) on Jul 16, 2017 at 6:23am PDT What makes this tangy orange and bittersweet (actually, make that […]

Book your seats for #stanleybeertasting @StanleyBeerYard

The very popular #stanleybeertasting is happening at Stanley Beer Yard on Wednesday 2 August. Led by their two certified beer judges, their monthly event is sure to entice all your senses. Guests will taste several unique styles of beers, learn the differences between lagers and ales, and enjoy some of Stanley Beer Yard’s tasty grub. Stanley […]

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