Jodi Jantjies – One night only in Pretoria

Next week Friday, on 18 June 2021, Gauteng will be able to experience Jodi Jantjies’ singing talent first hand when she performs at the Pierneef Theater in Pretoria. For Jodi, this is the ideal opportunity to come and tell how ATKV-Crescendo has radically changed her life.‘Dit Is … Jodi Jantjies’ is the end product of a five-year…

Winemaker Kiara Scott of Brookdale Estate honoured by WineLand magazine

Kiara Scott, the talented young winemaker of Brookdale Estate in the Cape Winelands, has received recognition from WineLand magazine as one of 2021’s most promising young wine ambassadors in the South African wine industry. WineLand Media, in collaboration with ROTOCON, honoured 30 young professionals who are making their mark in the South African wine industry. The June 2021 issue of WineLand…

Beat the autumn chill with this delicious quick and easy chicken curry

For generations, we’ve watched our moms and grandmothers spend hours creating the perfect dish with love and devotion. Fast forward to today and our busy schedules – we need technology to help us cook a healthy meal quickly. Whether you forgot to defrost your frozen food items or if you are already in cooking mode,…

Reset and rejuvenate with Franschhoek’s Mystery Weekends

In these turbulent times we find ourselves in why not treat yourself to an all-inclusive winelands getaway, where your weekend has been meticulously planned for you from check in to check out. You’d be forgiven for thinking it’s a dream, but this can be your reality. Franschhoek’s popular Mystery Weekends hold the promise of surprise,…

New Sommelier appointment: Greenhouse at The Cellars Hohenort

APPOINTMENTS: GREENHOUSE AT THE CELLARS-HOHENORT Greenhouse at The Cellars-Hohenort in Cape Town has appointed Marlvin Gwese as Sommelier of the team which is headed by Executive Chef Farrel Hirsch. Gwese has joined Greenhouse after ten years as Head Sommelier at the Cape Grace Hotel. Zimbabwean-born Gwese first started his career as wine steward at The Table Bay Hotel and graduated with a Cape…

Stock Up With Middelvlei This Winter

With Winter knocking on our doors be sure to keep your wine collection fully stocked, especially for those cold nights when a robust red or even a white wine are guaranteed to keep the cold at bay. Middelvlei Wines in the Stellenbosch Winelands has the answer to your wine woes with their Free-Run Pinotage 2019 and Unoaked Chardonnay 2020….

LG announces new brand ambassador, Siya Kolisi

Johannesburg, 06 May 2021 – LG Electronics is proud to announce that they have signed a three-year partnership agreement with Springbok captain Siya Kolisi. This strategic partnership has stemmed from a mutual philosophy that focuses on changing lives for the better. Both LG Electronics and Siya Kolisi have become synonymous with their social efforts and…

CHAMPAGNE BOLLINGER ROSÉ – ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS FOR MOTHER’S DAY

Sunday 9th May will be Mom’s special day and she deserves an absolutely fabulous treat. So why not spoil her with a bottle of Champagne Bollinger Rosé, a highly polished, delicately fruited, perfectly balanced Rosé of great complexity and sophistication. CHAMPAGNE BOLLINGER ROSÉ The Bollinger Rosé is a blend of 62% Pinot Noir, 24% Chardonnay…

Gravel Quarry and Quartz Stone – Rediscover Glen Carlou’s Magic

Reignite your wine senses to the wonders of Glen Carlou and its award-winning wine range, in particular the new release Gravel Quarry Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 and Quartz Stone Chardonnay 2020. Situated in the Simonsberg-Paarl region, the estate’s vineyard blocks encompass a variety of slopes and aspects – each nurtured according to its own unique potential, respecting the natural cycles…

4 Tips For Making The Most Of Laundry Day, with LG.

Doing the laundry is probably one of the least favourite chores in any household. We’re looking at ways to make laundry day – and all the nitty-gritty that goes with it – a whole lot easier to handle. Unfortunately, the world is yet to automate folding and packing away fresh laundry, so that’s something your…

Let’s Taste The Stars With Glen Carlou’s Blanc de Blancs Brut 2018

Gone are the days when it was only appropriate to sip a glass of bubbly at a special occasion. These days the trend is to savour it at any occasion and throughout the year – rain or shine, it’s perfect throughout the year. Adding Glen Carlou’s Blanc de Blancs Brut 2018 to your Cap Classique collection is…

A feather in the cap for Brookdale Estate Chenin Blanc 2019

Esteemed wine critic Jancis Robinson recently published ‘A South African miscellany‘, awarding a 17.5 out of 20 score to the Brookdale Chenin Blanc 2019 – effectively placing it amongst the highest rated Chenin Blancs in South Africa. ‘Powdery, fragrant honeysuckle and jasmine with sweetness of ripe white peach. Creamy, tingling, richly textured spreading all over the palate. Apricots and…

Let Gåte’s Autumn Menu Take Your Senses To New Dimensions

Gåte’s Head Chef, Jack Coetzee, continues his journey of farm to plate philosophy with his soon to be released Autumn inspired menu. Using the finest locally sourced produce patrons can expect to be taken on a memorable culinary journey. Not revealing too much as it without a doubt a bucket list experience, Jack’s menu can…