THE LIZ McGRATH COLLECTION ANNOUNCES NEW CHEF APPOINTMENTS

The Liz McGrath Collection has announced the appointment of new head chefs at each of its three hotels – The Cellars-Hohenort, The Marine and The Plettenberg. In line with its policy to develop talent within the Collection, two of these appointments are internal advances between sister hotels. CEO Jacqui Elliot says that the scope for…

ROBERTSON WINERY’S REALLY GOOD WINE

Really Good quality cultivars that are also Really Good for the community Robertson Winery has established a long-standing reputation as a producer of Good wines both on your palate and your pocket and is now doing Good by dedicating their most loved and award-winning cultivars to become part of a special Really Good Wine range….

INTRODUCING JOURNEY’S END VINEYARDS’ TALES SERIES

Journey’s End Vineyards have released the latest vintages of their new-look Tales Series; a range of four wines, each with eye-catching modern designs to show the inspiration behind the labels. The new releases include: Journey’s End Weather Station Sauvignon Blanc 2020 Journey’s End Haystack Chardonnay 2019 Journey’s End The Huntsman Shiraz Mourvèdre Grenache 2019 Journey’s…

BAKED CHORIZO GNOCCHI WITH FAT bastard SHIRAZ

“Who says you need to leave home to #LiveLarge? Add a bold touch to your next big night in with this scrumptious hearty winter dish – baked chorizo gnocchi –that we’ve created to pair perfectly with our luscious SPICY FAT bastard SHIRAZ – YUM! International #ShirazWineDay on 22 July will be a perfect day for this delicious indulgence. Or wait…

LG CARES SUPPORTS THE KOLISI FOUNDATION AND STOR-AGE BLANKET DRIVE

As a global leader in consumer electronics, LG is committed to building a brand that offers more than intelligent, innovative technology. Under the pillar of LG Cares, the brand has undertaken to dedicate itself to sharing with others and improving society in a meaningful way. LG hopes to contribute to social welfare initiatives, education, and cultural activities through…

Chefs with Compassion’s #67000litres challenge to go ahead

The nationwide initiative to cook 67 000 litres of soup for Mandela Day is continuing despite the unrest gripping Durban and Gauteng. The #67000litres for Mandela Day initiative was launched by Chefs with Compassion, a volunteer-based food rescue organisation, in 2020, when over 310 000 people received a hot meal in 10 cities around South Africa on…

From dry wines to port-style wines – a celebration of Portuguese grape varieties

While De Krans Wines is widely known for producing award-winning, quality port-style wines, there is a lesser-known, albeit equally enchanting side to these Portuguese grape varieties that have found their way to Calitzdorp in the 1970’s. Since producing the first Touriga Nacional single variety in South Africa in 2000, De Krans Wines has paved the way in…

Van Loveren’s Rhino Run expands conservation grant to include SANParks

Van Loveren Family Vineyards has sealed an agreement with SANParks that will see every sale of Rhino Run Organic Wine contribute to the conservation of South Africa’s natural heritage. SANParks is the organisation responsible for managing South Africa’s national parks and is now the second beneficiary to benefit from this range. Rhino Run was established…

Gåte’s Jack Coetzee Draws Inspiration From Winter For His Seasonal Menu

For the ultimate in fine dining this Winter let Gåte’s Head Chef, Jack Coetzee, transport your senses to new dimensions with his recently launched seasonal menu. Continuing his journey of farm to plate philosophy, Jack only uses the finest locally sourced produce, which makes for an unforgettable culinary journey. Not revealing too much as it…

SEAFOOD SPAGHETTI WITH FAT bastard CHENIN BLANC

The only thing equal to drinking a glass of our FAT bastard Chenin on #DrinkChenin Day on Saturday 19th June, is indulging in a scrumptious meal that we’ve created to pair perfectly with our gorgeous Chenin – a delicious Seafood Spaghetti – YUM!    Sending you the very best wishes for a Happy Chenin Day. Always remember…

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…

Let Le Grand Domaine Take Your Wine Collection Places

Founded by businessman Bernard Fontannaz in 2016, Le Grande Domaine’s range of wines are best described as passion driven by excellence. Two of the standout wines in the range, namely the Grand Vin De Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2017 and Grand Vin De Stellenbosch Sauvignon Blanc 2020, are produced from carefully selected clones and rootstock,…