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…

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,…

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…

Four Cousins Strawberry Fields Ice-Cream Lollies

The Beatles’ 1967 hit “Strawberry Fields Forever” has long been considered one of the greatest pop songs ever recorded. And your taste buds will be singing when you indulge in the Four Cousins Strawberry Fields cream liqueur. I’ve given it a grown-up twist for a summer dessert. “Let me take you down‘Cause I’m going to Strawberry…

Four Cousins Marula Dream Ice-Cream Cones

The Four Cousins Marula Dream is not just a creamy liqueur, which can be enjoyed chilled on a scorching day, but a versatile ingredient in the grown-up ice cream cone. Marula & Praline Ice Cream Cones INGREDIENTS: Marula Dreams Ice-Cream 600 ml Double Cream 1 teaspoon (5ml) Vanilla 3 tablespoons (45ml) Marula Dream liqueur 1…

Schalk Opperman: Quoin Rock’s new winemaker a man on a mission

“Craftsmanship in the vineyard and innovation in the cellar lead to wines that truly embody our terroir.” Quoin Rock’s wine philosophy, as well as its infrastructure, resources and willingness to expand are what appealed to its new winemaker, Schalk Opperman. Opperman’s passion for wine already started at school where he first studied about “the nectar…

Unveiling the Barista 2020 Pinotage on International Pinotage Day 2020

“Think of chocolate coated espresso coffee beans with candied cherries and butterscotch. Does this sound delicious? It is indeed. There’s so much to love about the Barista Pinotage. Have a taste and see for yourself.” These are the words of winemaker legend, Bertus Fourie, who earned himself a place in SA’s wine hall of fame…

Delaire Graff Restaurant introduces Chef Kayla-Ann Osborn

Overlooking the Banghoek Valley and its picturesque vineyards, Delaire Graff Restaurant specialises in French-style bistro chic cuisine in an airy, double-volume space that leads outdoors onto a terrace with scenic mountain views. At the helm of this beautiful restaurant in Stellenbosch is Kayla-Ann Osborn, the new Head Chef. While Osborn was first welcomed in March,…

Revitalised Roodeberg Classic Rosé in full bloom for spring

Roodeberg, the cherished South African classic for over 70 years, has released the 2020 vintage of its vibrant Rosé just in time for springtime sipping. As the weather warms and our taste buds start to crave wines that are fresh and appealing, Roodeberg Classic Rosé 2020 ticks all the boxes with subtle aromas of strawberry,…

Women Power in Hospitality

The hospitality environment is a demanding industry that not only requires passion and motivation at each level of the organisation but also leaders that support, guide and nurture its employees. Support, guide and nurture – three words that are more commonly associated with women and their style of management than their male counterparts. So, why…

the. giveaway you don’t want to miss

Although wine sales and distribution are currently prohibited we can still work wonders with your imagination. Imagine winning a bottle of the limited release the. Cabernet Franc, which currently sells for R5 000 per bottle. That dream can become a reality for one lucky wine enthusiast.

Introducing Robertson Winery Single Serve

The Perfect Glass of Wine Every Time Robertson Winery launched their Single Serve 200ml wines in a can just before #Lockdown. The perfect serve. The perfect glass of wine every time, anytime and anywhere. Perfect for picnics, parties and everything in between. Robertson Winery, well known as a producer of excellent wines at affordable prices,…

Stirring things up with Nini Jerman

STIR! it UP is the brainchild of Stellenbosch-based Nini Jerman who two years ago embarked on a journey to develop a healthy alternative to those ready-made sauces that were loaded with ingredients which, she says, “read more like a science lab experiment than something I wanted to put into my children’s tummies.” After much experimenting…

South African Vetkoek

Balls of dough deep-fried until golden brown and puffed. Whether you prefer them savoury or sweet; everybody has a preference according to how they grew up. We filled our warm vetkoek with savoury mince and topped with cheese; all-in-one-meal. You only need a warm spot for the dough to do a double proving – we…

Hasselback beauts

Looking for an alternative side dish to your braai? Since lock-down the braai fires have been plentiful in our neighbourhood;  smells of burning charcoal and wood followed by the charred meat make its way into our living room on “school nights”. The South-African norm of braai broodjies, potato salad and potato-bake as side dishes must…

It’s World Malbec Day

Today Argentina is synonymous with Malbec, having achieved a direct association with the varietal. Renowned by its diversity, high quality and elegance, it marks a constant innovation in the wine scene worldwide.