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Hope Distillery Brings Summer Into Your Kitchen!

    Your summery cocktail is served! Summer is all about cocktails – and our spirit of choice is gin, the one to rule ’em all! Hope Distillery, renowned for its flavoursome boutique gins, has come up with a 100% fresh beverage for the season. Combining any of Hope’s gins with an easy-to-make...

Wixworth Gin for the Win

Although 'International Gin and Tonic Day' officially fell on 19th of October, I am not going to stand in you way if you want to extend celebrations to another week or so. Friends - friends who love gin - don't do that to each other. In any case, you...

Bringing Sexy Back with Rooibos Tea

If you stabbed me at any given time of the day or night, I'd probably bleed tea. My favourite beverage by far, there is simply no such thing as 'too much tea' in my book. Over the years, I've happily experimented with infusions, tisanes, green teas, white teas, black teas,...

Umami Tasting at Grande Provence Bistro

Exciting new developments at Grand Provence Bistro! Experience a savoury twist to exploring wine in the Franschhoek Valley, with the new Umami Tasting to awaken the senses at The Bistro at Grande Provence.  Umami  (click on highlighted link) is the pleasant savoury taste considered the 5th basic taste after sweet,...

Spier Gets With The Programme: Vegetarian Winter Tastings

Spier’s Warm Winter Vegetarian Tasting warms the parts other wine tastings don't reach. I was astonished to read this press release, and gladdened! From Scout PR came the news: 'When the mercury drops and the rain clouds gather, the soup ladle and the wine glass are the best of friends....

Stellar Showcase at Franschhoek Winter Wines

It’s a star-studded line-up at this year’s Franschhoek Winter Wines! Book now for the 15 June 2019 - limited tickets are available, so best you hurry to sample some of the finest tipples the Valley has to offer. With the annual Franschhoek Winter Wines around the corner wine enthusiasts will...

Drink Steenberg Wine and Win!

Stand to win a Steenberg experience with your next wine purchase! Steenberg Vineyards is rewarding wine lovers with the chance to win one of three luxurious Steenberg experiences to the total value of over R50 000 when purchasing a bottle of any Steenberg wine in selected stores from June to...

Leopard’s Leap Wine Launches De-Alcoholised Natura

'Proper wine', but with no alcohol in it. Impossible, right? Hold your horses there, buddy, and read this: Leopard's Leap is adding quality to life with Natura De-alcoholised is changing the game. Added bonus: it contains a tenth of the calories of real wine, and it's vegan! In line with the...

Ken Forrester Wines 25-Year Celebratory Tasting Events

Wine lovers, take note! Your unique chance to spend time with a South African wine legend on 29 May - Ken Forrester invites friends of wine to their 25-Year Celebratory Tasting Series, a calendar of four themed wine tastings, hosted by Ken himself at their old barrel cellar / tasting...

Elgin Cool Wine and Country Food Festival

  It’s Almost Time for Elgin Cool Wine and Country Food Festival! Elgin Cool Wine and Country Food Festival is back and better than ever before on 27 & 28 April 2019. A mere 75 minute's drive from Cape Town, Elgin Valley offers city-dwellers and visitors to the Mother City, the...