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Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival

The annual Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival is one of the highlights on the Cape social calender and a fitting way to kickstart the festive season. Bubbly lovers gather to celebrate, dressed in their finest, and to soak up the delicious food and fizz on offer with 'The...

All about Angostura: The Best Cocktails, and Where to Get Them!

There's a lot more to Angostura than making old ladies' their pink gin, you know. Well, so I am discovering! The highly aromatic bitters in its distinctive paper-wrapped bottle comes in traditional as well as orange flavours, and was first made by Dr. Johann Siegert in the city of...

Make a Date for Red Wine Rendezvous at Steenberg

A few lucky people can still book for the first of Steenberg's Winter Season special Red Wine Rendezvous events tomorrow, 31 May. Don't mope if you don't, though, because two more events are scheduled for later in the winter - the last two Bistro Sixteen82 Red Wine Rendezvous will...

4 Course Cardhu Whiskey Experience at CarneSA

Whiskey and Italian food can be best mates, yes or no? Find out for yourself at CarneSA until end of May, as maestro Giorgio Nava serves up classic Italian food with fine Scottish malt whiskey for the Cardhu Whisky Experience at Carne SA. This 4-course journey of discovery takes place at...

Valentine’s Celebration with Polkadraai and Popcorn at Stellenbosch Hills

Stellenbosch Hills pops corks and corn during the Month of Love! February is the Month of Love and to celebrate this romantic time, Stellenbosch Hills has created the perfect couple. Enter Polkadraai & Popcorn! For Valentine’s month only, the light-hearted winery with the really good wines, has put together a...

Gin = Fun: Musgrave Pink Summer Soirées 

I usually only drink gin during election times, but given the current state of affairs I might have to revise this decision. Great news, then, that Musgrave Gin are hosting gin-themed parties all summer long, in the very sexy Ghibli Bar at Radisson Blu Hotel. This glam urban venue in...

Hot Shots: Silver Creek Makes Lekker Liquor 

If you still reckon moonshine is a rough an' ready hooch, brewed in a rusty kettle by Ma 'n' Pa Redneck on Hillbilly Homestead, boy, have you got a surprise coming!   Silver Creek Moonshine launched their smashing range with a bash at Dust and Dynamite Saloon in downtown Cape Town...

Up your Party Game with Nature’s Own

Wanna win at party hosting? Start by stocking your bar with the right stuff, Sheila. Nature's Own have some kick-ass new cream liqueurs out just in time for party season: CuppnChino Red Velvet  Coffee & Vanilla in bright red liqueur base Django's Mango & Tequila These two rainbow beauties join the existing crop...

Four Cousins Making a Fiver

Did you know Four Cousins isn't just a marketing invention? Yeah - the Four Cousins really exist, and they really make wine, too. Nice wine. Wine you'll also like. Plus, they've just released something new for the easy-drinking market - their brand new Fiver! Make A Statement, This Summer, say the...

Season of Sauvignon: Durbanville Presents! 

Seasoned Sauvignon blanc fans know Durbanville Wine Valley as a source of the superior sippable stuff. Whether you're new to sauv blanc or rediscovering it, this year's Season of Sauvignon Festival has loads in store for you. Held during the weekend of 28 and 29 October, 13 wineries in the...