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Liquid Gold: La Motte Pierneef Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Any wine lover has their personal preferred pour and mine has been Sauvignon blanc as long as I can remember. Except for that time when...but let's not go there, shall we? In the here and now, some local Sauvignon blancs have been nothing short of nectar to my palate,...

Darling Brew Hits Woodstock!

Who’s your Darling, Bru? As a Capetonian, one must acknowledge that beer is a cardinal part of our culture. Pale ales, dark ales, slow brews – it’s all lekker, bru! On the 2nd of March 2019, the Darling Brewery opened their new Woodstock Taproom's doors to the public with a delightful...

Gin Jol: The Original Gin and Tonic Festival Returns!

Ginlovers, rejoice! The Original Gin and Tonic Festival returns to Cape Town on the 24th February 2019 at the iconic Old Biscuit Mill in Woodstock. It's popular, so get a move on to book your tickets! Now in its 4th year and on its 8th event, The Original Gin &...

Ultimate Cocktail Guide for Summer

Entertaining successfully takes a certain amount of flair. That, plus a bottle of Angostura bitters and this blog post, of course! Follow the handy tips and recipes below for the ultimate summer snacks and cocktails with Angostura, and make your parties the talk of town this festive season. Every cocktail...

Drink Beer and Save the World: Mad Giant

Who'd have thunk beer could save the world? Well, I do have some friends who already think beer makes the world a better place, but doing good for the environment is probably not uppermost on their minds when they crack open a cold one. Enter Mad Giant, a range of...

Terra del Capo Antipasto Bar Summer Menu

Summer brings with it longer days, warmer weather and all the reasons to book a table for lunch at the Terra del Capo Tasting Room and Antipasto Bar in Franschhoek. This intimate space is located on the breathtakingly beautiful Anthonij Rupert Estate, with luscious gardens where you can also dine...

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...