Top chefs at Stellenbosch at Summer Place
by Editor on 05 October 2016
It’ll be a foodie’s delight on a single, star-studded night when Stellenbosch at Summer Place returns to Hyde Park on October 26. Now, all of the five celebrated chefs who’ll be leading this gourmet cocktail extravaganza, presented by Stellenbosch Wine Routes and Sanlam Private Wealth, have finally been announced. This year, the show features kitchen superstars: - Michael Deg of The Restaurant at Delaire Gr...
Engage, impress & network at Tala Game Reserve
by Editor on 05 October 2016
Networking, creating good impressions and engaging with fellow delegates or colleagues at conferences is just as important as the speakers and topics themselves. “Downtime activities available at Tala Private Collection Game Reserve provide the perfect scenario for this to happen,” Mike Nunan, General Manager, explains. Scenic landscapes, plentiful wildlife and dramatic sunsets complete the backdrop for post-...
Constantia Glen lights the fire for a Heritage Day
by Editor on 20 September 2016
Constantia Glen is preparing the coals this Heritage Day for a sizzling braai platter for two – the perfect reason to head to this picturesque boutique wine estate on Saturday, 24 September. Indulge in a generous braai platter of succulent spit braai lamb, boerewors, homemade potato salad and braai bread. Ideal for sharing, the platter is available from 12h00 until 15h00 at R290. While you may find the estate...
Pinotage Day promises loads of fun
by Editor on 14 September 2016
Wellington Wines will be celebrating International Pinotage Day with a fun-filled Pinotage Celebration on Saturday, 8 October, to honour South Africa’s only indigenous grape varietal. The day promises lots of activities for young and old at the Bovlei tasting venue in Bainskloof Road, Wellington from 08h00 – 14h00. The festivities kick off with a hilarious Pinotage Pilates session during which standard Pilates ...
The Great Moscow Circus is back in town
by Editor on 29 August 2016
The world-famous Great Moscow Circus is returning to South Africa this year with an all-new, sensational, two-hour World Premiere program – featuring more than 65 circus superstars. Russia’s most-famous calling card, the Great Moscow Circus is coming at a cost of R80 million, with breathtaking, affordable, family entertainment, capturing all the thrills and fun of the circus of yesteryear with all the skill a...
Bot River hosts blooming nice Spring Weekend
by Editor on 12 July 2016
Pantry of homegrown pleasures to be savoured – 2 to 4 September The close-knit winemaking community of the small town of Bot River, is set for its annual Spring Weekend which promises an authentic bouquet of all things exceptional and exclusive to this unsung Overberg gem from 2 to 4 September 2016. Home to eminent wine mavericks, Bot River features 11 wine farms – most of them family-owned and run – and ...
Farmers to gather at Potch AgriWorks Expo
by CADEK Media on 07 July 2016
AgriWorks Expo is a regional showcase of the latest farming equipment, products, services and supplies. The event is open to all and focuses on farmers, landscapers, gardeners, facility managers and the general public. Many of the exhibits also include items for the handy man and keen gardener. Apart from the agricultural focus the expo also offer general and food stalls. Visit www.agriworks.co.za for more informatio...
Nescafé Gold presents the SAMA 2016 Album of the Year
by Editor on 03 June 2016
From 2014, Nescafé has had a keen interest in the South African Music scene, from introducing the Nescafé Red Mug Sessions – a musical platform for local up-and-coming artists to showcase their talents, to celebrating the talent of established local artists all on one stage. That’s why we saw it fitting to be a part of this year’s South African Music Awards. Our journey with music is one that blends inspirati...
Delheim swings to Cheese Fondue & Jazz Sundays
by Delheim on 01 June 2016
Dip-licious delights to ward off the winter blues Why sing the blues if you can swing to Delheim’s Cheese Fondue & Jazz indulgences, when this popular Stellenbosch wine estate will sizzle with a melting pot of dip-licious delights, every Sunday from 3 July until 28 August. These laidback lunchtime affairs invite guests to ensconce themselves in the cosy depths of the atmospheric ‘downstairs’ tasting cella...
Get your happy on at Taste the Helderberg 2016
by Editor on 23 May 2016
Get your gourmet and grape groove on at the 2016 Taste the Helderberg showcase when this winter blues-busting food and wine affair celebrates the talents and tastes unique to this thriving region on Wednesday evening, 15 June 2016. This sensory showcase of all things Helderberg serves up a treasure trove of the finer things in life with more than 100 premium wines to sip on and dishes from eminent local chefs and ...
Durban is the best city in the world for Surfski
by Editor on 17 May 2016
KWAZULU-NATAL, DURBAN, MAY 2016 - KwaZulu-Natal’s sunny Durban is a surfski paradise famous worldwide for its golden beaches, big waves and exhilarating downwind racing conditions. The city is home to some of the world’s greatest surfski paddlers, and hosts the world’s largest surfski series, breaking world records for paddler numbers. It is the number one city in the world to live in if you’...
SA’s oldest cycle shop celebrates 84th year by stocking
by Editor on 16 May 2016
PIETERMARITZBURG, KWAZULU-NATAL, 16 MAY 2016 - Jowetts Cycles, based in Pietermaritzburg, is celebrating its 84th year in the cycling trade this year. It is South Africa’s oldest and arguably the most well-known cycling shop in KwaZulu-Natal. How does the oldest cycle brand celebrate this auspicious occasion? By adding one of the oldest bicycle brands to its stable - LAPIERRE bikes. ...
Inaugural pan African food, drink & hospitality trade show opens doors
by Editor on 06 May 2016
The doors of the only Pan-African food, drink and hospitality trade show – Food & Hospitality Africa (F&HA), incorporating Hostex and IFEA – opened today for the first time, bringing two established and reputable expos together under one roof, and offering trading opportunities to over 300 exhibitors from 27 countries. The three-day expo is set to deliver a variety of culinary, beverage and hospitality attract...
Marketing Indaba promise to up-skill marketers
by Marketing Indaba on 06 May 2016
It is time for marketers to take some time out to re-group, gather and learn at the annual Marketing Indaba where this year’s theme is “Engage, Convert, Retain”. In an increasingly connected marketplace, companies and brands need to engage deeply with their target markets, convert them to become customers in some way and delight them to retain their business for the long run. But this is easier said than do...
Cannes Lions 2016 the Biggest in History
by Editor on 18 April 2016
Speakers from across the creative spectrum line-up to put creativity at the core in June. Cinemark, the local representatives of Cannes Lions and its affiliates, are passionate about both great film and advertising making this the perfect synergy to bring you the latest information from the world’s premier advertising festivals. The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has today released the full...
International judge attends Highland Gathering & Lifestyle Expo
by Editor on 18 April 2016
The 52nd Highland Gathering and Lifestyle Expo - taking place at Hutchison Park fields, Amanzimtoti, on Saturday 30 April - is set to be an incredible family-fun event with organisers welcoming international judge, Bob Worrall, as one of this year’s highlights. Organised by the Amanzimtoti Lions Club, the Highland Gathering – the biggest collection of pipe bands in South Africa - is a huge boost to the local ...
Alfred ‘King Donut’ Matamela at Light the Fire event
by Editor on 14 April 2016
From a cattle herder in the Tshiheni village of Limpopo to owner of one of the most successful motorcycle training schools in Soweto and Brand Ambassador for Yamaha, South Africa, Alfred ‘King Donut’ Matamela has a truly unique story to tell. “I’m a biker by birth, not by choice.” This is how the motorcyclist – who has been riding for more than 30 years – describes himself. “My love for two w...
AngelShack’s antibacterial office furniture boosts efficiency
by Editor on 06 April 2016
A large section of the South African workforce spends the majority of the day at an office workstation. This close proximity to people and objects means office workers come into contact with about 10 million disease-causing bacteria every day resulting in lost productivity through sick leave.
Bottelary Hills all fired up with trio of sizzling ‘Pop Up’ Lunches
by Editor on 05 April 2016
Grilled, charred, smoked and scorched....The Bottelary Hills Wine Route is all fired up for its sizzling series of Pop Up Lunches, when renowned celebrity chef, Bertus Basson, will fan the flames for a superb Sunday lunch prepared on an open fire on 17 April, 14 August and 4 December. Igniting the gourmet side of the grill with talent and bravado, this highly acclaimed chef has teamed up with the wine folk of this...
SA Cheese festival in the spotlight
by Editor on 05 April 2016
Festival goers can prepare themselves for an extraordinary experience with the celebration of the 15th South African Cheese Festival from 30 April to 2 May at Sandringham, Stellenbosch. The festival is known as the biggest outdoor culinary event in Southern Africa and received the platinum award for “Best exhibition in Southern Africa” in 2015. With the SA Cheese Festival in the Spotlight, cheese lovers can ...