National Braai Team to represent SA in the USA
by Editor on 25 July 2013
July 18th, 2013 – Team ChesaNyama Braai-B-Que will be heading off to the USA during October following invitations to compete in the exclusive World Food Championships in Las Vegas and the Jack Daniel’s World Barbeque Invitational in Lynchburg, Tennessee. The team have been afforded the rights to officially represent South Africa at both events where the bragging rights of winning are the cherished goals of any b...
Tyger Valley Centre Celebrates Bridal Experience
by Editor on 25 July 2013
Tyger Valley’s annual Bridal Experience is all about offering brides-to-be the most amazing and unique ideas to help them plan the perfect wedding day. This year’s bridal experience reflects a variety of sophisticated, trendsetting and modern displays from Thursday 29 August to Sunday 1 September 2013. The competition prize includes a gorgeous wedding experience sponsored by Ashanti Estate, Jagadi Couture, Ho...
Fame Music and SAE Online Search results!
by Editor on 25 July 2013
Winners of the Online Music Search South Africa have been announced. Designed to encourage the creation of quality music content and to highlight the existing potential for emerging artists, Fame Music has achieved amazing results in South Africa with 2,500 new users, 1,400 artists and over 600 competing tracks. Winning the competition the 23 year-old Sibusiso Shongwe, professionally known as 2SEVENIC with “It ...
2013 NAG LAN opens for business
by Editor on 23 July 2013
w00t - here’s some good news for ardent gamers. NAG Magazine, the driving force behind rAge (the Really Awesome Gaming Expo), has announced that tickets to the annual NAG LAN @ rAge will go on sale at 09h00 on 31 August 2013. Traditionally tickets have gone on sale on 01 August, so this gives gaming fanatics a little more time to get their battle plans drawn and their loot stockpiled in preparation to experience S...
Simonsig Vintage Wine Day showcases rare cellar gems
by Editor on 18 July 2013
Saturday, 24 August 2013 Seize the opportunity to taste and buy rare vintage gems and enjoy a family day out filled with hearty foods, music and children’s activities at Simonsig’s Vintage Wine Day hosted on Saturday, 24 August when this landmark Stellenbosch estate showcases a fine selection of older signature wines held back for release at optimal maturity. With vintages dating back to the early 90’s, ...
The Telkom Business Michael Fridjhon Wine Experience
by Editor on 17 July 2013
ABSOLUTE BENCHMARKS IN THE WORLD OF WINE It's been 16 years since the Michael Fridjhon Wine Experience was launched - an annual event intended to enable Rand-locked South African wine enthusiasts to benchmark their expectations and their palates with the finest wines produced in the Old and New World. Since those early days, wines available from our top producers have come to rival many of the international class...
Want to send you to Las Vegas
by Editor on 16 July 2013
Are you Barry Hilton’s biggest fan? If so, Emerald Resort & Casino and DStv want to send you and a guest to watch Barry strut his stuff when he appears as the headline act at The Improv at Harrah’s Las Vegas 6 & 7 September 2013. While in Las Vegas, Barry’s biggest fan will also get to go to the Jerry Seinfeld show, and enjoy the once in a lifetime opportunity to actually meet the legendary Seinfeld in perso...
SA's greatest Gaming and Technology gathering
by Editor on 09 July 2013
R 1.3 billion. That’s how much South African consumers spent in 2011 on games, gaming accessories, PCs, peripherals, PC hardware and the 2.9 million console and handheld games they bought. And when gamers around the world bought the latest instalment in the Call of Duty franchise, they helped the game knock Hollywood’s record-breakers out of the park. Call of Duty reached the landmark of US$1 billion in sal...
Stay and Wine at the Riviera on Vaal
by Editor on 19 June 2013
The Riviera on Vaal Hotel & Country Club has joined in on the 10th anniversary of the Vaal Triangle’s Vaal Meander Wine Route this year. While offering tastings from Zorgvliet Wines and Muratie Wine Estate, the Riviera on Vaal Resort also encourages guests to stay over and enjoy the vibe of the Vaal during the wine route. To make staying over a little easier, this family resort has put together a Stay and Wine ...
Serves Up Fresh Winter Fare in July
by Easy Rider Tours on 13 June 2013
The Vineyard Hotel & Spa is taking its fantastic series of themed monthly menus a step further in July with dishes featuring ingredients grown in the hotel’s own gardens served at The Square Restaurant. Food & Beverage Manager Matt Deitchman says the homegrown ingredients add a personalized touch to the meals on offer that is impossible to replicate elsewhere. “The hotel has long been famous for its magnifice...
Free 2013 Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival App
by Editor on 11 June 2013
Last year the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival launched South Africa’s first Festival App, and this year the innovation continues with more streamlined features and better integration with the Festival Programme. The app represents a move towards the goal of a paper-free and economically sustainable Festival, and can be downloaded on BlackBerry, Android phones, iPhones and iPads.
Delheim turns up the heat
by Editor on 10 June 2013
Dip into a melting pot of culinary bliss, fine wines and genuine hospitality when family-owned Delheim Wine Estate, nestled just outside Stellenbosch, wards off the winter chills with their popular Jazz & Cheese Fondue indulgences, every Sunday afternoon from 7 July until 25 August. This ultimate winter warmer is your ticket to end your weekend on a decadent high with a taste of retro-nostalgia, when resident chef...
Rise & Shine Eco-Friendly Acoustic Music Festival
by Editor on 06 June 2013
Join OBiKWA wines for a day filled with acoustic music at the Rise & Shine festival at Sandton Central Park on Saturday, 8 June 2013. This music festival will not only include a line-up of artists such as Francois van Coke, Naming James and more, but will also allow you to do your part in caring for the environment. For every 50 guests attending, Rise & Shine, in association with Greenpop, will plant a tree.
Rabinowitz to host Tabasco® Oyster Shucking & Eating Competitions
by Editor on 05 June 2013
The oyster shucking and eating competitions have always been two of the most popular events taking place during the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival. Now these firm favourites have been combined and, along with a healthy dose of comedy courtesy of one of South Africa’s most acclaimed comedians, the Tabasco® Oyster Shuckle – On Fire with Nik Rabinowitz, will take place on Thursday 4 July at the main festival gro...
Oysters rule supreme
by Editor on 24 May 2013
Oysters are the delicacy of choice for gourmands, romantics, and those who appreciate the finer things in life. And with the 2013 Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival coming up between 28 June and 7 July, Festival Manager Nicci Rousseau-Schmidt takes a look at the festival’s most honoured “guests” – the oysters. “Knysna has long been synonymous with oysters and they remain the main feature at the festival. ...
Tempt Dad with tantalizing treats
by Editor on 23 May 2013
(Cape Town, 15 May 2013) Moms and kids are invited to treat dad to a delectable Father’s Day feast at the Vineyard Hotel & Spa this Father’s Day. The hotel’s popular restaurant, The Square Restaurant, is offering a terrific three-course lunch menu to spoil local dads on Sunday 16 June. Executive chef Alex Docherty has developed a range of dishes tailor-made to suit dad’s taste buds, commencing with a choi...
2013 Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival
by Editor on 20 May 2013
The programme for the 2013 Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival is growing, with new and exciting events joining the stable of old favourites. “Last year’s programme sported more than 100 events,” said Festival Manager Nicci Rousseau-Schmidt. “And it is already clear that we’ll top that number this year.” The Pick n Pay Women’s Walk will take place on Sunday 7 July. The Women’s Walk is a popular event...
Warm up for winter with hearty soups
by Editor on 07 May 2013
Back by popular demand, Constantia Glen’s delicious homemade soups served with crusty,freshly baked bread, are a must for the ultimate winter wine tasting experience on offer from May onwards at this picturesque wine estate. Available in single servings or as a trio of smaller soups, visitors can tuck into hearty Beef goulash, French onion, or Honey roasted butternut and sage soup. Each soup is perfectly paired ...
The Lime Envelope Launches Specialised Project Package
by Editor on 29 April 2013
The Lime Envelope, a Johannesburg based boutique Public Relations agency, has announced the addition of a focused PR and media liaison offering specifically for the exhibition, expo and events sector. After successfully engaging in pro-active PR campaigns for many such events and housing a specialised event management service arranging press conferences to launches and conferences, the agency now offers project base...
OBiKWA sticks its neck out
by Editor on 16 April 2013
Fluff up your tail feathers with OBiKWA, the adventurous, everyday range of affordable varietal wines at The Wine Show Joburg taking place in the heart of the concrete jungle’s Sandton Convention Centre from 3 – 5 May 2013. Unleash your inner ostrich at this vibrant, wine-filled event and remember to swing by OBiKWA for tastings of this easy-drinking, down-to-earth range. With a variety of unpretentious, quali...