Contribute for the Love of the Game
by Editor on 03 September 2013
The official charity of the Springbok Rugby Team, The Chris Burger Petro Jackson Players’ Fund, steps in to offer help and hope when rugby players suffer catastrophic and serious rugby injuries. It currently cares for 105 quadriplegics across South Africa, and implements initiatives to make the game safer and reduce the number of injuries taking place. The work of the Players’ Fund is financed through annual fu...
The Western Cape's Leading Food and Wine Event!
by Editor on 03 September 2013
The Big Bottle Festival, now in its third year running, showcased over 40 wine producers and seven of South Africa’s top chefs this past weekend at the elegant Cellars-Hohenort Hotel, reaffirming it as the Western Cape’s grandest annual wine tasting extravaganza. VIP guests such as Natalie Becker, Derek van Dam, Lisa Crowley, Reinard Ludick and Tracey Lange amongst others were treated in the exclusive Absolut...
Classics get a Twist of Salt
by Editor on 03 September 2013
Friday, 27 September 2013 Enjoy your dinner with Fleur du Cap and a tad more than just a pinch of salt when salt aficionado Chef Craig Cormack teams up with Fleur du Cap to present memorable wine and salt dinners every last Friday of the month at Die Bergkelder in Stellenbosch as from September.
Holi Festival of Colours is coming to the Mother City
by Editor on 03 September 2013
The original Holi Festival of Colours 2013 World Tour, the first to take place in Europe, is now coming to Cape Town to transform Sahara Park Newlands on the 12th of October 2013 into a multi-coloured dance floor. Part of more than 10 countries and over 30 cities worldwide this is an event not to be missed. South Africa’s rainbow nation will come together in this open-air venue and fill the space with bright yello...
Elite tastings of Desiderius Pongrácz
by Editor on 29 August 2013
Thursday, 5 September to Saturday, 7 September, University of Johannesburg’s Soweto Campus Seize the moment and visit Pongrácz at the Soweto Wine Festival from 5 to 7 September at the University of Johannesburg’s Soweto Campus, to savour South Africa’s leading Méthode Cap Classique range, including the singularly noble Pongrácz flagship, Desiderius Pongrácz 2008.
New WAY2WINE Trail Run & Wine Extravaganza
by Editor on 29 August 2013
Pimp up your trainers and head for the Winelands for the 1st ever WAY2WINE Trail Run & Wine Extravaganza and discover some of the best kept secrets of the Bottelary Hills on the outskirts of Stellenbosch on Saturday, 9 November 2013. This brand new 12km Trail Run and Wine Tasting Run/Walk will take you along a scenic vineyard route and uncover some of the most beautiful hidden wine farms the Bottelary area has to...
rAge: The best cure for 'Mundane-itis'....
by Editor on 29 August 2013
Feel like your life needs a booster injection of adventure and adrenaline? Are you craving a bit of “Las Vegas” in your otherwise drab 9-to-5 slog? Well, how does a new job sound – at none other than Amazon? Or maybe a R100 000 cash prize? What about a new gaming rig, worth a cool R30 000?
Opera meets Food & Wine
by Editor on 29 August 2013
Escape to the world of opera at Simonsig Estate for a memorable evening of fine food, wine and arias performed by the all-star South African cast of Madama Butterfly at Cuvée Restaurant on Thursday, 5 September 2013. For this special evening in the heart of the Stellenbosch Winelands, Head Chef Lucas Carstens has designed a menu with flavours of the orient to reflect Puccini’s operatic masterpiece. The overtur...
Join Recycling Week at Brightwater Commons
by Editor on 29 August 2013
Brightwater Commons, a Fountainhead Retail Asset is excited to announce its third annual Recycling Week event, scheduled to take place between the 3rd and 8th of September 2013. A fantastic opportunity for members of the community to bring their unwanted waste to be recycled in an eco-friendly manner, Recycling Week is not to be missed for those who are eager to make a valuable contribution to the preservation of ou...
Heritage flames with a Snoek Braai
by Editor on 28 August 2013
Celebrate Heritage Day on a legendary wine farm steeped in it, by joining Delheim Estate outside Stellenbosch, for a laid-back Snoek Braai with the Sperling family, when they light the fires in salute to cultural unity on Tuesday, 24 September. “Fuelled by more than six decades of quality winemaking, Delheim was the first wine estate in the country to serve food almost four decades ago. Today good food and wine ...
Curry, Beer & Wine Challenge Promises Perfection
by Editor on 28 August 2013
Imagine Chicken Tikka Bunny Chow, paired with a fabulously delicious Cape Brewing Company (CBC) Pilsner, or Roti pe Boti and spiced beef cubes served on rice and paired with Devils Peak’ India Pale Ale (IPA) and Anthonij Rupert’s rounded Optima. Sounds good? It should, it forms part of a perfectly sumptuous lineup for Cape Town’s lingering winter, debuting at the luxurious Taj Cape Town’s Twankey Bar this Wed...
Stellenbosch at Summer Place paired to perfection
by Editor on 28 August 2013
On 30 October, Gauteng socialites will be able to indulge in the very best the Stellenbosch Winelands has to offer when Sanlam Private Investments (SPI) hosts the fourth Stellenbosch at Summer Place event – an unsurpassed pairing of wines, food, art, music and fashion from the country’s premier wine destination. Intimate, engaging and slick, this year the country’s pioneering wine route is raising the bar wi...
2nd Elim Wine & Food Celebration
by Editor on 26 August 2013
Saturday, 28 September, wine tasting from 10h00 to 17h00, Strandveld Vineyards, Elim. Cycle & Trail Run entries from 06h00. Races start from 07h30 – 08h30. Spoil the whole family with a day of outdoor fun and cool climate wines from South Africa’s youngest wine growing region at the 2nd Elim Wine & Food Celebration on Saturday, 28 September at Strandveld Vineyards.
Open Day and Public Lecture at science facility
by Editor on 23 August 2013
iThemba LABS in Faure, Somerset West, is opening its facilities to the public on 31 August 2013 to provide a glimpse of its research and activities. The programme includes guided tours, talks and interactive workshops, and closes with a fascinating public lecture by Dr Himla Soodyall, “So, where do you come from?” The lecture will cover interesting stories on how DNA has shed light on our recent past. Many of ...
Don't Miss the Cirque in Cape Town
by Editor on 19 August 2013
Standing ovations between every act and screams of delight made the Cirque de la Symphonie shows at two-sold out performances in Johannesburg over the weekend more like a rock concert, says Maestro Theodore Kuchar, who will conduct four shows from August 23 – 25 in Cape Town at Artscape Opera. “Keeping an eye on the performers while cueing the orchestra in sparkling gems from Tchaikovsky, Wagner and the Carme...
Equestrian riders to compete in Galencia Property Derby
by Editor on 16 August 2013
The most anticipated event on the equestrian calendar, the Galencia Property South African Derby 2013 is taking place from the 2nd to the 6th of October at the Kyalami Equestrian Park in Johannesburg. The country’s top show jumpers will compete over a treacherous course, testing both rider and horse in an attempt to make it through to the nail-biting final on the Sunday witnessed by an expected 5000 to 6000 spectat...
Email Optimisation Workshop
by Editor on 16 August 2013
Stop losing your subscribers! Grow your database with email optimisation. Generate more revenue by strengthening relationships and building customer loyalty. Want to take your email marketing to the next level? Our email optimisation workshop covers both email communications strategy and practical advice on how to improve your email marketing.
OBiKWA struts its stuff at Spring Day
by Editor on 16 August 2013
Start your spring on a refreshing note with OBiKWA wines, music and delicious nibbles at the Spring Day Family Picnic taking place in Nelspruit on Sunday, 1 September 2013. Turn your day up a notch with a line-up of talented local artists such as Jeremy Loops, Tailor, Matthew Mole and Nakhane Toure, who will be performing at the Blue Moon multi-purpose venue. If you prefer not to pack your own, the Blue Moon team ...
'A Void in the Landscape' exhibition
by Editor on 15 August 2013
Top SA artists transform Stellenbosch wine estate with Pop Up gallery Clos Malverne, a family-owned wine estate nestled in the heart of the Devon Valley outside Stellenbosch, sets the stage for a unique art meander in the Winelands with the unveiling of an exclusive A Void in the Landscape exhibition by esteem South African artists which will beguile the senses from 5 October until the end of January 2014.
Comedy night at Vereneeging Civic theatre
by Editor on 14 August 2013
The most talked about event of the year is finally here, the Vaal beach party 2013, and this year the comedy will be held at the Vereeniging civic theatre. The anticipated Vernac comedy show will take on stage on the 29th of August 2013. Headliners include 2013 contestant of SABC 3’s Strictly Come Dancing Mpho Popps Modikoane Mashabela Galane, Thapelo “tips” Seemise (Taxi Ride) and “Skhumba” (Taxi Ride)....