{news} Steenberg The Black Swan in Top 10 Sauvignon Blanc hall of fame

Steenberg The Black Swan Sauvignon Blanc 2020 has staked its claim as one of South Africa’s best Sauvignon Blancs by securing a place in the 2021 TOP 10 line-up. Being singled out as one of the country’s finest in the FNB Top 10 Sauvignon Blanc awards is a triumph for Cellarmaster Elunda Basson at the pinnacle…

{news} Lace up for the Loxtonia Cherry Trail Run in the Ceres Valley

Get on your marks to kick-start summer in the Ceres Valley and join the Loxtonia Cherry Trail Run through scenic landscapes and apple orchards on Saturday, 27 November. The month of November is a spectacular time in the valley with the apple trees in full bloom and the cherry picking season beckoning. The family friendly…

{news} Michaelangelo Platinum Award adds new milestone to Diemersfontein’s 21st year

Renowned Wellington winery Diemersfontein has been awarded a Platinum Medal amid its several other accolades at this year’s Michelangelo International Wine and Spirit Awards. The recognition again re-affirms a consistency of quality across varieties and styles that has been maintained since Diemersfontein’s first vintage 21 years ago. It is significant that the Platinum Award was…

{news} This summer, the salad takes centre stage with Chantal Lascaris!

Ever heard that healthy living starts with eating a salad a day? Science says that may well be true, with the primary benefit being a huge boost in your body’s daily nutrient consumption. Committed to encouraging healthy living, South Africa’s own celebrated salad queen, Chantal Lascaris, says it’s officially time for the salad to take…

{news} Roodeberg Classic Rosé in full summer bloom

Roodeberg, the cherished South African classic for over 70 years, has released the 2021 vintage of its vibrant Rosé just in time for summer sipping. Stepping out in style, the wine has already snared a Gold medal at the 2021 Michelangelo International Wine and Spirits Awards. With our palates craving crisp, fruity wines as summer…

{news} Franschhoek Uncorked Festival Celebrates Summer In Style

Not only does the new season bring with it the promise of warmer weather, but it’s also time to make your way to the Franschhoek Wine Valley for this year’s Franschhoek Uncorked Festival (16 & 17 October). What better excuse to explore one of South Africa’s premier wine destinations, whilst uncovering a fine selection of…

{news) Franschhoek’s La Petite Ferme appoints talented new head chef

La Petite Ferme, the renowned manor house and vineyard suites on the Franschhoek Pass and member of The Nest Collection, has appointed a talented new head chef. Odette Olivier comes with a wealth of local and international experience and is set to re-invigorate the dining experience at one of the Cape’s most scenic locations. From…

{news} Zandvliet introduces My Best Friend wine-in-a-box

The celebrated Zandvliet winery has made it even easier and convenient for wine-lovers to enjoy its My Best Friend range, available in traditional bottles and now a two-litre wine-in-a-box format too. My Best Friend, which comprises a Cape White and Cape Red, is the perfect bring-your-own-wine summer companion when joining friends for a braai, sunset…

{connect} Avocado hotcakes recipe with ZZ2 Harmony Avs

By now, we all know the importance and benefits of having a healthy breakfast, but with only a little bit of time and even less inspiration so early in the morning, we sometimes just coffee and go. ZZ2 has hand-picked 12 different beautiful avocados varieties and made available to you in their prime months, so…

{connect} Flavour of the month: let’s talk Harmony Avs

More than ever before, there’s a need to move closer to nature; to nuture our bodies and minds from its fertile soils and to rely on the seasons to fill our pantries. ZZ2 Afrikado is now making this harmonious partnership with nature even easier with their all-year, all-season range of Harmony Avs. Avs all year round?…

{news} Ride, hike and run for Renosterveld

Discover the beauty of the Bottelary region near Stellenbosch from 1 – 3 October, when the Bottelary Hills Renosterveld Conservancy is hosting their first MTB & Eco-weekend. Bike, hike, sip and taste your way through this off-the-beaten track destination in the heart of the Cape Winelands. MOUNTAIN BIKE MAGIC Mountain bikers have the amazing opportunity…