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{EVENT} Happy birthday, Mr. B! Celebrations with FAT Bastard

{EVENT} Happy birthday, Mr. B! Celebrations with FAT Bastard

Admit it. We all let out a smug little giggle and an awkward happy dance when we receive an invitation to a 21st birthday party. Maybe it’s just me? Anyways, purely because of the nature of this type of celebration, it fills us with excitement […]

{COMPETITION}{CAPE TOWN} VIP Screening & Ticket Give-Away: Status Update

{COMPETITION}{CAPE TOWN} VIP Screening & Ticket Give-Away: Status Update

Here’s something different for you, my little hedonists! Feel like a big bowl of popcorn and a jumbo Coke? I’m giving away two sets of 2 x movie tickets for a VIP Screening of the new teen film, Status Update! Competition Time! Because you always […]

{NEWS} “Pesto & wine play” at Neil Ellis this summer

{NEWS} “Pesto & wine play” at Neil Ellis this summer

Neil Ellis Wines, the family owned winery on the slopes of the Helshoogte Pass in Stellenbosch, is a must-visit this summer. In addition to a wide range of highly-acclaimed wines, food and wine lovers can embark on an epicurean journey with a unique food and […]

{NEWS} Don’t miss Groote Post’s November Country Market!

{NEWS} Don’t miss Groote Post’s November Country Market!

Head out to Groote Post on Sunday 25TH November for a day of family fun and relaxation at their idyllic Country Market nestled in the hills around the beautiful town of Darling.

{EXPERIENCE} How to feel “Like a Chef” in your own kitchen! Plus discount voucher!

{EXPERIENCE} How to feel “Like a Chef” in your own kitchen! Plus discount voucher!

We all sometimes binge-watch cooking shows on Netflix over the weekend whilst eating sloppy takeaways on the couch. We all wish we had the Jamie Oliver factor, the Nigella seduction or the Gordon Ramsay ferocity in the kitchen, but with zero motivation to read a […]

{PRODUCT REVIEW} Liquid Smoke – the ultimate food infusion

{PRODUCT REVIEW} Liquid Smoke – the ultimate food infusion

I fondly remember, as a little girl, sitting with my dad around his Cadac smoker cooker whilst he smoked fresh fish and meat, carefully adding handfuls of fragrant wood chips to the box. It would take most of the day to slowly infuse the fish […]

{NEWS} Platter’s by Diners Club launches the 2019 South African Wine Guide

{NEWS} Platter’s by Diners Club launches the 2019 South African Wine Guide

Three Wineries of the Year Recognised for Excellence Platter’s by Diners Club South African Wine Guide 2019 was launched at Cape Town’s Table Bay Hotel on 5 November 2018 with over 200 guests in attendance, the VIPs including the wine producers who achieved the maximum […]

{NEWS} Welgegund Heritage wines release Cinsault and Grenache Noir Varietal Wines

{NEWS} Welgegund Heritage wines release Cinsault and Grenache Noir Varietal Wines

Intense, beautifully packaged 2017 special releases from low-yielding dryland bush vines Welgegund, meaning “well-bestowed”, is the perfect title for this heritage estate nestled at the foot of the magnificent Hawequa mountains at the end of an oak-lined cul-de-sac in Wellington. Visitors don’t have to venture […]

{NEWS} Finalists: 2018 Diners Club Winemaker & Young Winemaker Awards

{NEWS} Finalists: 2018 Diners Club Winemaker & Young Winemaker Awards

The finalists for the Diners Club Winemaker and Young Winemaker of the Year awards have been announced. Five winemakers have been shortlisted to compete for the prestigious Winemaker of the Year award, while six will vie for the Young Winemaker of the Year title.

{WINE REVIEW} Welcome summer with Welgegund Heritage Wines

{WINE REVIEW} Welcome summer with Welgegund Heritage Wines

If you’re serious about wine, like me, you will most certainly have seasonal favourites. I’m nostalgically packing away my voluptuous, moody reds and soul-warming, hearty whites for another year until next winter, and excitedly making space for my summer staples in promising shades of bright […]