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Find your Instagram inspiration at these 5 magnificent spots in #FranscHHoek – Part 1

We love seeing #FranscHHoek through your eyes! So much so, that we have decided to run a competition on Instagram for the duration of April.

 

Glorious Game Pie with Zonnnebloem Rhȏne-style Red

Food magician Jules Mercer has created a glorious old-fashioned pie, filled with game meat, pork and chicken, flavoured with orange and spice and served with a berry glaze.

 

One Ring To Open Them All

The precise geometry of this stainless steel ring enables you to effortlessly pop the top off of a bottled beverage with your hand.

 

Packaging Spotlight: Connect The Dots

This incredible bottle – with a pencil to connect the dots – was created for Cargill to highlight a product for pet food manufacturers who were attending the Pet Food Forum trade-show.

 

SABS considers legal action over DJ SBU`S Energy Drink

While radio personality and entrepreneur Sbusiso Leope, also known as DJ Sbu,

 

Beer that`s been to space and back

The Eugene, Oregon-based brewery founded the Ninkasi Space Program in 2014. Its goal was to send a payload of brewer’s yeast into space and bring it back to earth for mankind to enjoy.

 

Three Ways to enjoy a bottle of Lanzerac Merlot

The newly released Lanzerac Merlot 2013 is now available at the Tasting Room for R120 per bottle.

 

An English woman’s take on the KKNK 2015

--> I made the very spontaneous decision to head to the KKNK with my husband this last week. While he is fluently bilingual (being a Matie boy), my Afrikaans is not that great… es

 

Enter the #franscHHoekmoments Instagram Video competition and WIN a weekend for two

Franschhoek Tourism is giving away a luxurious weekend for two in Franschhoek – to one lucky Instagrammer!

 

Taste of Cape Town 2015 — Crocodile, Cacti, and Cocktails

At Taste of Cape Town 2015 I ate crocodile for the first time, fell in love with Lanique liquer as well as Rekorderlig cider, and devoured a lamb barbacoa from Cosecha that I’ll never forget!

 

The History of the Finalyson Winemaking Family

 Here is a story I wrote for Gourmet magazine just before I left. It was one of the most interesting articles to research and write about, firstly, because I'm a big fan of the wines from all the

 

Rooibos — The Red Revolution

The ‘Red Revolution’ is the brainchild of Audacia’s Trevor Strydom, who was looking for a means to differentiate his brand in an over-saturated wine market. A cup of rooibos after

 

Sauvignon Blanc: Mussels and Marlborough

After Constantia, the crucible of SA wine, was loudly ignored by the deeply flawed First National Blanc Top Ten Sauvignon Bank Competition last year, Constantia producers are not letting the grass gro

 

BOUCHARD FINLAYSON PINOT NOIRS ARE A HIT WITH CRITICS IN THE USA AND EUROPE

Issued by FIVESTAR PR On behalf of Bouchard Finlayson Bouchard Finlayson ’s famed Pinot Noir vintages have recently been making headlines in the UK and US where both The Drin

 

Bot River Barrels & Beards

Delight in a weekend filled with bold wines, raging beards and genuine hospitality when the wine community of Bot River in the Overberg celebrates their harvest with a trio of unique events, culminati

 

Wine pouches perfect for music festivals

One thing I always struggle with: taking bottles of wine to music festivals. Glass is usually not allowed on the festival grounds, so I end up filling plastic bottles and mugs with vino to take down t

 

Krisjan Rossouw opens solo photography exhibition at Grande Provence

Issued by:   GC Communications  On behalf of: Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate   Saturday, 25 April at 17h00  to  Wednesday, 20 May , Grande Provence Heritage W

 

Franschhoek Wedding Showcase

Franschhoek is the perfect setting to celebrate the most memorable day of your life. Exquisite views, world class venues, fine dining and award-winning wines complete the package for this special day.

 

Amarula’s Martini for Mum

Mums are meant to be spoiled. Not just because it’s payback time for when she was nursing grazed knees, elbows and egos or helping you to finish your homework but because she’s still alway

 

Tim James: Do consumers inevitably trade up?

It would probably be read as a confession if I say that, as a wine critic, I am neither a nationalist nor a patriot. My delight in the improving quality of Cape wine is partly a satisfaction in seeing

 

Keermont — The new Stellenbosch Benchmark?

The upper Blaauwklippen Valley could just be Stellenbosch’s new trump card. Here, a vein of fine Syrah runs from Waterford and Kleinood, through to Keermont and De Trafford at the top of the val

 

HOT SCOTCH AT THIS YEAR’S WHISKY LIVE SHOWROOMS

ISSUED BY DKC (DE KOCK COMMUNICATIONS) FOR DISTELL INTERNATIONAL WHISKIES Scotch whisky brands Bunnahabhain, Scottish Leader and Black Bottle will be telling a tale or two at three upcomi

 

Taste of Cape Town 2015 #TOCT2015

--> “ Three times! ” they said. “ Only you would go to Taste of Cape Town three times! ” Yes, I admitted on Monday, feeling mildly hungover, but overall like I

 

Ice Cream and Breakfast

What a great way to start a weekend. Who says you can’t have ice-cream for breakfast! I was recently invited to an Ice Cream and Breakfast pairing, prepared by The Creamery and Capsicum Cape T

 

The Imibala Restaurant & Deli..

The Imibala Trust is doing wonderful work in the Helderberg. Imibala, Xhosa for colours, is a social movement of commitment towards enriching, bringing colour, into the lives of school going children

 

Taste of Cape Town 2015

[Author: John, Lynne Ford]

 

Yonder Hill Wines Inanda 2013 — Place of Beauty

Distributed by Yolandi de Wet PR On behalf of Yonder Hill Wines Situated 15 km from Stellenbosch along the picturesque Route 44, framed against the slopes of the Helderberg lies Yonde

 

Iona Pairing Evening at the Palazzo Montecasino – 14 May 2015

Book here [Author: Miguel Chan]