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South Africa’s hottest secret speak-easy, #SaxonwoldShebeen, revealed

Former South African public protector, Thuli Madonsela, spilled the beer on Thursday with information about a secret shebeen near the Gupta brothers yard in Saxonwold.


Black Bean and Roasted Corn Veggie Burgers

Ooooh, has Jerry James Stone got a delicious, vegetarian burger recipe for you!

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Gin and Tonics Are the Secret to a Long Life, Says 100-Year-Old Woman

Forget superfoods and exercise, the secret to long life can be found in a cocktail. At least, that’s what Mabel Jackson believes.


Fact: Boxed Wine Is Better Than Literally All Other Kinds of Wine

I discovered boxed wine when I was 21 and broke—and I never looked back.


Five Stars for five Franschoek Wine Farms

The much anticipated launch of the 2017 Platter’s SA Wine Guide took place on Monday, 31 October and once again Franschhoek Vignerons were exemplary ambassadors to the valley. A total of 94 five-star wines, as well as one new five-star brandy, are featured in the 2017 guide.


Breakaway to the new cottage at Rietvallei

Rietvallei Wine Estate in Robertson is very excited to introduce their lovely farm-style accommodation.

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Enjoy a R100 Platter for Two at Kaapse Familie Wingerde

Soak in the Paarl sun while you tuck into a a mouth-watering cheese platter for two for as little as R100. The offer includes any bottle of Kaapse Familie Wingerde wine to the value of R80.


35 of Cape Town’s best outdoor bars and pubs

We've gathered together a list of of some of Cape Town's favourite watering holes (as suggested by locals) that have a great outdoor section to enjoy the perfect summer's day. 


5 Weekend Escapes To Beat The Cape Town Craze

Regain your senses if you're a local, or see a different side of the Western Cape with a weekend escape to one of the lovely surrounding areas of the Cape.