Mootee Bar opened their doors in Melville, Johannesburg, less than a year ago and already this critically acclaimed hot-spot is taking the very essence of Africa to the heart of the cocktail culture globally. Now Mootee Bar is recognised as one of this year’s top 10 best new cocktail bars in the world by the Spirited Awards. (more…)

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Africa`s Magical Mootee Bar in World`s Top 10

Mootee Bar opened their doors in Melville, Johannesburg, less than a year ago and already this critically acclaimed hot-spot is taking the very essence of Africa to the heart of the cocktail culture globally. Now Mootee Bar is recognised as one of this year’s top 10 best new cocktail bars in the world by the Spirited Awards.


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Ease into Spring with a picnic at Jordan Wine Estate

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A seemingly insatiable thirst for Cap Classique sparkling wines among South African consumers and growing confidence in their category by producers are seen as reasons behind the growth in entries to this year’s Amorim Cap Classique Challenge, the leading competition rewarding the country’s bottle-fermented sparkling wines.

From left: Joaquim Sa, Cathy Marston, Heidi Duminy, Pierre de Klerk, Elunda Basson, Farai Magwada and Higgo Jacobs.

Some 127 entries were received for this year’s Amorim Cap Classique Challenge, now in its 17th year, the most the competition has seen to date. Judging took place at Nederburg in Paarl this week, with the results to be announced on 27 September.

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