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Ridgeback Wines Scoop Five Medals at Michelangelo Awards

Ridgeback Wines from Paarl were awarded no less than five medals at the Michelangelo International Wine Awards ceremony on Saturday evening. The Paarl producer received a Platinum medal, a Gran d’Or, also known as a Double Gold medal, and three Gold medals. The awards were presented during a glamorous and formal dinner at the Cape Sun Hotel in Cape Town.


Boplaas CWG Port receive top prices at Auction

Strict selection criteria and a finely tuned line-up paid off at the 34th  Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction held in the Stellenbosch wine lands over the weekend with a higher than expected turnover exceeding R10,5 million.


Nicolas Cage hired a drinking coach to help him prepare for Leaving Las Vegas

Nicolas Cage hired a “drinking coach” to help him prepare for ‘Leaving Las Vegas’.


Christine Rudman Receives this Year’s Cape Classique Legacy Award from Amorim

Top image: Johan Malan and Christine Rudman


Phantom Gin at the Fitch & Leedes Gin & Tonic Festival Cape Town

The Fitch & Leedes Gin & Tonic Festival is back for yet another unforgettable day out and this time they’re coming to The Lookout Cape Town! Saturday 6 October 2018 from 11:00


Org de Rac’s Swedish Beauty Grabs Gold at Michelangelo Wine Awards

Org de Rac, the well-known organic wine farm in the heart of South Africa’s Swartland region, won two Gold medals at this year’s Michelangelo International Wine and Spirits Awards, Africa’s leading drinks competition. This year Michelangelo set a record for a South African wine and spirits competition attracting 2 255 entries.


Exhilarating Display Of Michelangelo Awards – Robertson Wine Valley 2018 results inspire and impress!

Both the venerable and the recent arrivals, the large estates and the boutique producers have all taken pride of place in the 2018 annual Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards. Another welcome characteristic is the diversity of the winning wines – the valley is producing an intoxicating array of cultivars and blends along with those for which the valley has long been renowned.


Diemersdal Red Wines and Sauvignon Blanc Take Limelight at 2018 Michelangelo Awards

Leading Durbanville wine estate Diemersdal notched a stunning achievement at this year’s Michelangelo International Wine and Spirits Awards winning one coveted Platinum award, three Double Gold and two Gold Medals.


Judges Have Their Say on this Year’s FNB Top 10 Sauvignon Blanc Competition

Top image: Christian Eedes

Diversity, quality and pleasure for the consumer. That’s what the judges of this year’s FNB Top 10 Sauvignon Blanc Competition found while sniffing and sipping their way through the line-up of entrants for this year’s event, the results of which are to be announced on 10 October.


Sauvignon Blanc-Semillon Blend/Wooded Sauvignon Blanc 2018 Report – Call for Entries

Winemag.co.za is pleased to announce the sixth annual Sauvignon Blanc-Semillon Blend/Wooded Sauvignon Blanc Report.


Sa Chefs Place In Top 300 In The World


American Express Dining Awards

Now in its 20th year, the American Express Dining Awards recognised and honoured the unique culinary contribution of the Western Cape top eateries at the iconic Embassy Hill in Constantia...


Global Natural Sizing Agents Market (2018

The research report presents a comprehensive assessment of the global Natural Sizing Agents market and contains exponentially supported and industry validated market data.


The Alba

I am not sure why it has taken so long for us to have the option of a floating restaurant in the V&A Waterfront - it makes ...


The Award-winning Bouchard Finlayson Galpin Peak Pinot Noir

3 October, 2018 | Earlier this year Bouchard Finlayson released the 2016 vintage of its flagship Galpin Peak Pinot Noir. Tasting notes describe first impressions of the wine as having ‘an earthiness


Harbour House To Open La Parada At V&a

The Harbour House Group will unveil a La Parada at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town. Featuring two floors of dining and cocktail spaces, La Parada V&A Waterfront is set to marry on-trend surrou


Snack Attack: Where To Eat When You Have The Munchies


L’eleganza Del Merlot A Le Favole

L'eleganza del merlot a Le Favole



Durban-based craft beer brand Poison City Brewing has launched a cannabis infused beer, dubbing it


10 Local Gins To Collect

The Mother City is known for their exceptional wine, but in recent years the gin industry has expanded and now the city is also known for producing an outstanding selection of gin.


Switzerland’s Dreamshade Return To South Africa

Swiss melodic metal band Dreamshade will be touring South Africa for the second time in early 2019...


#onthebigscreen: A Tick-tocking Heart, Forgiveness, And An Extraterrestrial Symbiote

The Forgiven, The House with a Clock in Its Walls, Thomas & Friends: Big World! Big Adventures! and Venom open at local cinemas this weekend...


Wolf Alice Chats Rocking The Daises And Gardens

We chat to Wolf Alice bass guitarist Theo Ellis about their debut SA tour, winning the 2018 Mercury Prize and more...


Meet The Maker: Blossom And Hops Gin

Blossom and Hops gin is distilled by Trouvaille Spirits and owned by partners Tim and Teresa James, both of whom have careers vastly different to the liquor industry...


Aka’s Cruz Vodka Watermelon Commercial To Air This Weekend

AKA has partnered with Cruz Vodka to produce a luxury edition Watermelon flavoured infusion. In mid-September, rapper AKA headed to his home city, Cape Town, to shoot a television commercial for his W


Popular Oranjezicht City Farm Market Announces Additional Weekly Market Day!

Shopping sustainably just got a whole lot simpler at Oranjezicht City Farm.


Joburg Restaurant Wins International Award For Best Bar


Go Beyond Temples And Markets With 36 Hours In Chiang Mai

Thanks to a blossoming creative scene, a weekend in this Thailand city offers the chance to soak up contemporary art, sleep in gallery-like new hotels and experience thriving culinary and night life s


Questions à François Battault, Président Du Syndicat Des Fabricants De Cassis De Dijon


Colin Cowie On The Rising Trend Of Gin

At Colin Cowie Lifestyle, we like to keep our events well fueled and always to stay ahead of the libation trend.