Low-Alcohol Drinks Are The Ultimate Refreshment For Summer

Those warm summer days are back and now’s the perfect time to sit back, relax and let the bitters do the talking… with the ultimate summer refreshment in hand – the Angostura Rock Shandy!

 

Bouchard Finlayson Festive Season Concerts 17 and 18 December 2019

Bouchard Finlayson will be hosting two festive season concerts in aid of the Hermanus Cancer Fund. Internationally acclaimed pianist Christopher Duigan will present a piano recital on the 17th and 18th of December, performed on an exceptional Fazioli Grand Piano. 

 

Get a Kings Table for 8 at the 10th Cape Town Festival of Beer

The 10th Anniversary of the Cape Town Festival of Beer means it’s time to GO BIG!

 

#FiremansArmsFire We will trade as per normal as of tomorrow.

This morning news started filtering through social media that one of Cape Towns oldest pub, Firemans Arms, burnt down last night.

 

Taste Paarl Perfection At Grande Roche Hotel

Wine lovers have the unique opportunity to taste the best of Paarl wines at Proe Paarl – taste the best of the best, a wine celebration of the world-class wines produced in this prime wine region.  Visit Grande Roche Hotel on Saturday 7 December from 11:00 to 17:00 to sample wines that received awards at local and international wine competitions under one roof. 

 

Trade plastic for a free glass of vino and help the beachhouse wines turn the tide on pollution

It’s no secret that the world is in the midst of an environmental crisis. One of the main causes of this crisis is the abundance of plastic and other litter that gets washed into our oceans, and then in turn affects sea life, entangling and choking everything from sea birds and seals to dolphins and whales, causing a slow and painful death when it’s ingested. It’s also alarming to learn that 90% of the Earth’s fish stocks have been overfished, and it’s predicted that by 2050 plastic items will outnumber fish in our seas. These are frightening statistics, and this sort of dire situation can make us all feel helpless, even apathetic in the face of the magnitude of the problem. But there is always something that we can do to make a difference, even if it’s in our own small way. 

 

Share your food story and stand a chance to WIN La Motte wine for your festive table!

Pierneef à La Motte Restaurant has always been about sharing. Sharing food stories and sharing food favourites. And it is because of this personal concept of heritage cuisine, that we invite you to join the conversation.

 

Fine Dining with Chef George Jardine Package at Jordan Wine Estate

Renowned Chef, George Jardine is at the helm of some of the most successful fine dining restaurants in the Cape winelands.

 

SA bartender takes second place at the Angostura® Global Cocktail Challenge Africa and Middle East Regional 2020

On Wednesday, 13 November 2019 the Angostura® Global Cocktail Challenge 2020 Africa and Middle East Regional heat took place in Cyprus, at which SA National winner, Leighton Rathbone from Orphanage Cocktail Emporium in Cape Town took second place.

 

Sauv-Sem Blend/Wooded Sauvignon Blanc Report 2019

Sauvignon Blanc is South Africa’s fourth most widely planted variety with 9 533 ha in the ground, the equivalent of 10.2% of the national vineyard. Unwooded examples made for early release have been hugely successful in commercial terms, but some can be accused of being a little simple. How to build greater complexity?