Charitable food collections are taking place all over South Africa during Lockdown. Forget rice and lentils, give some of these delicious food products!


Winter’s fast approaching and nothing says comfort better than a piping mug of your favourite hot chocolate, but if that favourite hot chocolate happens to be covered in purple wrapping, we’ve got bad news for you: Cadbury hot chocolate has been discontinued nationwide.


120km from Cape Town lies a glorious valley in Walker Bay, Hermanus. The Hemel-en-Aarde valley has been monikered by its celestial name for over 200 years. In this picturesque part of the world, rolling vineyards meet a thunderous ocean. Nothing could be more apt than the moniker ‘Heaven-and-Earth’.


The De Wet family have farmed at Excelsior Estate in Robertson since 1859, despite having previously settled in Worcester. Koos fell in love with his brother’s fiancé, so made his way to the Robertson area and established himself at Excelsior!


For the last two centuries, the seaside town of Fish Hoek in Cape Town has been prohibited from having a bottle store. Here’s why.


There’s a new cocktail competition on the scene! Food24’s very own resident cocktail and spirits writer, Leah van Deventer, is competing – and you’re all invited to cheer her on.


The South African wine industry is experiencing one of its most exciting phases in history. Overall wine quality has increased dramatically over the last five years, international recognition is at an all-time high and the consumer is now spoilt for choice, with a wealth of new producers, varieties and styles. 


How far do your food challenges go? Jan Laubscher from the site, Drinksfeed, is taking on an unusual experiment.


Okay – so you’ve got your friends, your budget, your glasses and your spittoons sorted – now what? Well, some wine would be good for starters – how do you go about that then?


The fires across the Cape Peninsula were swift, merciless and brutal, destroying homes, fynbos and to a lesser extent, vineyards.

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