Perfect winter food ambience at Eat@Perdeberg

Perfect winter food ambience at Eat@Perdeberg

  Comfort food and great wines make winter bearable, and Perdeberg Cellar is a great place to find these when looking for an outing to the winelands. Less than 60 minutes from Cape Town, (even closer if you live in Durbanville, Malmesbury or Paarl/Wellington...

Celebrate Bastille Day French style in Franschhoek

Celebrate Bastille Day French style in Franschhoek

The French never call it Bastille Day although that is what it is known as all over the non-French speaking world. In France it is called “Le Quatorze Juillet”  --the 14th July—or La Fete Nationale. Having said that, The Franschhoek Wine Valley, the Cape's very own...

Flavours of Winter Festival at Muratie Saturday 1st July

Flavours of Winter Festival at Muratie Saturday 1st July

    Make the most of the Cape winter by heading out to Stellenbosch for a mellow fireside celebration of Cape " Port"  and fortified style wines at The Muratie Flavours of Winter Festival. The Muratie Farm Kitchen will be serving a delicious array of traditional &...

Superb Le Riche Cabernet Sauvignon triumphs at Decanter 2023

Superb Le Riche Cabernet Sauvignon triumphs at Decanter 2023

The Le Riche Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2020 has been awarded a prestigious ‘Best in Show’ (97 points), the ultimate accolade attributed to the 50 best wines at the esteemed Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) in London, reaffirming Le Riche’s reputation as a producer...

Enjoy a moo-ving experience at Vergelegen’s Nguni Café

Enjoy a moo-ving experience at Vergelegen’s Nguni Café

Vergelegen wine estate in Somerset West has relaunched its famous Nguni Café pop-up, an extraordinary culinary experience in the great outdoors. Set against the spectacular backdrop of the Hottentots Holland mountain range, this limited-time gem is  installed in a...

Spoil Dad on Father’s Day at Belthazar

Spoil Dad on Father’s Day at Belthazar

  It’s Father’s Day on Sunday 18th June, and I can't think of a better way to treat your Dad than to a special wine and dine lunch celebration at Belthazar, which includes:   Father’s Day Wine Tasting Festival: Taste 20 wines for only R150. Stand a chance to...

Catch Michelin Chef Rikku at The Art of Duplicity

Catch Michelin Chef Rikku at The Art of Duplicity

Chef Rikku Ó’Donnchü, the owner of RIKŪ Omakase and celebrated Michelin star chef, is set to tantalise food enthusiasts with a limited-time only pop-up dining experience at The Art of Duplicity. This collaboration promises to deliver an extraordinary fusion of...

It’s all systems GO! for this year’s Plant Powered Show

It’s all systems GO! for this year’s Plant Powered Show

It’s all systems GO! for this month’s Plant Powered Show which takes place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from Friday, May 26 to Sunday, May 28.   The bumper line-up of chefs and mixologists can be seen for free, demonstrating in The Checkers...

Pieter-Dirk Uys brilliant in Sell-By Date in Camps Bay

Pieter-Dirk Uys brilliant in Sell-By Date in Camps Bay

The irrepressible Pieter-Dirk Uys is back on stage and very much alive. Recovering from a debilitating knee replacement, his stock range of characters have similar ailments, all used as a metaphor for our ill society. Brilliantly executed, sometimes funny, sometimes...

Enter the magic world of Vergelegen Somerset West

Enter the magic world of Vergelegen Somerset West

  Visiting Vergelegen in Somerset West one almost feels the way Dorothy must have in the “Wizard of Oz” when she landed in the magical world to which she had been carried by the tornado. It is a world of superb camphor trees, rolling vineyards, a gorgeous Rose...

Luke Dale Roberts unveils Salon

Luke Dale Roberts unveils Salon

      Legendary Award-winning chef and restaurateur Luke Dale Roberts has unveiled a brand-new dining concept in the heart of Cape Town’s Old Biscuit Mill precinct. SALON is the latest addition to Dale Roberts’ portfolio of culinary destinations; an...

Enjoy the superb Cape Town Philharmonic Concert rehearsals

Enjoy the superb Cape Town Philharmonic Concert rehearsals

For those of us who love the Philharmonic concerts but find driving at night a bit of a problem, especially with the uncertainty of load shedding, a perfect way to have your cake and eat it is to attend the Philharmonic Orchestra rehearsal on the morning of the day on...