Mensa delights with toffee & nougat treats
by Editor on 08 November 2019
Indulge in novel wines paired with decadent toffee and nougat in the all new Mensa Sweet Pairing Experience at the fresh look Overhex Tasting Room just outside Worcester. The Mensa range is closely aligned with storytelling and when combined with delectable sweet treats, makes for the perfect spoil while sharing anecdotes and creating memories with friends. Enjoy the crisp Mensa Sauvignon Blanc with a zesty l...
The Franschhoek Cap Classique & Champagne Festival
by Editor on 07 November 2019
Kickstart the festive season on a fashionable high note at the annual Franschhoek Cap Classique & Champagne Festival, ‘The Magic of Bubbles’, presented by Sanlam Private Wealth. One of SA’s premier social calendar highlights, this year’s event takes place over the weekend of 30 November and 1 December at the iconic Huguenot Monument. For those preferring a laid-back stylish experience, Sunday’s offering...
Balance wines make gourmet popcorn pop
by Editor on 30 October 2019
For a wine tasting experience that pops, give Balance wines a try with moreish gourmet popcorn at the new look Overhex Tasting Room just outside Worcester. The all new Balance & Gourmet Popcorn tasting is a mashup of three easy drinking, everyday quality wines with artisanally flavoured popcorn. The vibrancy and juicy tropical fruit of Balance Classic Sauvignon Blanc is the perfect foil to cut through the crea...
Franschoek’s Culinary Status Reaffirmed
by Editor on 29 October 2019
The list of nominees for the hotly contested 2019 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards has been released, and six Franschhoek establishments have been included in the list of 30 finalists. The Franschhoek restaurants to secure a spot are the following: Chefs Warehouse at Maison La Petite Colombe Le Coin Français Pierneef à La Motte Protégé The Werf Restaurant at Boschendal The Eat Out Awards are r...
KwaNzimakwe Multi-Trail Park KZN, a treat for nature lovers
by Editor on 23 October 2019
The long-awaited KwaNzimakwe Multi-Trail Park will be launched on Sunday, 3 November, giving nature-lovers and outdoor enthusiasts the chance to experience this unique Ugu South Coast Tourism (USCT) route development project. Commenting on the initiative, CEO of USCT, Phelisa Mangcu, said: “Through the KwaNzimakwe Multi-Trail Park we are looking to create exposure of the area as a tourist attraction and increas...
New reasons to escape to Grande Provence
by Editor on 08 October 2019
Make The Owner’s Cottage at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate your go-to destination when next you visit Franschhoek and take advantage of their new accommodation packages tailor-made with options for every taste. Discover cultural gems with the Heritage package or indulge in the Wine Enthusiast’s package created for those with a high interest in the art of winemaking, while the Adventure package offers un...
Savour two national treasures with Survivor ABSA Top 10 Pinotage & Biltong
by Editor on 03 October 2019
Survivor, the unbridled Swartland wine range, is celebrating Pinotage Day on Saturday, 12 October with a special tasting of two national treasures, biltong and its ABSA Top 10 Pinotage. A proud benchmark of this South African grape variety, the Pinotage 2017 is the second Survivor vintage to be ranked Top 10 in this prestigious wine competition. The special Pinotage & Biltong tasting pairs the wine with beef ...
Dr Victor and the Rasta rebels liv.
by Editor on 01 October 2019
Let's kick off a new month with Dr Victor and the Rasta rebels live at The View in Kibler Park on Friday the 4th October. Joined by Bilo and Dafunc who will keep you dancing all night long. Tickets are R180 per person, food and drinks will be availableTime :19:00 pm Venue : 9011 Wisani road , Kibler ParkContact : 082 567 6969
Benefits of Retiring on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast
by Editor on 30 September 2019
The South African coastline, which boasts some of the world’s most iconic beaches and towns, has long been popular for residential investors. Along the country’s warmer KwaZulu-Natal coastline lies the idyllic South Coast, a region dense with natural forest and ocean views, which is fast becoming a retirement haven. Here are some of the reasons why retirees are finding a permanent home on the KwaZulu-Natal South ...
Spring Fling holiday programme - Ugu South Coast Tourism
by Editor on 27 September 2019
Holidaymakers and the local KwaZulu-Natal South Coast communities can look forward to a number of exciting outdoor activities as the Spring Fling school holiday programme gets underway from Friday, 20 to Sunday, 29 September. Organised by Ugu South Coast Tourism (USCT), the programme will be a celebration of the region’s beautiful natural resources as well as a way to showcase the warm, community spirit of the KZN ...
Ugu South Coast Tourism has a lot to celebrate this World Tourism Day
by Editor on 27 September 2019
The year-long warm weather, phenomenal natural resources and world-class tourist offerings make the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast an ideal location for visitors. And this World Tourism Day – Friday, 27 September – Ugu South Coast Tourism (USCT) will use this platform to highlight exactly how it is positioning the KZN South Coast as a global tourist destination. South Africa is battling record unemployment rates, ...
Pulling out all the stops at this year’s Franschhoek Uncorked Festival
by Editor on 12 August 2019
Bid farewell to the Winter blues and swing into Spring by heading off to the picture perfect Franschhoek Wine Valley over the weekend of 14 and 15 September for this year’s Franschhoek Uncorked Festival. What better excuse to explore one of South Africa’s premier wine destinations, whilst uncovering a fine selection of wine gems from the Franschhoek Vignerons. Wineries in and around the valley welcome the fr...
New Zambezi River Property for Isibindi Africa Lodges
by Editor on 02 August 2019
The mighty Zambezi river has captured the hearts and minds of explorers for centuries. Now modern-day explorers can experience the area’s many wonders from the shores of an exclusive island safari getaway. Tsowa Safari Island, located in the Zambezi National Park, is Isibindi Africa Lodges’ (Isibindi Africa) newest property and offers guests the chance to truly appreciate one of the world’s last great wildernes...
Diarise the dates for Decorex Joburg 2019!
by Editor on 26 July 2019
The flagship Decorex exhibition, synonymous with sophisticated décor and design, is bringing the finest localised products, interior stylists and creative inspiration to the Gallagher Convention Centre from 7 to 11 August. This year’s Decorex Joburg, centred on the show’s 2019 theme, 'Designing for Africa – feels like home’, will highlight the increasing inter-continental reach of Africa’s design influence...
Exceptional Italian winter value at 95 Keerom and 95 at Parks
by Editor on 25 July 2019
Exceptional Italian winter value at 95 Keerom and 95 at Parks Dine like an Italian at exceptional value and tuck into chef-proprietor Giorgio Nava’s special 3-course winter menu available exclusively during August at 95 Keerom in Cape Town’s CBD and 95 at Parks in Constantia. For starters, tuck into a classic caprese salad with creamy artisanal burrata mozzarella. The main course is a choice of Chef Giorg...
Women's Day Welness Day
by Editor on 16 July 2019
Join us for a much needed "Women's Day Wellness Experience" that promises to give you our guest time to rediscover a healthy and discerning lifestyle in a beautiful setting. All of this in a spectacular venue that boast some of the most breathtaking views of the south of Joburg and promises to leave you relaxed and rejuvenated as we celebrated women's day. There is something for everyone -Yoga in the morning ...
Winter Inspires Cape Creatives
by Editor on 09 July 2019
Recently launched state-of-the-art multi-functional studio in Cape Town, Infinity Studios, is set to become a hive of activity as it firmly sets its sights on becoming one of the city’s foremost creative hubs. Infinity Studios owner, James Pople, has spent the better part of his career in a variety of creative environment across the world – and is thrilled to be back in the Mother City in time for its winter s...
Balance wines take the wheel with an exciting new pizza tasting
by Editor on 03 July 2019
Balance wines take the wheel with an exciting new pizza tasting If you are looking for a laid back food and wine experience without all the serious wine paraphernalia – Balance, the easy drinking range of quality, everyday wines, has you covered. The new Balance Pizza Wheel Tasting, now available at Overhex Winery & Bistro near Worcester, lets you experience these joyous wines, with a mouth-watering, crispy piz...
The Chocolate Festival is back!
by Editor on 28 June 2019
Chocolate, chocolate and even more chocolate! That’s what you are guaranteed to find at this year’s Chocolate Festival. Heaven for any sweet tooth fanatics, this two-day chocolate extravaganza takes place over the weekend of 31 August and 1 September (10am to 4pm daily) at The Woodmill in Stellenbosch. Expect to find a chocolate line up of gastronomical proportion. The usual plus a handful of artisanal gems ...
FNB Creative Coffee Week set to brew up a storm in Durban
by Editor on 30 May 2019
Coffee Professionals from all over South Africa and abroad will be brewing up innovation, excitement and passion around all things coffee when the FNB Creative Coffee Week 2019 takes place in Durban from 27-29 June 2019. Following the unprecedented success of the inaugural Creative Coffee Week last year, event organisers Melanie Winter and Iain Evans of Coffee Magazine have planned an even bigger and better programm...