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...
Ugu South Coast Tourism welcomes refreshing new Bike Fest in 2020
by Editor on 23 October 2019
The annual Bike Fest, a flagship event of Ugu South Coast Tourism (USCT), will be returning to the South Coast from 25 to 27 April 2020. And this time, all the engine-revving action will take place at the scenic, tourist-friendly coastal town of Port Edward. Commenting on behalf of Ray Nkonyeni Municipality, the main sponsor of the event, the Mayor Cllr Nomusa Mqwebu said, “Since its inception the Bike Fest has...
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...
TOKARA Chef wins Haute Performance Award
by Editor on 23 October 2019
TOKARA Restaurant Executive Chef, Carolize Coetzee, has won a Haute Performance Award as the most promising chef in the 2020 JHP Gourmet Guide. Chef Carolize won the Haute Promise award barely a year after taking over the kitchen brigade at TOKARA Restaurant outside Stellenbosch. The Haute Awards are given to chefs creating footprints in the restaurant industry. “This young, determined and dedicated chef is...
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...
 The Art of Vertical Takes Centre Stage This October
by Editor on 04 October 2019
Saturday, 19 October will see the South African pole dance community from amateur to professional levels gather in the Mother City as competitors go head to head in the fifth installment of the annual competition, The Pole Factor. The competition will see finalists showcase their gravity defying acts in four categories of the dance form; namely Pole Acrobat, Pole Artiste, Pole Provocateur and Pole Duets. Pole Acro...
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 ...
Enjoy a sensory summer sojourn at Constantia Glen
by Editor on 03 October 2019
Awaken your senses this summer at Constantia Glen, the picturesque boutique wine estate situated only 20 minutes from the Cape Town city centre. With delicious new taste partners added to their popular selection of platters and crispy Flammkuchen, summer at Constanta Glen is sure to be a feast. Try the generous all new vegan platter. It’s perfect for sharing. Other new summer additions include seared beef fillet...
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
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, ...
Discover Steenberg’s lively Brut Chardonnay MCC this spring
by Editor on 18 September 2019
Celebrate spring with the vibrancy and freshness of Steenberg 1682 Brut Chardonnay MCC. This richly layered Blanc de Blancs is an elegant Méthode Cap Classique crafted in the time honoured French tradition of secondary bottle fermentation that gives rise to its fine mousse and finesse. “Blanc de Blancs is without a doubt the most exciting Cap Classique category right now. It has been such a pleasure to have...
TOKARA Multi Varietal strikes gold at SA Olive Awards
by Editor on 29 August 2019
TOKARA Multi Varietal strikes gold at SA Olive Awards TOKARA, the highly acclaimed, family owned wine and olive oil farm on the outskirts of Stellenbosch, has netted a slew of medals across its range of cold pressed extra virgin olive oils at the 2019 SA Olive Awards. Top performer this year, is the 2019 TOKARA Multi Varietal Extra Virgin Olive Oil, a gold medallist in the ‘Medium’ category. A blend of Fran...
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...