Friday, 23 March, 2018

The New Generation of Organic Wines

Out in the winelands over tastings with green wine makers, Graham Howe wonders whether organic and biodynamic wine farms are better suited to drought conditions and global warming.
Graham Howe

Friday, 23 March, 2018

Appointment of a new General Manager at Marianne Wine Estate

Marianne Wine Estate is pleased to announce the appointment of Soline Lippe de Thoisy as General Manager of the estate as of 12th of March 2017.
Marianne Wine Estate

Friday, 23 March, 2018

Raka Biography Shiraz 2015: Consistency is King

If you are one of many Raka customers who have been looking forward to the release of the new vintage Raka Biography Shiraz, it is now on the market. There may still be some Biography 2013 available from up country outlets, but in the Western Cape you will now find the Raka Biography Shiraz 2015 on the shelves.
Raka Wines

Friday, 23 March, 2018

Adventure Pirate Golf Open at Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate

Benguela Cove launches pirate adventure golf at the wine estate in Hermanus. The adventure golf course is made up of 18 holes of fun, themed obstacles which include a huge pirate ship, streams, rafts and much more.
Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate

Friday, 23 March, 2018

Chef Mynhardt Joubert invites diners to Mynhardt’s Kitchen at Cathedral Cellar

KWV’s Cathedral Cellar, home to some of the largest wine vats in the world, has always been considered the ‘womb’ of this pioneering wine company. It was built in 1930, and the South African wine history – some in memory and others carved on the larger-than-life stuk-vats – are guarded underneath Cathedral Cellar’s towering dome-shaped ceiling.
Mynhardt’s Kitchen

Friday, 23 March, 2018

Top Franschhoek chefs team up for StreetSmart fundraiser

Three top Franschhoek chefs are putting on their super hero aprons in aid of the region’s most vulnerable children at a fabulous StreetSmart luncheon on Monday, 7 May 2018.
StreetSmart SA

Friday, 23 March, 2018

The Jewel in the Waterford Crown

Named after owner Jeremy Ord, The Jem is Waterford Estate’s flagship wine. As the new vintage is released into the market, there’s cause for celebration.
Waterford Estate

Friday, 23 March, 2018

Easter Fun At Stellenbosch Vineyards

Hop on over to Stellenbosch Vineyards for a family-themed Easter Sunday when the Easter bunny will be favouring those visiting the beautiful estate with plenty of fun-filled treats and activities.
Stellenbosch Vineyards

Friday, 23 March, 2018

Ancient History Meets Modern Biodynamic Winemaking at Avondale

Leading biodynamic estate Avondale has become the first winery in South Africa to introduce clay qvevri into the cellar, marking another milestone on this family-owned winery’s pioneering journey of sustainable organic viticulture and natural winemaking.

Friday, 23 March, 2018

Meet Black Chardonnay

A nearly forgotten technique for exceptional wines has some producers going back to black

Friday, 23 March, 2018

4th STREET Wines Announces Headline Sponsorship of the First Ever Project Runway South Africa

4th STREET Wines is proud to announce a partnership deal with Ndalo Pictures, as the headline sponsor for the first ever Project Runway South Africa production. The local version of the hit U.S. reality television series - now in its seventeenth season - will be gracing our screens in July 2018, on DSTV’s Mzansi Magic.

Thursday, 22 March, 2018

Matthew Mole Live @ The Franschhoek Cellar

After his first sellout performance last year, #FHKLive is delighted to welcome Matthew Mole back to The Franschhoek Cellar.
The Franschhoek Cellar

Wednesday, 21 March, 2018

Is the hospitality sector the silver bullet for jobs?

300 young people across the country, from Upington to Robertson, Durban to Kayamandi and beyond, are undergoing extensive sommelier education and training and are sure to make a difference wherever they are.
Judy Brower -

Wednesday, 21 March, 2018

Robertson Wine Valley tastes success at Chardonnay Du Monde 2018

Wine producers from the Robertson Wine Valley route kicked off 2018 with astronomical success raking in four of the seven silver medals awarded to South African producers at the 25th annual Chardonnay Du Monde awards.
Robertson Wine Valley