TASTE THE VERY FINEST AT CAROLINE’S RED WINE REVIEW Thursday 25 July
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Caroline’s 2024 edition of her annual Red Wine Review, hailed as one of the most prestigious tasting events on the South African wine calendar, will be staged on Thursday 25 July (17h00 until 21h00) in the Members’ Lounge at the DHL Stadium alongside Fritz Sonnenberg Road in Green Point, Cape Town. Hosted by Caroline Rillema of the legendary Caroline’s Fine Wine Cellar, this world-class showcase gives wine enthusiasts the rare opportunity to experience some of the Cape’s very best flagship red wines all under one roof. It’s an exclusive, evening event like no other, presenting 80 of ..read more
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Jack Black Howls in Winter with its Wolves of Winter Oatmeal Stout
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Winter is here, and Jack Black Brewery is ready to warm you up from the inside out with the highly anticipated return of their seasonal release Wolves of Winter Oatmeal Stout. Launching on Friday 14 June, this robust and delicious brew is sure to become your new winter favourite. The name Wolves of Winter is a nod to the Jack Black brewing team, known as the “wolf pack.” Just like wolves, the brewers work together in a close-knit unit, ensuring the quality and consistency of every batch. “We’re thrilled to unleash the Wolves of Winter once again,” says the brewing team. “This fan-favourite bri ..read more
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Announcement of the 2024 Fine Wine Awards’ winners: Hout Bay Vineyards Klasiek 2020 and Spier Frans K. Smit White 2018 were awarded the highest rankings
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The Fine Wine Awards sponsored by American Express announced today its inaugural winners during an Awards ceremony at Cavalli Estate in Stellenbosch. The Fine Wine Awards aims to become the largest listings of blind-tasted wines in South Africa and be a comprehensive guide for South African wine lovers*. American Express is operated in South Africa through its licensee Nedbank. Hout Bay Vineyards Klasiek 2020 in Cap Classique category and Spier Frans K. Smit White 2018 in Dry White category were awarded the highest rankings (96/100).  12 Trophy awards were awarded to the highest-ranking ..read more
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Live Music Sundays a Showcase of Sounds and Fondue
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The hills of the Simonsberg will this winter once again be alive with rhythmic sounds and the taste of traditional cheese fondue when Live Music Sundays comes to Delheim Wine Estate. Starting on Sunday 7 July and ending 25 August, each afternoon will see a different live musical performance on the wine estate featuring a diverse array of musicians and styles. This eclectic programme will range from traditional Bavarian and German music, jazz to contemporary pop covers with a bit of romantic French tossed in for good measure. As per every musical season on Delheim, shows will be accompanied by ..read more
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2024 Muskadel SA Awards
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South African muscadel producers have reason to celebrate, having secured 16 awards at the 2024 Muskadel SA Awards. Six platinum and ten gold award winners were announced for this noble cultivar at the 19th Muskadel SA Awards, sponsored by Vinochem, on Thursday, 6 June 2024, at Noop Restaurant in Paarl. These results reflect the view of the judging panel that the standard of entries were very high across all classes. The convenor of the panel, Jaco Potgieter, winemaker of Douglas Green Wines, was especially delighted with the high number and quality of older vintages entered. “T ..read more
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Celebrate Dad with an unforgettable weekend at Erinvale Estate Hotel & Spa
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Erinvale Estate Hotel & Spa invites you to celebrate Father’s Day in the Heart of the Helderberg with an indulgent weekend, ensuring Dad feels truly appreciated. Throughout the Father’s Day weekend, guests are invited to treat their fathers to a memorable stay at the contemporary Country House, epitomising elegance, with the select stay experience over this weekend. Upon arrival, and to kick off the festivities, all fathers will be welcomed with a complimentary Toor whisky. Continuing the celebrations, guests are invited to indulge in an exceptional Father’s Day lunch experi ..read more
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Absa Vintage Awards of Excellence 2024: Showcasing the Aging Potential of South African Pinotage
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The prestigious Absa Vintage Awards, hosted by the Pinotage Association, has once again shone a spotlight on the unique aging potential of Pinotage wines. This competition stands out as the only one in South Africa dedicated exclusively to this varietal, offering an unparalleled platform for showcasing the excellence of aged Pinotage wines. A Unique Celebration of Pinotage What makes the Absa Vintage Awards distinct are several key factors. Firstly, Pinotage is the sole varietal featured, ensuring a focused celebration of this iconic South African grape. It is also the only competition in the ..read more
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Tickets for the Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction Showcases are Live
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The countdown to the 40th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction has officially started, as ticket sales for pre-auction events go live.  During the second half of August, the Guild will be hosting two Showcases – one at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC 2) in Cape Town and the other at the Nedbank Atrium in Sandton, Johannesburg.  These informal, walk-around tasting events offer wine enthusiasts the opportunity to sample the 2024 Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction wines and interact with the winemakers themselves. Also available for tasting will be past auction ..read more
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Total Ninja SA: Now a Discovery Vitality Points-Linked Fitness Facility!
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Total Ninja South Africa, Africa’s largest Inflatable and Obstacle Park, is proud to announce that is now a Discovery Vitality points-linked fitness facility. This initiative marks a significant milestone for Total Ninja as the business continues to lead the way in family entertainment and wellness initiatives. Discovery Vitality is a dynamic and science-based behaviour-change programme, that combines data analytics with rewards and incentives to help members make healthier choices. As the wellness industry continues to experience exponential growth, Total Ninja SA stands at the forefront of a ..read more
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Zandvliet Kalkveld Shiraz wins Wine Challenge Platinum for consecutive vintages
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Zandvliet Wine Estate’s status as a premier producer of Shiraz wines has been re-affirmed with two consecutive vintages of its Kalkveld range winning Platinum medals at the 2024 National Wine Challenge and inclusion in the list of the year’s Top 100 South African Wines. The excelling wines were the 2020 and 2021 vintages of Zandvliet Kalkveld Shiraz. Adding to the lustre of the achievement, the successful wines were assessed in the competition’s most hotly contested category of red wines, which accounted for half of total entries this year. “Kalkveld Shiraz is a very special range thanks to a ..read more
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