Lifestyle, Press Releases

Cape Town’s Sugarbird Craft Gin, Spreads Its Wings To Brandy

Best known for its quality fynbos gin, Sugarbird has negotiated access to aged barrels of potstill brandy from one of the world’s finest, award-winning distilleries – right here in South Africa. Chenin Blanc and Colombard grapes, grown in the Breedekloof region, provide the distillate that is carefully aged in small French Oak barrels, for 14… Read More Cape Town’s Sugarbird Craft Gin, Spreads Its Wings To Brandy

Food, Restaurants

Let Gåte’s Autumn Menu Take Your Senses To New Dimensions

Gåte’s Head Chef, Jack Coetzee, continues his journey of farm to plate philosophy with his soon to be released Autumn inspired menu. Using the finest locally sourced produce patrons can expect to be taken on a memorable culinary journey. Not revealing too much as it without a doubt a bucket list experience, Jack’s menu can… Read More Let Gåte’s Autumn Menu Take Your Senses To New Dimensions

Lifestyle, Press Releases

A Beautiful Story About How The Chenin Blanc Association Works To Support Wine Farm Worker Communities In The Winelands, With The Generous Support Of Standard Bank

When South African winemakers earn a coveted place in the annual Standard Bank Chenin Blanc Top Ten Challenge line-up, there is certainly satisfaction for the achievement and the acclaim it brings. Knowing your wine has been so highly ranked is an important industry affirmation. It’s also undoubtedly good for wine sales. But one of the… Read More A Beautiful Story About How The Chenin Blanc Association Works To Support Wine Farm Worker Communities In The Winelands, With The Generous Support Of Standard Bank

Lifestyle, Press Releases

Van Loveren’s Heritage Range Gets A Whole New Look

Forty years after the Retief brothers Wynand and Hennie, sons of the founders, established the well-known, modern-classic Van Loveren brand, the label, focus and appearance have been polished towards an even brighter future for the popular wine range. Celebrating a remarkable family wine business in which the next generation has taken charge, the revitalised branding was… Read More Van Loveren’s Heritage Range Gets A Whole New Look

Food, Recipes

Seafood Dishes Best Served With Krone Borealis Cuvée Brut By Georgia East

Georgia East – a highly respected cook, writer, food stylist, photographer and author of the cookbook West Coast Wander has opted to create and share two West Coast seafood recipes that are best served with Krone Borealis Cuvée Brut. The saline complexity of Krone’s Borealis Cuvée Brut makes the ideal pairing for the simplest of… Read More Seafood Dishes Best Served With Krone Borealis Cuvée Brut By Georgia East

Lifestyle, Press Releases

Quoin Rock Popping The Top On MCC In South Africa

Méthode Cap Classique (MCC) is South Africa’s version of champagne. It’s made using the same traditional French champagne method (methode champenoise). The difference between South African MCC and French champagne is that it doesn’t use Champagne grapes, which can only be grown in Champagne region of France. South African MCCs, on the other hand, use… Read More Quoin Rock Popping The Top On MCC In South Africa