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Rocking the Daisies 2017 is sold out

Rocking the Daisies 2017 is officially sold out. This is the fastest the festival has sold out in its 12-year history. Festival fans bought their tickets from as early as December 2016. The festival has opened a ticket waiting list, where fans can join the queue for the opportunity to purchase...

3 days ago

Reyneke Wines' Biodynamic Syrah gets positive ratings

Reyneke Wines' 2015 vintage Biodynamic Syrah has received positive ratings in Tim Atkin's 2017 South African Report, The Wine Advocate and Decanter magazine. Tim Atkin's 2017 South African Report rated the wine 94 points out of a 100, The Wine Advocate gave it 93 points out of a 100, and...

3 days ago

Constantia Glen wins gold medal

Constantia Glen has been awarded a gold medal at the 2017 International Wine & Spirit Competition. The wine estate also accumulated 90+ ratings out of a 100 for all four of its signature wines at the competition. The event was held in London.

15 Sep 2017

Cape Classics nominated for importer of the year

Cape Classics has been nominated for importer of the year in the 2017 Wine Stars Awards given by Wine Enthusiast magazine. The winners are to be announced on 9 November 2017 and will be honoured at a gala to be held in Miami, Florida in January 2017.

13 Sep 2017

Spree launches The Index

Spree has launched The Index, a new online sneaker and streetwear destination for men and women. Brands include adidas, Puma, Reebok, Converse, Fila, Vans and New Balance. The goal is to create a one-stop destination showcasing styles from the most impactful streetwear brands in the world....

29 Aug 2017

Delheim extends red wine portfolio

Delheim Estate recently released a wine that adds to its vintage red wine portfolio. The wine, which is titled the 'Grand Reserve 2014', is crafted from vineyard-to-bottle and the grapes that were used for its creation were picked by hand. As with the estate's previous wine release, the Grand...

29 Aug 2017

Spier 21 Gables awarded a top 10 titile

Spier 21 Gables Chenin Blanc has been awarded a title at this year's Standard Bank Chenin Blanc Top 10 challenge. The Chenin Blanc has been included in the awards for the previous two years as a title winner.

25 Aug 2017

Groote Post wins gold (thrice) at 2017 Gold Awards

The Groote Post winery won gold for three of its wines at the 2017 Gold Awards, namely its Sauvignon Blanc 2017, The Old Man's Blend White 2017, and The Old Man's Blend Red 2016. This year, the Gold Wine Awards considered wines that are priced under R110 per bottle. The wines were judged by...

24 Aug 2017

CBC unveils malty beer as part of new range

The Cape Brewing Company (CBC) has launched a brand new range of craft beer. CBC unveiled its Dunkel or Dark Lager as part of its Brewmaster's Reserve range on 4 August 2017. This range of craft beer was developed and produced by head brewers Anton Trollip and Dewald Goosen alongside brewers...

23 Aug 2017

Red Bull releases limited edition Culture Clash cans

To coincide with the 2017 Red Bull Culture Clash, Red Bull has unveiled four limited edition Culture Clash cans, which feature the four headline musicians; AKA, DJ Tira, Patoranking, and Admiral & Jahseed. The limited edition set of cans is available in-store nationally. The 2017 Red Bull...

18 Aug 2017

Anthonij Rupert Wyne introduces new wine

Anthonij Rupert Wyne has released a new wine titled the 'Jean Roi Cap Provincial Rosé 2016', which pays homage to Jean Roi. The wine is a Provençal style rosé that has a blend of Cinsault, Grenache and Shiraz. The wine is a limited release.

10 Aug 2017

Lourensford Estate releases limited edition wine

Lourensford Estate has unveiled a limited edition wine titled the 'Lourensford Cuvee 89 MCC Brut Zero 2007'. The wine producer has only produced 525 bottles of this wine.The name of the product comes from the wine spending an additional 89 months on the lees after it had been bottled. The...

7 Aug 2017

Air Mauritius wins best lounge, economy class airline accolades

Air Mauritius received two accolades at the 2017 World Travel Awards - Indian Ocean, which was held at the Sun Aqua Vily Reef in the Republic of Maldives. Air Mauritius was acknowledged for its Amédée Maingard Lounge that was named Indian Ocean leading airport lounge and it was also presented with...

18 Jul 2017

Ster-Kinekor, DIFF partner in Wavescape Film Festival screening

Ster-Kinekor and the Durban International Film Festival have entered a partnership that will see a free-to-attend public outdoor screening of four films at the Bay of Plenty on 16 July 2017. Ster-Kinekor has collaborated with National Film and Video Foundation and this year's Youth Achiever Award...

13 Jul 2017

2017 Cape Town Flower Show postponed to 2018

Growth Events has postponed the 2017 Cape Town Flower Show as a result of the severe dry and arid conditions currently experienced in the Western Cape. The flower show is scheduled to take place at the GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World in October 2018.

22 Jun 2017

Restaurant Mosaic is three cheers the merrier with international awards

The Restaurant Mosaic at the Orient has added three more international awards to its extensive list of accolades. Its chef, Chantel Dartnall was named the 2017 Chef of the Year for Africa at the Luxury Travel Guide Awards while its wine list was acknowledged at the 2017 World of Fine Wine World's...

20 Jun 2017

Fokofpolisiekar raise over R1 million through crowdfunding

On the 17th May 2017 Fokofpolisiekar broke a South African record, raising over R1 million in rewards-based crowdfunding with Thundafund.com for their next studio album.

17 May 2017

ACT Awards calls for 2017 nominations

The 2017 Arts & Culture Trust Awards nominations for Lifetime Achievement Awards as well as an ImpACT Award for Young Professionals are now open. Hosted by Sun International and supported by the Nedbank Arts Affinity, DALRO, SAMRO, JTI and Creative Feel, the ACT Awards celebrates more than 150...

15 May 2017

Raise the curtain for the 2017 Naledi Theatre Awards

The who's who of South African theatre will be celebrating the past year's achievements at the 2017 Naledi Theatre Awards, which will take place at the Lyric Theatre in Gold Reef City on 5 June. Even though members of the public may attend the awards for R200 per ticket, the awards will be filmed...

15 May 2017

Spice Route Wines win big at 2017 NWC

Spice Route Wines received several accolades at the 2017 National Wine Challenge awards. Spice Route Wines' Amos Block Perpetual Reserve NV, Saffron Rosé 2016, and Terra de Bron Grenache 2015 were awarded in the Double Platinum/Top 100 category. The Spice Route Amos Block Perpetual Reserve NV...

3 May 2017

Gold Reef City plays host to Kaya FM's The Art of Sunday

Kaya FM's jazz show, The Art of Sunday, will be broadcasting live from 10am to 2pm on Sunday, 30 April, at Gold Reef City. The host of the show, Brenda Sisane, will be presenting the finest jazz and soul artists, with a performance by Sisonke Xonti live at the Back O' the Moon Restaurant & Bar....

24 Apr 2017

RTD, OppiKoppi collaborate on 2017 events

Rocking the Daisies and OppiKoppi will be collaborating on this year's events. OppiKoppi will be taking place on the same weekend as #RTD2017 (5-8 October) this year, with both festivals sharing their headlining acts. The combined attendance at both festivals is expected to reach 45,000, as fans...

18 Apr 2017

ODA exhibits Olantunji Sanusi's Save Water

Nigerian-born and South African-based fine artist, Olantunji Sanusi, pays homage to water as a vital and sacred origin of life as depicted in Yoruba legend, which echoes the basic element of water as life-giving. Sanusi makes use of recycled paper in this collection, transporting visitors to the...

13 Apr 2017

Off the Beat ‘n Track set to be family-friendly mountain biking event

Tracker and Jacaranda FM will be presenting the very first Off the Beat ‘n Track mountain biking and music event in April. The event offers mountain biking routes which will range from 2kms to 50kms and family members of all ages may participate. After the race, families will be able to have a...

15 Mar 2017

Uitkyk has one of SA's best Chardonnay, says Decanter

Uitkyk wine estate's Uitkyk Chardonnay 2015 was included in Decanter's panel tasting report on South African Chardonnay. Uitkyk wine estate in located on the southern slope of Simonsberg in the Stellenbosch wine region. Decanter is an international wine magazine which features the field's...

10 Mar 2017

March is the celebration of pizza at Jamie's Italian

During the month of March, Jamie's Italian in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg will be celebrating pizza. Each week in March, Jamie Oliver's Italian themed restaurant will be serving a unique pizza which is a result of a partnership with local and international artisan producers. The pizzas will be...

7 Mar 2017

Orms partners with DJ Invizable for Art Africa Fair

DJ Invizable's art piece, Skorofietsie, will feature on specialised substrates at the Art Africa Fair from 24 February-5 March 2017. The work explores the concept of the Afrocentric solutions to Eurocentric consumerist unconsciousness. The installation features Inkjet prints on metal and Perspex,...

24 Feb 2017

Minions to be a part of the Puma Sportstyle product range

Ahead of their return to the big screen in Despicable Me 3, the Minions have joined Puma, Illumination and Universal Brand Development in a multi-season partnership. The Minions will be bringing their knowledge of art and design to the Puma Sportstyle product range which will now include a new...

24 Feb 2017

Cape Town Beauty Bar introduces 'popup' bar

Cape Town Beauty Bar has introduced the 'popup' bar, a mobile beauty bar that can be set up at various events like hen parties, baby showers and corporate functions. The mobile beauty bar offers a range of beauty treatments as well as makeup applications, hair styling, spray tanning, eyelash and...

21 Feb 2017

Bruwer Raats, Morné Vrey join Cape Winemakers Guild

Bruwer Raats of Raats Family Wines and Morné Vrey of Delaire Graff Estate in Stellenbosch have joined the Cape Winemakers Guild. The guild extends membership Invitations to winemakers who have been responsible for the production of outstanding wines for a minimum of five years and who continue to do...

11 Jan 2017

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