Posts – Food & Wine

Restaurants and pubs to banish the winter chills

  • 01 June 2014 by Lynnette Johns

Chilly days, freezing nights, rain and snow – winter in some parts of South Africa can mean hibernation for some; for others, there’s nothing better than heading off and finding a convivial space warmed by a roaring fire.


Learn more about South Africa’s fine brandy industry

South African brandies have come of age and are now considered among the best in the world. You can sample some of these at the Fine Brandy Fusion Festival in Johannesburg, organised by the South African Brandy Foundation.


Shopping in South Africa

  • 27 May 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

When it comes to shopping, South Africa has great options to choose from – whether you’re after large malls, smaller malls or something in between.


Lunch at the Hyatt Regency Johannesburg

I rarely ‘do’ business lunches, but when I was asked to have a lunch meeting at the Hyatt Regency in Rosebank, one of Johannesburg’s trendiest shopping and business areas, I jumped at the chance.


Experience the Cape Winelands

  • 18 May 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

South Africa boasts a number internationally acclaimed wines, and a visit to the Cape Winelands is a treat for wine connoisseurs and wine lovers alike.


Five cool things to do in Durban

Durban is famous for its balmy weather, lush, subtropical feel and its links to the Orient. Here are five cool ways to experience South Africa’s most popular holiday destination.


Award-winning South Africa

When it comes to flying to Africa, eating out or sleeping over, South Africa has world-class facilities. Here are a few recent accolades…


Good times and fine wines at the Winter Sculpture Fair

The Winter Sculpture Fair, organised by Artlogic, took place at the Nirox Sculpture Park in Gauteng on 10 and 11 May 2014.


Sand, sunsets and saying 'I do' – beach weddings in South Africa

  • 13 May 2014 by Christine Marot

While beach-wedding pioneers were typically barefoot, white cotton-clad couples tying the knot at their favourite surf spot, contemporary beach weddings are more sophisticated, with crystal, silver, white linen and all the trimmings one might expect of a top-class hotel – on the beach.


This is the (Seg)way to do it: wine tasting on two wheels

Segway at Spier offers an exhilarating whizz around a real working farm on the coolest mode of transport there is: a Segway Personal Transporter.