Posts – Food & Wine

Franschhoek’s avenue of blue: Allée Bleue

  • 08 July 2015 by Kate Rau

Experience herb and olive tasting and wine pairing in the heart of the Franschhoek Wine Valley.


Sir James van der Merwe bar wins Condé Nast Traveller Gold Standard

  • 06 July 2015 by Sarah Came

Every year the Condé Nast Traveller editors select the best bars in the world, adding them to the list of Condé Nast Gold Standard Bars. One of the bars to make the 2015 list is the Sir James van der Merwe bar in Kramerville, Johannesburg.


Cape Town’s Truth Coffee top of the world

  • 03 July 2015 by Zimkhitha Sulelo

Truth Coffee in Cape Town was recently listed first in an article on the world’s best coffee shops by The Telegraph in the UK.


10 days of fun at the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival

  • 30 June 2015 by Zimkhitha Sulelo

Over the years the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival has become one of the most popular events in the Western Cape.


Magical McGregor – a highlander's paradise

  • 30 June 2015 by Roseanna McBain

The sun slipping from a golden-hued valley, rose-ringed wine farms, organic goods made with love, and tangible local pride are all characteristics of the town of McGregor, found just off of the popular wine route of Route 62 in the Western Cape.


Fresh oysters, sushi and champagne at the Oyster Bar

  • 29 June 2015 by Christine Marot

Try the Oyster Bar at the popular Oyster Box Hotel in Umhlanga. Open from 7am to 11pm, the bar lends itself to teas with freshly baked scones during the daylight hours and post-work drinks or pre-dinner sundowners in the evening.


Something saucy at Mzoli's

  • 29 June 2015 by Lynnette Johns

Secret spices, sauces, freshly braaied (barbecued) meat, music and crowds of people all come together at Mzoli’s Meat for an unforgettable experience.


Up close and personal at the Clarens Brewery

The exceptional beers and ciders that it has been brewing for close on 10 years have made it a landmark on the craft beer map, and no time spent in Clarens is complete without a visit to the Clarens Brewery.


#TravelChatSA raises a glass to local craft

  • 25 June 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

Local “craft” no longer just refers to those souvenirs and ornaments you pick up on your travels. The unique beers and wines being “crafted” across South Africa have also become a part of this country’s offering.


Slow down to make the most of Old Town Italy

  • 24 June 2015 by Christine Marot

Old Town Italy in Umhlanga is a showcase of passionate people and quality Italian foods and products, all under one roof where you can eat, shop and learn.