Superb Strandveld Vineyards cool climate wines at Seductive Sauvignons Festival

Exceptional cool climate Strandveld Vineyards Sauvignon Blancs will be on show at the Wine Concepts Seductive Sauvignons Festival on Friday, 26 September at The Vineyard Hotel.

Exceptional cool climate Strandveld Vineyards Sauvignon Blancs will be on show at the Wine Concepts Seductive Sauvignons Festival on Friday, 26 September at The Vineyard Hotel.

Friday, 26 September, 17h00 – 20h00, The Vineyard Hotel, Newlands

Make a toast to the new season with exceptional cool climate Strandveld Vineyards Sauvignon Blancs when you visit the Wine Concepts Seductive Sauvignons Festival on Friday, 26 September at The Vineyard Hotel.

Visitors can taste both the 2013 vintages of the Strandveld as well as First Sighting Sauvignon Blancs from Africa’s southernmost winery. Made from four distinct vineyard blocks, the 2013 First Sighting Sauvignon Blanc expresses the typical Elim terroir fingerprint of minerality and buchu. The Strandveld “Pofadderbos” Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2013 boasts big tropical fruit flavours on the nose and is creamy and full on the palate with an oyster shell minerality complemented by the wine’s natural acidity.Continue Reading …

Restaurant Week South Africa 2014 – First 75 restaurants registered!

It’s only 5 weeks left untill the international culinary event Restaurant Week will take place in South Africa!

It’s only 5 weeks left untill the international culinary event Restaurant Week will take place in South Africa!

 

The preparations for Restaurant Week South Africa 2014 are in full swing. In just under three weeks, 75 of SA’s best restaurants have enthusiastically registered for participation. Amongst the confirmed restaurants are last year’s winner of the “Best Dish of Restaurant Week Award”, Central One in Johannesburg and “Best Restaurant of Restaurant Week Award”, Planet in Cape Town. In total there will be 150 restaurants to choose from, before the online booking starts at 7 October, 10 AM sharp.Continue Reading …

David Meulen single “Remember Me?” on radio and television and upcoming shows Sept/Oct

David Meulen

David Meulen

DAVID MEULEN – single “Remember Me?” on radio and television and upcoming shows Sept/Oct.

Since the release of David Meulen`s debut album @davidmeulen, the single “Remember Me?” has enjoyed extensive day-time airplay on KFM and has recently been selected as the theme song on Home Channel`s freshest local property show “Show House.” (DSTV channel 176). Christopher Taljaard, Senior Producer at Home Channel says that they chose the track as it fitted the upbeat, local feel that they were looking for. “David’s music and vibe sets him apart from others as he is one of those songwriters, which no matter what time of day you hear his music, it makes you feel good.”

“Remember Me?” has also been playlisted on various other SA Radio stations and a video of the track is currently in the making.

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Bid on exclusive wines at 30th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction

Cape Winemakers Guild Auction 2014 Spier Conference Centre, Stellenbosch:  Saturday, 4 October 2014, 09h00

The 30th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction, the South African wine industry showcase of rare, collector’s wines with creative flair and great diversity, will take place at the Spier Conference Centre in the Stellenbosch Winelands from 09h00 on Saturday, 4 October 2014.

Featuring a record line-up of 61 singular wines, crafted exclusively for the auction by members of the Guild, this landmark event will be conducted by Henré Hablutzel of Hofmeyr Mills Auctioneers for the 17th consecutive year.

Prospective buyers need to register by Friday, 26thSeptember. Bidders who are unable to attend on the day, can take advantage of the Guild’s telephonic and proxy bidding facilities.

For further details visit www.capewinemakersguild.com or contact the Guild Office on Tel: 021 852 0408 or info@capewinemakersguild.com

Nicci Boutique celebrates summer!

Celebrate summer with Nicci Boutique.

Nicci Boutique was abuzz with bloggers, celebs, and fashionistas at the launch of their Summer Collection at the V&A Waterfront store.

Fashionista’s were welcomed with a glitzy red carpet and a cup of Teapigs Africa tea upon arrival.

Cape Town Active spoke to Nicci Boutique’s Marketing Manager, Juliette Fish.Continue Reading …

Celebrate Heritage Week at Iziko Museums

museumConnect with family and friends for a fun-filled week of free entertainment and education at our museums this Heritage Week, from 22-28 September.

Whether you’re from Langa, Lansdowne, Lavis or Llandudno, Iziko Museums of South Africa are inviting all communities to connect with family and friends for a fun-filled week of free entertainment and education at our museums this Heritage Week, from 22-28 September 2014

Join us in celebrating our living legacy at the in_herit festival – a multifaceted programme of guided tours, film screenings, interactive activities, displays and much more. (*Planetarium and Castle of Good Hope free on 24 September only).  Continue Reading …

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