Nederburg’s The Red Table restaurant, situated in the Paarl winery’s historic manor house, will be serving up a heart-warming winter feast of meat and spice, prepared by talented chef Edmore Ruzoza and his team, during Seven Days of Shiraz & Venison at Nederburg from 11 to 17 June.

Offered individually, or as a set menu at R320 per person, guests can relax in the warm and inviting atmosphere of the manor house with fires blazing, while indulging in a starter of lightly smoked ostrich carpaccio, served with ripe figs and goat cheese (R95 individually); a main course of slow-braised kudu shank, creamy cauliflower purée, baby vegetables and café au lait sauce (R185 individually); and espresso br?lée with pistachio biscotti as a sweet ending. The main course is served with a complimentary glass of Nederburg’s juicy The Winemasters Shiraz 2016.

Shimmy Beach Club Presents Absolut Movie Nights

(Cape Town, South Africa) – Join in star style this winter for the new series of Shimmy Beach Club’s Absolut Movie Nights. The Shimmy cinema, screening French classics like Amelie, Chocolat and Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, offers guests an elegant cinematic experience with all the bells and whistles.

Tickets are priced at R300.00, available through Nutickets and will include an Absolut Vodka arrival cocktail, Margarita pizza and the movie essentials… popcorn and old-fashioned candyfloss of course!

The Absolut lounge will be warmed up for the occasion with comfortable lounge come cinema-style seating, creating a cosy, relaxing atmosphere for Absolut movie-watching bliss. Read more Shimmy Beach Club Presents Absolut Movie Nights

Jägermeister presents Up The Creek 7-10 February 2019

Ticket sales now open / Limited Early Bird tickets available.

“In 1989, Life Magazine did a story on the original Woodstock Music Festival of 1969. The article featured interviews with people who had been there and iconic photos of many of the legends who performed – think Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix…. My favourite quote from the article came from a festival-goer who was asked what his best memory was. ‘Jimi Hendrix at dawn’ was his reply. This was my inspiration.” – Annie Sowden, festival founder & owner.
Read more Jägermeister presents Up The Creek 7-10 February 2019

The best cycling routes in Cape Town and surrounds

Cycling has fast become the most popular sport in Cape Town. Be it for professional or enjoyment purposes, this enduring sport can take place on the road or on a mountain anywhere in Cape Town. Depending on your cycling preference (road or trail), you can complete these routes at your own pace, overlooking some of the most beautiful and scenic attractions in the Mother City. Some of these trails require more strength, while others are relaxing and free-flowing. If you enjoy breaking out into a sweat, socialising with like-minded cycling enthusiasts and cruising through nature, you’ll have a ball.

If anything, it’s an opportunity for you to swap out your vehicle for the day and cycle through the city and surrounding areas for the enjoyment of it. Here are a few incredible routes to consider on your next cycle: Read more The best cycling routes in Cape Town and surrounds

Delheim Jazz & Cheese Fondues all jazzed up with fresh new line-up

Get cosy at this popular feast of live jazz, wine and dip-licious cheese

Every Sunday from 24 June to 26 August

The Delheim Jazz & Cheese Fondue series plays an exciting new tune in the Stellenbosch Winelands this year thanks to the announcement of a collaboration with the Cape Town Music Academy (CTMA) and Jazz in the Native Yards. All jazzed up, this renowned winter indulgence of cheesy delight, wine and live jazz performances will take place, each Sunday from 24 June to 26 August.

“We are super stoked to be offering an inspiring showcase of fresh new talent this year. Read more Delheim Jazz & Cheese Fondues all jazzed up with fresh new line-up


Spoil mom this Mother’s Day (Sunday, 13 May) by treating her to a fine day out at Nederburg in Paarl. With its sprawling gardens, as well as stunning views of the surrounding Drakenstein Mountains and autumn vines, the venue will appeal to the whole family. A taste journey of full-blown South African flavour awaits those with an appetite for discovery.

Chef’s Edmore Ruzoza’s and his team will be dishing up a heart-warming autumn lunch, featuring an appetite whetting starter of a choice of smoked snoek samoosas, beetroot curry and tomato salsa; or pumpkin fritter, biltong-spiced beef carpaccio, rocket, pickled cucumber and horseradish.

For mains, select between Karoo grilled lamb cutlets with Shiraz jus, served with sweet potato fondant and roasted courgettes; fresh line fish, squid, poached olives, steamed broccoli and Choron caper sauce; or oven-roasted lemon and thyme crispy garlic mushrooms with creamy gorgonzola sauce. Read more A LAIDBACK AUTUMN LUNCH AT NEDERBURG ON MOTHER’S DAY