Make your next wine-buy a Welgegund-buy!

Have you tasted the Welgegund Wine range yet?  If not, make sure you get one in your shopping basket asap!  Please read all about it in the furbished press release by Jeremy & Pozy Hazell. Oh! Make sure you give them a follow on your social media channel of choice.  Let us know what you... Continue Reading →

Almost Orange, almost unreal!

There are a number of places where one can find a bit of solitude away from the hustle and bustle of the city.  Living in Gauteng it takes a little bit of effort to discover little havens and places to hide away from the noise to breathe, unwind and relax.  Almost Orange is one of... Continue Reading →

News Cafe Centurion IS the vibe!

Ok, we all know News Cafe right? Well if you don’t know them, you must have been hiding underneath a rock or a very dingy cold corner somewhere. In that case, please make your way outdoors and get some sunshine. Ok, back to News Cafe. Most of us do frequent franchise institutions from time to... Continue Reading →

Did someone say Sugarbird Christmas?

  Sugarbird gin, was founded by Rob Heyns and Nzeka Biyela.  This was one of the most successful crowd-funding campaigns in South Africa and has earned them the status of a proudly South African product and yes, they are now known as ‘the peoples’ gin’. With their unique story, also comes their unique approach to... Continue Reading →

A #whiskyjourney of discovery!

My relationship with whisky was a strange albeit a good one.  One where it was poured, swirled and sipped.  Must have been my "wine snobbery" that took the better of me, but I just couldn't get my tastebuds around the peculiar taste sensation.  To me, whisky was whisky.  Then a sudden change.  Earlier this year,... Continue Reading →

Vondeling! Piccolo Mondo! Bravo!

Vondeling Wine is surely a story in itself.  Not only are they boasting an exceptional range of beautiful vinos, but they are conscious about sustainable practice and their sensitive approach to farming and wine making.  A little piece of the Paardeberg made it’s way to the big city last month where Vondeling was the star... Continue Reading →

Churchills Melrose Arch. It’s like Winston Churchill, but better.

Walking around Melrose Arch is almost like walking through the streets of a small village.  The only exception to this village, is that it’s severely cosmopolitan and abuzz with people, restaurants and the social scene is electric. Making your way to the Piazza, the restaurant scene stretches even further and your senses have a bit... Continue Reading →

BOUCHARD FINLAYSON’S LATEST VINTAGES GET THE NOD FROM JAMESSUCKLING.COM

Renowned international wine critic James Suckling has announced the latest ratings in his annual showcase of the great wines of the world on JamesSuckling.com. In this year’s round-up Suckling and his small team tasted more than 16,000 wines from as far afield as Italy, Bordeaux, Champagne, Australia, New Zealand, California, Chile and Argentina, as well... Continue Reading →

La Pentola & Graham Beck! Encore!

Just north of the city centre of Pretoria, lies a gem that is so precious and small, that you will not give it a second glance should you drive past their signage.  Now that is just the thing, there are so many little places and experiences we seldom see and La Pentola is surely one... Continue Reading →

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