The hunt for South Africa's top Cap Classique (pink and white), as well as alcoholic drink, is on with the call to enter the 2013 FAIRLADY Consumer Awards. A new category, Best Organic Wine, has also been added the list of this year's awards.
Cosy up indoors, as soon as the sun goes down with a glass of creamy, luxurious Amarula. Show African Original hospitality to your friends or spoil yourself with a serving over ice or use it to make a new twist on a classic cocktail, coffee or delicious dish.
The Franschhoek Wine Tram hop-on hop-off tour is one of the best ways to discover the true essence of the Franschhoek Valley – picturesque vineyards, breath-taking scenery, warm hospitality, world-class cuisine, fine wines and a 300 year history. The best way to travel in and around Franschhoek.
The Cape Winemakers Guild Protégé Programme, a mentorship initiative which gives aspirant winemakers the rare opportunity to work side by side with some of the country’s finest, has swelled its ranks to seven this year with the recruitment of three new Protégés.
Henrico Grobbelaar, Executive Chef at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Azure Restaurant, will be travelling to Germany in late February, as the only South African chef to showcase his skills at the annual Rheingau Gourmet & Wein Festival.
South Africa’s wine export volumes have shown healthy growth for the first three months of 2012, increasing by 21% compared with the first quarter of 2011. While driven largely by bulk sales, there is also good growth for bottled wines coming from non-traditional markets such as East Africa, Russia, and Japan, according to WOSA CEO Su Birch.
To give regular South Africans the experience of their own mystery tasting, Nederburg, the official wine sponsor of MasterChef South Africa is offering a playful food and wine pairing featuring an element of the unknown.
All aspirant winemakers participating in the Cape Winemakers Guild Protégé Programme have been given the rare opportunity of making their own wines in their own dedicated Quintessence French oak barrels donated by the Cape Cooperage Group.
De Krans Wines, situated in Calitzdorp along the popular Route 62, has been selected as the official wine supplier for this year’s 18th ABSA Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees (KKNK), which takes place from 31 March to 7 April 2012 in Oudtshoorn.
Three influential and high-profile wine personalities from the Old World have been lined up to make a feature of flavour in a collaborative series of masterclasses involving five normally competing New World wine producers: Argentina, California, Chile, New Zealand and South Africa.
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