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Food & Hospitality Africa wins Best Trade Exhibition in inaugural ROAR Awards category

26 January 2017 – The first ever AAXO Organiser and Exhibitor Awards took place at TicketPro Dome on 26 January 2017…and we are thrilled to announce that Food & Hospitality Africa powered by Hostex was awarded Best Trade Exhibition in its size category (Category 1 - 6000sqm).
24 February 2017 Food & Hospitality Africa

The value of the global affair that is the Cape Winelands

Some argue that international buyers spoil the game for locals, using their dollars/euros/pounds to tilt the playing fields away from those constrained by rand-based wealth. But whatever they have spent on acquiring and upgrading estates in South Africa remains forever in the slopes and vineyards of the country’s wine properties.
24 February 2017 Daily Maverick, Michael Fridjhon

Bouchard Finlayson features as ‘SA Wine Icon’ nominee in Klink Awards

Voting is currently underway for the Klink Awards where Bouchard Finlayson has been nominated in the prestigious category of SA WINE ICONS.
24 February 2017 Bouchard Finlayson

New laid back lunch option at Catharina's Restaurant at Steenberg

Catharina’s Executive Chef, Archie Maclean, has created a special lunch menu that fits the bill perfectly for easy, relaxed lunches in Steenberg’s idyllic Cape Dutch surroundings.
24 February 2017 Steenberg Vineyards

La Motte’s Pierneef Experience – a special way of enjoying the finer things in life!

Always innovative when it comes to ways in which to share its passions, Franschhoek-based La Motte Wine Estate is announcing a new addition to its offering, the Pierneef Experience.
24 February 2017 La Motte

Young Wine, Delicious Food and Fun at Nederburg Ommiberg 2017

Let Nederburg, the 2017 Platter’s South African Wine Guide ‘Winery of the Year’, entertain you during this year’s OmmiBerg Round the Rock Festival in Paarl, scheduled for Saturday, 4 March.
24 February 2017 Nederburg Wines

Vriesenhof's Journey

The philosophy of Vriesenhof Vineyards is to find and respect the harmony between soil, season and man’s skill. Jan Boland Coetzee, who purchased Vriesenhof 37 years ago, reminds us that serendipity also plays a huge role in the wine-making process.
24 February 2017 Vriesenhof Vineyards

Pongracz releases new flagship vintage

Since the Desiderius Pongrácz 2008 ranked as the only South African Top 10 contender at the prestigious 2015 Effervescents du Monde competition in France alongside the world’s finest, sparkling wine lovers near and far have had high hopes for the 2009 vintage changeover of Pongrácz’s flagship Méthode Cap Classique.
23 February 2017 Pongracz

Klein Handjies Preschool at Boschendal sets new standards for farm education

“Change the first five years and you can change anything.” History, says Lynette Carolissen, principal of the Klein Handjies Preschool at Boschendal estate near Franschhoek, may well show that the decision by Boschendal’s new owners to support this preschool was the most beneficial of all the changes and improvements that they have brought about since taking over the estate in 2012.
23 February 2017 Boschendal Estate