Features, Food & Drink / 12.10.2018

One of our favourite wines - De Grendel have literally cleaned up at this years Michelangelo International Wine & Spirts Awards, walking away with the African Cellar Suppliers Pinot Noir Trophy for their Op Die Berg Pinot Noir 2015 - as well as three double gold medals awarded to the De Grendel Koetshuis Sauvignon Blanc 2017 and 2013 and the De Grendel Loyalty Club-exclusive Elim Shiraz 2016. Well done guys! Apparently the competition was really stiff this year, and the competition, now in it's 22nd year received an incredible...

Features, People of Joburg / 11.10.2018

We recently got to catch up with Dean Spencer, who as far as we are concerned, has possibly THE best job ever! Dean is the On Trade Sales GURU for Truman & Orange - he spends his days creating yummy cocktails with the Truman & Orange products, as well as training bar staff on how to best serve their products at their bars. Cool, right? Truman & Orange opened it's doors in 2013 with the single-minded mission of offering increasingly sophisticated South African drinkers alternatives to the mega-brands that...

Events, Features / 08.10.2018

The pantomime is certainly one of the calendar highlights on the Joburg theatre scene, and always loved (and giggled at) by young and old during the month that it takes to the stage at The Joburg Theatre. This year's panto (brought to Jozi by Bernard Jay and Janice Honeyman) is set to tbe the Fairest Panto in All The Land - Snow White, of course. Says Janice Honeyman...

People of Joburg / 04.10.2018

We recently got to spend some time with local Fashion Publicist, Leon Haasbroek, to find out a bit more about what makes him tick. Leon is well known in fashion and media circles for his bold moves, dedication to the industry and last but not least his trademark all black clothing ensembles. Leon has worked with some of the biggest names in the business and is the owner of LJHPR, a boutique PR and Communications agency that focuses on media relations and strategic linking within the Fashion Industry in...

Food & Drink / 03.10.2018

We love an excuse to celebrate and recently headed through to Montecasino’s Casa Bella to hellp them celebrate their first birthday, in true Italian style, of course. Nestled in the heart of Jozi's premier entertainment destinations, Casa Bella, means “Beautiful Home” in Italian, and that it certainly is. Beautifully tiled floors and polished wood feature in the stylish interior which, combined with a warm, inviting ambience, provides an upmarket yet friendly dining experience. It is literally a home that runs on love, laughter, delicious food, outstanding wines and exceptional quality...

Competitions, Features / 02.10.2018

We love our Cadbury's choccies here at Sandton Magazine, so imaging our excitement to hear that Cadbury is running the #CashInOnYourCravings promotion until the end of this month, and you can cash in on your cravings and stand a chance to win R 10 000 - every day until the end of October! What's even better is that we have an awesome Cadbury's hamper valued at R 500 to giveaway to one lucky reader!! So, whether you prefer the delicious wafer of Cadbury P.S., the much much more crunch...

Beauty / 28.09.2018

He is back in South Africa, and if you want to learn everything you can from Beyonce’s favorite beauty guru, Sir John, then this is your chance! Sir John will be hosting two exclusive masterclasses, brought to you by Woolworths Beauty - one in Cape Town and one in Johannesburg at the end of October. Having worked with some of Hollywood’s biggest stars, including Bey, Karli Kloss, Joan Smalls, and Priyanka Chopra, Sir John will be sharing his top beauty tips & tricks, plus much more. There will be live demos,...

Lifestyle / 27.09.2018

After an incredible 30 years in the local decor industry, Lynn McAdam, and her company Block & Chisel has established a significant brand at the top end of South African retail and interior design. Her daughter Sue, and son Paul, are now sharing the reigns in this family owned and run business, Paul operationally runs it day to day and Sue heads up the look and feel of the shops. Block & Chisel have featured in many magazines, at trade shows and are a house hold name in South...

Lifestyle / 26.09.2018

If you are looking to create a bit of a mood or lighting difference to your home or work space - then do make sure to check out Streamlight's brand new multi-branded collection, ironically called 'Dark'. Dark introduces a warm and friendly glow of elegance, modernism or artistic creation into your workplace or living space. Streamlight have specialised in the art of illumination over the last 2 decades, and also provide expert guidance for you to achieve your dream aesthetic. They also specialise in lighting layout designs and supplies exclusive,...

Food & Drink, Travel / 25.09.2018

If you are heading down to the Cape soon, and are going to be in the Durbanville area, then may we suggest a stop in at the beautiful Meerendal Estate. You can taste some vino of course, but there is loads more on offer and Meerendal boasts biking and running trails, paragliding (when the weather's just right!), and its family friendly weekend vibe. There are two restaurants on the estate, The Crown Restaurant and Carlucci's - the latter is the one that fills up fast so that come lunchtime,...