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Features, Food & Drink / 21.12.2018

Named after his two late grandfathers, Douglas + Hale is Chef James Diack’s fourth venture and we love it! If funky, cool and creative cocktails are your thing – then you will love it as much as we do, too. From the décor which carries a rather ritzy, burlesque feel, to an extensive wine selection which will leave every taste and palate satisfied this is an experience from start to finish. Cocktails are created with passion and the names are delightful - The Black Pearl, a rum based cocktail, was...

Features, Food & Drink / 28.11.2018

What better time to crack open a few bottles of perfectly chilled rosé, spend some time with friends and family and let the worries from the year disappear, as the holiday season kicks off with the perfect summers evenings here in Jozi. Rosé is proving to be a popular choice with consumers as the temperature's soar - and it's the perfect accompaniment to just about everything - beach, park, braai, lunch, sundowners...

Features, Food & Drink / 23.11.2018

One of South Africa's favourite and super easy drinking wines, Durbanville Hills, have just launched their premium collection of wines, the Collectors Reserve - which is totally inspired by the energy and stunning scenery of Cape Town. What's not to love? This new range is created from only the best grapes from Cape Town’s best vineyards, and like it's name, has been designed as a collector’s item for both wine and art lovers alike. This is something unlike anything you have ever seen, or tasted, before. “To complement each of...

Features, Food & Drink / 09.11.2018

Everyone needs an excuse to celebrate, right - be it the fact that it's the holidays. or even just a Tuesday - a bottle of bubbles never goes amiss - especially when the Sandton Magazine team are involved. We are loving Steenberg’s youthful and playful Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc which is not only great value for money but also looks super stylish on any table with it's chic packaging and is the perfect accompaniment to a summer’s day. Fresh and fruity this fashion forward bubbly is made in the classic French...

Food & Drink / 29.10.2018

Stellenbosch wine estate Tokara, have just released their very first 10-year old Potstill Brandy which honours the age-old Cognac tradition, and uses a Chenin blanc base wine, which is double distilled retaining only the heart fraction for ageing in Limousin oak barrels for a minimum of 10 years. Tokara are ranked among the World’s 50 Most Admired Wine Brands by UK-based Drinks International, and have previously released a much acclaimed 5-year old brandy in 2004 and have been working on their Director’s Reserve 10 Year Old Potstill Brandy since...

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...

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,...

Food & Drink / 24.09.2018

It was just recently announced, and not that surprising either that one of our favourite restaurants ever (and one of the most popular in SA since Chef Chantel Dartnall won best chef) Orient Boutique Hotel – home of the acclaimed Restaurant Mosaic – has won the Best Hotel Wine List in the World for 2018 beating off strong competition from around the globe. The 2018 Fine Wine World's Best Wine List Awards, now in its fifth year, honoured Restaurant Mosaic in the following categories: • Best Hotel Wine List in...

Events, Features, Food & Drink / 19.09.2018

It was such a hit last year, and we are really looking forward to the second edition of the much talked about Pinotage and Biltong Festival, which will be showcasing 18 of the countries top Pinotage producers at this event, taking place on the 13th and 14th of October! The wineries are: Bellevue Wine Estate, Beyerskloof, De Krans, Ernst Gouws & Co, Flagstone Wines, Grande Provence, Hill & Dale, Jakkalsvlei, Koelenhof, Mellasat Vineyards, Mount Vernon, Neethlingshof, Perdeberg Cellar, Simonsvlei Winery, Taillard Wines, Van Loveren Family Vineyards Whalehaven and Wellington...

Events / 10.09.2018

Whatever you do, make sure that you have Saturday 29th September diarised as the much anticipated Steenberg Garden Party is heading to our beautiful city! The venue is the picturesque l'antico giardino part of the forum company in Lanseria which boasts the most stunning gardens and is the perfect fit to host laid back live music with ample seating in relaxed garden lounge areas, which will keep you delighted for the duration of the afternoon. Not only is the view a good one, but you can also savour the best...