We interview Nkululeko Mkhwanazi, brand ambassador in his home town of Johannesburg and Kwa-Zulu Natal for a number of wine brands - a job that has earned him the moniker of 'Durban's Minister of Wine' - on how his wine story started.
It’s that time again. Another year has passed and you have to organise a special event to celebrate your company’s achievements or incentivise team members. Perhaps you have to organise someone’s birthday, your anniversary, a team building or actually any fun occasion for that matter.
The South African winelands offers incredible experiences that will ensure that you host an occasion that is unique, memorable and in a postcard-pretty setting, ensuring that perfect #selfie.
What do South Africans think of as their traditional food?
Here are some dishes to look out for. They are cooked in our homes, in country
restaurants, and sold at farmstalls. To our delight, our fine dining
restaurants are beginning to re-invent them, deconstruct them, and generally
create magic around them.
The Black Cellar Club (BLACC) is to host its first premium wine and spirits festival in November.
South Africa’s first township, Langa, was chosen for the historic occasion and the Guga s’Thebe Arts & Culture Centre, making for the ideal address.
Let’s be honest. There’s not much that can top a picnic in the winelands on a beautiful day. Literally kicking back to enjoy a spread of delicious eats paired with your favourite bottle of wine, surrounded by vineyards and vistas.
Here’s our round-up of 15 fabulous pre-packed picnics on South African wine farms that you’ve got to try during the sunny seasons.
It is spring at last and the fynbos, the natural vegetation of the Cape, is at its most spectacular with hundreds of species in flower. We take a look at some gentle hikes in the Winelands that can be enjoyed by the whole family.
South Africa's own special brand of food and wine is a cornerstone of our heritage as chefs at winery restaurants again reveal in the run-up to Heritage Day.
South Africa's winelands are very different places. For the wine explorer, that's an exciting prospect but it's easy to be caught unaware. In the Cape, Klein Karoo and even KwaZulu-Natal, wine experiences are all within a relatively short drive from each other. In the Northern Cape – SA's most expansive and sparsely populated province - you'll need some extra planning.
Being a responsible wine drinker doesn’t only mean not driving under the influence. It also means knowing (and caring about) how and where your wine is produced.
A number of wine farms in South Africa are leading the way by implementing innovative solutions that conserve the environment, respect the community and follow ethical business practices.
The story of Thembile Ntloko and his rise to success at Riebeek Cellars is one of overcoming difficult circumstances and the ability to see the opportunity for growth when it presents itself. Read more about this inspiring South African wine lover.
Top Stellenbosch Wine Estates are making their way to Joburg for the first-ever Stellenbosch Wine LIVE in Joburg, presented by Pick n Pay. The three-day wine, food and lifestyle event is set to take centre stage at the Wanderers Club on 5, 6 and 7 October 2018.