Drink

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Classic Cocktail: the Mojito practically begs to cool you down on a hot balmy day

From its humble beginnings in the sugarcane fields of Cuba, the Mojito went on to conquer the world as a favorite of dignitaries, writers, celebrities, cocktail aficionados and tourists alike. Now, it’s impossible to imagine summertime anywhere without this refreshing drink. Despite its simple recipe, the checkered history of the Mojito is as captivating as it […]

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The ABCs of South African wine appreciation sans pomposity

Ah wine, the nectar of the gods. If only some people who drink it didn’t think they were the gods in question, aimiright? If you’ve always wanted to cultivate an appreciation for wine but were afraid you’d develop a rather unfashionable chip on your shoulder as soon as you popped the cork on that first […]

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The Saldanha Experience: Shuck, Savour & Sip the Finest Hand-Picked West Coast Encounters in Saldanha

Get ready to have your preconceived notions of Saldanha shattered on this epic two-day adventure into the secret foodie nooks and artisanal crannies of this underrated harbour town on South Africa’s West Coast. Situated a mere 150 km north of Cape Town, this undiscovered gem is bursting at the seams with fresh new faces, lots […]

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Food & Wine Pairing Experience in An Inspiring Working Artists’ Studio in Woodstock, Cape Town

In the 50s, Pablo Picasso was famous for entertaining groups of friends and fans in his light-filled studio in Paris. In the 60s, Andy Warhol’s Manhattan studio, The Factory, became a psychedelic refuge for creative souls from all walks of life. Now, in 2018, Maia du Plessis and sculptor husband Otto open their creative space […]

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High Tea, Coffee & Royal Champagne Experience at Truth in Cape Town

Artisanal Fair-Trade coffee blends, exotic teas, royal-sanctioned Champagne with the British monarchy’s seal of approval and a delectable selection of petit fours prepared by a French-Algerian pastry chef who looks somewhat like a Hugo Boss model – all this and more awaits at High Tea at Truth. Highlights An alluring array of petit fours by […]

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The skinny on the rather delicious Robertson Wine Valley Hands-On Harvest Festival

Situated in the heart of the abundant Breede River Valley, the quaint town of Robertson is surrounded by many well-known wine estates and stud farms. Here, in the shadows of the Langeberg mountains, fanciful Victorian homesteads rub shoulders with chic eateries along jacaranda-lined roads that amble towards ever-more fascinating destinations. The town developed against the […]

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