Become a wine and cheese pairing expert with this handy guide

If you’re a wine and cheese lover – and aren’t we all? – you’ll know how fantastically well they go together. If you want to impress at your next dinner party or get together, check out our handy cheat sheet guide to perfect wine and cheese pairings!

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A night of Gatsby glamour with the Sunflower Fund

The Sunflower Fund invites you to join them in celebrating moving in a new direction towards a future filled with hope.

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Help those in need this winter with Protea Hotel Fire & Ice!

Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! has been pledging its full support to the #TBDAfrica (“The Blanket Drive”) for the past five years and aims to get more blankets than ever to the people who need them this winter.


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Gearing up for the Franschhoek Bastille Festival 2015

Winter may not be everyone’s favourite time of year but there are a couple of things that make it bearable. For one thing, the popular Franschhoek Bastille Festival comes round again and asks you to dust off your berets and dress up in your finest red, white and blue.


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A weekend of decadence at the Constantia Food and Wine Festival

The Constantia food and wine festival is a wonderful excuse to sample delicious foods, drink divine vintages from the region and enjoy some of our last good weather days for the season.


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6 different ways to eat Hot Cross Buns this Easter

It’s Easter, and you know what that means – hot cross buns! When you eventually get bored of eating these much loved Easter delicacies plain, here are some interesting ways to jazz them up this year:


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The Harfield Village Carnival

The popular annual Harfield Village Carnival returns this Saturday, 28th March 2015. Second Avenue in Claremont is closed off for the day to make way for over 200 stalls, live music, a kiddies play area and lots of grub, with pubs and restaurants open all day.


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The Taj Classic Wine Trophy 2015 Results

The Reserve at Taj Cape Town played host to a luxurious reception on the evening of 6 March 2015 to announce the winners of the coveted Taj Classic Wine Trophy 2015.

Master of Ceremonies, Nicola Jackman, awarded coveted Bacchus Trophies to sixteen of the many wines which were entered into this year’s competition.


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Celebrate St Paddy’s Day with traditional Irish Shepherd’s Pie

It’s St. Patrick’s Day on 17 March, time to celebrate all things Irish. If you plan to celebrate with something more than just a lot of alcohol, or atleast want to line your stomach beforehand, here is a recipe for a traditional Irish Shepherd’s Pie.

This staple of Irish cooking is easy to make, tasty and full of nutritional goodness. Wash it down with a glass of Guinness!


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Celebrity cook-off with Hussar Grill and Nederburg

Nederburg teamed up with The Hussar Grill for a special cook-off with celebrity chef, Pete Goffe-Wood at his Kitchen Cowboys studio in Cape Town recently.


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