Author Archives: Candice Jansen

2020 Wine & Food Tourism Awards Honourees Show True Mettle in Facing Down Pandemic

“There’s nothing like a crisis to focus the mind,” remarked tourism doyenne Margi Biggs, convenor of the Wine & Food Tourism Awards, now in their second year. She was speaking at the announcement of this year’s honourees. “When the entire … Continue reading

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Dining-OUT Restaurant News

With the President’s announcement Wednesday that we are now returning to Level 1 and the curfew lifted to 12:00, it seems things are finally getting back to normal. A weekend in Hermanus left me pleased with the increased activity in … Continue reading

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Spier Makes Celebrating Heritage Day At Home Easy

Spier has created two wonderful ways to make this Heritage Day a memorable one. Both are inspired by Spier’s own rich wine history, which dates back to 1692, making this one of the oldest wine farms in the country.

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Wang Thai Specials

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Restaurant News – Eat@Perdeberg

Now we are into level 2 with restaurants able to serve liquor, we should take a moment to look back on the disastrous months behind us. Trying to pay rent and salaries with no income was almost impossible for most … Continue reading

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V&A Waterfront Unveils “Theatre To Food Making” Incubator

R63-million investment in partnership with the National Treasury’s Jobs Fund to create major opportunities for food talent within new, 360o farm-to-fork food experience.

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Col’Cacchio Launches new ‘Heat & Eat’ Gourmet Pizza Range via Buyfresh.co.za

Col’Cacchio have just launched their new ‘Heat & Eat’ gourmet pizza range currently available on Buyfresh.co.za. You can now enjoy a delicious thin-based pizza prepared by SA’s favourite Italian inspired restaurant, from the comfort of your home.

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Stellenbosch Hills Re-Invents Fun Snack-and-Wine Pairings

Stellenbosch Hills is about to move your lockdown me-time to a whole new level. The winery that made wine pairing fun by thinking “out of the box” has now re-invented the concept, putting pizzazz all back inside – for your … Continue reading

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Entries Open for Wine & Food Tourism Awards

The profound after-shock on tourism wrought by Covid 19 should not be taken as a signal of defeat, says organiser of the annual Wine & Food Tourism Awards, Margi Biggs. “As traumatic and disruptive as the effects have been on … Continue reading

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Franschhoek Bastille Festival: Are you ready for something new?

In case the grapevine news hasn’t reached you, here’s what you missed. Franschhoek’s Bastille Festival is still on the cards, but instead of the traditional format, the festival will be coming to you.

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