LUXURY STAY AT A WHISKY DISTILLERY For 130 years The James Sedgwick Distillery in Wellington was closed to the public. Three years ago, they opened for day visitors with a collection of tutored whisky pairings and guided visits. Now, for the first time in Africa, Three Ships Whisky is offering whisky-lovers the ultimate experience of staying at Africa’s only commercial whisky distillery.       Stargaze at night across the open Wellington horizon, uncluttered by buildings and sheltered from city-buzz whilst the whisky quietly slumbers in the maturation cellar right on one’s doorstep. It......

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Vintage Wine and Venison at La Motte

Enjoying international acclaim for the quality of its food and wine offering, La Motte Wine Estate’s passionate wine and culinary team invites guests to enjoy an innovative four course menu by Executive Chef, Eric Bulpitt, beautifully paired with exclusive older vintages especially selected from the La Motte Vinoteque. Cellarmaster Edmund Terblanche will introduce and present the wines on the evening, offering those passionate about food and wine the ideal opportunity to relish inspired cuisine and well-matured wines. Thursday, 6 June 2019 at 6:30 PM. Price: R795, includes wine & service fee....

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For one morning the kitchen at the Cape Town Hotel School turned into an Iron Chef kitchen with 5 stations, headed by some of the best hotels chefs of the city and the winelands. It was exciting, it was quick, it was thrilling and the smells were heavenly for any foodaholic. But let’s start from the beginning. WWF/SASSI South Africa, the Southern African Sustainable Seafood Initiative (SASSI) was established to drive change in the local seafood industry by working with suppliers and sellers of seafood, as well as informing and inspiring consumers......

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Bottelary Hills, the less travelled part of the Stellenbosch Wine Route, carries its three centuries of agricultural history in the name. Bottelary, Dutch for ‘pantry’, is the area settled by hard working farmers that supplied old Cape Town with fresh farm products. Situated on the cool side of Stellenbosch, enjoying the soft south-westerly wind and lovingly worked for generations, the area keeps producers signature fruits and wines. Mooiplaas Wine Estate & Nature Reserve (Afrikaans for ‘Beautiful Farm’) is situated in the heart of the area, the Bottelary Conservancy. A small turn off......

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Much like in the renowned dance, back and front of house at the Peninsula Hotel’s Sunset Restaurant, collaborate together to serve an unforgettable experience during their weekly setting for Date Night. Fine dining lovers in Cape Town are long aware of the monthly Wine and Dine experience which is available every last Thursday of the month. A special installment in which the hotel’s ensemble of chefs pull out all the stops for an exquisite 4-course dinner and host a winemaker from one of Cape Winelands’ top estates. Pairing his top range with......

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