CTIFMF announces market programme

The 2018 Cape Town International Film Market and Festival (CTIFMF) will take place from 9-19 October at venues at various locations at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town. The programmes for the event are Works in Progress (WIP), Engage, and Adapt. WIP aims to elevate the bar for African content in...

3 days ago

Early bird tickets now on sale for FNB JoburgArtFair

Early bird tickets are now on sale for the 2018 FNB JoburgArtFair, tickets can be purchased at R 125 till the 3 August 2018 via tixsa.co.za. The 11th edition of the FNB JoburgArtFair will be held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 6-9 September 2018. This year's art fair...

3 days ago

Kelly Clarkson to star in Uglydolls film

Singer and songwriter Kelly Clarkson will voice act the character of Moxy in the upcoming film Uglydolls and will also perform original songs for the feature. Clarkson joins Pitbull as another voice actor for the film. In the film, Clarkson's character Moxy and her UglyDolls friends confront...

11 Jul 2018

Sun City chef to represent SA at Culinary Olympics

Sun City chef David Loate is to represent South Africa at the 2020 Culinary Olympics in Stuttgart, Germany. Loate will be amongst some 2000 chefs from 50 nations participating in the world's largest culinary competition. The national team will present pioneering culinary trends and vie for...

18 Jun 2018

RedThread Apparel X collaborates with Issa Leo

Fresh from his showcase at the first Fashion Street Show at the Cannes Film Festival, Daniel Moleka, owner of RedThread Apparel X has entered into a collaboration with Issa Leo owner, Issa Lopez. Together, they aim to create a unique blend of elegant wear and street clothing, to be launched at 5pm...

15 Jun 2018

Local restaurant creates dynamic Spotify playlist

RocoMamas has created a playlist on Spotify, making it the first South African brand to do so. RocoMamas' founder, Brian Altriche, says the restaurant frequently receives requests on social media to create a playlist. South African indie and alternative rock bands can share their original...

12 Jun 2018

SA horror film makes it to international stage

South African psychological horror film The Tokoloshe will be screened at four global horror film festivals. It will make its world premiere at the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BiFan) in Bucheon, South Korea. The film is directed by Jerome Pikwane, who co-wrote it with South...

11 Jun 2018

Museum Night returns to the V&A Waterfront

Museum Night is back at the V&A Waterfront on Thursday 28 June 2018 between 5pm until 10pm. Admission to the museums on the night is free. Watch the V&A Waterfront website for further details at www.waterfront.co.za

11 Jun 2018

Southern Guild enters partnership with BMW

Southern Guild announced at a media conference that it has formed a partnership with BMW South Africa. The partnership is set to lead to a year-round programme of design-led events and initiatives. Southern Guild will conceptualise and drive this programme, which includes interactive...

29 May 2018

Spotify will finally be available in SA

Suspicions have been confirmed as Spotify announced that the music streaming service will launch in South Africa on 13 March 2018. SA is set to be the first African country to have the service. Spotify offers a choice between an ongoing free ad-supported music service and a fully featured,...

12 Mar 2018

Golf Digest ranks Fancourt golf court as number one

Fancourt's Links Golf Court ranked first in Golf Digest ranking of South African golf courses for 2018. The course was previously ranked first by the publication in 2011, 2014, and 2016. Two other Fancourt golf courses featured in the overall 2018 rankings. The rankings are based on seven...

20 Feb 2018

Turkish Airlines to live-stream Super Bowl on flights

The Super Bowl will be available for viewing on Turkish Airlines flights. The ability to watch the game live forms part of Turkish Airlines in-flight entertainment.

1 Feb 2018

Louvre Abu Dhabi programme to feature South African dance band

The Louvre Abu Dhabi's first-ever programme of events and activities features South African dance band Via Sophiatown. The museum will host the band on 19 - 21 April 2018. The dances will be a combination of step-dancing and hip-hop that will be partnered with three live jazz musicians. The...

1 Feb 2018

Three De Krans ports placed in Top Wine SA Classification

Three of De Krans' ports have placed in this year's Top Wine SA Classification's list of Top 10 Cape Ports. De Krans has also obtained a spot on the 2018 Top Wine SA Hall of Fame for earning honours for eight vintages out of 10 years. The Top Wine SA Classification is a collection of wines...

31 Jan 2018

4th Street Wines rises up IWSR Top 100 Wines list

4th Street Wines has placed in 19th position in this year's International Wine and Spirit Research (IWSR) Top 100 Wines list. The wine brand placed in 26th place last year and was named the fastest growing wine brand globally for the second year in a row. The IWSR releases an annual report...

22 Dec 2017

Stellenbosch Brewing Company receives awards at CT beer festival

The Stellenbosch Brewing Company received two awards at the Cape Town Festival of Beer. It received the Best Dark Beer award for its Eike Stout as well as the Best Beer in Show trophy. Forty-five Western Cape-based breweries showcased more than 230 different beers at the Cape Town Festival of...

12 Dec 2017

Five international bands to tour SA in 2018

Jampacked Productions has announced that it will bring five international bands to South Africa. Hands Like Houses, Fit for a King, Secrets, Our Last Night, and Dance Gavin Dance are scheduled to tour the country during the course of 2018. The dates for each show will be announced soon.

2 Nov 2017

Table Mountain Cableway's half price sunsets

Table Mountain Cableway has reintroduced its half-price Sunset Special for locals, effective 1 November 2017. The special ends on Wednesday 28 February 2018 and will exclude the peak-season, which is from 18 December 2017 to 3 January 2018. The Sunset Special ticket is valid from 6pm daily....

1 Nov 2017

Winter Ferment Sauvignon Blanc wins third accolade

The Winter Ferment Sauvignon Blanc has won a FNB Top 10 Sauvignon Blanc Award. The award adds to Diemersdal Estate's tally of accolades achieved this year. Earlier this year, the Winter Ferment Sauvignon Blanc has previously won the Sauvignon Blanc Trophy at the South African National Young...

19 Oct 2017

Lanzerac wins three Michelangelo Awards

Lanzerac Wine Estate has won a total of three awards at the 2017 Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards. The wine estate won a platinum award, a double gold award, and a silver award. The results were announced at a gala event held in Cape Town on 29 September 2017.

6 Oct 2017

Lady Antebellum cancel South African tour

Lady Antebellum's concerts on 13 October in Cape Town and 15 October in Johannesburg have been canceled. It has been advised that in the best interests of Lady A's Hillary Scott's health and that of her twins, that the tour no longer go ahead in South Africa. Ticketing Information: All...

26 Sep 2017

Rocking the Daisies 2017 is sold out

Rocking the Daisies 2017 is officially sold out. This is the fastest the festival has sold out in its 12-year history. Festival fans bought their tickets from as early as December 2016. The festival has opened a ticket waiting list, where fans can join the queue for the opportunity to purchase...

19 Sep 2017

Reyneke Wines' Biodynamic Syrah gets positive ratings

Reyneke Wines' 2015 vintage Biodynamic Syrah has received positive ratings in Tim Atkin's 2017 South African Report, The Wine Advocate and Decanter magazine. Tim Atkin's 2017 South African Report rated the wine 94 points out of a 100, The Wine Advocate gave it 93 points out of a 100, and...

19 Sep 2017

Constantia Glen wins gold medal

Constantia Glen has been awarded a gold medal at the 2017 International Wine & Spirit Competition. The wine estate also accumulated 90+ ratings out of a 100 for all four of its signature wines at the competition. The event was held in London.

15 Sep 2017

Cape Classics nominated for importer of the year

Cape Classics has been nominated for importer of the year in the 2017 Wine Stars Awards given by Wine Enthusiast magazine. The winners are to be announced on 9 November 2017 and will be honoured at a gala to be held in Miami, Florida in January 2017.

13 Sep 2017

Spree launches The Index

Spree has launched The Index, a new online sneaker and streetwear destination for men and women. Brands include adidas, Puma, Reebok, Converse, Fila, Vans and New Balance. The goal is to create a one-stop destination showcasing styles from the most impactful streetwear brands in the world....

29 Aug 2017

Delheim extends red wine portfolio

Delheim Estate recently released a wine that adds to its vintage red wine portfolio. The wine, which is titled the 'Grand Reserve 2014', is crafted from vineyard-to-bottle and the grapes that were used for its creation were picked by hand. As with the estate's previous wine release, the Grand...

29 Aug 2017

Spier 21 Gables awarded a top 10 titile

Spier 21 Gables Chenin Blanc has been awarded a title at this year's Standard Bank Chenin Blanc Top 10 challenge. The Chenin Blanc has been included in the awards for the previous two years as a title winner.

25 Aug 2017

Groote Post wins gold (thrice) at 2017 Gold Awards

The Groote Post winery won gold for three of its wines at the 2017 Gold Awards, namely its Sauvignon Blanc 2017, The Old Man's Blend White 2017, and The Old Man's Blend Red 2016. This year, the Gold Wine Awards considered wines that are priced under R110 per bottle. The wines were judged by...

24 Aug 2017

CBC unveils malty beer as part of new range

The Cape Brewing Company (CBC) has launched a brand new range of craft beer. CBC unveiled its Dunkel or Dark Lager as part of its Brewmaster's Reserve range on 4 August 2017. This range of craft beer was developed and produced by head brewers Anton Trollip and Dewald Goosen alongside brewers...

23 Aug 2017

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