Category: Drinks


A rosé wine you can drink for breakfast

March 8, 2019, Author: Candice May

In our opinion, if drinking a mimosa for breakfast is acceptable then wine is fine, too. In fact, we’d make a pretty strong argument to ditch the OJ altogether and just have bubbly. After all, what you eat for breakfast deserves some attention to what […]


Our fave breakfast bubbly: Valdo Prosecco Floral Brut Edition  

March 1, 2019, Author: Danita Pilley

READ MORE ON FOOD & DRINK HERE. Where to buy it: From for R269 a bottle.   What it tastes like: On the nose, this Prosecco has a fine, elegant and complex structure with aromas of blossom and a consistent presence of raspberry. The palate has a pleasant tickle […]


Love and Alchemy with mixologist Jesse Chinn

February 20, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

La Stalla, Coobs, il Contadino and most recently Douglas + Hale have been on our radar for quite some time now and, with Chef James Diack at the head of it all, it’s easy to understand why. While each restaurant is focused on simple, beautiful and flavourful food – which we can’t […]


Have we passed ‘peak gin’?

February 19, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Hello Joburgers, what is it about gin that inspires a devoted following? The drink that is trending all over the world has, in recent years, experienced a revival similar to the great Gin Craze of the first half of the 18th Century. After a couple […]


The sexiest food-and-wine pairings

February 13, 2019, Author: Candice May

Are you and that special someone thinking of staying in on Valentine’s Day this year? Not only will that be refreshing – you’ll also skip the pressure to pick the perfect restaurant, scrambling to get a reservation and paying an arm and a leg to […]


How to make a Woodford Old Fashioned

February 4, 2019, Author: Candice May

Hello Joburgers, Woodford Reserve has quickly developed into the highly acclaimed award-winning brand, bearing testament to the care that goes into each bottle. Woodford is particularly suited to the Old Fashioned, a classic American Bourbon Whiskey cocktail steeped in history. The recipe was said to […]

Celebrations, Drinks, Shopping

A Valentine’s Day spoil from Moët & Chandon

January 25, 2019, Author: Candice May

Hello Joburgers, Moët & Chandon has unveiled its“Living Ties” limited edition Rosé gift box in South Africa ahead of Valentine’s day this year. In a coquettishly playful way, the “Living Ties” motif adorns the special Moët & Chandon Rosé gift box featuring the ribbon elegantly tied […]

Drinks, Our Top 5

Our top 5 tips for making the perfect Nespresso iced coffee

January 24, 2019, Author: Candice May

Hello Joburgers, the summer months are all about creating exceptional experiences: from lounging at the pool, enjoying picnics in the park to relaxed lunches with friends and family, as the temperature rises, so does our desire to seek out summer adventures. Making unforgettable memories is […]


Our top 5 budget-friendly fine wines

January 22, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

They say that life is too short to drink bad wine, so it seems we have a dilemma on our hands. January is tough and at this point, most of us are tightening our belts and waiting desperately for our first paycheck, so drinking top […]

Drinks, Recipes

Try this low-cal berrylicious lemon drop cocktail

January 11, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

We love a fun and fruity cocktail as much as the next person, but high sugar and calorie counts come with most restaurant concoctions. Not to worry though — we’ve got a solution for that! Round up your friends, break out those martini shakers and have […]