Post Tagged with: "wine"

Drinks, Featured, Shopping

Where to pre-order booze for level 3 lockdown

May 22, 2020, Author: Candice May

We know that being stuck in your home isn’t easy. But like dancing, talking to strangers and writing bad poetry, it’s a lot easier when you involve booze. Unfortunately, until we move down to level 3 lockdown, a trip to the bottle store for a […]


Rhino Tears wine: Raise a glass to the rangers

May 1, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

While we are all on lockdown within the comfort of our own homes it is important to share a thought for the people in South Africa who are continuing to serve their country on a daily basis. These are the brave members of society who […]

Night life

Behind bars: Inner-city hotel bars that are causing a stir

Apr 28, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

Although they’re often highly underrated, hotel bars usually have an amazing selection of drinks, impeccable service and unbeatable vibes. Whether you’re longing for a zesty glass of cab sav or just a refreshing beer, we’ve handpicked the best hotel bars in the city for an unforgettable tipple.   READ […]


Wine advice from one of SA’s top sommeliers, Wikus Human

Apr 13, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

Ever feel intimidated by the restaurant Sommelier? You’re not alone. Wikus Human, Head Sommelier of Marble and Saint restaurants explains why you shouldn’t be, and how to make the best use of their knowledge, and palate. READ MORE ON DINING OUT HERE. I’ve had a long-standing […]

Featured, Travel

The wondrous wine country: Exceptional dining experiences in the Cape Winelands – from Constantia to Stellenbosch to Franschhoek

Mar 24, 2020, Author: Candice May

Yes, you can do the Cape Winelands in an afternoon, but with tutored tastings and farm-to-table dining along with breathtaking beauty, eye-catching architecture, magnificent gardens and serious art collections, it’s worth staying a few days. And did we mention the wine? It was tough to single out a handful, but […]

Dining Out, Featured

FireRoom Bedfordview is putting the fun back in Asian fusion

Mar 2, 2020, Author: Candice May

Ask which city has the best sushi in the country, and any toro fiend will tell you: Cape Town, obviously. Sushi may not be king in Joburg, but FireRoom at Village View in Bedfordview has the best sushi in the city to curb your appetite for salmon, tuna, rock […]


Mushroom & green bean salad with crispy shallots & garlic

Feb 20, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

This mushroom and green bean salad makes for a delicious dinner and pairs perfectly with Graham Beck Brut MCC! READ MORE ON FOOD & DRINK HERE. Serves 6 Ingredients: 560g extra fine green beans 250g white button mushrooms, sliced 250g portabellini mushrooms, sliced 4 shallots, finely […]


Tokara has a new MCC!

Feb 19, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

Known for their elegant wines, Tokara Wine Estate doesn’t fail to impress with the release of their second vintage; an ultra-stylish Methode Cap Classique. READ MORE ON DRINKS HERE. This 100% Chardonnay is crafted from cool climate grapes grown on Tokara’s prized Elgin property and is packaged in a unique butterfly bottle that’s been specially designed to lend […]


Roodeberg Classic Rosé 2019 is the ultimate Valentine’s drink

Feb 10, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

Perfect for warm summer evenings, Roodeberg’s Classic Rose is sure to win over even the coldest of hearts this Valentine’s Day. READ MORE ON DINING OUT HERE. With a fresh and lingering fruity finish, this enchanting salmon pink rosé promises to be the ideal accompaniment to many delicious meals. With subtle aromas of strawberry, candy floss […]

Drinks, Travel

Quoin Rock – where epicureans lap up lavish attractions

Jan 24, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

Since its launch in November 2018, family-owned Quoin Rock Estate has introduced a new dimension of luxury to the Cape winelands. READ MORE ON TRAVEL HERE. The farm’s phenomenal metamorphosis took place over six years after the Gaiduk family purchased it in 2012. Managing Director […]