From 31 March to 3 April 2022, CAPE TOWN OPERA in collaboration with The Vineyard Hotel in Newlands, will host four unique performances entitled BON APPÉTIT! The stunning music and cuisine event will take place at The Restaurant and will delight gourmands and opera lovers alike.

Award-winning Chefs Mike Bassett and Evan Coosner have curated a sumptuous five-course dinner where dishes will pair with iconic opera songs with a food focus. Think Bernstein’s Four Recipes for Voice and Piano, Bach’s unique secular Coffee Cantata and a musical monologue by American composer Lee Hoiby. BON APPÉTIT! will be under the musical direction of José Dias.

Today Zero Wines (  announced the launch of their online store that offers a wide range of  premium non-alcoholic wines with quick and easy purchases and affordable  nation-wide delivery  at a flat rate of R99 across all South African provinces.  “The selection of wines on our store has been specially curated to ensure that Zero Wines customers would not need to go anywhere else to shop for non-alcoholic wines” said Shannon Lee-Dore, who is the Operations and Digital Marketing Director at Zero Wines.  Through partnerships with premium brands and distributors, Zero Wines’ aim is to provide easy access to a wide range of non-alcoholic wines for those who want to enjoy a glass of wine without the after effects!

The Wine Library at Culture Wine Bar will host the upcoming gala and auction dinner on 24 March 2022

Culture Wine Bar is the official venue partner for SASA and the perfect location to auction some fine wines from some of the top wine producers in South Africa, thanks to Premium Independent Wineries of South Africa (PIWOSA) and other generous contributors.

For a weekend with a difference, where you can make a difference join De Hoop Collection, Morukuru Beach Lodge and CapeNature at the world renowned De Hoop Nature Reserve for a beach clean-up from Friday 27 to Sunday 29 May 2022 .   "We are excited to be working together with Morukuru Beach Lodge and CapeNature on this very necessary project,” says William Stephens, owner of De Hoop Collection a member of Cape Country Routes, “and we’re offering a special rate for guests wanting to be part of this joint effort - a fabulous 50% discount.” 

Imagine an all-inclusive winelands getaway, where your weekend has been meticulously planned for you from check in to check out. You’d be forgiven for thinking it’s a dream, but this can be your reality. Franschhoek’s popular Mystery Weekends holds the promise of surprise, relaxation and pure indulgence.


Your all-encompassing weekend includes all that Franschhoek is known for –luxurious accommodation, award-winning wines, gourmet cuisine and bespoke experiences. Since its inception in 2012 the Mystery Weekends have welcomed more than 2 000 visitors to the region, reaffirming Franschhoek as one of SA’s premier travel destinations.

Pick n Pay collaborates with Bellingham Wines to launch a wine range that celebrates local wine and artists

28 February 2022: Pick n Pay has launched a new wine range in partnership with Bellingham Wines, one of South Africa’s pioneering wine brands. The Masterpiece range boasts three wines and incorporates the work of two local artists on the labels.

The range has been exclusively produced for Pick n Pay customers and includes The Masterpiece 2021 Sauvignon Blanc (R100) featuring artwork by Thami Jali, The Masterpiece Chardonnay 2020 (R120) and The Masterpiece 2018 Red Blend (R150) bearing visuals by Keneilwe Mokoena.