Huawei launches the P20 Series in South Africa Dubbed the future of smartphone AI photography, the slick range was officially launched at an event held at The Galleria in Sandton. South Africa Huawei Consumer Business Group unveiled the much-anticipated Huawei P20 and Huawei P20 Pro, barely a week after the global launch in Paris.The event, which encouraged attendees to #SeeMooore, included an immersive AI reality experience from Huawei, a mini fashion show by designer Gavin Rajah, and musical performances by Lady Zamar and Timo ODV. “The Huawei P20 series is built on unprecedented AI advances, combining technology and art to … Continue reading

6 of the finest wines for the festive season

A premium selection by fine wine merchant Roland Peens  Festive lunch recommendations Festive lunch gatherings should be geared around white wines and lighter reds. Of course you could have Bubbles all the way through in our warm climate, but you will need some versatility for canapés and starters. The L’Ormarins is our best value bubbles for the year, while Trizanne’s uvignon Blanc from Elim is super fresh and mineral with lots of character from the great 2017 vintage. Fable Belle Flower is one of SA’s finest and offers lots of food- pairing potential. Keep a big ice bucket and a … Continue reading 6 of the finest wines for the festive season

Wine and Food conference to show how to grow loyalty and revenue for Cape Tourism

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has calculated that last year, the direct contribution of the travel and tourism sector to the South African economy was worth R127,9bn, accounting for 3% of the country’s GDP.     Commenting on the WTTC findings presented in its recent 2017 Economic Impact Report, Margi Biggs, convenor of the upcoming The Business of Food and Wine Tourism Conference, set to take place in Stellenbosch in the spring, said: “The good news is that the council has projected the sector’s contribution to domestic GDP will rise by 2,7% in 2017, a very welcome increase given … Continue reading Wine and Food conference to show how to grow loyalty and revenue for Cape Tourism

Less “Whine” and more “Wine”, our pick this #WineWednesday is Shiraz 2016 from Anthonij Rupert wines

Gentle plum and black berry compote aromas, with a light pepper nuance. The first impression is one of succulence: a juicy palate of ripe plum and black berries. Continue reading Less “Whine” and more “Wine”, our pick this #WineWednesday is Shiraz 2016 from Anthonij Rupert wines

Pursue quality and nothing less with Niel Ellis Whitehall Chardonnay

Neil Ellis’ maiden White Chardonnay which spent nine months in Frech oak barrels.Light golden green, with youthful lime and melon aromatics and gorgeous ripe citrus notes.It is fabulous with everything, from freshly shucked oyesters to butternut soup, from poached salmon with a Hollandaise sauce to a platter soft cheeses. Continue reading Pursue quality and nothing less with Niel Ellis Whitehall Chardonnay

Learn more about the ever tasty drink in your glass this #WineWednesday, La Motte Cabernet Sauvignon

Made from grapes grown in Franschhoek (38%), Stellenbosch (26%), Walker Bay (235) and Durbanville (13%), the 2013 La Motte Cabernet Sauvignon combines grapes from areas traditionally acknowledged for quality Cabernet Sauvignon with cool climate grapes in order to add even more complexity and finesse. Continue reading Learn more about the ever tasty drink in your glass this #WineWednesday, La Motte Cabernet Sauvignon