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By Fabiola Antunes
In Celebs
Nov 29th, 2018
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Oprah Winfrey has delivered a rousing tribute to Nelson Mandela at the Soweto campus of the University of Johannesburg – Photo source: Themba Hadebe/AP. Oprah Winfrey joined Graca Machel, Nelson Mandela’s widow, at the Soweto campus of the University of Johannesburg and has delivered a rousing tribute to Nelson Mandela and urged the youth of […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Culture
Jan 24th, 2018
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Hugh Masekela is seen here when performing onstage at the The 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Nokia Theatre on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California – Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images North America. Hugh Masekela, South African jazz musician and political activist, died January 23th in Johannesburg, South Africa of prostate cancer. He was 78. […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Featured
Jul 12th, 2017
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Ray Phiri of Sitmela performs on stage during the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz 2007 held in Newtown on August 25, 2007 in Johannesburg, South Africa – Photo: Gallo Images/Getty Images Entertainment. South African jazz legend Ray Phiri has died, aged 70. The guitarist, producer and vocalist, who featured on U.S. folk rocker Paul Simon‘s […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Celebs
May 16th, 2016
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Oprah Winfrey during Johnson C. Smith University commencement, on Sunday 15th 2016 – Photo: Robert Lahser/AP. Oprah Winfrey is celebrating after attending the first graduation ceremonies for students from her Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa. The media mogul spent much of the weekend attending commencement events for the first group of [...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Culture
Apr 20th, 2016
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Two Oceans wine with baked Camembert with beetroot and red onion compote. Fed up with the standard cheese, crackers and olives when putting a snack together? Make a baked Camembert! If the word ‘baked’ makes you want to run, fear not. In this instance it simply means take the cheese out of its wrapping and […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Culture
Apr 13th, 2016
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Sedgwick’s Original Old Brown. Sedgwick’s Original Old Brown is officially 100 years old this year and as part of its centenary celebration we are bringing together the best Sedgwick’s memories and moments shared. So, if you have a heart-warming “Obies” story to tell or simply want to share your special Sedgwick’s moment, here is you...
By Margaret Amoah
In Culture
Mar 17th, 2016
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Sedgwick ‘s gluten free coco crumpets. Is it a flat cake? A type of pancake? Or maybe it’s a small flapjack? No, it is the old-fashioned English crumpet but in a new guise – not quite the ones old Captain Sedgwick might have served over a hundred years ago in The Captain’s Rooms, his famous […]...
By Margaret Amoah
In Culture
Mar 15th, 2016
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The Scout Pinot Grigio Durbanville Hills has released just over 1600 bottles of its limited edition 2015 The Scout Pinot Grigio. The wine forms part of the cellar’s latest range The Scout range, available exclusively to Wine Club members and at its tasting room. The range is the winemakers’ playground where they experiment with interesting […]...
By Margaret Amoah
In Culture
Mar 10th, 2016
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Coconut Prawns with Thai mayo dip.  Easter is a great time to catch up with family and friends, but the effort of keeping everyone fed can be quite exhausting! With this in mind Two Oceans Wines teamed up with Carey Boucher-Erasmus, the mastermind and creative genius of the blog Bits of Carey, who has created […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Culture
Mar 3rd, 2016
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Two Oceans Pinot Noir Chilling red wine? Of course you can! It’s all about the ambient temperature. If you consider just how high the temperatures in our country can climb, it gets a lot hotter here than in many Northern Hemisphere countries. A wine that is transformed when chilled is Two Oceans’ Pinot noir. With […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Culture
Mar 2nd, 2016
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Sedgwick’s sticky chicken wings. SEDGWICK’S STICKY CHICKEN WINGS, THE SEDGWINGS No one wants to be in the kitchen for hours before your guests arrive. Sedgwick’s Original Old Brown has the perfect solution: an easy-to-prepare sticky chicken-wing recipe a.k.a. “Sedgwings” It can be a simple snack to nibble on, or served as a big meal when [...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Culture
Feb 26th, 2016
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The Union Bar with Black Bottle poster. The Union Bar’s new logo heralds the beginning of a new era in pop-up entertainment, launching with Black Bottle blended Scotch whisky – a whisky that goes beyond the ordinary. This black and gold extravaganza will be open to the public on Thursday to Saturday nights, 18:30 to late, from March 11 to June […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Culture
Feb 26th, 2016
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Sterling EQ.  Make Nederburg a priority visit during this year’s Ommiberg ‘Round the Rock’ Festival taking on Saturday, 5 March, from 10:00 to 18:00. Visitors will get to stomp newly harvested grapes, taste the freshly pressed must and sample 2016 vintage Nederburg wines in the making. Live music will set the mood, with performances by […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Culture
Feb 22nd, 2016
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Nederburg Ingenuity Spanish Red ‘At The Bullfight’ tasting station.  Live it, love it and savor every second of it.  That’s the message of Nederburg’s new TV advertisement.  The gorgeously shot commercial shows a dream-like sequence conjured by that first sip of Nederburg, as it triggers memories, reveries and flights of fancy. Swopping the cere...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Culture
Feb 10th, 2016
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Zola’s cheesecake.  Zola Nene’s double trouble cheesecake recipe below BAKE YOUR WAY TO NEW YORK Although New Yorkers regularly say that you haven’t had cheesecake until you’ve tasted it in New York, who would have thought that the famous dessert actually owes its origins to ancient Greece more than 4000 years ago! Millennia later, whether […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Culture
Feb 4th, 2016
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Durbanville Hills wines harvest.  The present grape harvest is not only the earliest but also the most intense in decades as the fierce heat of the past month had hastened the ripening of all the cultivars. Truckloads of grapes are arriving at the cellars almost simultaneously and winemaking teams are working round the clock to […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Culture
Feb 3rd, 2016
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Nederburg Ingenuity Spanish Red.  Nederburg, South Africa’s most awarded winery and Distell‘s flagship wine brand, is presenting an enchantingly fresh new face to wine lovers as it continues to expand its global presence. Razvan Macici, previous cellarmaster, and Andrea Freeborough, new cellarmaster.  Its communication campaign steps outside mainstream wine...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Culture
Feb 2nd, 2016
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Watermelon, mint and feta kebabs.  Warm summer gatherings call for light snacks that won’t break the bank or expand the waistline. And nothing beats the fresh juiciness of seasonal fruit paired with Two Oceans’ wines…and it couldn’t be any easier! Think thirst-quenching watermelon with mint and feta kebabs paired with Two Oceans Rosé or frozen […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Culture
Jan 27th, 2016
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 Mezze.  Bring the whole family to Nederburg in Paarl on Saturday, February 20, for the annual “Harvest at Dusk” event and discover with the help of the winemaking team what to expect from the 2016 wine grape harvest.  Nederburg’s refreshing sparkling wine will be served on arrival, together with delicious mezze from platters, at tables […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Culture
Jan 26th, 2016
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Valentine’s Day picnic at Durbanville Hills.  Still not sure where to spoil your loved one on Valentine’s Day? How about panoramic views of Table Mountain and Table Bay, close to the vineyards and rolling hills of the Durbanville area and a wide range of award-winning wines to choose from? If this sounds like the perfect […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Culture
Jan 12th, 2016
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Black Bottle Tri-Punch Twist.  It is said that opposites attract, and Black Bottle Scotch whisky couldn’t agree more. This unique whisky’s delicate smoky and peaty flavors, balanced by notes of sweet oak and honey, show the seamless synergy that flows from expertly combining different but complementary tastes. Try Black Bottle this Valentine’s Day (Fe...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Culture
Jan 11th, 2016
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Picnic.   Indulge yourself in an unforgettable love celebration at Nederburg and The Red Table restaurant this Valentine’s week. Create a utopian Valentine’s experience with The Galileo Open Air Cinema and picnic experience.  From Tuesday, 9 February until Saturday, 13 February, treat your loved one to a romantic a la carte lunch at The Red […]...
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