Month: October 2019

Getting your hands on fine and rare wines – UPDATED

Global and local wine commentators are unanimous in their enthusiasm for the high quality of wines South African winemakers have achieved in the past few years. Nowhere was this unstinting fervour more adequately captured than this weekend’s Cape Fine & Rare Wine Auction, formerly known as the Nederburg Auction. At the end of play on …

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A design icon celebrates its birthday

Iconic industrial designers Charles and Ray Eames left an astonishing legacy behind. Aside from their stylishly functional furniture, their mid-century modernist home – at once residence and studio – comes under the spotlight this year as it celebrates its 70th anniversary. It was in this house that some of the designers’ best-loved furniture was created, …

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A culinary journey around the wolrd

Dazzling food design personifies Gåte’s mouth-watering gastronomy, and this is perfectly illustrated in the restaurant’s recently launched Daytime Experience – a six course set menu dubbed A Journey Around the World, which craftily underpins the delights of global cuisine. Quoin Rock’s intercontinental flair has been fashioned by the Ukrainian Gaiduk family, who purchased the estate …

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