Opulent News Archive


SA’s best culinary wonders announced

Gourmet Magazine in association with Valpré proudly presented the winners of the first-ever Gourmet Restaurant Awards. Opulent Living had the honor of attending this exclusive cocktail party hosted at picturesque Klein Constantia Wine Estate on 6 December 2016.

Opulent Living - Luke Dale-Roberts

Climbing up the list

SA’s Luke Dale-Roberts of The Test Kitchen in Woodstock, Cape Town, continued on an upward trajectory at the World’s 50 Best Restaurant awards, from number 28 last year to number 22 this year — being the only African restaurant on the list.

Aston Martin D89 GT Bond Edition (4)

Race like Bond 007

Aston Martin celebrates the release of the James Bond movie ‘Spectre’ with the launch of the strictly limited DB9 GT Bond Edition.

All Opulent

Fabulous art and stunning cars on show

CWS Art Preview Evening

This year’s Art Preview Evening showcased the unique works of art and experiences, which were auctioned one week later on the ‘Chefs who share’ gala evening, and helped to raise another R2 million in aid of youth development in South Africa.

YCA Jury Composing

‘Chefs who share’ jury members announced

The committee of ‘Chefs who share – the ART of giving’ has announced the jury members for this year’s ‘Young Chef Award’ to select seven finalists who stand the chance to get a once-in-a-lifetime experience in Europe.


Famous Le Quartier Français sold!

A new and exciting time will be introduced at one of the world’s most romantic places to stay, Le Quartier Français in Franschhoek, when Analjit Singh of Leeu Collection and his family take this boutique hotel situated in the Cape Winelands, South Africa, over as new owners from Susan Huxter and her family on September 1.

Lionel Smit _london Exhibition

Artistic ingenuity

With a sell-out show in London Lionel Smit has again taken the art world by storm, proving once more he is a leading artists from South Africa.

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