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Dine at The Local Grill in Johannesburg with staff who are passionate about meat.

30 Aug 2016 | BY Emil Den Dulk

Located in the lively specialised cuisine suburb of Parktown North, Johannesburg this quaint street with trees engulfing the road creates a subtle sophistication that adds to the ambiance of the area. The Local Grill is passionate about steak. Their menu offers distinction not only in cut, and portion size, but also in the aging time […]

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Sommelier of the month: Interview with Sarah Hartmann from Camino Restaurant in Zurich, Switzerland, tells us how she loves the restaurant industry.

30 Aug 2016 | BY Adele Schultz

Please tell us a bit about your background. Where you have previously worked and how you got into the industry? My mother opened a restaurant when I was 12 years old. That was the beginning but I needed more time to follow in her footsteps. I attended the hotel management school and after finishing, I […]

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SAWi Annual Grand Wines Collection Awards Sets South African Wines Benchmark

22 Jul 2016 | BY Adele Schultz

The South African Wine Index (SAWi) was established in 2009 with the aim of independently identifying South Africa’s best wines. SAWi’s hope was that the collection of these best wines, or ‘South African Grand Wines’, would then allow for the international promotion of the South African wine industry as a producer of high-quality wines, in […]

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Wine Spectator USA awarded De Toren Fusion V 2013 with 92 Points

1 Jun 2016 | BY Adele Schultz

Our consistent track record with Wine Spectator revealed another 92 Point rating from this esteemed magazine. This is how James Molesworth describes the Fusion V 2013: “This has an old-school core of steeped currant, blackberry and plum fruit intertwined with notes of charcoal, tobacco and cedar. Shows some lovely polish, with enticing black tea and […]

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