A feast of South African Favourites – Pinotage and Biltong Festival!

Coming to Stellenbosch and Centurion! Capetonians will get the opportunity to join the third annual Pinotoage and Biltong Festival on 22 and 23 April 2017 at the stunning L’Avenir Wine Estate. Boschendal’s The Werf Butchery will give the opportunity to try traditional biltong and droëwors to the event – but I found this quite interesting – with new flavours…

Celebrate Fijnwyn’s 10th Birthday and WIN!

Have you ever attended any of the Fijnwyn events? We have!  A couple of times – and it is the perfect opportunity to hang out with wine loving friends (yay Mike and Monica)!  And it is such a unique and chilled experience.   Fijnwyn hosts 3 festivals a year – and this year the first…

Mix Like a Legend!

I can’t think of a better way to start a brand new month!  Making legendary connections with Gordon’s Gin!  #GordonsLegends This exciting event took place on the 1st of April, and firstly I must say – what a fab venue!  I’ve heard about the Copper Bar in Bryanston before and it is just a few…

Urban Foodie and the Thirst for Blood

Yes, I know!  It made me sit up straight as well!  “An evening filled with explorations of the darker side of food – the color and theme will be BLOOD”? Really tickling my fancy!  I guess deep undercover I am still that goth girl I was when I was a student, and yes – you…

Events coming up at Leriba Hotel & Spa: April and May 2017 #LeribaEvents

We’ve been big fans of Leriba Hotel and Spa, as well as the local restaurants on site – Hemingways and Chapters! We attended numerous events there already – from glorious bubbly sipping afternoons to wine dinner evenings to Symphony Orchestra performances.  And if you are looking for a fantastic meal in Pretoria/Centurion – you MUST give…

Whisky Live Celebration coming to Pretoria!

A lot of people may feel intimidated by the idea of attending a Whisky tasting.  Isn’t it just for whisky snobs?  Or middle-aged men in smoking jackets…. with weird accents?  Nope, not at all!  If you want to learn more about whisky – this is definitely the perfect opportunity to explore some of the most…

South African Iconic Brand doing it’s share to enable tomorrow’s leaders

#BlackcatSchool Black Cat Peanut Butter needs no introduction, it is an iconic South African brand – and a favourite in our households and lunchboxes since 1926. Black Cat is now determined to empower the communities and the youth through their new Black Cat School Revamp Campaign, by giving a school in need the chance to get a…

The newest member of the Wellness Warehouse Family

Hellooooo Motivational Monday!  #WellnessWarehouseThrupps I’m sure some/most of you read my post about my visit to the Clearwater Mall branch of Wellness Warehouse on our ‘sister blog’, Social Savage recently: https://socialsavage.wordpress.com/2017/03/14/wellness-warehouse-is-on-a-mission-livelifewellclearwater/ So it is plain to see that I obviously am a very big fan 🙂  I am so looking forward to checking out the newest member of this rapidly-growing family, the…

Live Jazz with Corona coming to Stanley Beer Yard!

We visited Stanley Beer Yard a week or so ago to attend one of their ‘Craft Beer 101’ #StanleyBeerTasting sessions.  (Read more about it on our joint blog:  Stanley Beer Yard Craft Beer 101 on SOCIAL SAVAGE) So just in case the chilled vibe, vinyl sessions, great beer and food and quirky decor isn’t enough…

A Wine Lover’s Dream – The Flagship Wine Festival!

This wine festival in Pretoria is coming a regular fixture in the wine lover’s diary. Currently in it’s 4th year, this event that will be taking place on the 30th of March, promised again to feature the most prominent wine estates from the Western Cape. You will get the opportunity to taste more than 100 flagship…