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Eat Out 2011 restaurant awards

posted on the November 21, 2011 8:32 am by Wine and Only

Last night, the 2011 Eat Out award ceremony was held at the Rotunda at the Bay Hotel. Restaurants are judged on food, service and ambience, as well as other aspects that make or break the eating out experience. This year we also included a host of new categories, making these the most extensive culinary awards [...]

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Platter 2012 results

posted on the November 9, 2011 8:02 am by Wine and Only

The new Platter was launched last night at the Vineyards hotel in Cape Town. (And yes, it’s yellow this year!) The Winery of the Year was attributed to Boekenhoutskloof in Franschhoek. Best Red Wine of the Year went to Chamonix for their Cape Chamonix Reserve Pinot Noir 2010 and Badsberg Badslese 2009 was named the [...]

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The FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top Ten

posted on the November 8, 2011 10:58 am by Wine and Only

The FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10 competition was held last week at the Cellars Hohenort in Constantia (I must recommend the Greenhouse restaurant by the way! Always at the top!) 169 wines entered the competition, from 2010 and 2011 vintages.     Here is the winners’ list (by alphabetical order): Boschendal Reserve Collection 2011 – [...]