Category Archives: Foodie Drinks

Wine tasting at Franschhoek Cellar

The Franschhoek Cellar has a selection of fabulous spaces to sample wine, dine and relax.

Cape Town Series: It was an absolute pleasure to join Cathy Van Niekerk from the DGB wine portfolio for a tasting in the wonderful setting of Franschhoek Cellar.  (more…)

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Whisk(e)y Tasting and Jazz Evening at Akemi Restaurant

oneAkemi, located on the 21st floor of Dar es Salaam’s  Jubilee Towers, hosted its first
Whisk(e)y Tasting and Jazz evening at the centre of the revolving restaurant last week. (more…)

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Wine Tasting and Jazz Evening at Akemi, March 2016

mainIn March, Akemi ̶ Dar es Salaam’s only revolving restaurant ̶ staged the first of its increasingly popular wine tasting and jazz events for 2016. (more…)

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Wines by the Glass from The Baraza Restaurant and Bar at Southern Sun Hotel

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It is refreshing and really appealing to find a spot in Dar es Salaam (or any place for that matter) offering a decent selection of wines by the glass. Southern Sun’s Baraza Grill, Café and Bar offer patrons the opportunity to enjoy every one of their wines by the glass or bottle. (more…)

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Q and A with Jaco van Niekerk, Senior Winemaker at Lutzville Vineyard


A leading wine maker from South Africa’s West Coast flew in to Dar-es-Salaam to launch his vineyard’s popular range of single grape varieties. Jaco van Niekerk dedicated his first day in the commercial capital visiting leading food and beverage professionals from the hospitality sector. (more…)

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Q and A With Thami Banda, Glenfiddich’s Brand Ambassador For Africa

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Thami Banda, Glenfiddich’s brand ambassador for sub-Saharan Africa, is responsible for promoting the world’s biggest selling single malt whisky. Some 13.2 million litres of spirit are produced every year by one of the last family-owned distilleries in Scotland. During his first visit to Tanzania, SCF sat down with Thami to talk about the iconic brand and capture his expert insights into the world of whisky. (more…)

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