Join the Gourmet Guide, Jenny Handley, on her journeys of flavour, home and away. From South Africa’s plated restaurants to local new spots, and from markets to Michelin-starred restaurants in all corners of the globe.


Best of wine tourism awards

Congratulations to Fyn, fine dining at it’s best

Entries for best of wine tourism awards now open

Fine dining, wining or whining?

Fields of gold

Down by the Waterside

Five hours of golf or 10 courses in a fine dining restaurant?

THE FUN OF DINING (your guide to fine dining restaurants)

From farm to fine dining restaurants

Fine dining restaurants – experience the very best

Fine wine, fine dining and finesse

A festive celebration at the Belmond Mount Nelson

A few good meals

New beginnings – there is always a reason to return

From Greenhouse to function house

Great wine, great time

A jewel of a weekend

Celebrating in the Constantia Valley

Waterford Estate

A night of decadence on our doorstep

It takes two…

World-class treats at the Plettenberg

Schoone Oordt Country House

The creation of the perfect pairing

A walk down memory lane

Constantia on crutches

A hamper of happiness

Babylonstoren, for all seasons

The last supper at Restaurant Mosaic…but the memories live on

From hook to home cooks and chefs

MAZZA and Local at Heritage Square

Authentic Overberg dining

Beyond birthdays

A sensory food-and-wine union at Hazendal

Back on track

Plan B – a week of petite birthday parties

Winding down in the winelands

Farewell 2020

Beyond expectations

Pride and patriotism…on a plate

Mediterranean medley

Celebrate culture, diversity and tradition

Where the Atlantic Ocean and cuisine meet amidst applause

A weekend idyll in the Stanford Valley

It may be Spring outside, but at La Colombe it’s Winter – and special

The perfect blend of food and iconic wine

It’s not only about the bottle


Our deepest fear

Michelin star restaurants comparable to Plated restaurants

It’s a gold, silver or bronze year – on a podium or on a plate?

To be included in the JHP Gourmet Guide