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This is our official Christmass issue, so we've sprinkled our pages with festive cheer to help you ease into the sweet holiday spirit. Here’s 9 reasons why you need a copy of the latest Good Taste Christmas Issue:

1. Classical Christmas Recipes

We've filled this issue with the most delicious Christmas recipes, oh-so-elegantly styled in soft whites and cool natural greens. Find these mouthwatering recipes on pg 39. 

2. Christmas Gift Guide

Not sure where to start your shopping this season? Take a deep breath and relax because we've got you covered with some great gifting ideas (and a few stocking fillers) in our Christmas Gift Guide on pg 20.

3. Festive Inspired Soirée

We head off to the Stellenbosch winelands for a festive inspired soirée at The Werf Restaurant. Under the oaks, we get tips on how to make long, lazy lunches last well into the glorious summer evenings on pg 30.

4. Seasonal Travel

From Christmas to sandy flip-flops, Carrie Hampton rounds up some of the top seasonal travel destinations around the world and the best time of the year you should be visiting each. Because who wants to sip margaritas in Mauritius during the rainy season anyway? Find these top travel destinations on pg 73.

5. Paarl Undiscovered

Find out how Malu Lambert lost her heart to Paarl and why you should too. A place close to her heart and close to some Mohawk-sporting alpacas you can explore Paarl on pg 67.

6. Sixth Sense

Winding down, we head towards Worcester where blind barista Joseph Matheatau says that, in spite of his challenges, he believes he can do whatever he sets his mind to. Read more about Joseph on pg 28.

7. Get the Best Wines in South Africa

Wine-of-the-Month’s 11 independent panel experts know a thing or two about good wine. That’s why we have asked them to selected their 3 top wines! Open up your latest issue to pg 97 to find out what South Africa’s top three wines are this month, or take a look at our Editor’s choice for a selection of our favourite wines on pg 100.

8. WIN a 2-Night Safari Getaway for 6 People at Mhondoro Safari Lodge WORTH R126 000!

Dutch-owned, Mhondoro Safari Lodge is a fusion of African chic and edgy European influences within the 35 000 hectare, malaria-free Welgevonden Game Reserve in the Waterberg. Guests can expect varied terrain and a diverse natural habitat featuring the ‘Big 5’, including a large white rhino population. Guided walks tracking endangered white rhino are very popular, as is watching the ‘resident’ herd of elephants who visit the lodge’s waterhole frequently.

Stand the chance to WIN a 2-nigh Safari Getaway for 6 people sharing the luxurious private Villa at Mhondoro Safari Lodge to the VALUE OF R126 000! Please see applicable terms and conditions. Find out more on pg 64 and click here to enter.

9. Camps Bay Cool

We sit down with fashion and lifestyle photographer Stephen Greeff who's making big, big waves. Find out more about our cover artist on pg. 14.

You can find the latest issue on shelves in selected Woolworths, Melissa's, Pick n Pays, Spars, Exclusive Books, CNAs, as well as Total, Caltex and Engen Garages.