Radio Life & Style The Afternoon Show

The Afternoon Show

Dave Charles drives you home on The Afternoon Show, weekdays from 2.30-5.30pm on Radio Life & Style - proudly powered by Bidvest McCarthy Toyota Ballito.

Broadcasting live from the heart of Ballito, The Afternoon Show serves up a curated mix of contemporary music and hits from across the decades, alongside interviews with tastemakers and influencers, and a healthy dose of local news & views from the booming KZN North Coast.

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167 Episodes
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The Tops@Lifestyle Wine of the Week

Amanda Mthembu introduces the Bosman Family Vineyards Chenin Blanc The breadth of the varietals comes from the Bosman Vine Garden, a clone garden in a cooler climate region that is a "shopping block" for winemakers and viticulturists around South Africa. Vineyard blocks are harvested according to ripeness, and specifically with…
8 Jun 10AM 10 min

Eamonn presents the Tops@Lifestyle Wine of the Week

Fairview Rose Quartz 2022 IN THE VINEYARD: This rosé consists of 49% Grenache Noir, 43% Cinsault and 8% Carignan, with all three varieties grown on different sites. The Grenache Noir component is an early picking from our terraced Stok-by-Paaltjie (vine on pole) single vineyard site, planted on the east facing…
1 Jun 10AM 11 min

Kijabe Lodge and the Mauritian Kitchen

Kijabe Lodge offers homely, Colonial comfort in a beautiful tranquil setting. Nestled amongst lush coastal vegetation on a North Coast sugar cane farm, Kijabe offers magnificent views of the Indian Ocean and dolphins and whales can often be spotted playing and frolicking in the waves. The ocean-facing, spacious patio is…
1 Jun 9AM 9 min

Introducing Gather - the St Anne's Old Girls' Cookbook

A wonderful collection of bespoke recipes beautifully photographed and curated by a passionate team of professionals. It's a fundraiser too - all revenue realized from sales of the book go towards bursaries for deserving youngsters of limited means. Gather is a recipe book created by a community of St Anne’s…
31 May 11AM 12 min

The Tops@Lifestyle Wine of the Week

Eamonn and Valencia introduce us to the Cederberg Bukettraube 2022 W I N E M A K E R ' S T A S T I N G N O T E S - - - - - - - - - A floral Bukettraube with notes of chamomile and…
25 May 10AM 9 min

Brian Botes - DOCRRA

Brian Botes from the Dolphin Coast Residents and Ratepayers Association, DOCRRA, unpacks some of the financial matters relating to imminent municipal rates and services increases that are of concern here due to the tough economic climate at present. Is all above board and is there a more palatable alternative?
23 May 9AM 12 min

Amanda Mthembu presents the Tops@Lifestyle Wine of the Week

Dolomite Cabernet Franc 2020 Raats Family Wines -Cultivar Cabernet Franc - Style Dry Red -Vintage 2020 -Origin Stellenbosch Grapes were hand sorted three times, crushed and left to cold soak on the skins for five days. After fermentation at a temperature of 28°C, the grapes were basket pressed and underwent…
18 May 10AM 9 min

D A Councilor Tammy Colley with news of an exciting fundraiser

Saturday 20th May at Old North Karibu - from 11 - 4pm R1000per Pot (4 cooks) R50 par ticket includes tasters Great family day out with activities for the kids, raffles and entertainment. Contact Privi 073 664 1830 or Tammy 082 894 7808 for more info.
12 May 10AM 10 min

The Tops@Lifestyle Wine of the Week

Neil Ellis Wild Flower Rose Dry Provence-style rosé made from Cinsaut. Bright, with a salmon-hue colour and low in alcohol, but substantial in taste and texture. The mesmerizing soft peachy-pink tint grabs the interest upon first glance, and then a bright brush of juicy cherry fruit fills out the palate…
11 May 10AM 11 min

The Tops@Lifestyle Wine of the Week

Oak Valley Sounds of Silence Pinot Noir 2021 Oak Valley lies in the heart of the Elgin Valley, renowned for its apples and pears, its greenhouse cut flowers and for the production of its outstanding cool climate wines. With the Oak Valley Sounds of Silence Pinot Noir 2021, the nose…
5 May 7AM 9 min

Ricus Nel - Coming to Ballito! 🎵

FIRST TIME IN BALLITO! Ricus Nel is an Afrikaans musician, singer, and songwriter. He is famous for his ability to have mastered 13 instruments. Ricus and his band are coming to the beautiful La Montagne Resort in Ballito. Ricus Nel se talent en passie vir musiek het oor die afgelope…
26 Apr 9AM 10 min

Valencia and Eamonn present the Tops@Lifestyle Wine of the Week

Mason Road Serendipity 2022 VINTAGE CHARACTERISTICS The 2022 vintage will be remembered as a cool season before harvest, followed by a sudden temperature spike from January. Good vineyard practices were followed, and canopies were managed well, which delivered exceptional grape analyses and wine quality. Temperatures rose sharply during early January…
20 Apr 10AM 10 min

Valencia and Eamonn present the Tops@Lifestyle Wine of the Week

Winemaker JD Pretorius performs a bit of magic with this famous Cabernet. All grapes are tank-fermented, allowing the vibrant, rich, ripe blackcurrant and plum fruit to sit front-and-centre. He then ages everything in very old oak for 18 months, which gives the wine time to integrate, but also ensures that…
6 Apr 10AM 12 min

Valencia Mthembu presents the Tops@Lifestyle Wine of the Week

LA MOTTE SAUVIGNON BLANC Situated in the beautiful Franschhoek Valley in South Africa’s Cape winelands, La Motte is home to the finest wines, recognised internationally for exceptional quality and a culture of excellence. With its picturesque setting, traditional cuisine and historic charm, La Motte is an enchanting destination for those…
30 Mar 10AM 5 min
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