House & Leisure – Blooming Beautiful: Samesyn Linen’s Spring Collection

2018-09-12T09:44:29+00:00 Blog, Colaborations, Wine Pairings/Tastings|

Beautiful contrasts set the tone for this new linen range. As published in Heath & Leisure on the 11th of September 2018 Large, cheerful blossoms explode against a dark background in one of the images in Samesyn’s latest collection – a brand that prints original styled food photography on luxury linen. To showcase their new [...]

House & Leisure – 3 Sweet Treats inspired by Spring

2018-09-10T20:15:26+00:00 Blog, Wine Pairings/Tastings|

Vanilla-Bean Macarons. Almond, Coffee and Thyme cake. Chardonnay cocktail. As published in Heath & Leisure on the 10th of September 2018 Foodies will adore creating these spring-inspired treats, and those with a sweet tooth will be just as happy to tuck into them. Try your hand at vanilla-bean macarons, almond, coffee and thyme cake, or [...]

House & Leisure – Perfect Pairings: Two Recipes that work with Beer and Wine

2018-08-28T08:43:28+00:00 Blog, Dinner, Wine Pairings/Tastings|

"Make Your Own Pairing at Home" As published in Heath & Leisure on the 27th of August 2018 This weekend the 8th annual Craft beer and Wine Festival will be taking place at Capegate Shopping Centre. The festival plays host to over 20 wineries and craft beer breweries based in the Western Cape – offering ticket holders the [...]

New Vintage Release of Delheim’s Vegan-Friendly Rosé and Sauvignon Blanc

2018-06-26T12:34:09+00:00 Blog, Wine Farms, Wine of the Month|

Cellar gems put the sparkle back into Meatless Mondays A pair of Delheim's latest wine releases is sure to put a spring in the step of wine-lovers who are vegans. That's because unlike most other wineries, the famous Stellenbosch winery used zero animal products traditionally used in winemaking to produce its 2018 Delheim Pinotage Rosé and [...]

Secret season indulgence at the Terra del Capo Antipasti Bar

2018-05-29T10:31:25+00:00 Blog, Lunch|

A carefully curated menu of quintessential Italian dishes will be available at the Terra del Capo Antipasti Bar - situated at the Anthonij Rupert estate in Franschhoek - this winter. Signature favourites from previous menus include the crisp fried Calamari (with a zesty new Parsley and Lemon Pesto twist), and crunchy Whitebait with tangy Aioli. [...]

Revenant Gives New Life To Legendary Loire Blend

2018-04-28T05:59:00+00:00 Blog, Wine Farms|

This new blend of Sauvignon and Chenin Blanc reflects the re-birth of a legendary blend that first brought fame to the Loire in France and now again reflects the excellence of South Africa’s Schapenberg and Helderberg vineyards. I made the most wonderful creamy mustard chicken with this wine. It is perfect in the recipe and [...]

A Very Special Day Spent At De Grendel With Charles Hopkins

2018-04-28T06:11:22+00:00 Lunch, Wine Farms, Wine Pairings/Tastings|

Let me start of by saying, yesterday was a highlight for me as a food and wine lover.  By now you know me for my love and interest in history. At De Grendel I got both an award-winning wine estate with a rich history behind it and an iconic winemaker Charles Hopkins. He is so [...]

New Identity for Waterkloof’s False Bay Wine Range

2018-03-29T10:16:33+00:00 Wine Farms|

Each wine tells its own unique story, now with a new look Born from a desire to make real wine affordable, False Bay Vineyards, named after South Africa's most iconic bay which frames much of the country's premium winelands, has given its range of wines a fresh new facelift, with each now telling their own [...]

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