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 [...]

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 [...]

Wine of the Month (September ’17)

2018-03-29T10:06:39+00:00 Wine of the Month, Wine Pairings/Tastings|

As you know by now, I absolutely love red wines and Cabernet Sauvignon is definitely one of me and my husbands favorite cultivars. My first interaction of Rust en Vrede was when we use to come to Cape Town for Holiday and my Dad always went to Rust en Vrede for a wine tasting. On [...]

Eikendal Vineyards Stellenbosch Winter Pizza & Wine pairing.

2017-06-27T16:38:16+00:00 Wine Farms, Wine Pairings/Tastings|

I had the wonderful privilege of enjoying this pairing on Friday. If you are wondering where to go with your kids so that both you and them can have a wonderful time it is at Eikendal. The kids can enjoy the kiddies cookie tasting. I can't think of a better way to embrace winter than [...]

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