We all sometimes binge-watch cooking shows on Netflix over the weekend whilst eating sloppy takeaways on the couch. We all wish we had the Jamie Oliver factor, the Nigella seduction or the Gordon Ramsay ferocity in the kitchen, but with zero motivation to read a […]
I fondly remember, as a little girl, sitting with my dad around his Cadac smoker cooker whilst he smoked fresh fish and meat, carefully adding handfuls of fragrant wood chips to the box. It would take most of the day to slowly infuse the fish […]
Three Wineries of the Year Recognised for Excellence Platter’s by Diners Club South African Wine Guide 2019 was launched at Cape Town’s Table Bay Hotel on 5 November 2018 with over 200 guests in attendance, the VIPs including the wine producers who achieved the maximum […]
Intense, beautifully packaged 2017 special releases from low-yielding dryland bush vines Welgegund, meaning “well-bestowed”, is the perfect title for this heritage estate nestled at the foot of the magnificent Hawequa mountains at the end of an oak-lined cul-de-sac in Wellington. Visitors don’t have to venture […]
The finalists for the Diners Club Winemaker and Young Winemaker of the Year awards have been announced. Five winemakers have been shortlisted to compete for the prestigious Winemaker of the Year award, while six will vie for the Young Winemaker of the Year title.
If you’re serious about wine, like me, you will most certainly have seasonal favourites. I’m nostalgically packing away my voluptuous, moody reds and soul-warming, hearty whites for another year until next winter, and excitedly making space for my summer staples in promising shades of bright […]
Groote Post, the beautiful and historic wine farm in the Darling Hills owned by Peter and Nick Pentz, has had an excellent year with their Kapokberg Chardonnay 2017 which has been honoured with excellent ratings, both locally and internationally.
The Glenelly Estate Reserve Chardonnay 2016, the estate’s signature white wine, has been widely honoured with prestigious international and local recognition from esteemed wine critics and competitions.
It’s that time of the year where the weather starts heating up and everyone is getting geared up for summer holidays…and it’s my birthday on 2 November! Here’s a lovely little giveaway to celebrate my special day and to get you in just the right […]
They say variety is the spice of life. Give me a variety of food and drink, a beautiful summer’s day, lovely surroundings and my life is simply complete. That is why I’m such a fan of the Groote Post Country Market. When I was recently […]