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{EXPERIENCE} How to feel “Like a Chef” in your own kitchen! Plus discount voucher!

{EXPERIENCE} How to feel “Like a Chef” in your own kitchen! Plus discount voucher!

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 […]

{PRODUCT REVIEW} Liquid Smoke – the ultimate food infusion

{PRODUCT REVIEW} Liquid Smoke – the ultimate food infusion

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 […]

{NEWS} Platter’s by Diners Club launches the 2019 South African Wine Guide

{NEWS} Platter’s by Diners Club launches the 2019 South African Wine Guide

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 […]

{NEWS} Welgegund Heritage wines release Cinsault and Grenache Noir Varietal Wines

{NEWS} Welgegund Heritage wines release Cinsault and Grenache Noir Varietal Wines

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 […]

{NEWS} Finalists: 2018 Diners Club Winemaker & Young Winemaker Awards

{NEWS} Finalists: 2018 Diners Club Winemaker & Young Winemaker Awards

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.

{WINE REVIEW} Welcome summer with Welgegund Heritage Wines

{WINE REVIEW} Welcome summer with Welgegund Heritage Wines

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 […]

{NEWS}{MEDIA RELEASE} Groote Post Kapokberg Chardonnay 2017

{NEWS}{MEDIA RELEASE} Groote Post Kapokberg Chardonnay 2017

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.

{NEWS} GLENELLY ESTATE RESERVE CHARDONNAY 2016 CONTINUES TO EXCEL

{NEWS} GLENELLY ESTATE RESERVE CHARDONNAY 2016 CONTINUES TO EXCEL

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.

{GIVEAWAY} Win wine for my birthday!

{GIVEAWAY} Win wine for my birthday!

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 […]

{EXPERIENCE} The simple pleasure of Groote Post’s Country Markets 2018/2019

{EXPERIENCE} The simple pleasure of Groote Post’s Country Markets 2018/2019

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 […]