{news} Celebrate V-Day with Krone Rosé Cu Vée Brut 17

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the magic of Krone Vintage Rosé Cap Classique created on the 300-year-old farm Twee Jonge Gezellen in the Tulbagh Valley. KRONE VINTAGE ROSÉ CUVÉE BRUT 2017 Blend: 85% Pinot Noir, 15% Chardonnay Tasting Notes: A tribute to Pinot Noir, the Krone Rosé Cuvée Brut is a paradox of rich, berry fruit…

{news} Nicolas Feuillatte Champagnes

Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne, the number one selling Champagne in France and the third biggest-selling Champagne brand in the world, have a fine selection of limited edition exquisitely showcased Champagnes for the festive season. NICOLAS FEUILLATTE RÉSERVE EXCLUSIVE BRUT – IN BRAND NEW PACKAGING This Champagne is a blend of 20% Chardonnay for elegance and finesse,…

{news} Bollinger Champagne, fabulous for the festive season!

One of the world’s most revered Champagne Houses, Bollinger has consistently created outstanding Champagne with character,distinguished by elegance and complexity since 1829. BOLLINGER SPECIAL CUVÉE NV There is a lot that’s ‘Special’ about Bollinger’s Special Cuvée, an icon among non-vintage Champagnes. The signature bottling of the House of Bollinger, it is a blend of 60%…

{eat} Balducci Restaurant: Chef’s Vegan Table

Why does it feel as if veganism has made a sudden come-back in recent years; undergoing some sort of plant-based revival? Why does it feel so buzzy and contemporary? Eager to jump onto this meat-free bandwagon, I was delighted to join the Chef’s Vegan Table at Balducci Restaurant in the V&A Waterfront for the launch…

{news} Don’t miss Groote Post’s spring market on 30 September 2018!

With the West Coast spring flowers ablaze in bloom and summer knocking on the door, the Pentz family invites you to join them at their Spring Market on Sunday 30th September. The September market will be overflowing with the essence of spring, with all the market stalls colourfully adorned with flowers and showcasing their finest…

{eat} A meaty affair at Gibson’s Gourmet Burgers & Ribs

There are a few foodie dishes that simply must be prepared to perfection for that ultimate dining experience. These dishes deserve respect and demand your full eating attention. And if they were not prepared by a master craftsman (or woman!) then please just take my plate away. These items include: an impeccably seasoned medium-rare steak,…

{eat} Eat away your winter blues at The Shortmarket Club

Let me do you a favour and let you in on Cape Town’s best foodie secret – winter specials. Yes, Capetownians, crawl out of your lairs and put the hibernation on snooze for a few hours – the mother city is lit with gorgeous winter special menus! And let me do you another huge favour…

{event} Gin-tastic launch of the Cape Town Gin Route

As a legitimate Cape Town foodie, I’ve experienced it all. I’ve done the wine tastings and pairings, I’ve explored the expansive network of wine routes, the olive route and even the lesser known brandy route. So, when I was recently invited to attend the launch of the Cape Town Gin Route at the classy inner-city…

{wine} Top three wines for Father’s Day

I’m a practical gift-giver. Not that soap-on-a-roap or a pair of hot-pink flamingo socks are not practical, but your dad can only fit so many soaps in the shower and socks in his cupboard. Here’s my top three recommendations for excellent wine gifts for dad this Father’s Day and handy tips on how to turn…

{wine} Hippo, hippo hooray for FAT bastard Rosé!

Sometimes life is simply too hard to make difficult decisions. One of the most frequent adulting decisions I have to make, goes something like this: do I feel like red wine or white wine tonight? This may seem like a simple decision (because one could argue it depends on what you’re serving for dinner) but…

{wine} The five champions of Chardonnay Day!

Don’t you just love these international wine days? Any excuse to open a good bottle of wine is enough to keep my heart and soul happy. Earlier this month I celebrated International Sauvignon Blanc Day with gorgeous Neil Ellis Wines (if you missed this blog, click here!). Now I’m back with five champion Chardonnays from…

{product} Top five picks from SA Cheese Festival 2018

As you might have picked up from my previous blogs, I am probably the annual South African Cheese Festival’s biggest fan. Every year of my adult life, I save until my piggy bank overflows only to spend it all on my most favourite delectable food items and delicious wines on the big day. This year…