michael’s writings


Spice Route Chenin Blanc 2015 & Justine Wall’s Quarter Lamb Bunny – 21.04.2017

Spice Route Chenin Blanc 2015 There are wineries where each and every one of the wines, I would drink happily and enjoy to the full.  For me, Spice

April 22nd, 2017|

Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Demi Sec 2015 & Anina Meyer’s Cinnamon & Nutella Buns with Fudge Sauce – 21.04.2017

Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Demi Sec 2015 Simonsig Wine Estate founder, Frans Malan was a passionate pioneer in the Cape wine world in the 60s, 70s and 80s. Early

April 22nd, 2017|

Hoghouse BBQ & Beats at Spier

Hoghouse BBQ & Bakery at Spier Hoghouse BBQ is a special place run by  special man PJ Vadas.  PJ worked for me in my Cape Town Restaurant and

April 21st, 2017|

Perdeberg Vineyard Collection Malbec 2015 & Nina Timm’s Beef Shortribs with Pomegranate & Soy – 20.04.2017

Perdeberg Vineyard Collection Malbec 2015 Having been associated with Perdeberg Winery over the past few years, I have watched with great interest as premium ranges have appeared using

April 21st, 2017|

Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel, SAA Wine of the Year

Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel on ice South African Airways announced its annual Wine of the Year Awards at a dinner held at Cape Sun Hotel in Cape Town on

April 21st, 2017|

Flagstone Tributary Bush Vine Chenin Blanc 2016 & Alida Ryder’s Easy Tuscan Roast Chicken – 19.04.2017

Flagstone Tributary Bush Vine Chenin Blanc 2016 Gerhard Swart, the Winemaker at Flagstone Wines, is producing some fine drops.  At Flagstone Winery, under the hand of Bruce Jack,

April 19th, 2017|