Part of the Soft Smooth Range of Perdeberg Wines with new gussied up packaging, Perdeberg Soft Smooth Rosé 2018, is a delicious fruity sipper
40 years ago, Simonsig Wine Estate in the Stellenbosch Wine Appellation, bottled its first Sauvignon Blanc, the Simonsig Sunbird Sauvignon Blanc 2018 is its successor.
Flagstone Word of Mouth Viognier 2017, the perfect wine for Jane Anne Hobbs’s Coronation Chicken Salad…
Flagstone Word of Mouth Viognier 2017. Say vee-yon-yay, a sublime wooded white Rhone Valley grape. Makes Condrieu Wine in France.
It's a hillock surrounded by mountains, and Rondekop makes such a difference in the wines it produces, like the Oldenburg Rondekop Stone Axe Syrah 2016
Groot Constantia Chardonnay 2017, a jewel in the crown of the Constantia wine Appellation. Made from the Estate's Grapes by Boela Gerber.
Delaire Graff Swartland Reserve Chenin Blanc 2017, a good match with Dianne Bibby’s Summery Wild Rice Chicken Salad with Avocado
Made from South Africa's most planted wine grape, Delaire Graff Swartland Reserve Chenin Blanc 2017 is a fine expression of Chenin.
Spier Wine Estate in Stellenbosch, every wine a winner - always. Great wine-making team under Frans Smit.
From the Robertson family vineyard, Chardonnay specialists, De Wetshof Estate Nature in Concert Pinot Noir 2017, also a sublime wine
Perdeberg Classic Collection Chenin Blanc & Merlot – same deliciousness, dressed up to the nines in their new livery
The packaging for the Perdeberg Classic Collection Chenin Blanc & Merlot has been gussied up, the wine inside stunners as always.
Delaire Graff Banghoek Reserve Merlot 2016, so good with Alida Ryder’s Crispy bacon & brie grilled cheese sandwich with caramelised onions…
Delaire Graff Banghoek Reserve Merlot 2016, grapes harvested from a single vineyard on the Estate. A pure fine Merlot.
The Flagstone Dragon Tree 2016 is a fine expression of a Cape Blend, one of the larger components of which is Pinotage...
Landskroon Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, a fine Paarl Cabernet, made by 5th generation Paul de Villiers.
Child of Cabernet Franc & Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon is celebrated today. I celebrate with Asara Vineyard Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
Groot Constantia Pinotage 2016, a fine example of a South African invention, by Boela Gerber...
Simonsig Red Hill Pinotage 2015 is a fine example of a beautifully elevated Pinotage, South Africa's own grape, created in the late 1920s by Professor Abraham Perold.
Sartori di Verona Prosecco, good with oysters, prawns & fine simple Italian dishes like Roberta Muir’s Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe
Sartori di Verona Prosecco Prosecco. The very word gives tummy tickles. Prosecco has recently become hugely popular in countries other than its homeland. Produced in the vineyards north of Venice, the Sartori di Verona Prosecco in a wine which falls under the Prosecco Spumante Brut DOC. Verona, of course reminds one as the town in
Peter Falke PF Ruby Blend 2015, serious midweek supper match to Ina Paarman’s very Italian Mushroom Meatballs
Peter Falke PF Ruby Blend 2015, a half half Cabernet Sauvignon & Shiraz, showing the best of both grapes.
De Grendel Op die Berg Chardonnay 2017, perfect match with Nadia Graves’s Oven Baked Fish with a Chorizo Crumble…
With grapes sourced from the Graaff family farms high on the Witzenberg Mountains in Ceres, Charles Hopkins makes this sublime De Grendel Op die Berg Chardonnay 2017.
Oldenburg Chenin Blanc 2017 is a supreme example of an oaked Chenin Blanc, from the Stellenbosch Wine Appellation.
Pierre Jourdan Tranquille, a classic still wine, made from the classical Champagne & Burgundy varieties, Pinot Noir & Chardonnay
The Asara Bell Tower 2013, the perfect expression of a Stellenbosch Bordeaux style Blend.
Simonsig Malan Family Reserve Frans Malan 2015, a perfect Cape Blend, with a good base of Pinotage..
Peter Falke PF Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, a good match with Carey Boucher Erasmus’s Lentil and Veggie Bobotie …
Peter Falke PF Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, is a fine expression of a Helderberg Cabernet and a fingerprint of the vintage
Bellingham The Bernard Series Basket Press Syrah 2015, perfect with Alida Ryder’s Mayonnaise Grilled Rosemary Garlic Steak…
Bellingham The Bernard Series Basket Press Syrah 2015, a truly premium expression of a grape and its vintage year.
De Grendel Sauvignon Blanc 2018, perfect with Tracy Foulkes’s Roasted Egyptian Dukkah Spiced Aubergines, Goats Feta, Mint & Pomegranate Seeds…
Durbanville is well known for the quality of its Sauvignon Blancs. The De Grendel Sauvignon Blanc 2018 Is a leader in the pack.
La Bri Limited Release Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, so good with Nina Timm’s Fried Liver with Rich Onion Gravy…
La Bri Limited Release Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 is a fine example of a small production of wine from beautifully cared for vines.
Landskroon Shiraz 2016, a wine with all the classical Shiraz flavours and ready for drinking now. Excellent food wine...
Asara #3 – The Vineyard Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Dianne Bibby provides the perfect match with her Roast leg of lamb with sweet onion marmalade…
The most eminent of red wine grapes, grown on the Asara Wine Estate, go into this carefully made wine. Dianne Bibby's Roast Lamb is a great match...
Asara #2 – Asara The Speciality Collection Carillon 2014, with Dianne Bibby’s Dianne Bibby’s Apple Galette with Walnut Frangipane & Caramel…
Noble Late Harvest is one of our most special wines, The Asara Carillon 2014 is one of them. Made solely from Chenin Blanc, it partners food perfectly.
Delaire Graff Botmaskop 2016 The Delaire Graff Wine Estate sits below Botmaskop at the top of the Helshoogte Pass in the Stellenbosch Wine Appellation. Named Helshoogte, some think by the Rev Pierre Simond, a Protestant priest and meester who came over from France with the first flush of the French Huguenots fleeing from France as
The Flagstone Dark Horse 2014, is a fine expression of Shiraz which just calls out for food, Ina Paarman comes to the rescue.
Groot Constantia Constantia Rood 2016 loves Jane Anne Hobbs’s Chicken with Roasted Onions, Grapes & Verjuice
8 different Red Wine Grape varieties go into the blend that is Groot Constantia Constantia Rood 2016. Jane-Anne Hobb's Roast Chicken with Roasted Onions, Grapes & Verjuice is the perfect partner.
Flagstone Winemaker Gerhard Swart, turns Breedekloof Pinotage into their fine Flagstone The Last Word Cape LBV 2013, a Port Style wine
The De Wet family of De Wetshof Estate in Robertson are third generation Chardonnay specialists. There are already two grandchildren who may take up the reins in future. De Wetshof Bateleur Chardonnay 2016 is the flagship...
A real classic, the Delaire Graff Banghoek Reserve Chardonnay 2017. Made from the Estate's Mountain Vineyard grapes. Perfect with my fish paté....
This is a grape variety you really should try if you have not. The Oldenburg Viognier 2017 is dry. bright fruited with generous flavours.
Made from a grape produced in the 1920s by Abraham Perold, the Landskroon Pinotage 2016, is a fine expression of the grape. Paul de Villiers, 5th generation Cellarmaster carries on the fine wine tradition of the family...
De Grendel Rosé 2018, a perky youngster so good with Jane-Anne Hobbs’s Camembert, baked in vine leaves with Verjuice-poached grapes
Remember Rosé is not only for summer - the De Grendel Rosé 2018, will bring summer into your winter. A delicious 50/50 blend of Pinotage and Cabernet Sauvignon...
Perdeberg The Vineyard Collection Cinsault 2014, a perfect expression of dry land Cinsault by Albertus Louw, Cellarmaster. Perfect wine with their Winter Picnic...
Oldenburg Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, good with a piece of steak served with Alida Ryder’s Easy Creamy Pepper Sauce….
Oldenburg Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, a fine example of Cabernet Sauvignon, from a much punted Cabernet Sauvignon region, Stellenbosch. Superb 6 year old which needs a plaster of good meat.
Asara Vineyard Collection Shiraz 2015, such a special wine. This June it is available to partner the Slow Roast Springbok Shank with Colcannon Mash in the Sansibar Gin Bar & Bistro.
Douglas Green Shiraz 2017, an unusual combination with Tamsin Snyman’s Baked Fish Sosaties with Paprika Potato Wedges…
Founded in 1942 by Negociant Douglas Green, the company still adheres to his philosophy of excellent wines at even handed prices, and a good expression of the grapes used.
One of the great wines of the Constantia Wine Appellation, resulting in many awards for its Maker, Boela Gerber. Groot Constantia Chardonnay 2017 is a successor to the Classic Wine Trophy Award Winners of the past.
Pierre Jourdan Ratafia, a wine to celebrate the ratification of a treaty. Also a wine you will enjoy at both ends of the menu. Fortified Chardonnay - a treat.
Simonsig The Malan Family Collection Tiara 2015 meets its match with Ina Paarman’s Oxtail with Mushrooms & Baby Onions…
Simonsig The Malan Family Collection Tiara 2015, is a fine expression of what brothers Francois & Johan Malan made from a vintage described as 'one for the books'.
Durbanville Hills Collector’s Reserve The Lighthouse Merlot 2016, good for a midweek supper with Anina Meyer as it is with your Sunday Roast
Durbanville Hills Collector’s Reserve The Lighthouse Merlot 2016, a new premium Merlot from a winery which overlooks Table Mountain and Table Bay...
Fine Red Blend, Steenberg Stately 2016, made by Award winning Winemaker JD Pretorius from Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz grapes from Darling and Stellenbosch. Perfect with Nadia Graves's Beef Cheeks...
From Groenvlei Farm on the slopes of the Helderberg comes Peter Falke Signature Exclusive Bland 2014, such a good wine with Justine Wall's Harrisa Duck & Cherry Salad.
A fine expression of Stellenbosch Shiraz is the Delaire Graff Shiraz 2016. And a great fingerprint of the vintage. Lovely midweek supper wine with Alida Ryder's Bolognese Pasta Bake
Simonsig Malan Family Collection Frans Malan 2006, good with Cheryl Bennett’s Vegan Crispy Tofu Asian Noodle Bowl
Simonsig Malan Family Collection Frans Malan 2006, named for pioneer Wine Estate Owner, Frans Malan. A Cape Blend, 60% Pinotage. A fine Stellenbosch wine matched with some fine Florida food....
Glenelly Lady May 2012 is a fine blend of main Cabernet Sauvignon in the Bordeaux style, perfect food wine. Accessible now and perfect for a couple of years of cellaring.
The rolling hills of Polkadraai in the Stellenbosch Wine Appellation and breezes from False Bay helped to create this sublime Asara Vineyard Collection Merlot 2015
Durbanville Hills Collector’s Reserve The Cape Mist Sauvignon Blanc 2017, nice partner to Lizet Hartley’s Cream of Mushroom Soup with Parmesan Toasties
The grapes for the Durbanville Hills Collector’s Reserve The Cape Mist Sauvignon Blanc 2017 come from separate vineyards which provide the building blocks for a fine expression of a cool climate Sauvignon Blanc.
Steenberg Catharina 2015, Steenberg's Flagship blend of Merlot Shiraz & Petit Verdot, is such a beautiful expression of a great vintage year. Hein van Tonder's Pork Belly Kebabs are the perfect partners.
The grapes for the Perdeberg The Vineyard Collection Grenache Blanc 2017 were harvested from a 32 year old vineyard, a delicious sappy wine, perfect with Roberta Muir's Flammekueche...
De Grendel Rubaiyat 2015, a Bordeaux style blend with grapes from Firgrove and De Grendel. Made at the request of the late Sir David Graaff of Charles Hopkins, Founding Cellarmaster to creat an iconic wine for the De Grendel Estate...
From what many regard as the finest vintage of latter years, the Peter Falke Signature Syrah 2015 is a wonderful expression of Stellenbosch Syrah and a fingerprint of the 2015 vintage.
La Bri Merlot 2015 is a perfect expression of a Franschhoek Merlot and a fingerprint of what is generally accepted to have been a great harvest year...
Boschendal Demi Sec Méthode Cap Classique for those who like it not so dry and those who like a bit of bubble with their bakes....
Landskroon Merlot 2016, living up to the renewed interest in this grape of Bordeaux heritage. Often used for blending with Cabernet Sauvignon, it stands alone here....
A sublime Merlot and Petit Verdot blend, the Oldenburg Vineyards Rhodium 2014 spends 20 months in French oak Barrels. Full rich and flavoursome this meaty savoury wine needs well flavoured food as the perfect partner. Nina Timm steps in with her Pork cutlets...
Glenelly Estate Reserve 2012 is made by Luke O'Cuinnegain on the Glenelly Estate in the Stellenbosch Wine Appellation. Well worth a visit not only for its wines, but also The Vine Bistro and the Glenelly Glass Collection...
Fat Bastard - actually two of them... An amusing for some truly potable wines from the Robertson Cellar.
There is a formidable team of winemakers at Spier Wine Estate making some serious Spier Reds. Johan Jordaan is the winemaker in charge of the reds under Cellarmaster Frans Smit. Really a lovely place to visit with two restaurants, picnics and a variety of entertainments.
From one of The Cape's oldest Wine Estates comes a regal blend, the Groot Constantia Goeverneurs Reserve 2015. A fine example of a Constantia Wine...
Pinot Noir is not an easy wine making grape. Gerhard Swart, Winemaker at Flagstone Winery, has made a gem of a wine - Flagstone Fiona Pinot Noir 2016
Steenberg Merlot 2015, perfect with Kerry Kilpin’s Bistro 1682 Grilled Sirloin, Whisky & Black Pepper Jus, Green Pea & Tomato Salsa
On Steenberg Farm in cool climate Constantia, JD Pretorius and his cellar team have made a sublime Steenberg Merlot 2015, well matched with a grilled sirloin dish by Kerry Kilpin..
Peter Falke PF Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, delicious counterfoil to Nina Timm’s Pork Roast with Garlic & Lime
Peter Falke PF Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 comes from Groenvlei Farm, home of Peter Falke WInes, in the foothills of Stellenbosch's Helderberg Mountain. A perfect expression of the 2015 vintage and of place.
Flagstone Time Manner Place Pinotage Reserve 2014, good with Ina Paarman’s Shin & Oxtail Beef Potjie
Flagstone Time Manner Place Pinotage Reserve 2014, a perfect expression of a single vineyard in the Breedekloof. Matured in American Oak. Excellent with Ina Paarman's Potjie...
Landskroon Sauvignon Blanc 2017, good with Justine Wall’s Broad Bean, Pea & Pancetta Risotto with Fennel Salt
Landskroon Sauvignon Blanc 2017 is made in the Estate's Cellar from a selection of grapes from Western Cape Appellation Vineyards. An anytime wine, especially good food.
The grapes for the De Grendel Op Die Berg Pinot Noir 2015 come from a specially created Wine Appellation in the Witzenberg Mountains near Ceres. Unique continental climate.
Perfectly positioned in the Polkadraai Hills, Asara Wine Estate & Luxury Hotel, offers both Food destinations and delicious Asara Wine. A short drive from Cape Town and well worth the trip as they say in the Michelin Guide....
Bellingham Homestead Series The Old Orchards Chenin Blanc 2017, lovely match to Carey Boucher Erasmus’s Sticky Soy Honey & Sriracha Chicken Wings
Chenin Blanc. Its home in the Loire. South Africa has 6 times more vineyards. So it has crept in as our most planted wine grape. The Bellingham Homestead Series The Old Orchards Chenin Blanc 2017, a perfect expression..
Oldenburg Syrah 2014, a gem of a wine from an Estate high up in the Banghoek Valley. Perfect food wine with our spicy foods or something completely different, like Pasta.
Glenelly Glass Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, so good with Alida Ryder’s Easy Creamy Pepper Sauce on steak..
Glenelly Wine Estate in Stellenbosch bought as a plum farm by Madame May Eliane de Lencquesaing in 2003 boasts fine award winning wines, a superb The Vine Bistro and a large eclectic glass collection and is well worth the visit. Get it high on your bucket list - now!
Steenberg Syrah 2015, is a perfect expression of what can be done in this cool climate, so affected by cooling breezes off the Atlantic and False Bay....
Haute Cabrière & Pierre Jourdan - the finest of bubbles. From an early pioneer of Cap Classique, a range of fine Methode Cap Classiques..
Perdeberg Endura 2017, packed with flavour meets Dianne Bibby’s Tarragon Cream Chicken with Pink Peppercorns
A premium Chenin Blanc, the Perdeberg Endura is made from Swartland grapes from a single vineyard. Masterful Winemaker Albertus Louw has created a gem. Perfect food wine, goes with any white meat, fish or vegetarian main courses - loves chicken.
La Bri Syrah 2015, a perfect expression of a co-fermented Syrah and 5% whole bunch Viognier. Herb and spice aromas and plum and black berry flavours. Sympathetically oaked to allow the fruit to shines.
Exceptional wines from Stellenbosch, the Oldenburg Grenache Noir 2016 is one of them. Philip Costandius just builds this wine year on year into something really special. Justine Wall's Beef & Black Olives are a great match...
Durbanville Hills Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc is a good match with Alida Ryder’s Vietnamese Prawn Salad with Soy Lime Dressing
Classy, bright, sparky, the Durbanville Hills Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc is an any time wine. Great on its own and great with food. Not to be taken too seriously, so drink with abandon...
Perdeberg Winery has such a fabulous offering, it is well worth your putting it on your bucket list. An eclectic range of wines from a modern wines made under Cellarmaster Albertus Louw.
Groot Constantia Cape Ruby 2016, drink with Diane Bibby’s Chocolate Date truffles coconut & cranberries
In Romeo and Juliet, she says, 'A rose by any other name would smell as sweet'. While the P word is not allowed, the Groot Constantia Cape Ruby 2016 weighs in better than many others. Made from the traditional Port variety of Touriga Naçional, it is as good with Blue Cheese as it is with Chocolate...
Simonsig Malan Family Selection Redhill Pinotage 2015 meets its match with Dianne Bibby’s Barley Salad with Sumac & Roast Butternut
Simonsig Malan Family Selection Redhill Pinotage 2015, the Estate's Flagship Pinotage. Matured for 15 months in French and American White oak barrels it is a fabulous glass on its own and just so perfect as a food wine.
The crisp, sassy Delaire Graff Sauvignon Blanc 2017, an anytime wine. So perfect with food, do try Anina Meyer's Garlic & Coriander Kebabs...
The cleverly named Flagstone Word of Mouth Viognier 2017 is a wine you will want to tell you friends about. Pass it down the telephone line, tell your friends...
Mulderbosch Chenin Blanc Steen op Hout 2017 a superb expression of an oaked Chenin Blanc by Adam Mason of Mulderbosch Vineyards in the Stellenbosch Wine Appellation...
Simonsig Malan Family Selection Tiara 2012 is a fine Bordeaux style blend from one of Stellenbosch's Premier Wine Estates.
De Grendel Viognier 2017, wonderfully aromatic wine made from grapes raised by Kudwai Mwerenga and elevated by Charles Hopkins.
Douglas Green Pinotage 2017, a fine youthful Pinotage made from bush vine grapes from the Wellington and Swartland Wine Appellations. Even handedly priced, good roar for your Rand.
The Glenelly Glass Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, ideal with Nina Timm’s Fried Liver with Rich Onion Gravy
The Glenelly Glass Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 is part of range of wines named for the Estate's well known Glass Collection. A fine Simonsberg Cabernet by Luke O'Cuinneagain.
Peter Falke PF Pinot Noir 2016 perfect match with Nadia Graves’s Chicken with Chorizo, Potatoes, Chickpeas & Lemon
Peter Falke PF Pinot Noir 2016 is a wine which reflects its soil and the climatic conditions of the Helderberg in the Stellenbosch Wine Appellation.
Landskroon Paul de Villiers Shiraz 2015, ideal with Dianne Bibby’s Roast Aubergines with miso & pomelo
Landskroon Paul de Villiers Shiraz 2015, a fine expression of Shiraz from Paul de Villiers, 5th generation Cellarmaster of this well known family owned Paarl Wine Estate
A delicious Dry Summery Rosé made from the noble Bordeaux grape Merlot. From cool climate grapes grown in the Durbanville Hills.
Mulderbosch Sauvignon Blanc Noble Late Harvest 2014, perfect partner to Ilse van der Merwe’s Ultimate chicken liver pâté – 28.02.2018
Botrytis Cinerea or the Noble Rot, turns grapes into golden raisins from which the sublime Mulderbosch Noble Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc 2014, perfect with Ilse van der Merwe's exceptional Paté.
Asara Vineyard Collection Chardonnay Lightly Wooded 2015 ideal with Tamsin Snyman’s Pilchard-Stuffed Cabbage Roll Bake – 28.02.2018
Asara Vineyard Collection Chardonnay Lightly Wooded 2015 is ideal with Tamsin Snyman's Pilchard-Stuffed Cabbage Roll Bake. A lightly wooded Stellenbosch Chardonnay...
Groot Constantia Shiraz 2015, Boela Gerber's great expression of what Groot Constantia can do with Shiraz. A fine noble wine, so good with food.
Top of the Hill Pinotage from DeWaal Wines & South Africa’s oldest Pinotage Vineyard, Tracy Foulkes obliges with her Vegetarian Wellington – 26.02.2018
Top of the Hill Pinotage 2015 from South Africa's oldest Pinotage Vineyard, planted in 1950 by the father and uncle of the present owner Pieter de Waal. A truly fine food wine, good with many fully flavoured foods...
Landskroon’s Paul Hugo White 2017 & Paul Hugo Red 2016, two modern wines from the De Villiers Family
Landskroon's Paul Hugo White 2017 & Paul Hugo Red 2017, two wines for easy entertaining, food wines and sipping wines.
Pierre Jourdan Belle Rose, a sublime expression of Franschoek Pinot Noir by Takuan von Arnim. An any time Cap Classique, not only for celebrations.
Oldenburg Vineyards two new maiden vintage wines, The Oldenburg Joshua Syrah 2007 and The Oldenburg ‘Le Quartre Enfants’ Cabernet Franc 2007, good with Jane Anne Hobbs’s Slow-roasted Stuffed Leg of Lamb with a Basil Walnut Sauce – 21.02.2018
Oldenburg Vineyards two new maiden vintage wines released, The Oldenburg ‘Le Quatre Enfants’ Cabernet Franc 2007 and The Oldenburg Joshua Syrah 2007, available from the Estate....
A bright crisp serious Delaire Graff Cabernet Franc Rosé 2017 by award winning winemaker Morné Vrey. An anytime wine...
Diemersdal Private Collection 2016, excellent with Ina Paarman’s Aubergine Bake with Roast Pepper Sauce
From 6th generation family winemaker, Thys Louw of Diemersdal Wine Estate, comes this sublime Bordeaux style blend. Perfect with meat dishes and as shown here, vegetarian dishes too.
Glenelly Estate Reserve Chardonnay 2016 is a great match with Alida Ryder’s Creamy Baked Spaghetti – 16.02.2018
Luke O’Cuinnegain's masterly approach to Chardonnay on Glenelly Estate in Stellenbosch. Put a visit to this showcase winery on your bucket list.
Boschendal Black Angus 2014, good with Nina Timm’s Beef Fillet stuffed with sun-dried tomatoes and feta – 14.02.2018
Boschendal Black Angus 2014 Boschendal Black Angus 2014 is a recent release from the Boschendal Heritage Collection. Boschendal Farm has a fine herd of pastured reared Black Angus Cattle, appropriate therefore that this fine blend should be named for them. With over 330 years since the granting of the land, this wine is one of
Steenberg Rattlesnake Sauvignon Blanc 2017 great match with Dianne Bibby’s Middle Eastern Avocado Toast – 12.02.2018
Sublime and delicately oaked, the Steenberg Rattlesnake Sauvignon Blanc 2017 is named for a Royal Navy Battleship which took part in The Battle of Muizenberg 1785...
De Grendel Op die Berg Chardonnay 2016, best served with Ina Paarman’s Lemon Chicken for a crowd – 09.02.2018
The grapes from a tiny, cool, wine appellation in the Witzenberg in Ceres are used to make the De Grendel Op die Berg Chardonnay 2016, best served with Ina Paarman’s Lemon Chicken for a crowd.
Durbanville Hills Chardonnay 2017, excellent partner to Carey Boucher Erasmus’s Asian Style Roast Chicken with Honey, Miso & Ginger Glaze – 08.02.2017
Excellent expression of Durbanville Hills Chardonnay 2017. Delicately oaked, fabulous food wine by Kobus Gerber.
Simonsig Gewürztraminer 2017, first ever released in South Africa in 1977, good with Mark Dodson’s Toffee & Banana Mille Feuille – 05.02.2018
Simonsig Gewürztraminer 2017 In 1977, my wife Madeleine was working in the tasting room at Simonsig. I remember so clearly at the Young Wine Show that year, Frans Malan Simonsig Founder, introduced his first Gewürztraminer, The Simonsig Gewürztraminer 1977. To great acclaim. The Simonsig Gewürztraminer 2017, some 40 years later, is still a gem, 56%
Perdeberg Classic Collection Sparkling Rosé, lovely match with Nina Timm’s Festive Pavlova with Lime & Fresh Berries – 01.02.2018
Perdeberg Classic Collection Sparkling Rosé, a fun wine. Refreshing mid-morning at the swimming pool, good match with food.
Asara Vineyard Collection Sauvignon Blanc 2017, matching the Hotel’s Mise-en-place Restaurant’s Pear, Gorgonzola & Blue Cheese Salad – 31.01.2018
Asara Vineyard Collection Sauvignon Blanc 2017 is a great expression of the grape and fingerprint of the vintage. Perfect as an Aperitif and with Summer Salads.
De Waal CT de Waal Pinotage 2015, partner to Ina Paarman’s Anchovy Pasta with Garlic Breadcrumbs – 31.01.2018
De Waal CT de Waal Pinotage 2015 The De Waal family of the historic Uiterwyk Farm in the Stellenbosch Wine Appellation are irrevocably bound to Pinotage, South Africa’s own red wine grape, created in the late 1920’s for Abraham Perold. However, it was not until 1941 that there were sufficient grapes to make a barrel
Peter Falke PF Sauvignon Blanc 2017, perfect partner to Anina Meyer’s Spicy Sweet Potato and Couscous Veggie Bowl – 02.02.2018
Peter Falke PF Sauvignon Blanc 2017 The Wines of Peter Falke, which are grown and made on Groenvlei Farm up the Annandale Road on the lower slopes of the Helderberg, have the benefits of growing up in a fine climate with the benefit of cooling midsummer breezes off False Bay. These cause a slower ripening,
Steenberg 1682 Brut Chardonnay nv is a great match with Dianne Bibby’s Tarragon Cream Chicken with pink peppercorns – 26.01.2018
Steenberg 1682 Brut Chardonnay JD Pretorius, award winning winemaker at Steenberg in the Constantia Wine Appellation, produces a range of Cap Classique and sparkling wines of which the non-vintage Steenberg 1682 Brut Chardonnay is one. Made from a selection of Chardonnay grapes from three other Wine Appellations, Robertson, Bonnievale and Darling. The vines from which
Landskroon Blanc de Noir Off Dry 2017 & Tamsin Snyman’s Tuna Phyllo Samoosas with Cucumber Raita – 26.01.2018
Landskroon Blanc de Noir Off Dry 2017 The de Villiers family of Landskroon, have been there for five generations, each Cellarmaster has been called Paul. When I asked the current Cellarmaster Paul who would be his ideal dinner guests, he wanted the previous Paul’s there so that they could tell him how they made wine!
Mulderbosch Single Vineyard Chenin Blancs. Chenin loves Dianne Bibby’s Chakalaka Marinated Roast Chicken – 23.01.2018
Mulderbosch, home of 3 Single Vineyard Chenin Blancs Adam Mason, Winemaker at Mulderbosch Vineyards, makes a range of Chenin Blancs called The Single Vineyard Block. Grapes from three different vineyards are treated in exactly the same way in the vineyard and during elevation in the cellar. The three blocks are harvested in the same way
Groot Constantia Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 lovely match with Dianne Bibby’s Smoky Joe’s Beef Fillet with lemony salsa verde – 22.01.2018
Groot Constantia Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 I well remember the queues of cars which parked outside the sales room at Groot Constantia in the mid 1970s lining up on Wednesdays and Saturdays to buy the scarce wines of the Estate. Groot Constantia and Cabernet Sauvignon fit together like hand in glove. Viticulturist Floricius Beukes, who has
La Bri Chardonnay 2016 , great match with Tracy Foulkes’s Honey Roasted Fig & Walnut Salad With Balsamic Chicken – 19.01.2018
La Bri Chardonnay 2016 La Bri Vineyards in Franschhoek is set amongst the most impressive mountains which go straight up into the sky in the south eastern corner of this most beautiful wine region. It is blessed with the most perfect little Cape Dutch style Manor house and a cutting-edge technology in its winery. Irene
De Wetshof Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2017, a fine expression of a Robertson Sauvignon Blanc.
Glen Carlou The Curator’s Collection Mourvèdre 2014, good match with Alida Ryder’s Moroccan Chicken Salad – 17.01.2018
Glen Carlou The Curator’s Collection Mourvèdre 2014, a serious expression of this Mediterranean grape by the Estate.
In the best of surroundings Oldenburg Syrah 2014 comes from the Banghoek Valley in the Stellenbosch Wine Appellation.
Perfectly built for Summer and perfectly built for food, Flagstone Poetry Cinsault Rosé 2016 is a winner.
Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Demi Sec 2015, perfect with Nina Timm’s Passionfruit Cheesecake Slices – 12.01.2018
Simonsig, pioneers of Méthode Cap Classique, produce the third iteration of their Kaapse Vonkel, the Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Demi-Sec 2015
De Grendel Amandelboord Pinotage 2016, great partner to Alida Ryder’s Creamy Pumpkin Risotto with crispy Haloumi pops & spicy chilli – 10.01.2018
De Grendel Amandelboord Pinotage 2016, a truly classy expression of Pinotage, grown on the Estate. Such a privilege to drink this wine.
Perdeberg The Vineyard Collection Pinot Noir Rosé MCC with Dianne Bibby’s Mediterranean Tuna Salad – 08.01.2018
The Perdeberg The Vineyard Collection Pinot Noir MCC, an any time wine. Made from a noble variety with second fermentation in the bottle.....
Bellingham The Bernard Series Small Barrel SMV 2014, perfect match with Carey Boucher Erasmus’s Chorizo, Chickpeas & Kale in Spicy Tomato Sauce – 05.01.2018
Bellingham Small Barrel SMV 2014 is a masterful blend of Shiraz, Mourvèdre and Viognier. Barrel aged for 14 months, it is a perfect wine for a well cooked meal.
Peter Falke Methode Cap Classique 2014 & Nina Timm’s ‘This Chicken tastes like KFC Mum’ – 03.01.2018
Peter Falke Méthode Cap Classique 2014, a fine expression of Helderberg Chardonnay in this Champagne style any time wine.
The wines of Glenelly. What a fabulous experience tasting them with Luke O'Cuinneagain, the Estate's Winemaker.
Delaire Graff Chenin Blanc Swartland Reserve 2015 with Virgil Kahn’s Tikka Lamb Scotch Eggs – 30.12.2017
Delaire Graff Chenin Blanc Swartland Reserve 2015, a fine expression of Chenin by Morné Vrey. Perfect with Virgil Kahn's Tikka Lamb Scotch Eggs...
Landskroon Chardonnay 2017 great partner to Coconut Fish Curry Soup with Roti from Seven Colours of Fish – 29.12.2017
A charming wine for easy Summer Drinking, the Landskroon Chardonnay 2017, is as good on its own and a perfect food partner.
Flagstone Treaty Tree Reserve 2016 is a great partner to Ina Paarman’s Oven Baked Snoek – 28.12.2017
The Flagstone Treaty Tree Reserve 2016, is a gently oaked blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon. Drink now though worthy of ageing.
Peter Falke Blanc de Noir 2017, good with Dianne Bibby’s Roast Aubergines with Miso & Pomelo – 28.12.2017
During these lazy, hazy, what-day-is-it, days between Christmas and New Year when lunch time comes around all too quickly and all you are looking for is a glass of meaningful pink to refresh you and go with a delicious little cold lunch time snack, Peter Falke Blanc de Noir 2017 is just the answer.
Mulderbosch Faithful Hound 2015, great match with Jane-Anne Hobbs’s Fillet, Rocket & Mash with Balsamic Glaze – 27.12.2017
A superb Stellenbosch Wine Appellation Bordeaux style blend, Mulderbosch Faithful Hound 2015 by Adam Mason.
Steenberg's MCCs, two any time wines, made in the classical way with a second fermentation in the bottle. So good with food...
Haute Cabrière Pinot Noir Unwooded 2017, excellent with Grilled Trout Salad with Sriracha Lime Dressing – 21.12.2017
My Advent Calendar #22 wine, is a delicious Unwooded Pinot Noir 2017, a brilliant expression of both the grape and the vintage. Perfect with Alida Ryder’s Grilled Trout Salad with Sriracha Lime Dressing
A fine expression of a Methode Cape Classique, the first in South Africa, Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel.
De Grendel MCC Brut, jewel from the Tygerberg Hills, a finely crafted expression of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir Grapes.
Durbanville Hills Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc nv, good match with Dianne Bibby’s Ultimate Buddha Bowl Harvest Board – 15.12.2017
The Durbanville Hills Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc, fun bubbles from two fine winemakers, Martin Moore and Wilhelm Coetzee from a cool climate valley overlooking Table Bay.
Perdeberg The Vineyard Collection Chenin Blanc MCC 2012, great with Nina Timm’s Smoorsnoek – 11.12.2017
Perdeberg Vineyard Collection Chenin Blanc MCC 2012, a great expression of the grape and the style of wine. Made from dry land bush vine grapes.
Groot Constantia Merlot 2015, a fine expression of the grape by Boela Gerber. Such a perfect food wine and great by the glass on its own.
Asara The Vineyard Collection Chenin Blanc 2017, great partner to Ina Paarman’s Flattie in a Frying Pan
The award winning Asara The Vineyard Collection Chenin Blanc 2017, follows its predecessors as each vintage passes, with an improved wine year on year.
Douglas Green Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, good with Alida Ryder’s Bacon Jalapeño Grilled Cheese – 04.12 2017
Douglas Green Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 has a great heritage stretching back to 1942 when Douglas Green founded his eponymous company. Good every day drinking at an even handed price.
Perdeberg Rex Equus 2014, great with Carey Boucher Erasmus’s Roast Leg of Pork, Hanepoot Apples & Crispy Duck Fat Potatoes – 30.11.2017
Perdeberg Rex Equus 2014, a premium Cape blend, using Perdeberg's best barrels. Perfect match to Carey Boucher Erasmus's roast pork.
Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Brut Rosé 2015 & Dianne Bibby’s Nectarine Tart with Thyme and Butter Drizzle – 28.11.2017
Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Brut Rosé 2015, a superb expression of a fine Methode Cap Classique, excellent with seafood and this delicious dessert...
A little slip in the cellar in 2012 brought about the birth of this Viognier Chardonnay blend, now a firm favourite from the La Bri Cellar.
Landskroon Chenin Blancs, a special pair with Tracy Foulkes’s Fresh Pea Pesto & Ricotta Bruschetta – 24.11.2017
A pair of Landskroon Chenin Blancs, one dry, the other off dry, from Paul de Villiers, 5th generation winemaker at the estate.
Mulderbosch Chardonnay 2017, good match with Dianne Bibby’s Cumin Lamb Kofta Phyllo Pastries – 24.11.2017
Sublime Mulderbosch Chardonnay 2017 from Adam Mason, using a variety of Stellenbosch Appellation sites. Perfect with Dianne Bibby's Cumin Lamb Kofta Phyllo Pastries...
Glenelly Estate Reserve Chardonnay 2015, perfect with Jane-Anne Hobbs’s Dave’s Roast Pork Belly – 22.11.2017
Luke O'Cuiineagain's fabulous Glenelly Estate Reserve Chardonnay 2015, is made for food. All the classical Chardonnay whiffs and flavours which are a perfect match with roast pork...
Durbanville Hills Chenin Blanc 2017, good with Tracy Foulkes’s Perfectly Easy Roast Chicken & Gravy – 20.11.2017
From a real cool region in terms of weather and fashion, The Durbanville Hills Chenin Blanc 2017, made from grapes from Groot Phesantekraal.
Asara Vineyard Collection Pinotage Rosé 2017 with Anina Meyers’ Spicy Sweet Potato & Couscous Veggie Bowl – 17.11.2017
Asara Vineyard Collection Pinotage Rosé 2017, a fresh crisp summery wine, good on its own and great with food.
Delaire Graff Redstone 2015, good with Lizet Hartley’s Herby Sourdough Mozzarella Braai Toastie – 17.11.2017
Delaire Graff Redstone 2015, a Bordeaux style red blend made by Morné Vrey the Estate's Award Winning Winemaker. NIce midweek supper dish my Lizet Hartley..
Flagstone Two Roads Chardonnay 2016, so good with Jane Anne Hobbs’s Coronation Chicken & New-Potato Salad – 17.11.2017
Gerhard Swart's choice of the road less travelled with his Flagstone Two Roads Chardonnay 2016 makes for a stunning wine. So good with Jane Anne Hobbs's Coronation Chicken...
Steenberg Stately Red 2015 is part of The Fleet Range, named for three Royal Navy Battleships which took part in The Battle of Muizenberg in 1795.
Purpose grown Pinotage grapes from Agter Paarl and Wellington are made by Cellarmaster Charles Hopkins into the De Grendel Pinotage Rosé 2017
Boland Cellar Talent & Terroir Chenin Blanc 2017, great with Carey Boucher-Erasmus’s Roast Chicken with Toulouse Sausage, Apple & Sage Stuffing, Leeks & Fennel – 10.11.2017
Boland Cellar Talent & Terroir Chenin Blanc 2017 is a clever blend of Chenin Blanc from Paardeberg and Drakenstein Vineyards. Chenin and Chicken are a great match...
Groot Constantia Rood 2015, lovely match with Dianne Bibby’s Pastitsio with Basil & Sage Butter – 08.11.2017
Constantia Rood 2015, a superb blend of reds from the Groot Constantia Vineyards. Honoured by Dianne Bibby's Greek version of a well known Italian dish.
The noble red grape of Burgundy and Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, finds great expression on Groenvlei Farm, home to Peter Falke Wines. Lizet Hartley's 5 Spice Pork Ribs find a perfect partner....
Oldenburg Merlot 2014, great match with Ina Paarman’s Kettle Braai Pork Neck with Peaches – 01.11.2017
Fine Stellenbosch Wine Estate in the Banghoek Valley, Oldenburg Vineyards produces a great 2014 Merlot. Perfect match with Ian Paarman's Pork Dish...
Boland Cellar One Formation Blend 2017, a magical mix of Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc & Grenache Blanc…..31.10.2017
Chenin Blanc, 20% of the national vineyard, shines in this blend. Collaboration between growers and the cellar produce the finest of grapes to make a fine wine like this. Alida Ryder provides her Kick Ass Roast Chicken as the perfect partner...
Wellington is known for its fine wines, yet we dont seek them out often enough. This is a great Chardonnay Pinot Noir Blend with works well as a glass on its own, as well as some fine food...
Glenelly Glass Collection Unoaked Chardonnay 2017 & Carey Boucher Erasmus’s Roast Pork Belly with Spiced Plums – 30.10.2017
Glenelly The Glass Collection Chardonnay 2017, an unoaked Glenelly white wine is a perfect match with Carey Boucher Erasmus’s Roast Pork Belly with Spiced Plums.
Steenberg Sphynx Chardonnay 2017 is a blend of Robertson & Bonnievale grapes, expertly made and matured in French oak barrels. Perfect Food Wine with Nina Timm's Chicken Breyani.
Landskroon Cinsaut Shiraz 2016 & Cheryl Bennett’s One Pot Chicken Pasta with Creamy Sundried Tomato Sauce – 27.10.2017
There is something quite beguiling about a Cinsaut when giving it a bit of beef by blending it with Shiraz. Chill it lightly before serving. It will partner Cheryl Bennett's Pasta dish perfectly.
Flagstone Tributary Bush Vine Chenin Blanc 2016, good with Ina Paarman’s Old Fashioned Chicken Pie – 26.10.2017
South Africa's most planted wine grape, given some magic by Gerhard Swart, Flagstone's Winemaker. Great match with Ina Paarman's Old Fashioned Chicken Pie...
Mulderbosch Cabernet Sauvignon Rosé 2017 & Dianne Bibby’s Aubergines with Miso & Pomelo – 25.10.2017
A fine Rosé, the Mulderbosch Cabernet Sauvignon Rosé 2017. Purpose grown grapes, creating a lovely zesty bright fruited wine. Just add Dianne Bibby's Aubergine dish - perfect match.
Peter Falke Wines is situated on the slopes of the Helderberg in the Stellenbosch Wine Appellation. The PF Blanc de Noir, is an ideal wine with my Snoek Paté.
Delaire Graff Redstone 2015 & Nadia Graves’s Duck Confit Crispy Spring Rolls, lovely casual weekend food – 20.10.2017
Morné Vrey produces another stonker, the fabulous Delaire Graff Redstone 2015. Nadia Graves rustles up some duck cigars in her Dordogne Kitchen.
Takuan von Arnim adds a new baby to the range the Pierre Jourdan Piccolo Brut 375ml. A versatile wine, and so good with Nina Timm's Camembert, Honey, Walnut phyllo cigars.
Charles Hopkins's excellent De Grendel Merlot 2016, perfect with Anina Meyer's Chicken Tray Bake on a cool Spring evening.
Asara MCC Brut 2014 is a crisp, refreshing delicate bubbly. Excellent on its own and also as an aperitif. Perfect food wine....
Simonsig’s Woolworths Pinot Noir Rosé No Added Sulphur MCC 2015 great with Alida’s Ryder’s Farmers Market Salad with Buffalo Mozzarella – 13.10.2017
A delicious Méthode Cap Classique Pinot Noir with winemaking without added sulphur. Perfect as a refresher and also so good with food.
Mulderbosch Sauvignon Blanc 2017 & Carey Boucher Erasmus’s Grilled Yoghurt Flatbreads & Green Goodness
A fine Sauvignon Blanc from Adam Mason of Mulderbosch with some delicious summer food from Carey Boucher Erasmus.
Boland Cellar Talent & Terroir Sauvignon Blanc 2017 perfect with Cheryl Bennett’s Vegan Crispy Tofu Asian Noodle Bowl – 04.10.2017
A sublime Sauvignon Blanc from a talented & innovative wine Team at Boland Cellar, the Talent and Terroir 2017. A great match to my Florida friend Cheryl Bennett's Vegan Crispy Tofu Asian Noodle Bowl.
Delaire Graff Coastal Cuvée Sauvignon Blanc 2017 with Virgil Kahn’s Asparagus & Broccoli – 27.09.2017
Delaire Coastal Cuvée Sauvignon Blanc 2017 with Virgil Kahn's Asparagus & Broccoli. A fine Coastal Region Sauvignon to match Virgil's Asian food style.
Durbanville Hills Sauvignon Blancs – gems from a cool [in terms of fashion & climate] Wine Ward – 11.10.2017
Durbanville Hills Sauvignon Blancs - gems from a cool [in terms of fashion & climate] Wine Ward, within sight of Table Mountain.
Oldenburg Chardonnay 2016, perfect match to a good chicken, like Ina Paarman’s Pyramid Braaied Flattie – 09.10.2017
Oldenburg Chardonnay 2016, perfect match to a good chicken, like Ina Paarman's Pyramid Braaied Flattie - 09.10.2017
Perdeberg Soft Smooth Red 2015 & Zola Nene’s Boerewors Stok Brood with Tomato Smoor. Perfect combo, Paarl Wine and a bit of Heritage Food.
Groot Constantia Chardonnay 2016 & Anina Meyer’s Spicy Sweet Potato and Couscous Veggie Bowl – 03.10.2017
Groot Constantia Chardonnay 2016 & Anina Meyer’s Spicy Sweet Potato and Couscous Veggie Bowl. Perfect summer lunch combination.
Bellingham The Bernard Series Basket Press Syrah 2015, with Dianne Bibby’s Butternut Tikka Masala Curry – 02.10.2017
Bellingham The Bernard Series Basket Press Syrah 2015, with Dianne Bibby's Butternut Tikka Masala Curry. Perfect match.
De Grendel Shiraz 2016, silky as a Persian rug perfect with Jan Braai’s Democratic Lamb Salad – 29.09.2017
De Grendel Shiraz 2016, silky as a Persian rug, perfect with Jan Braai’s Democratic Lamb Salad on the last day of Heritage Month.
Landskroon Sauvignon Blanc 2017 with Tracy Foulkes’s Candied Walnut & Pear Salad with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing – 28.09.2017
Landskroon Sauvignon Blanc 2017 with Tracy Foulkes’s Candied Walnut & Pear Salad with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing. Lovely summery wine for a crisp flavoursome summery salad.
Glenelly Glass Collection Cabernet Franc 2015, perfect with Hein van Tonder’s Chipotle & Beer Short Ribs – 27.09.2017
Glenelly Glass Collection Cabernet Franc 2015, perfect with Hein van Tonder’s Chipotle & Beer Short Ribs. Fine Stellenbosch Wine, great ribs.
Peter Falke PF Sauvignon Blanc 2017, a perfect position for the making of fine wines, the slopes of the Helderberg Mountains – 22.09.2017
Peter Falke PF Sauvignon Blanc 2017, a perfect position for the making of fine wines, the slopes of the Helderberg Mountains
Snow Mountain Syrah 2014, named for the Sneeuberg which overlooks Wellington. Made on Nabygelegen by James McKenzie.
Snow Mountain Syrah 2014, named for the Sneeuberg which overlooks Wellington. Made on Nabygelegen by James McKenzie.
De Wetshof Riesling 2013, a fine expression of the German variety from the beautiful Robertson Wine Valley
De Wetshof Riesling 2013, a fine expression of the German variety from the beautiful Robertson Wine Valley. The De Wets make award winning wines.
Simonsig Reserve Collection Chenin Blanc Pinotage 2017 & Sophia Lindop’s Smoked Stuffed Chicken – 25.09.2017
Simonsig Reserve Collection Chenin Blanc Pinotage 2017 & Sophia Lindop's Smoked Stuffed Chicken, cooked in a Kettle Braai.
Groot Constantia Blanc de Noir 2017 with Zola Nene's Heritage Isitambu
Flagstone Writer’s Block Pinotage 2015 with Ishay Govender's Aunty Narie's Curry. Heritage Wine and Heritage Food in Heritage Month.
Asara Vineyard Collection Cape Fusion 2014 with Tony Jackman’s Heritage Month Bacon & Beer Braai Bread – 20.09.2017
Asara Vineyard Collection Cape Fusion 2014 with Tony Jackman’s Bacon & Beer Braai Bread. A perfect accompaniment for a braai in heritage month.
Durbanville Hills Pinotage 2015 & Sophia Lindop’s Stuffed pork loin chops, a Braai Dish for Heritage Month – 19.09.2017
Durbanville Hills Pinotage 2015, a great South African Grape Variety is a good partner to Sophia Lindop's Stuffed pork loin chops, a Braai Dish for Heritage Month.
Oldenburg Chenin Blanc 2015 & Sophia Lindop’s Cape salmon portions wrapped in vine leaves – 15.09.2017
Oldenburg Chenin Blanc 2015 & Sophia Lindop's Cape salmon portions wrapped in vine leaves. Wine from a premier Stellenbosch producer and food from a premier Cape Town Kitchen
Perdeberg Dry Land Collection Pinot Noir Chardonnay 2017 & Dianne Bibby’s Roast Aubergines with Miso & Pomelo – 13.09.2017
Perdeberg The Dry Land Collection Pinot Noir Chardonnay 2017. A great partner for Dianne Bibby's Roast Aubergines with Miso & Pomelo.
Steenberg Ruby Rosé 2017, named for HMS Ruby, a Royal Navy Battleship which took part in the Battle of Muizenberg 1795. Good with my Deconstructed Sushi.
The crux of the La Bri Estate's renaissance began with the 2008 harvest, the first to be crushed in the new, modern 120 tonne cellar on the Estate. Read more about the Estate here.
Oldenburg Grenache Noir 2015 & Alida Ryder's Low Carb Chicken Satay Salad. The sauce is robust, the chicken can happily take on this dish.
Mulderbosch Vineyards in the Stellenbosch Wine Appellation – a destination on its own. Well worth the visit as they say in the Guide Michelin.
Yardstick Pinot Noir 2014, great with Duck Ramen. Adam Mason showing his skills using grapes from four Wine Appellations.
Douglas Green Chardonnay 2016 goes to France and wins an award at the Chardonnay du Monde. Lovely food wine with Anina Meyer's BBQ Vegan Tacos.
De Wetshof Bon Vallon Chardonnay 2017, an unoaked expression of this great grape - a Robertson gem. The De Wets are Chardonnay Masters.
La Bri Affinity 2014 & Carey Boucher Erasmus’s Butternut “Linguine” with Blue Cheese Sauce, Crispy Bacon & Sage
Irene Waller makes the sublime La Bri Affinity 2014 and Carey Boucher Erasmus prepares a special supper dish to match it.