Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Satin Nectar Rosé 2017, perfect with Dianne Bibby’s Cognac Apple Cake…

Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Satin Nectar Rosé 2017, the latest and very welcome addition to the fabulous range of Methode Cap Classique Kaapse...

Michael Olivier’s Minute of Wine #15 Paul Wallace Brave Heart Pinot Noir 2017…

Paul Wallace Brave Heart Pinot Noir 2017, is an Elgin Wine and so true to variety, part of a truly exciting wines from Paul & Micky Wallace...

Crush – 100 South African Wines to drink now, #15, Simonsig Mr Borio’s Shiraz 2016, try it with Ina Paarman’s Twice Cooked Sticky Ribs…

Named for Alessandro Borio, Simonsig Mr Borio’s Shiraz 2016 pays homage to the man who built their early cement fermenting tanks...

Haute Cabrière Pinot Noir Rosé 2019, perfect with Jane-Anne Hobbs’s Chicken Liver Paté with a Jellied Verjuice Topping…

Joining an illustrious stable of wines in the Franschhoek Wine Appellation, the Haute Cabrière Pinot Noir Rosé 2019, a perfect year-round wine...

Asara Vineyard Collection Shiraz 2015, June is a time to celebrate Venison with Nina Timm’s Venison Pie made with a Batter Blanky…

Asara Vineyard Collection Shiraz 2015 Asara Wine Estate lies in the folding hills of Polkadraai in the western side of the Stellenbosch Wine Appellation. These hills offer different soils, different aspects and different altitudes which make for interesting winemaking.  The grapes for the Asara Vineyard Collection Shiraz 2015 come from two vineyards. The higher of

Landskroon Paul de Villiers Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, so delicious with Dianne Bibby’s Spiced Lentil & Vegetable Soup with Halloumi Flatbreads…

Landskroon Paul de Villiers Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, one of a range of Landskroon Flagship wines named after the 5 generation of Pauls...

Durbanville Hills Collector’s Reserve, The Lighthouse Merlot 2017. Roberta Muir’s Steak Diane, a real French classic & so easy to make, is a perfect partner…

Durbanville Hills Collector’s Reserve is a range of premium wines made from specially chosen vineyards, The Lighthouse Merlot 2017 is featured today

Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Satin Nectar 2017, at afternoon tea with Dianne Bibby’s Greek Yoghurt Cake with Granadilla Syrup…

Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Satin Nectar 2017, continues the Kaapse Vonkel innovation going on Simonsig with Francois & Johan Malan...

Asara The Vineyard Collection Cape Fusion 2015, perfect partner to Roberta Muir’s Vitello Tonnato…

Asara The Vineyard Collection Cape Fusion 2015, an unusual Cape Blend. While it contains the requisite amount of Pinotage, it is unique in that it is 30% Malbec...

Glenelly The Glass Collection Syrah 2017, good partner to Dianne Bibby’s North African Lamb Knuckle Bredie…

Part of the sublime The Glass Collection range of wines, the Glenelly The Glass Collection Syrah 2017 is a gem, and a perfect food wine...

Perdeberg The Dry Land Collection Courageous Barrel Fermented Chenin Blanc 2016, perfect partner to Christine Capendale’s Smoked Snoek Frittata…

Perdeberg The Dry Land Collection is a range of fine wines using bush vine grapes with no irrigation, the Courageous Barrel Fermented Chenin Blanc 2016 is one of them...

Glenelly Glass Collection Merlot 2017, perfect with Roberta Muir’s Steak Diane…

A delicious part of a range of wines named for the famous Glenelly Glass Collection, the Glenelly Glass Collection Merlot 2017 is a fine Stellenbosch expression of Merlot...

Delaire Graff White Rock Sauvignon Blanc 2018, partner to Roberta Muir’s Manchego, Orange & Walnut Salad…

Made especially for Woolworths, Morné Vrey's Delaire Graff White Rock Sauvignon Blanc 2018 is a sublime expression of the grape...

Glenelly The Glass Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, so good with Lizet Hartley’s Whole Roast Neck of Lamb…

One of a range of superbly drinkable wines by Luke O'Cuinneagain, the Glenelly The Glass Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2016...

Simonsig The Labyrinth Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, perfect match to Roberta Muir’s Asparagus & Goat Cheese Risotto…

Simonsig Wine Estate first produced Cabernet in 1976, 1977 it won the General Smuts Trophy for SA Champion Wine, current vintage is the Simonsig The Labyrinth Cabernet Sauvignon 2016...

Delaire Graff Banghoek Reserve Chardonnay 2017, lovely start to a meal with Carey Boucher Erasmus’s Chicken Liver Parfait, Spiced Cranberry Compote & Brioche…

Made from the Estate's own grapes, picked at different times to add complexity, the Delaire Graff Banghoek Reserve Chardonnay 2017...

Oldenburg Vineyards Series Syrah 2015, so good with Ina Paarman’s French Beef Stew with Shallots…

From the greatest vintage of the century, in the middle of the worst drought in living memory, the truly sublime Oldenburg Vineyards Series Syrah 2015...

Groote Post’s Seasalter, a 2018 Sauvignon Blanc, excellent partner to Alida Ryder’s Grilled Trout Salad with Sriracha Lime Dressing…

A perfect expression of what the combination of position and climate and the finely tuned hand of the winemaker do to a wine, Groote Post’s Seasalter Sauvignon Blanc 2018 by Lukas Wentzel...

Malanot Vino Café Pinotage 2016, delicious with Dianne Bibby’s Chocolate Brownies…

Malanot Vino Café Pinotage 2016 If you are one of the so-called ‘coffee flavoured’ wines, like me and you have tasted a number of them, you will know that there is no coffee used in the making of these wines. Carefully toasted oak barrels, judiciously used, combines its flavours with the berry fruits in Pinotage.

Sauvage La Bri 2012, a good match to Ina Paarman’s Anchovy Pasta with Garlic Breadcrumbs…

Sauvage La Bri 2012 To hear Irene de Fleuriot, Winemaker and GM of La Bri, talk about her Sauvage La Bri 2012 is an absolute treat.  The stories of taken the bottles on a tractor trailer to neighbours for disgorgement and then bringing them back, adds a kind of Agatha Christie detective novel twist to

THE BELLINGHAM HOMESTEAD SERIES SAUVIGNON BLANC 2018, GREAT PARTNER TO ANINA MEYER’S MUSHROOM, CHEDDAR & CORN WRAPS…

Honouring the Bellingham Homestead and Bernard Podlashuk, Bellingham's restorer - Bellingham Homestead Series Sauvignon Blanc 2018...

Simonsig Woolworths Chenin Blanc Pinotage Reserve Collection 2017, perfect lunch time partner to Lizet Hartley’s Pork and Green Fig Terrine…

One of the top sellers on the shelves in Woolworths is the Woolworths Chenin Blanc Pinotage Reserve Collection 2017, made by Johan Malan of Simonsig and his team...

De Grendel Three Spades Cider, so good with my Chicken cooked in the style of an Alsace housewife…

Made by De Grendel's founding Winemaker, a new craft for him from Elgin apples, De Grendel Three Spades Cider, a Champagne experience...

Durbanville Hills Collector’s Reserve The Promenade Pinotage 2016, a good match for Tracy Foulkes’s Pulled Pork Belly with Spicy Coleslaw…

From the hills of Durbanville, Wilhelm Coetzee's single vineyard Durbanville Hills Collector’s Reserve The Promenade Pinotage 2016...

Delaire Graff Sauvignon Blanc 2018, is a good match with Carey Boucher Erasmus’s Very Generous Caesar Salad…

Morné Vrey, Delaire Graff's Award Winning Winemaker has made the utterly sublime Delaire Graff Sauvignon Blanc 2018 using grapes from all over the Western Cape. Stunning stuff...

First Sighting Sauvignon Blanc 2018, so good with Dianne Bibby’s Honey & Soy Glazed Salmon with Cucumber Spaghetti Salad & Poppy Seed Dressing…

Made from Africa's most southerly vineyard in Africa's most southerly winery, First Sighting Sauvignon Blanc 2018, is a perfect match for Dianne Bibby's Salmon...

Delaire Graff Cabernet Franc Rosé 2018, fun with Christine Capendale’s Feta, Caramelised Onion & Biltong Focaccia…

A fine Twixmas wine, made in the year of exrtreme drought using a parent of Cabernet Sauvignon, Delaire Graff Cabernet Franc Rosé 2018...

Oldenburg Vineyard Series Cabernet Franc 2015, such a treat with Christine Capendale’s Slow Roasted Lamb Pie…

A sublime expression of a parent of Cabernet Sauvignon, the Oldenburg Vineyard Series Cabernet Franc 2015 is one you need to land for Christmas...

Peter Falke Signature Muscat d’Alexandrie non-vintage, a fine wine to accompany Christine Capendale’s Amarula panna cotta with a rooibos tea & chilli reduction…

Peter Falke Signature Muscat d’Alexandrie is a non-vintage fortified single block vineyard wine, made from a grape commonly known as Hanepoot...

Glen Carlou Merlot 2016, great partner to Nina Timm’s Risoni – Baked with the simple flavours of the Mediterranean…

One of the finer Merlots, Glen Carlou's little blackbird, the Glen Carlou Merlot 2016. Fine expression of the grape from this Paarl Wine Estate...

Durbanville Hills Collector’s Reserve The Cableway Chardonnay 2017 is a perfect partner for Alida Ryder’s Prawn Cocktail Salad…

From a new range of Durbanville Hills Wines, The Collector’s Reserve The Cableway Chardonnay 2017 linking the Winery and the City in wine...

Boschendal Jean le Long Prestige Cuvée Brut Blanc de Blancs 2018, the perfect partner to Sophia Lindop’s Mango, fennel & braaied lobster salad…

One of the finest to come from this historic estate, Boschendal Jean le Long Prestige Cuvée Brut Blanc de Blancs 2018

Oldenburg Rondekop Per Se Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, good with Ina Paarman’s Eggplant Involtini…

A superb example of a fine Cabernet Sauvignon, from Stellenbosch, the home of Cabernet, Oldenburg Rondekop Per Se Cabernet Sauvignon 2015...

De Wetshof Thibault 2010, perfect partner to Jane Anne Hobbs’s Slow-roasted Stuffed Leg of Lamb with a Basil Walnut Sauce…

A Bordeaux style blend of Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot, a wine of substance, the De Wetshof Thibault 2010...

Neethlingshof Caracal 2016, a Bordeaux style red blend is good with Lizet Hartley’s Rabbit with White Wine Dijon Cream Sauce & Pancetta Crisps…

De Wet Viljoen comes up with another stunner, the Neethlingshof Caracal 2016. A Cabernet Sauvignon led Bordeaux style red, matched with Lizet Hartley's delicious rabbit stew...

Oldenburg Vineyards Merlot 2015, perfect partner to Christine Capendale’s Fillet with Rocket & Horseradish Sauce…

Oldenburg Vineyards Merlot 2015 Oldenburg Vineyards up in the Banghoek Valley has some exciting stuff happening – again! The new winery is coming on like a dream, the roof is on, now the interior work is taking place. and will be ready for the Estate’s new winemaker Nic van Aarde. The Estate has recently created