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...

Douglas Green Sauvignon Blanc 2018, so good with Anina Meyer’s Mediterranean Sandwich GemWraps…

Douglas Green Sauvignon Blanc 2018 Sauvignon Blanc was not the most popular wine grape variety in 1942 when the legendary Douglas Green founded his wine company in Paarl. Chenin Blanc, Groendruif were de rigueur at the time.  However, the philosophy behind the company, to offer customers wines that were of excellent quality and even handedly

Pierre Jourdan Tranquille, excellent with Anina Meyer’s Vegetable & Fried Noodle Bowl…

Pierre Jourdan Tranquille, a classic still wine, made from the classical Champagne & Burgundy varieties, Pinot Noir & Chardonnay

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,

Fable Mountain Jackal Bird 2014 & Anina Meyer’s Chicken, Bacon & Potato Tray Bake – 02.06.2017

Fable Mountain Jackal Bird 2014 There are few things more exciting that watching a bird catching thermals in the sky and sweeping back and forth appearing to have so much fun in the quietest most exhilarating manner.  The Jackal Bird is one of them. The Fable Mountain Jackal Bird 2014 honours this bird which is

Glenelly Glass Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 & Anina Meyer’s Pork Schnitzel with Mushroom Gravy – 12.05.2017

The Glenelly Class Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 Madame May Eliane de Lencquesaing, creator of the new Glenelly has a passion for glass as much as she has a passion for wine.  The former owner of Chateau Pichon Lalande is Bordeaux Royalty and certainly highly regarded in Stellenbosch. As is her team of Winemaker Luke

Steenberg Rattlesnake Sauvignon Blanc 2016 & Anina Meyer’s Pork Dumplings with Ginger, Chilli & Soy Sauce – 03.05.2017

Steenberg Rattlesnake Sauvignon Blanc 2016 Steenberg Rattlesnake Sauvignon Blanc 2016 is named for HMS Rattlesnake, one of the Royal Navy Warships involved in the famous Battle of Muizenberg in 1795 which lead to the first British occupation of the Cape Colony. Sauvignon Blanc ripening on the vine Appropriate that the Sauvignon Blanc grapes should be

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 estate bottlings of Chenin Blanc and Pinotage point to greater things to come. In the early 1970s Frans started experimented with wines made in the Champagne style

Simonsig Sunbird Sauvignon Blanc 2016 & Anina Meyer’s Pork Dumplings with Ginger, Chilli & Soy Sauce – 28.03.2017

Simonsig Sunbird Sauvignon Blanc 2016 I so remember the time when there was no Sauvignon Blanc in South Africa, no Chardonnay too if the truth be known. And here we have the first bottling of the Simonsig Sauvignon Blanc nearly forty years ago.  Frans Malan, late founder of Simonsig, was in every way a pioneer,

DeWaal Merlot 2014 & Anina Meyer’s Crispy Pork Belly Ribs with Green Sauce & Honey Roasted Potatoes – 24.03.2017

DeWaal Merlot 2014 With its very close ties to Pinotage, one might be forgiven overlooking the other classy reds the DeWaal Vineyards produces. DeWaal wines was one of the early bottlers of a single variety Merlot. The first vintage was 1984 and from 1986, the wine was served to First Class passengers on our national

Simonsig Chenin Blanc 2016 & Anina Meyer’s Simple Tomato Salad with Parsley & Walnut Pesto – 21.02.2017

Simonsig Chenin Blanc 2016 Chenin Blanc, South Africa’s largest wine grape planting, has been called The Workhorse.  I have always thought this was a bit of an insult, and have thought of it as The Show Pony. It is used in a broad range of wines and wine styles from the driest and most delicate

De Grendel Rosé 2016 & Anina Meyer’s Peach, Feta & Pecan Salad with Honey – 19.01.2017

De Grendel Rosé 2016 On De Grendel Estate in 2016, the weather in the early parts of the harvest in January was very hot and the rainfall leading up to picking was low.  This resulted in a much-reduced crop, the bunches of grapes were free of disease, the grapes were small and the flavours and

Lemon Risotto with Chicken, Mushrooms & Chives – Anina Meyer

Anina Meyer's Lemon Risotto with Chicken, Mushrooms & Chives Anina says: “Dinnertime.  The time to feed the crowds.  This time, you don’t need to worry about dinner too much, since I already have you sorted. So let us shed some light on this amazing Lemon Risotto with Chicken, Mushrooms and Chives. I love risotto.  From

Macaroni & Pesto Chicken with Red Pepper Tomato Sauce – Anina Meyer

Macaroni & Pesto Chicken with Red Pepper Tomato Sauce A great dinner idea that consists of cooked macaroni with pesto chicken smothered in a red pepper and tomato sauce. Servings 4 Preparation time 15 minutes Cooking time 15 minutes Ingredients 500gr macaroni salted water to boil drizzle olive oil, for water handful fresh parsley, mint

Paprika Beef, Tomato & Mushroom Stew – Anina Meyer

Anina Meyer's Paprika Beef, Tomato & Mushroom Stew Anina offers her slow cooked beef in a rich tomato and paprika sauce, with mushrooms and potato. Perhaps leaning more to Hungary than Burgundy, though nevertheless a great match for the recommended wine. Paprika Beef, Tomato & Mushroom Stew Preparation time 15 minutes Cooking time 4 hours

Spinach, Apple & Fennel Salad with Spiced Yogurt – Anina Meyer

Anina Meyer's Spinach, Apple & Fennel Salad with Spiced Yogurt Anina offers her fresh, healthy and low carb salad of spinach, apple and fennel with an insanely delicious spiced yogurt dressing. Preparation time 10 minutes Servings 2 Ingredients 2 cups chopped spinach 1/2 fennel bulb sliced 2 apples sliced fennel leaves for garnish 1 cup

Beef Pot Roast with Rosemary & Pepper – Anina Meyer

Beef Pot Roast with Rosemary & Pepper by Anina Meyer Anina says: “I kept my roast pretty straight forward with a well peppered topside beef roast, slow roasted until perfection with loads of rosemary, delicious gravy and all the trimmings...” Beef Pot Roast with Rosemary & Pepper Servings 8 Preparation time 10 minutes Cooking time