From the Valley of roses and thoroughbred horses, and some serious award winning wines, comes the De Wetshof Sauvignon Blanc 2019...
De Wetshof, replica of the Koopmans De Wet House in Cape Town Harvest time is Mosbolletjie time at De Wetshof Estate in the Robertson Valley. Danie de Wet and his sons Johann and Peter are Chardonnay Specialists. They also produce a range of red wines and MCCs. Mosbolletjies by Francina Blaauw of De Wetshof The
Marlene van der Westhuizen'sEarly Autumn Chicken with Fresh Figstaaken from her Secrets of a French Cooking Class Marlene says: "Autumn is certainly my favourite season. There is something about the gentle yellowing of leaves, the cool breezes that begin to move like ancient prophecies and the ripening of red pomegranates, yellow quinces and
“Blanc,” said Dolf Hershowitz brushing some fluff from his white cocktail jacket, “blanc is French for white.” Louis L'Amour's The Lonely Men Stienie Boshoff looked up from his Louis L’Amour novel. “Really? I thought ‘blanc’ was what your mind does every time the widow Klitana Nothnagel asks you to fix her plumbing.” Dolf
Lesca & Danie de Wet in the Douro Valley, Northern Portugal In an interview I did for Fine Music Radio with Danie de Wet of De Wetshof Wine Estate recently, he spoke of the increasing popularity of Unwooded Chardonnay where consumers were discovering the real joys of the grape and its fabulous fruit.
With Matt Allison leading the way in urban farming in the Cape, we are being made so much more aware of growing your own, even in pots outside your kitchen door and keeping a couple of ‘skrophoenders’ in the back yard for your breakfast eggs. Books like Eve Palmer’s Return to