A PAIR OF SUPERB BANGHOEK VALLEY MERLOTS FROM THE STELLENBOSCH WINE APPELLATION…

Merlot is gaining popularity as producers like Oldenburg and Delaire Graff on the cooler side of Stellenbosch take the grape seriously...

Endive? Chicory? A Witloof by any other name will taste as good with a glass of Cider or Rosé, thanks to Sophia Lindop…

Rosé Wines, still or sparkling or a Fine Cider should not only be reserved for summer, here are some great choices to match Sophia Lindop's Chicory dish...

Oven roasted pork loin chops with sage almond crumble & citrus-glaze – Tracy Foulkes NOMU

Oven roasted pork loin chops with sage, almond crumble & citrus glaze The perfectly paired flavours of sage and almond make this pork dish a yummy winter warmer.  It is yet another Tracy Foulkes hit dish from the NOMU Foods Collection, that matches so well with a fine wine.  That, and the fact

Slow-cooked Lamb Shanks with Potatoes & Tomatoes – Jane Anne Hobbs

Jane-Anne Hobbs's Slow-cooked Lamb Shankswith Potatoes & Tomatoes A delicious one-pot autumn meal: meltingly tender lamb shanks cooked with sliced potatoes, sweet cherry tomatoes, rosemary and garlic. Usually I cook lamb shanks in a richly flavoured tomato or wine sauce, and roast the potatoes separately. Don't be tempted to add extra liquid -

Slow-roasted warthog potjie with dukka spice – Nico Verster, Savannah to Sea

Nico Verster's Savannah to Sea slow-roasted warthog potjie Potjiekos literally translated means ‘small pot food’ and is a traditional South African stew prepared outdoors. It is usually cooked in a round three-legged pot over a wood fire. This is an all-in-one dish served straight from the pot with some rice or even fresh

Delaire Graff Estate – a diamond in the Stellenbosch Crown

Looking North from The Delaire Graff Restaurant Deck The History In the early 1980s John and Erica Platter, creators of the eponymous Wine Guide, bought a farm on the side of a mountain called Avonduur. It was renamed Delaire, French for ‘from the eyrie’ as it looked down over the most amazing scenery.