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...

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.

“Simple” yet “bold” are the words for Louisa Greeff’s Winter Menu at The Durbanville Hills Restaurant

Durbanville Hills Winery overlooking Table Bay Surrounded by rolling hills and boasting beautiful views of Cape Town, Durbanville Hills is nestled in the picturesque Durbanville Valley, making it the ideal place to enjoy a warm winter meal with a glass of award-winning wine. To ensure that the upcoming colder months are savoured, the restaurant has

Durbanville Hills Merlot Rosé 2016 & Ina Paarman’s Prawn Chowder – 18.04.2017

Durbanville Hills Merlot Dry Rosé 2016 Durbanville Hills is a collective of 9 vineyard owners in the cool vineyards in a little valley which runs up from the ocean bringing with it the chill breezes off the Benguela Current. The winery itself sits proud on a promontory looking over Table Mountain, Table Bay and Robben

Durbanville Hills Sauvignon Blanc Sparkling Wine & Meeta K Wolff’s Spinach Salad with Goat Cheese & Avocado – 29.03.2017

Durbanville Hills Sauvignon Blanc Sparkling Wine Something really pretty from Durbanville Hills, the Sauvignon Blanc Sparkling Wine. You need a bottle of this in a glass ice bucket midmorning under the pergola drinking it for the sheer fun of it. Martin Moore & Wilhelm Coetzee hosting a braai This is Martin Moore and Wilhelm Coetzee’s

Durbanville Hills Chenin Blanc 2016 & Tracy Foulkes’s Fresh Pea Pesto & Ricotta Bruschetta – 24.03.2017

Durbanville Hills Chenin Blanc 2016 picture from wine.co.za When talking about Chenin Blanc, I need to declare a love interest. When talking about Durbanville Hills Chenin Blanc, there is an extra dollop of love put on top.  I grew up on a wine farm where my father produced Chenin Blanc [or Steen as it was

Durbanville Hills Shiraz 2014 & Dianne Bibby’s Spicy Beef Stir Fry with Sweet Peppers & Mango – 07.02.2017

Durbanville Hills Shiraz 2014 There is magic in the Hills of Durbanville, a unique little wine appellation, a valley running up from the sea into the immediate interior.  My parents were wine farmers in Durbanville and many of the 9 wine farms which supply the Durbanville Hills Winery, I knew as a child as I

Durbanville Hills Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 & Alida Ryder’s Peri Peri Chicken Livers – 25.01.2017

Durbanville Hills Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 Often I hear the comment, ‘red wines are for winter’, and I feel for them as reds are wonderful in summer. It loves summer dishes. It loves being the glass you have after a braai while you sit in philosophical conversation watching the embers die down, eating a bar of

Buckwheat blinis with beetroot & feta pâté, smoked salmon ribbons & caviar – Dianne Bibby

Dianne Bibby's Buckwheat blinis with beetroot & feta pâté, smoked salmon ribbons & caviar Step up your game plan this festive season and venture into new territories with these ever so elegant and slightly avant-garde canapés. Luminous pink beetroot pâté, topped with translucently-orange salmon ribbons and salty seaweed caviart. Think Nordic thoughts, mixed with Liberace, all dressed up

Calamari & Rustic Chips – Tracy Foulkes

Tracy Foulkes's Calamari & Rustic Chips Tracy Foulkes is the food powerhouse behind NOMU Foods.  She creates products which add so much to your kitchen raft of flavourings, dressings, bakes and and and... Here she creates everyone's favourite, Calamari with an array of rough cut potato and sweet potato chips. 3 large floury potatoes 3

Cinnamon Dumplings, aka Souskluitjies – Lizet Hartley

Lizet Hartley's Cinnamon Dumplingsaka Souskluitjiies Lizet says, "Now this is the stuff of my childhood and I had naively assumed everybody would know a souskluitjie from a samoosa. Apparently not. So for those of you who haven’t heard of it, ‘souskluitjies’ is the South African name for old-fashioned cinnamon dumplings. A really filling,