Groot Constantia Merlot 2018, perfect with a Chargrilled Rib Eye by Genevieve Taylor…

Groot Constantia Merlot 2018, packed with the most delicious fruit. Soft and such a perfect sipping wine. Floricius Beukes, the Vineyardist and Boela Gerber the winemaker have produced a gem...

Groot Constantia Pinotage 2019. A good partner to Dianne Bibby’s Red Wine Lamb Shanks…

Groot Constantia Pinotage 2019 I always think of Groot Constantia Wine Estate as the cradle of the wine industry in South Africa. Simon van der Stel was first granted the Estate in 1685. It was Hendrik Cloete, owner in the late 18th Century who, with his Constantia Wines, made for a ‘golden era’ of Cape

Groot Constantia Merlot 2018. So good with Carey Boucher Erasmus’s Spicy Lamb with Roasted Eggplant, and Kale Salad in Garlic Yoghurt Dressing…

Excellent expression of this noble grape. One of the most popular wines sold by the glass or carafe in restaurants and wine bars...

Groot Constantia Sauvignon Blanc 2021, excellent with Karen Booth’s Russian Salad…

Groot Constantia Sauvignon Blanc 2021 Groot Constantia is the cradle of our Wine Industry and is situated in the Constantia Wine Appellation, about a 20 minute drive from the Cape Town City Centre. One of the older wineries, granted in 1652 to previous Dutch Governor, Simon van der Stel. Floricius Beukes, Groot Constantia Vineyardist The

Groot Constantia Pinotage 2019, a South African Wine good with a South African Dish, My Tomato Bredie…

Groot Constantia Pinotage 2019 Groot Constantia Wine Estate is situated about 20 minutes’ drive south of the centre of Cape Town in one of the older wine producing regions of South Africa, the Constantia Wine Appellation. Blessed with much history in terms of the popularity of its wine in. Found in the great Royal Halls

GROOT CONSTANTIA LADY OF ABUNDANCE 2018, PERFECT WITH CAT ROCHEFORT’S LAMB-STUFFED AUBERGINE WITH PEARL BARLEY SALAD…

Groot Constantia Lady of Abundance 2018, a delicious accessible, rich and generous glass by Boela Gerber, grapes by the Estate's Vineyardist Floricius Beukes...

Groot Constantia Grand Constance 2016, a wine of great historical significance for the Cape Wine Industry…

Groot Constantia Grand Constance 2016, a wine of great historical interest. Excellent drinking too...

Groot Constantia Chardonnay 2018, Dianne Bibby’s ‘My Perfect Pickled Fish’ is a great partner…

Groot Constantia Chardonnay 2018, follows in the footsteps of its Award Winning predecessors, a great expression of this fine grape by Boela Gerber...

Groot Constantia Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2016 & Meeta Wolff’s Ras el Hanout & Za’atar Grilled Salmon – 02.03.2017

Groot Constantia Barrel Cellar Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon are the white grapes of Bordeaux and make some of the finest white wines in the world. Successfully blended in other parts of the wine world. In Western Australia, it is hugely popular. The Groot Constantia Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2016 is a blend of the two varieties

Historical “home-coming” of 195 year old Grand Constance bottle

Grand Constance 1821 An extremely rare 195 year old Grand Constance bottle has returned to its place of origin at the Groot Constantia wine estate in what is a significant event for the South African wine industry, and Cape Town heritage in general. This old bottle, from the 1821 vintage, is returning to its rightful

Pork Schnitzels with Rosemary & Lemon – Nina Timm

Pork Schnitzels with Rosemary & Lemon – Nina Timm Nina says: “Rosemary and lemon are perfect partners when it comes to cooking and especially in meat recipes, it just works. Lamb chops, grilled to perfection on the braai, seasoned with rosemary and lemon are just delicious and even with pork chops, the flavour combination is

Waterblommetjiebredie – Nina Timm

Waterblommetjiebredie – Nina Timm Nina says: “Waterblommetjie are commonly known as the Cape pond weed and can be found in the dams, ponds and marshes of the Western Cape. Waterblommetjie bredie is a stew made from the little flowers with lamb and can be directly translated as small flower stew! Waterblommetjie bredie is a seasonal

Pork & Apricot Curry with Tomatoes & Coconut – Sonia Cabano

Sonia Cabano's Pork & Apricot Curry with Tomatoes & Coconut Sonia says: “This recipe is Vindaloo-ish, but altogether milder, fruitier and sweeter while retaining the tang of the original pork vindaloo recipe. Coconut cream, tomatoes and apricots give this easy pork curry a deliciously creamy, fruity, sweet and sour taste. Even if you are not

Moules et Praires Provençale, mussels & clams with tomatoes, garlic,olive oil & wine – Nadia Graves

Nadia Graves's Moules et Praires Provençale mussels & clams with tomatoes, garlic, olive oil & wine Nadia says: "Serve with warm baguette and a nice chilled glass of white or rosé. You can do the recipe with just mussels or use a combination of mussels and small clams. Remember that clams take a little longer

Duck liver paté with cranberry jelly & ciabatta melba – Lizet Hartley

Lizet Hartley's Duck liver paté with cranberry jelly & ciabatta melba Lizet says, "Paté – it’s just better home-made and nothing could be simpler. Few things beat smooth creamy chicken liver paté. I was about to make some, but then I spotted duck livers from The Duck Farm at P&P. Only R10 more than the

The “Feel Good” Cottage Pie – Carey Boucher Erasmus

Carey Boucher Erasmus's Feel Good Cottage Pie Carey Boucher Erasmus is an excellent food writer,researcher and photographer.  She has been writing recipes for Crush, an online digital magazine since its inception in 2010. This is one of hers  that appeared in Crush. The “Feel Good” Cottage Pie Ingredients 500 g cubed butternut 2 large sweet

Peri-Peri Chicken Under a Brick with Chilli Butter – Ina Paarman

Ina Parman's Peri Peri Chicken under a brick This technique allows the braaier the opportunity to show off a little. The brick is fantastic to assist with moisture retention and flavour development. The micro cook beforehand guarantees 'cooked to the bone' results! Peri-Peri Chicken Under a Brick with Chilli Butter Serves 4 1