Spijker, a fine Malbec worthy of your attention, and so good with Ilse van der Merwe’s Slow Roasted Lamb Shoulder….

Spijker, a Malbec of the vintage 2019 I have not really given this wine the attention it deserves. First of all, Malbec. Malbec used to be one of the Top 5 Wine Grapes in Bordeaux. It was in 1956, that a severe frost virtually wiped out the Bordeaux plantings. This left Cahors as the appellation

The Old Road Wine Company Spotted Hound 2018, so good with Nadia Graves’s Chicken with chorizo, potatoes, chickpeas & lemons…

The Old Road Wine Company in Franschhoek has a range of wines called The Quirky Ones and this delicious red blend Spotted Hound 2018 is one of them...

Asara The Vineyard Collection Cape Fusion 2015, perfect partner to Roberta Muir’s Vitello Tonnato…

Asara The Vineyard Collection Cape Fusion 2015, an unusual Cape Blend. While it contains the requisite amount of Pinotage, it is unique in that it is 30% Malbec...

Perdeberg Vineyard Collection Malbec 2015 & Nina Timm’s Beef Shortribs with Pomegranate & Soy – 20.04.2017

Perdeberg Vineyard Collection Malbec 2015 Having been associated with Perdeberg Winery over the past few years, I have watched with great interest as premium ranges have appeared using selected grapes from their mostly bush vine vineyards. The vineyards are dry land farm meaning that they have no access to water. This in turn means smaller