One of the happiest bottles of classically made bubbles, an any time Asara MCC Brut 2015...
Elunda Basson takes the top award for Methode Cap Classique Wines with her Pongrácz Blanc de Blancs, an all Chardonnay sparkler..
Haute Cabrière & Pierre Jourdan - the finest of bubbles. From an early pioneer of Cap Classique, a range of fine Methode Cap Classiques..
Pierre Jourdan Belle Rose, a sublime expression of Franschoek Pinot Noir by Takuan von Arnim. An any time Cap Classique, not only for celebrations.
Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Demi Sec 2015, perfect with Nina Timm’s Passionfruit Cheesecake Slices – 12.01.2018
Simonsig, pioneers of Méthode Cap Classique, produce the third iteration of their Kaapse Vonkel, the Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Demi-Sec 2015
Peter Falke Methode Cap Classique 2014 & Nina Timm’s ‘This Chicken tastes like KFC Mum’ – 03.01.2018
Peter Falke Méthode Cap Classique 2014, a fine expression of Helderberg Chardonnay in this Champagne style any time wine.
A fine expression of a Methode Cape Classique, the first in South Africa, Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel.
De Grendel MCC Brut, jewel from the Tygerberg Hills, a finely crafted expression of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir Grapes.
A fine range of MCC Wines for my Advent Calendar #17 - The Silverthorns. Produced by John and Karen Loubser on their farm within sight of the Riviersonderend Mountains.
Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Brut Rosé 2015 & Dianne Bibby’s Nectarine Tart with Thyme and Butter Drizzle – 28.11.2017
Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Brut Rosé 2015, a superb expression of a fine Methode Cap Classique, excellent with seafood and this delicious dessert...
Asara MCC Brut 2014 is a crisp, refreshing delicate bubbly. Excellent on its own and also as an aperitif. Perfect food wine....
Steenberg 1682 Pinot Noir MCC 2015 I constantly tell people not to wait for special occasion to drink a great bubbly, though of course, they are special at a time of celebration. The grapes for the Steenberg 1682 Pinot Noir MCC 2015 were hand harvested from vine which are between 13 and 24 years of
Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel on ice South African Airways announced its annual Wine of the Year Awards at a dinner held at Cape Sun Hotel in Cape Town on Saturday, 8 April. The awards were made in four categories: white wines, red wines, Cape Tawny and Méthode Cap Classique wines. Frans & Liza Malan The Wine of
Desiderius Pongrácz and friends I was fortunate to know Desiderius Pongrácz and his herd of little dachshunds which went everywhere with him. He helped so many young winemakers with advice on planting and all manner of winemaking techniques. The Cap Classique wines named for him are well known and achieve compliments and awards from local
Pierre Jourdan Blanc de Blancs, perfect Valentine’s Day match with Justine Wall’s Buckwheat Blinis – 10.02.2017
Pierre Jourdan Blanc de Blancs When you have been in the Cap Classique business for as long as the von Arnim Family of Haute Cabrière, they build each and every year on knowledge from previous years and the pleasure given by their wines just increases. Takuan von Arnim doing sabrage Takuan von Arnim, the Estate’s
Lizelle Gerber, Boschendal's White Wine & MCC Maker Lizelle Gerber is the much-awarded white wine and MCC maker at the Boschendal Winery. Long before her time, Boschendal was an early entrant into Méthode Cap Classique, the traditional Champagne style wine with the second fermentation in the bottle, now designated as Méthode Cap Classique. She is
Steenberg 1682 Chardonnay Brut & Lizet Hartley’s Corn fritters with salmon & lemon-dill crème fraîche – 20.01.2017
Steenberg 1682 Chardonnay Brut Steenberg Wine Estate is one of the oldest in the Constantia Wine Appellation having been granted to the Widow Ras in 1682. The modern Steenberg boasts not only a fine array of sublime wines, but also two excellent restaurants, the Bistro 1682 with Kerry Kilpin as Chef and Catharina’s with Archie
John & Erica Platter with the Frans Malan Legacy Trophy flanked left by Francois Jacques Malan & Francois Malan grandson & son of the late Frans Malan Two of South Africa’s best-known wine personalities, John and Erica Platter, were awarded the Frans Malan Legacy Trophy during the recent Amorim Cap Classique Challenge held in Cape