Simonsig The Labyrinth Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, perfect match to Roberta Muir’s Asparagus & Goat Cheese Risotto…

Simonsig Wine Estate first produced Cabernet in 1976, 1977 it won the General Smuts Trophy for SA Champion Wine, current vintage is the Simonsig The Labyrinth Cabernet Sauvignon 2016...

Simonsig Woolworths Chenin Blanc Pinotage Reserve Collection 2017, perfect lunch time partner to Lizet Hartley’s Pork and Green Fig Terrine…

One of the top sellers on the shelves in Woolworths is the Woolworths Chenin Blanc Pinotage Reserve Collection 2017, made by Johan Malan of Simonsig and his team...

Simonsig Merindol Takes Rare Gold at Syrah du Monde

Simonsig Merindol Syrah 2010 A single-vineyard Syrah from the Cape‘s 2010 vintage made on Simonsig Estate won one of the few Gold medals awarded at this year’s Syrah du Monde competition in France. The Simonsig Merindol Syrah 2010 was among only 35 Gold medal winners out of 372 wines entered by 26 countries at this

Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Demi Sec 2015 & Anina Meyer’s Cinnamon & Nutella Buns with Fudge Sauce – 21.04.2017

Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Demi Sec 2015 Simonsig Wine Estate founder, Frans Malan was a passionate pioneer in the Cape wine world in the 60s, 70s and 80s. Early estate bottlings of Chenin Blanc and Pinotage point to greater things to come. In the early 1970s Frans started experimented with wines made in the Champagne style

Braised Oxtail with Pears & Garlic – Nina Timm

Braised Oxtail with Pears & Garlic – Nina Timm Nina says: “Braised oxtail is one of those quintessential winter recipes that you have to make at least once every winter. Braised oxtail, like Waterblommetjie Stew or Curry Beans or Bean Soup with  Marrow Bones, is most definitely part of my food heritage. Growing up in

We cooked in the Karoo 6

Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Brut 2011 Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel was the first sparkling wine made in the Cape using the classical method used in Champagne of a second fermentation in the bottle.  Frans Malan, the uber pioneer and man ahead of his time, made his early bubblies with Chenin Blanc.  Now his son Johan,

December 10th, 2013|Categories: Michael's Writings|Tags: |