Steenberg winter escape in The Constantia Winelands

Steenberg Manor House Escape the winter blues for a haven of tranquility in the vineyards and take advantage of fabulous seasonal offers at Steenberg, the Cape’s first registered farm just 30 minutes from the bustling heart of Cape Town. Wrapped in gracious, understated luxury and steeped in history dating back to 1682, the 24-room, 5-star

Steenberg launches Vintner’s Breakfast at Bistro Sixteen82

Steenberg BistroSixteen82, the Tasting Room & The Cellar Steenberg’s trendy Bistro Sixteen82 has come up with a fabulous way to spend a chilly winter morning in Constantia with the new hearty Vintner’s Breakfast. Kerry Kilpin - Bistro Sixteen82 chef This special breakfast for wine lovers includes a glass of Steenberg bubbly with your choice of

Steenberg Rattlesnake Sauvignon Blanc 2016 & Anina Meyer’s Pork Dumplings with Ginger, Chilli & Soy Sauce – 03.05.2017

Steenberg Rattlesnake Sauvignon Blanc 2016 Steenberg Rattlesnake Sauvignon Blanc 2016 is named for HMS Rattlesnake, one of the Royal Navy Warships involved in the famous Battle of Muizenberg in 1795 which lead to the first British occupation of the Cape Colony. Sauvignon Blanc ripening on the vine Appropriate that the Sauvignon Blanc grapes should be

Archie McLean offers pocket friendly winter lunches at Steenberg’s Catharina’s Restaurant

Catharina’s Executive Chef, Archie Maclean Catharina’s Executive Chef, Archie Maclean, has tweaked his special lunch menu with more choice and additional comfort dishes that fit the bill perfectly for a cosy fireside lunch in Steenberg’s idyllic Cape Dutch surroundings. Catherina's One of the jewels on the Constantia wine route, Catharina’s Restaurant offers a two or

Steenberg’s Bistro Sixteen82 offers cosy winter value..

Kerry Kilpin at the pass Warm up this winter with a menu brimming with value and Chef Kerry Kilpin’s exciting seasonal tweaks at Bistro Sixteen82, Steenberg’s trendy cellar door restaurant in Constantia. For an indulgent lunch of bistro-style comfort food, there’s a special hearty and homely winter menu to keep you fuelled until the end

Steenberg meets Kaapzicht for a sizzling food & wine evening

Catharina's Restaurant on Steenberg Estate Join Executive Chef Archie Maclean and accomplished Kaapzicht winemaker Danie Steytler for the ultimate winter food and wine experience at Catharina’s Restaurant at Steenberg on Thursday, 11 May. Known for his adventurous take on classic dishes, Chef Archie has come up trumps again with a four course menu that will

Steenberg Nebbiolo 2014 & Archie Maclean’s Parmesan gratinated beef sirloin – 15.04.2017

Steenberg Nebbiolo 2014 I have written about the Steenberg Nebbiolo before and recently had the opportunity to talk about it on a Radio Today, Gauteng, broadcast. It reminded me how this grape of Italian nobility is firmly rooted in the Steenberg terroir. And it is this terroir that makes the Steenberg Nebbiolo 2014. The soils, the

Steenberg offers Summer Food & Wine Flights under the oaks at Catharina’s

Catharina's outside in summer Steenberg Chef Archie Mclean invites you to savour the best of summer with new al fresco Food and Wine Flights under shady oaks at Catharina’s Restaurant at Steenberg, one of the jewels of the Constantia Wine Valley, just 30 minutes from the Cape Town city centre. Available daily from 12h00 till

Steenberg aces Tim Atkin Report with six 91+ distinctions

Steenberg's Magna Carta 2015 Steenberg Vineyards has excelled as a top dog for cool climate Constantia wines with no less than six scores of 91 points or more in the 2016 Tim Atkin South African Wine Report. Top scorer with a whopping 94/100, is the just released Steenberg flagship white blend, Magna Carta 2015, followed

Sorghum ‘Risotto’ with
 Mushrooms & Walnuts – Mpho Tshukudu & Anna Trapido

Sorghum ‘Risotto’ with
 Mushrooms & Walnuts Mpho Tshukudu & Anna Trapido  In a very exciting new book, Mpho Tshukudu and Anna Trapido take us into new realms of rustic 'food of the people' South African Cuisine and its traditions.  A really interesting read let alone cookery book. Having tried a couple of the recipes, you

Asian Style Roast Chicken with Honey, Miso & Ginger Glaze – Carey Boucher Erasmus

Asian Style Roast Chicken with Honey, Miso & Ginger Glaze by Carey Boucher Erasmus Carey says: “This Roast Chicken is something I do often, it’s sweet, salty, sticky and seriously aromatic.  The secret ingredient in my glaze is Miso Paste, something I’ve been playing around with a lot lately. It provides a salty, savoury, slightly

Mussels with lime-ginger-chilli cream sauce – Andrea Burgener

Mussels with lime-ginger-chilli cream sauce – Andrea Burgener The mussels: The mussels served in most restaurants are the horrible, tough, granular half-shell frozen kind. And what’s sad is that we now think that’s how a mussel should be. Fresh mussels, when properly (and that means briefly) cooked, are truly silken, and taste of the sea