Steenberg 1682 Pinot Noir MCC 2015 & Nadia Graves’s Potato, Roquefort & Hazelnut Tart – 09.06.2017

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

Steenberg – Winter wonderland of contemporary classics at Catharina’s

Catharina's Restaurant at Steenberg Savour skilfully prepared contemporary winter classics while soaking up fireside nostalgia in idyllic Cape Dutch surroundings at Catharina’s Restaurant at Steenberg. Archie McLean, Catharina's Executive Chef Named after Steenberg’s intrepid 17th century founder, Catharina Ustings Ras, Catharina’s with Executive Chef, Archie Maclean at the helm, is all about exciting palates with

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 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 Nebbiolo 2014 & Nina Timm’s Roasted Pork Chops – 23.03.2017

Steenberg Nebbiolo 2014 Steenberg Estate in the Constantia Wine Appellation is one of the few producers of Nebbiolo, a well-known Italian wine grape. Well known British Wine Writer Jancis Robinson in her The Oxford Companion to Wine describes Nebbiolo for being responsible for ‘some of the finest and long lived wines in Italy’ and the

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

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