Glenelly The Glass Collection Syrah 2017, good partner to Dianne Bibby’s North African Lamb Knuckle Bredie…

Part of the sublime The Glass Collection range of wines, the Glenelly The Glass Collection Syrah 2017 is a gem, and a perfect food wine...

Jordan Estate, The Real McCoy Riesling 2016, a podcast from ZA Confidential…

Jordan Estate, The Real McCoy Riesling 2016 Recently I recorded a podcast for ZA Confidential with John Fraser, website owner and old wine friend, Malcolm McDonald of Clientéle, Jeff Osborne from Gumtree Auto and Chris Hart, well known economist. Jordan Estate Owners, Gary & Kathy Jordan I took the wine and chose the sublime Jordan

Glenelly Glass Collection Merlot 2017, perfect with Roberta Muir’s Steak Diane…

A delicious part of a range of wines named for the famous Glenelly Glass Collection, the Glenelly Glass Collection Merlot 2017 is a fine Stellenbosch expression of Merlot...

Delaire Graff White Rock Sauvignon Blanc 2018, partner to Roberta Muir’s Manchego, Orange & Walnut Salad…

Made especially for Woolworths, Morné Vrey's Delaire Graff White Rock Sauvignon Blanc 2018 is a sublime expression of the grape...

Glenelly The Glass Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, so good with Lizet Hartley’s Whole Roast Neck of Lamb…

One of a range of superbly drinkable wines by Luke O'Cuinneagain, the Glenelly The Glass Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2016...

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...

Delaire Graff Banghoek Reserve Chardonnay 2017, lovely start to a meal with Carey Boucher Erasmus’s Chicken Liver Parfait, Spiced Cranberry Compote & Brioche…

Made from the Estate's own grapes, picked at different times to add complexity, the Delaire Graff Banghoek Reserve Chardonnay 2017...

Oldenburg Vineyards Series Syrah 2015, so good with Ina Paarman’s French Beef Stew with Shallots…

From the greatest vintage of the century, in the middle of the worst drought in living memory, the truly sublime Oldenburg Vineyards Series Syrah 2015...

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...

Delaire Graff Cabernet Franc Rosé 2018, fun with Christine Capendale’s Feta, Caramelised Onion & Biltong Focaccia…

A fine Twixmas wine, made in the year of exrtreme drought using a parent of Cabernet Sauvignon, Delaire Graff Cabernet Franc Rosé 2018...

Oldenburg Vineyard Series Cabernet Franc 2015, such a treat with Christine Capendale’s Slow Roasted Lamb Pie…

A sublime expression of a parent of Cabernet Sauvignon, the Oldenburg Vineyard Series Cabernet Franc 2015 is one you need to land for Christmas...

Oldenburg Rondekop Per Se Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, good with Ina Paarman’s Eggplant Involtini…

A superb example of a fine Cabernet Sauvignon, from Stellenbosch, the home of Cabernet, Oldenburg Rondekop Per Se Cabernet Sauvignon 2015...

Neethlingshof Caracal 2016, a Bordeaux style red blend is good with Lizet Hartley’s Rabbit with White Wine Dijon Cream Sauce & Pancetta Crisps…

De Wet Viljoen comes up with another stunner, the Neethlingshof Caracal 2016. A Cabernet Sauvignon led Bordeaux style red, matched with Lizet Hartley's delicious rabbit stew...

Peter Falke PF Blanc de Noir 2018, best with Alida Ryder’s Creamy Lemon Garlic Shrimp Pasta…

A fine expression of a vintage, Cabernet Sauvignon from the Helderberg used to great effect in the Peter Falke PF Blanc de Noir 2018..

Asara #3 – The Vineyard Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Dianne Bibby provides the perfect match with her Roast leg of lamb with sweet onion marmalade…

The most eminent of red wine grapes, grown on the Asara Wine Estate, go into this carefully made wine. Dianne Bibby's Roast Lamb is a great match...

Oldenburg Vineyards Rhodium 2014, so good with Nina Timm’s Pork Cutlets with Hazelnuts & Sage

A sublime Merlot and Petit Verdot blend, the Oldenburg Vineyards Rhodium 2014 spends 20 months in French oak Barrels. Full rich and flavoursome this meaty savoury wine needs well flavoured food as the perfect partner. Nina Timm steps in with her Pork cutlets...

Glenelly Estate Reserve 2012, heartwarming partner to Anina Meyer’s Veggie Packed Chakalaka…

Glenelly Estate Reserve 2012 is made by Luke O'Cuinnegain on the Glenelly Estate in the Stellenbosch Wine Appellation. Well worth a visit not only for its wines, but also The Vine Bistro and the Glenelly Glass Collection...

Peter Falke PF Sauvignon Blanc 2017, perfect partner to Anina Meyer’s Spicy Sweet Potato and Couscous Veggie Bowl – 02.02.2018

Peter Falke PF Sauvignon Blanc 2017 The Wines of Peter Falke, which are grown and made on Groenvlei Farm up the Annandale Road on the lower slopes of the Helderberg, have the benefits of growing up in a fine climate with the benefit of cooling midsummer breezes off False Bay.  These cause a slower ripening,

Delaire Graff Coastal Cuvée Sauvignon Blanc 2017 with Virgil Kahn’s Asparagus & Broccoli – 27.09.2017

Delaire Coastal Cuvée Sauvignon Blanc 2017 with Virgil Kahn's Asparagus & Broccoli. A fine Coastal Region Sauvignon to match Virgil's Asian food style.

Simonsig Labyrinth Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 & Ina Paarman’s Venison Pie – 02.08.2017

Simonsig Labyrinth Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 If you want to know which as the first private estate in Stellenbosch to have bottled almost any single variety, Simonsig is one of the first you would investigate. Frans Malan, the founder was a real pioneer in the wine industry, first bottled his Cabernet Sauvignon in 1976. The 1977

ASARA – one stop Stellenbosch Wine Estate

The Asara Wine Estate and Hotel In the undulating Polkadraai Hills, east of the town of Stellenbosch and in its eponymous Wine Appellation, lies a gem, The Asara Wine Estate and Hotel. This award-winning wine estate. and its luxury hotel, has no Cape Dutch Houses, white walls or generations of family winemakers.  It is a

The Bottelary Hills Pop Up Lunch returns to Hartenberg Wine Estate 28 May 2017

Hartenberg Wine Estate, Simonsberg in the background Hand-crafted wine and soul food are a match made in heaven and Hartenberg Wine Estate, situated in the heart of the Stellenbosch Winelands, invites you to embark on a journey of sensory experiences at this year’s Bottelary Hills Pop Lunch on Sunday, 28 May. Be enthralled as highly

Stellenbosch Street Soirees back in full swing

City of Oaks’ popular bi-monthly street parties a summer hit Warmer weather and longer days echo the return of the ever-popular Stellenbosch Street Soirees. The bi-monthly street parties bring together wine farms, restaurants, locals and visitors in the vibrant streets of the City of Oaks. The Stellenbosch Street Soirees will take place every second and