Oldenburg Vineyards two new maiden vintage wines, The Oldenburg Joshua Syrah 2007 and The Oldenburg ‘Le Quartre Enfants’ Cabernet Franc 2007, good with Jane Anne Hobbs’s Slow-roasted Stuffed Leg of Lamb with a Basil Walnut Sauce – 21.02.2018

Oldenburg Vineyards two new maiden vintage wines released, The Oldenburg ‘Le Quatre Enfants’ Cabernet Franc 2007 and The Oldenburg Joshua Syrah 2007, available from the Estate....

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

La Bri Syrah 2014 & Meeta K Wolff’s Middle Eastern style Buddha Bowl – 05.05.2017

La Bri Syrah 2014 La Bri Vineyards is beautifully positioned in the south west corner of the Franschhoek Valley. Blessed with an enchanting Manor House and cutting edge winery and well tended vineyards, Irene Waller the General Manager and Cellarmaster makes a superb range of award winning wines. Each wine is cleverly labelled with Cape

La Bri Barrel Selection Syrah 2013 & Alida Ryder’s Date Night Pork Fillet Mushroom Risotto – 16.03.2017

La Bri Barrel Selection Syrah 2013 The La Bri Barrel Selection Syrah 2013 is the first bottling of a barrel selection Syrah from the Estate. Cellarmaster and GM Irene Waller uses grapes from a specific vineyard site on the Estate which is especially pruned to keep the crop down to between 4 and 5 tons

Swartland Winery introduces unusual varieties to its portfolio

Swartland Winery House I remember Swartland Wines from way back when.  In the late 1980s we used to drink their Tinta Barocca and it was the go to wine for making sauces in our restaurants too. They continue with the most exciting wine trends in South African, the consumption of single variety bottlings of unusual

Toasted Ham Cheese Sandwich with Caramelized Onions – Nina Timm

Nina Timm's Toasted Ham Cheese Sandwich with Caramelized Onions Nina says: "Toasted Ham Cheese sandwiches can be with just plain old cheese and plain old ham and to me it would be absolutely perfect. You can however take your Toasted Ham Cheese Sandwiches up to another league. For my Toasted Ham Sandwiches, I usually prefer