Spier Creative Block 3 2017, such a perfect partner to Lizet Hartley’s Herbed Mushrooms on Cheesy Polenta…

Spier Creative Block 3 2017, a gem of a Rhone style blend by Johan Jordaan, from Darling and Stellenbosch Grapes...

Current Wines, Eikendal & Wildehurst…great drinking

Two wines we have tasted over this weekend are well worth a mention. Current White Wine in the Fridge Eikendal Chardonnay 2015 Complex and elegant, this wine is pronounced by Eikendal’s winemaker Nico Grobler as “This is the best I’ve made.” Made from four different clones planted on different sites and different planting densities.  Each

Oldenburg Viognier 2015 & Alida Ryder’s Cranberry Brie Puff Pastry Wreath – 05.01.2017

Oldenburg's Rondekop, radiant in Autumn Oldenburg is a wine Estate set in the sheer beauty of the southern end of the Banghoek Valley. Surrounded by mountains of Alpine magnificence, it has an enchanting little hill in the middle called Rondekop.  Made up of ferrocrete soils which give the most fabulous mineral flavours to the wines.

Tomato & Goat Cheese Tart – Cheryl Bennett

Tomato & Goat Cheese Tart – Cheryl Bennett Cheryl says: “You know when you get a craving for something & you just have to make it?  Well, I had wanted to make a tomato tart for a little while and finally got around to doing it.  This post started out something like “with summer produce in full