Durbanville Hills Sauvignon Blanc 2022 by Martin Moore and his team, so good with a tranche of SASSI friendly Hake and rustly potato chips…

Durbanville Hills Sauvignon Blanc 2022, a fine cool climate wine from the Durbanville Wine Appellation. Made by Kobus Gerberm the Winery's White Wine Specialst, good with a tranche of Hake...

Two fine Shiraz wines from Durbanville Hills, the Durbanville Hills Shiraz and the Collectors Reserve Shiraz 2018…

Wilhelm Coetzee, Red Wine Specialist & his team produce Durbanville Hills Shiraz wine, Durbanville Hills Shiraz & Collector’s Reserve Shiraz...

CAPE PORTRAIT WINES – TWO GREAT BLENDS FROM DURBANVILLE HILLS, BY KOBUS GERBER & WILHELM COETZEE. SUPERB FOOD WINES…

Kobus Gerber and Wilhelm Coetzee launch two blended wines under the Cape Portraits Label, Two utterly delicious and different wines...

A PARADE OF PINOTAGES WITH WHICH TO CELEBRATE THE MONTH OF PINOTAGE AND THROUGH THE NEXT MONTHS…

A Parade of Pinotages, not only in celebration of Pinotage Day, but for any day of the week. South Africa's own red wine Grape...

IT’S INTERNATIONAL CABERNET SAUVIGNON DAY TODAY – HERE ARE SOME OF MY CURRENT FAVOURITES…

International Cabernet Sauvignon Day, on September 2nd. Time to celebrate this King of Grapes, a vineyard crossing of Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc...

REVISITING UNUSUAL & DIFFERENT WINES OF OUR WEBSITE PARTNERS…

I visit unusual and different wines from our website partners, from which I derive a lot of fun, all perfect for this time of the year...

Durbanville Hills Collector’s Reserve The Promenade Pinotage 2016, so good with Dianne Bibby’s Red Wine Lamb Shanks…

Durbanville Hills Collector’s Reserve The Promenade Pinotage 2016, a fine expression of this South African Grape by Wilhelm Coetzee...

Wine + Food, The Art of the Perfect Pairing…

Wine + Food, The Art of the Perfect Pairing…a perfect companion in the kitchen. Recipes by the talented Vicki de Beer...

Do listen to my Podcast about The Durbanville Collector’s Reserve The Promenade Pinotage 2017, in the ABSA Top Ten…

The Durbanville Collector’s Reserve The Promenade Pinotage 2017, Top Ten position in the ABSA Pinotage Top Ten Awards 2020, rightly so...

Durbanville Hills Collector’s Reserve, The Lighthouse Merlot 2017. Roberta Muir’s Steak Diane, a real French classic & so easy to make, is a perfect partner…

Durbanville Hills Collector’s Reserve is a range of premium wines made from specially chosen vineyards, The Lighthouse Merlot 2017 is featured today

Durbanville Hills Collector’s Reserve The Promenade Pinotage 2016, a good match for Tracy Foulkes’s Pulled Pork Belly with Spicy Coleslaw…

From the hills of Durbanville, Wilhelm Coetzee's single vineyard Durbanville Hills Collector’s Reserve The Promenade Pinotage 2016...

Durbanville Hills Collector’s Reserve The Lighthouse Merlot 2016, good for a midweek supper with Anina Meyer as it is with your Sunday Roast

Durbanville Hills Collector’s Reserve The Lighthouse Merlot 2016, a new premium Merlot from a winery which overlooks Table Mountain and Table Bay...

Durbanville Hills Pinotage 2015 & Sophia Lindop’s Stuffed pork loin chops, a Braai Dish for Heritage Month – 19.09.2017

Durbanville Hills Pinotage 2015, a great South African Grape Variety is a good partner to Sophia Lindop's Stuffed pork loin chops, a Braai Dish for Heritage Month.

Durbanville Hills Merlot 2015 & Nadia Graves’s Boeuf Bourguignon – 19.05.2017

Durbanville Hills Merlot 2015 There is more and more exciting chatter about Merlot. In the winelands, a Merlot Interest Group is putting together plans to improve Merlot by using better clones and planting the vines in the right soils, in the right microclimates and perhaps even treating it differently once it is in the cellar.

Durbanville Hills Shiraz 2014 & Dianne Bibby’s Spicy Beef Stir Fry with Sweet Peppers & Mango – 07.02.2017

Durbanville Hills Shiraz 2014 There is magic in the Hills of Durbanville, a unique little wine appellation, a valley running up from the sea into the immediate interior.  My parents were wine farmers in Durbanville and many of the 9 wine farms which supply the Durbanville Hills Winery, I knew as a child as I

Durbanville Hills Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 & Alida Ryder’s Peri Peri Chicken Livers – 25.01.2017

Durbanville Hills Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 Often I hear the comment, ‘red wines are for winter’, and I feel for them as reds are wonderful in summer. It loves summer dishes. It loves being the glass you have after a braai while you sit in philosophical conversation watching the embers die down, eating a bar of