michael’s writings


Books for Cooks – Soettand

Soettand by Koelsoem Kamalie & Flori Schrikker Lapa Publishing has recently produced a couple of very exciting cookery books written by two Cape Town Ladies who are really

March 21st, 2017|

Boschendal Farm – Easter treats in store from Friday 14th April to Monday 17th April

The Boschendal Werf Always something new and exciting and different down on Boschendal Farm, and April holds some real treats in store. Last year's Easter egg team Sharon

March 21st, 2017|

Vergenoegd Wine Estate offers End of Harvest Long Table Lunches on On Friday 31st March, Saturday 1st April and Sunday 2nd April

The Vergenoegd Manor House & Werf After the success of the Harvest Long Table Lunches at the end of last year’s harvest, Vergenoegd Wine Estate in the Stellenbosch

March 20th, 2017|

Woolworths Mature Gouda steals the Limelight

Parmalat’s Mature Gouda (10 months) made for Woolworths Parmalat’s Mature Gouda (10 months) made especially for Woolworths wore the crown as the 2017 SA Dairy Product of the

March 19th, 2017|

Current wines for the drinking & a great local whisky

Slanghoek Private Selection Chardonnay 2016 Slanghoek is a place of great beauty. I have been there but once and have a yearning to go back. The mountains, the

March 19th, 2017|

Riebeek Cellars Wild Olive Acoustic Stage – 6 & 7 May 2017

Riebeek Cellars presents the Wild Olive Acoustic Stage - 7 & 8 May 2017 Stretch out on our lawn with a glass of Riebeek Cellars' latest vintages and

March 17th, 2017|