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Finest Cape Food and Wine: Foodbarn Chef’s Table

Chef Franck Dangereux was probably born famous, and hasn't stopped since. His legendary Chef's Table at Foodbarn in Noordhoek is one of the most sought-after food and wine pairings in the Cape and having had the pleasure once, I can but dream of a repeat experience. This is an epicurean...

Top Shelf Shuck: Grande Provence Oysters and MCC Experience

The mere thought of oysters and champagne sets my mind a-fizz. Add a beautiful location and serene country setting, and I'm all in. Happy to share news we can all use: not only does Grande Provence have an oyster bar, it is offering the ultimate taste experience of...

Constantia Glen Chocolate and Wine Pairing

Many say that wine and chocolate pairings can’t be done. This is mainly due to the fact that both wine and chocolate carry their own inherent intensities - which could cause a powerplay on the palate, leading to an amalgamation of flavours that either overwhelm or neutralise each other....

Smart New Look and Menu at SALT

SALT at Paul Cluver Wine Estate has undergone a major revamp and is ready to welcome visitors this summer. Open since December 2017, the restaurant is the brainchild of renowned chefs Craig Cormack and Beau du Toit, with chef Mechelle Spann at the helm. This collaboration in the Elgin Valley...

Constantia Glen Fires up with Flammkuchen and Wine

Classic topped with Alpen Speck, leeks, red onions & chives Ever had Flammkuchen? Think thin, crisp, German pizza, and you're almost there. If you want to try the real thing, head over to Constantia for the ultimate wine tasting experience from the wood-fired oven at Constantia Glen. A South German or...

Savoury Hummus and Wine Pairing at Grande Provence

The Tasting Room at Grande Provence has launched something tantalising for the hot summer ahead - an unusual, savoury pairing of hummus and wine. Hummus with labneh is served with Grande Provence Chardonnay - an elegant, full bodied wine with outstanding fruit and wood integration. The combination of citrus, almonds...

Swing into Summer: Sunset Sessions at Waterford

Beautiful Waterford Wine Estate just outside Stellenbosch is swinging into summer with the first of their monthly Sunset Sessions this Friday 26th October. Buy your tickets online, pack a picnic and welcome the festive season with a live show by Vernon Barnard from 6pm till 9pm. If you've never heard...

Paserene Wine Celebrates 1st Birthday with Open Day

Paserene is the newest winery in the Franschhoek Wine Valley and is celebrates its first year with an Open Day, providing fun, food and entertainment for the whole family. The first Open Day is on Saturday 17th November and will be hosted in the Pasarene Tasting Room. Festival goers can expect...

Kunjani Wines Launches New Spring Menu

The latest addition to the Bottelary Hills sub route of Stellenbosch, Kunjani, has launched their new spring menu which will be available five days a week from September to November 2019. The new menu at Kunjani was curated under the watchful eye of Head Chef Lamek Mnisi, who has been...

Contemporary Cuisine, Fine Wines at Iconic Idiom

As restaurant destinations in the Cape Winelands go, Idiom is pretty hard to beat. Idiom Restaurant & Tasting Centre recently celebrated its second anniversary in style with a grand celebration lunch to launch the coming season's events and special dining experiences. I was there and it was fun! This iconic...