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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...

Sweet Surrender: Idiom Macaron and Wine Experience

There may be better places to relish cake and wine, but I'm pretty sure few can beat Idiom. This stunning venue plays host to a variety of swoony sweet and savoury taste sensations, the summer's pairing delight of Macarons and Wine being not the least of them. On offer from...

Delheim Fynbos Cupcakes and Wine Promotes Biodiversity

Delheim has always been famous for its tasting room pairing of cupcakes and wines. This season, Delheim launches a new Wine & Fynbos Cupcake pairing to highlight the estate's eco-passion. They promise to make you taste the Cape Floral Kingdom with this unique offering at the famous Stellenbosch wine estate. Significantly, the experience launched...

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...

Less Plastic, More Fantastic with H2O International

The amount of pollution floating in our oceans has skyrocketed over the past decade. Last year, a study conducted by the United Nations noted that if we carry on dumping waste at the rate we are right now, there will be more litter in the ocean than fish by...

Sangiovese and Lasagna at Anthonij Rupert

Of the many great wines produced under different labels at Anthonij Rupert Estate, Terra del Capo Sangiovese red remains a favourite. Never tried it? Read here for more information about this Italian grape varietal: Sangiovese According to Wikipedia, "Sangiovese is a red Italian wine grape variety that derives its name...