New 2019 winter menu at Anthonij Rupert wine estate

2020-09-30T08:18:41+02:00Tuesday, 18 June 2019|Restaurants, Wine tasting|

Folks often ask me to recommend Cape wine estates to visit. Places that offer good wine in a lovely tasting environment, PLUS good food, PLUS preferably something else on top of all that. We are of course spoilt for choice, but Franschhoek’s Anthonij Rupert Wines is one that I often suggest because, after numerous visits, I know that a good [...]

Winter 2019 wine festivals

2020-09-30T08:18:41+02:00Tuesday, 28 May 2019|Wine tasting|

Franschhoek Winter Wines – 15 June 2019 Winter may be here, but there is plenty reason to be out and about making the most of this intimate season. The annual Franschhoek Winter Wines event is a fabulous lineup of highly acclaimed Franschhoek Vignerons showcasing their wines. Inspired by the season, the selection of fine wines will be on show at [...]

Groote Post Country Market, Darling

2020-09-30T08:18:44+02:00Wednesday, 24 April 2019|Markets, Wine tasting|

We’re spoilt for choice when it comes to markets in and around Cape Town. The ones that are practically on my doorstep are regular haunts. But then there are the special country markets one has to work just a little bit harder for – by driving 50 minutes instead of 15. The Groote Post Country Market is one of these [...]

Glenelly wine estate, Stellenbosch

2020-09-30T08:18:44+02:00Wednesday, 10 April 2019|Wine tasting|

On the edge of Stellenbosch there lies a little piece of France. Well, actually more like a little piece of heaven in my view. I am of course talking of Glenelly Wine Estate. I often get wonderful opportunities to taste wines and foods that are exceptional. My recent invite to Glenelly to taste their newly-released 2013 Estate Reserve and flagship [...]