Yesterday, 16 September, I was honoured to attend the 20th Amorim Cap Classique Challenge 2021 held at Chefs Warehouse Tintswalo. The top performers were Kleine Zalze, Graham Beck, Boschendal and […]Read More Congratulations to the top 5 Cap Classique in SA awarded by Amorim
Did you know that Simonsig produced South Africa’s first Cap Classique ever made – the iconic Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel. This year they celebrate their 50th anniversary and this milestone also […]Read More Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel and Cap Classique celebrates 50 years
I visited Louisvale Wines just before lockdown in March and looking back, now that the alcohol ban has been lifted, what a fabulous place this is! If you’re a lover […]Read More THE ELEGANT AND UNIQUE LOUISVALE WINES IN STELLENBOSCH
What a pleasure it was to taste the NEW Kasteelberg Chenin Blanc MCC by Riebeek Valley Wine Co, wine of the Swartland. I attended the launch at the ever so […]Read More NEW! Riebeek Valley Wine Co. Kasteelberg Chenin Blanc MCC
30 November & 1 December 2019 Kickstart the festive season on a fashionable high note at the annual Franschhoek Cap Classique & Champagne Festival, ‘The Magic of Bubbles’, presented by Sanlam Private […]Read More Franschhoek Cap Classique & Champagne Festival 2019
Introducing Bubbly & Friesday’s! From October until early 2020 every Friday you can enjoy the latest trend in an unusual food pairing – bubbles and French fries. Why fries? […]Read More Bubbly and French Fries pairing at Café Caprice, Camps Bay this summer!
Oh how marvelous! With Champagne day coming up on Friday 18th, I’m exploring some older vintages like this Méthode Cap Classique Chardonnay Pinot Noir Vintage Brut 2013 by Kleine Zalze! It is […]Read More Kleine Zalze MCC Vintage Brut 2013
Time for bubbles! One simply cannot visit the Elgin wine region without sampling some truly local sparkling wine. Charles Fox sticks to the traditional French method of Champagne making – […]Read More A POPPING DELIGHT AT CHARLES FOX IN ELGIN
It seems that most wineries in the Plettenberg Bay Winelands have a great backstory of family discovering new lives. Sue and Doug Lund of Newstead Lund Family Vineyards were once from families […]Read More 107 of 800 is Newstead Family Wines in Plettenberg Bay
This was my first stop exploring the Plettenberg Bay winelands and it just so happens that this winery was amongst the first in the Plettenberg Bay Winelands to start planting […]Read More 105 of 800 is Kay and Monty Vineyards in Plettenberg Bay
Indulge on Italian wines, MCC and Tapas all whilst being chauffeur driven in a vintage car around this luxury estate in Franschhoek. The entire package costs just R595 per person.Read More 90 of 800 – Anthonij Rupert Wyne, Franschhoek
If you and your girlfriends are hosting a kitchen tea, bachelors or even baby shower (yes you heard me right), these babies might be the perfect choice. Why? Alcohol FREE […]Read More Papillon Sparkling Wine has an alcohol FREE version too!