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Pure Indulgence with De Krans Wines

I experienced the highest level of gastronomic pleasure at Pure Restaurant in Hout Bay this past weekend, when Chef Phillip Botes presented a phenomenal 5 course dinner designed to complement 5 wines from the De Krans range.

 

Fleur du Cap Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon embrace winter palates

Stock up your winter wine arsenal with Fleur du Cap Bergkelder Selection Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon for a cosy fireside quaffer and a perfect companion for hearty winter comfort food.

 

Tomato Chickpea and Coconut Soup

This is the perfect pantry soup, created by Love and Lemons. 1 Can of tomatoes, 1 can of chickpeas, and (part of) 1 can of coconut milk. The chickpeas thicken the soup and the coconut creates a creamy, velvety texture without adding real cream. 

 

Wine Bargains Worth Seeking Out

Discounts aren’t always what they seem but there are ways to buy good wine on a budget.

 

Hartenberg goes haute at Bottelary Hills Pop Up Lunch

Fancy a French inspired feast in a time-honoured cellar, then don your beret and head out to the popular Hartenberg Estate, when this Stellenbosch stalwart plays host to the Bottelary Hills Wine Route’s seasonal ‘Pop Up’ Winemakers Lunch on Sunday, 25 May.

 

UBER provides FREE rides on Election Day for RSA voters!

UBER will be providing FREE rides this coming Wednesday 7th May 2014, between 7am and 9pm, as they participate in making the country’s voting process more convenient in their own special way.

 

2nd Annual Hops Festival Returns to the Wild Clover Farm

After a successful inaugural festival in 2013 the Hops Harvest Festival, in association with 4Leaf Agency, will be making a return to the Wild Clover Farm in Stellenbosch on the 10th of May in celebration of the close of the harvest season.

 

Franschhoek resident releases limited-edition wine in aid of donkey sanctuary

Wine for donkeys? Donkey wine?

 

Omhels die winter met Fleur du Cap se Merlot & Cabernet Sauvignon

Hou jou wynrak gereed vir die winter met Fleur du Cap Bergkelder Selection Merlot en Cabernet Sauvignon - twee gesellige tafelwyne wat ideale pasmaats is vir lekker wintertrooskos.   lees meer

 

de Kat – Solms-Delta Cape Jazz Shiraz Cocktail

Cape Jazz Shiraz Cocktail featured in de Kat. Click here to view the full article.

 

Jyllands-Posten – Den hvide mand og hans sorte

A lovely article on Solms-Delta in Danish newspaper, Jyllands-Posten. Click here to view the full article.

 

Jack Parow of the Pots

A new character in the world of wine reportage emerged at the Concours Mondial tastings in Bruxelles on the weekend - Mike Bennie (below) in happy mode. Time for WOSA to confirm the appointment of

 

Wrap Mother’s Day in absolute luxury at The House of J.C. Le Roux

Make Mother’s Day a dazzling affair and wrap Mom’s day in absolute luxury with exceptional Cap Classiques and a Winelands lunch at The House of J.C. Le Roux, a world class Méthode Cap Classique d

 

Burger – ATKV-Oesfees met gees

Die ATKV-Oesfees by Solms-Delta is nie ‘n gewone oesfees nie. Kliek hier om die volle artikel aftelaai.

 

Wineland – Waa’zit lekke? Hie’zit lekke!

Los mar al julle ander wynfeeste… hierdie is die een. Hie’zit lekke! Kliek hier om die artikel te lees.

 

Broadcast Coverage: kykNet Kollig – ATKV-Oesfees

Insert on the ATKV-Oesfees, shown on kykNET Kollig recently. Click here to watch the video.

 

Winter Sculpture (and wine) Festival at Nirox 2014

This is a truly remarkable event. Not only do you have some great food and wine to explore, but if you’ve never been to the Nirox Sculpture Park – you’re missing out. The only way I

 

Allesverloren Trés Vermelhos 2012 vs De Krans Tritonia 2011

It is predicted that with climate change, South Africa’s traditional wine growing areas are going to become hotter and drier and inevitably there will be a shift in plantings to varieties adapted to

 

La Motte’s Pietie le Roux awarded

Not often that a viticulturist from South Africa receives an award from a British media organisation. La Motte’s Pietie le Roux has been named Green Personality of the Year by The Drinks Busines

 

Supernova Sadie

The gravitational attraction of Eben Sadie was confirmed when Concours Mondial judge and editor of Winelands magazine announced he was off to Leiden in the Netherlands to see Eben rather than visit th

 

The Wine Cellar Pack spot offer: Natural and Egg Wines

Last week Roland sent members of The Wine Cellar Pack our very first spot offer: Natural and Egg Wines. Please note that this six-bottle selection is only available to members. To order these wines,

 

De Grendel Reds hit sweet spot with all-female wine panel in Japan

The De Grendel Merlot 2011 took gold and the De Grendel Shiraz 2012 took silver at the SAKURA awards held in March in Tokyo. A total of 1900 wines were entered from 33 countries, including France, Aus

 

Hannay and Catherine Marshall vertical tasting in Elgin

 

Win tickets to the Wild Clover Hops Harvest Festival

South Africa’s 2014 hops are all picked and drying ready to bring bitterness and aroma to our beers and Wild Clover is celebrating the end ...The post Win tickets to the Wild Clover Hops Harvest

 

Môreson Pinotage 2011 – 05.05.14

One thing about Môreson Estate is the great care that is taken, both in the vineyard and in the winery, to ensure that only the best of grapes produced on the farm go into their wines. Each bunch und

 

The Vineyard Hotel – Tastes of 2014

The Vineyard Hotel will continue its ‘Tastes of 2014’ culinary calendar from this month, by serving a series of themed dishes and wine-paired dinners in the elegant Square Restaurant. The annual

 

Spier Secret Festival 2014

Spier Secret Festival 2014Press release by Go 4 WordFood and wine secrets to be revealed at the third Spier Secret FestivalLocal and international experts on food and wine will present talks, workshop

 

The new Wallovale tasting room, Elgin

 

Mixed messages from the Nederburg Auction

Are LUSAN wines not up to scratch? That's one conclusion from the catalogue for the 40th Nederburg Auction in September. If I was Hans Schreiber, 50% owner of LUSAN together with auction host Distell,

 

Flatdog – man’s real best friend

How many times have you gone on an outdoor excursion with great expectations only to have your dream dashed? We all have romanticized ideas about the perfect picnic or camping alongside a babbling bro