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Gwyneth Paltrow takes her BFF Beyoncé on a Wine and Yoga trip

Gwyneth Paltrow has checked herself and Beyoncé into a four-day yoga retreat in California, in order to obtain some much-needed relaxation.


Kurt Russell: The Star of Winemaking

Kurt Russell — you know his movies but do you know his wine? Labeled as “Gogi,” it’s not about his celebrity; it’s about producing distinctive and well-crafted wine. We talked to Kurt about his love, passion and newest endeavor as a winemaker.


Twice baked breakfast potatoes

These twice baked breakfast potatoes are the lighter and slightly more healthy version of normal baked and stuffed-to-the-rim potatoes.


Chef Michelle from Pierneef à La Motte shares her European culinary inspirations

Pierneef à La Motte restaurant’s recently appointed Chef de Cuisine, Michelle Theron, kicked off her new challenge with a culinary visit to Europe.


La Capra Goat Run 2014

The annual La Capra Goat Run will set off from Fairview on 4 October this year.



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French Wines and Spirits Rendez-vous in South Africa!

Dates: Tuesday 8th of July 2014 – Johannesburg
Wednesday 9th of July 2014 – Cape Town


Chef Shaun`s Recipe – Light and warm, nutty chocolate pudding

This month Chef Shaun shares with us a decadent dessert recipe for light & warm, nutty chocolate pudding served with wild mint mousse.


Eating Indian at The Roti, Sea Point


Fairview Riesling 2014

Soft floral notes accompanied by aromas of greengage and pineapple. Initial sweetness is well balanced by fresh green apple acidity. The palate offers generous mouthfeel and lingering fullness, conclu


Cognac needs UberX

Are SA brandy and Cognac drinkers being taken for a ride? A Father's Day email from Loic Rakotomala offers Bisquit at wildly different prices from so-called cut-price supermarkets. From R299 to R359 f


Extraño 2011

There is a Stranger (“Extraño”) in our vineyards, named Tempranillo. Originally domiciled in Spain where he is revered as a noble grape, he’s now taken root at Fairview where he produces grapes


Fairview Darling Chenin Blanc 2014

Intense pear aromas with floral notes on the nose and soft straw undertones. Opulent pear and tropical fruit continue on the palate with well-integrated freshness. The lees contact adds generous mouth


June 2014 – News Alert

This month we look forward to spoiling dad on Father’s Day and introduce you to our brand new Front of House Manager, Ruan Willers. Shaun shares a mouth-watering winter dessert and you can even


How do you ‘keep’ your wines?

Statistically speaking, most wines are consumed within 24 hours of purchase.  When it comes to premium wines intended for ageing however, the correct storage of wine is hardly debatable. Historically


Fairview Darling Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Notes of passionfruit accompanied by bright citrus aromas on the nose. Grapefruit and subtle lime fill the palate and linger on the finish. The acidity gives good length and the mouthfeel is full, ric


Fairview Barbera 2013

Upfront dark fruit on the nose with a note of smoked meat and tobacco. Medium bodied but fleshy, with juicy plums on the palate. Integrated tannin and well-balanced acidity leading to a finish of coco


Oh Steenberg Nebbiolo, you sexy thing

Unless you’ve been roaming the vast plains of Mongolia or exploring the dense jungles of Papua New Guinea, you probably know that Cape Town has been caught in a very chilly cold snap. Wherever I


Nobu Wine & Dine

In keeping with its high standards, Nobu Cape Town has an exclusive programme of exquisite dining events for 2014. Every alternate month, the restaurant will feature a fine Cap Classique producer an



Delheim embraces its ‘Dreck’ A few weeks ago, the Sperling family of Delheim provided a nostalgic glimpse into how things were done way back when, inviting selected guests to celebrate 70 years of


Stellenbosch Wine Routes makes Drinks Business Awards cut again

Wine Route nominated for Best Contribution to Wine & Spirits Tourism – 2nd year in a rowIssued by:                


Theuniskraal – Tulbagh Christmas in Winter fun

When we lived in Tulbagh in the late 1980s running Paddagang Restaurant, which I believe has now closed sadly, one of the wines we sold was the well known Theuniskraal Cape Riesling made from the Crou


Old Mutual-wyntrofee ’n hoogtepunt vir Orange River Cellars

Dit is nie meer nuwe nuus as Orange River Cellars, die leidende wynkelder in die Noord-Kaap, met sy heerlike muskadel-wyne presteer nie, maar vanjaar het dié suksesstorie werklik ’n nuwe hoogte ber


Goats Do Roam Rosé 2014

Bright salmon pink colour with strawberry and rose notes. Red berries on the palate with an elegant fresh finish.


Peter-Allan Finlayson expands

One of the many pleasures of visiting the winery on Hemelrand farm on the Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge, turning off just before the road’s shocking condition gets intolerable, is seeing the camaraderie of t


Lunch with Carmien Rooibos and chef Nic van Wyk at Banks new Sea Point shop


Portugal misses an open goal

Mondial(e) is a French adjective meaning "world" so when a Waterfront restaurant called Mondiall decides to run a World Cup special, it makes sense. After all chef Peter Templehoff can't spell words w


International Sherry Week Competition Winners

Winners of the 6 bottle pack of Douglas Green Wines B During C Bester S Bain R Potgieter T Kohlberg A Franken Winners of the Monis Wines Prizes Cocktail Kit – S Green Three bottle pack of Monis


Badsberg Red Muscadel 2013

The Red Muscadel 2013 (R55 a bottle) from Rawsonville cellar Badsberg was named best Muscadel in South Africa at the 2014 Muskadel SA Awards earlier this year. Muscat de Frontignan comprises a mere 60


La Bri Merlot 2012 – 12.06.14

I was in Franschhoek earlier this week, for a truly fabulous meal at Ryan’s Kitchen – which is more than well worth a visit. I was so impressed with the charming service, Ryan’s food and the dig