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Top Spa and Wellness retreats in the Cape Winelands

A day at the spa is an undeniable luxury.

 

Out to Lunch with the Master

Invited to lunch by erstwhile Slimes colleague David Bullard, I can report that while his Out to Lunch column may be no more - David's brand was threatening to overshadow his organ - David is still v

 

Haunch of venison in the platboom pot – Dine van Zyl

A haunch, or leg, of venison larded with pork speck is a firm Boerekos favourite. If you like your venison rare, then don’t lard the meat, or you’ll be eating raw speck as well. The venison &

 

Crumbed pork chops with roasted apple & potato wedges – Carey Boucher Erasmus

My favourite way to eat pork chops has to be when they are crumbed and fried until crispy and golden. I add lemon zest and fresh thyme to the fresh breadcrumb mixture which just takes it up a notch. B

 

Rietvallei Estate Range Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 – 30.08.14

The Burgers of Rietvallei Wine Estate in the Robertson Wine Appellation are celebrating, this year, the 150th anniversary of the purchase of the land six generations ago. Kobus Burger, of the fifth ge

 

Oryx Desert Salt Grinders

Salt has been valuable for hundreds of years and the stories of the Tauregs bringing lumps of salt from the Sahara Desert to trade for gold and other valuables at the market in Timbuktu are legion. Un

 

Glenelly Grand Vin de Glenelly 2009 – 30.08.14

Glenelly has, in a short time, made quite a name for itself in the South African wine scene. Bought early in this century by Mme May-Eliane de Lencquesaing, then owner of the famous Chateau Pichon Lon

 

Diemersfontein Carpe Diem Viognier Reserve 2013 – 30.08.14

Very exciting week for Diemersfontein, I woke up early on morning to have an email in my inbox telling me that Diemersfontein had won two golds at the China Wine and Spirits Awards, a double gold for

 
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