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Nederburg – Razvan & Pete, back in the kitchen

Razvan Macici and Pete Goffe-Wood share a passion for taste: Razvan for wine and Pete for food. To mark the third season in the popular MasterChef South Africa series, the two have teamed up to trade


Calm after the storm

Pugnacious pinotages, savage sauvignons, confrontational cabernets, belligerent blends … okay enough alliteration but you get the message that Platter tastings are not all a bed of roses. As I wrote


Nederburg: the next 40 years

The Nedeburg Auction may be middle-aged, but she has great potential. The highlight of yesterday's opening function was a humorous video review of the event back to 1975 and there was furious swallow


Want to start a brewery in Hout Bay ?

New lifestyle/Village in Hout Bay looking  for a potential Brewery/Brewer as a tenant/partner that would like to join us for  an exciting opportunity to create ...The post Want to start a brewery in


Nederburg Auction Hits Forty with a Bang

It was the South African wine industry’s top day, and I was serving breakfast. Of the liquid kind, of course. Breakfast – Nederburg Auction style. This was the 40th Nederburg Auction, week-en


Nederburg, taste the passion for Heritage this Braai Day

The Red Table at Nederburg in Paarl is hosting a braai of note in celebration of Heritage Day (aka National Braai Day) on Wednesday, September 24 at 12:00. Offered at R260 per person and R100 per chil


2% makes all the difference

It took a scientist from Down Under to attempt to explain the reason for the many orders of magnitude price difference between Château Latour and Chateau Libertas and its not the circumflex missing


Nederburg Auction 2014 sales figures

The process of rejuvenation which the Nederburg Auction is undergoing continues in dramatic fashion – 11 941.5 litres worth just over R7 million compared to 12 448.50 litres worth R4.4 million last


Painted Wolf Peloton Rouge 2009

Jeremy Borg has been a friend for a number of years, I know him well as a cook, he ran one of California’s gourmet Pizza Restaurants about 20 years ago. Jeremy and Emma were so delighted to be a win


Franschhoek Uncorked Festival

Get into the swing of spring and sample superb wines at this year’s Franschhoek Uncorked Festival, over the weekend of 27 and 28 September. Wineries in and around the Valley will be putting out the


Getting (un)lucky on Saturday night

Well, if wine were entirely reliable, made entirely safely and sealed and delivered equally reliably, would we love it as much? Can a bit of tension in our lives be a bad thing? Saturday evening start


Masterchef magic adds sparkle to Nederburg

There are several explanations for the reason prices at yesterday's Nederburg Auction rocketed 70% on last year. Exhibit A is Tsogo Sun emerging as biggest buyer. They were big last year but this year


South China Dim Sum Bar

I have said it before, there are restaurants you wont go back to, restaurants you would like to go back to and those you have to go back to. South China Dim Sum Bar is one you simply have to go back t