We were invited to taste four Boplaas wines made with Port varieties and four of their ports last Thursday.


De Grendel’s wines always impress; the restaurant produces very good food, the wines are excellent and the farm has one of the best views of Table Bay and the mountain.


Another one of those terrible days.  With a storm sweeping in from the North West, we headed off to Steenberg to meet Marketing manager Caroline van Schalkwyk in the tasting lounge, where she welcomed us warmly with a glass of their new Sauvignon Blanc bubbly.


The visit to this wine farm on Tuesday was a first for us. It has also been called Rondekop after the round hill in the middle of the farm.


Elbow have announced that fans will soon be supping on their second official beer, called ‘Charge’. 


May’s programme in the Expressions of… series of food and wine pairing months was launched at the Taj Cape Town last week.


Have you wandered into a bottle liquor store like Ultra and seen all the special wines like their Table Bay and Secret Cellar range and wondered what they taste like.


While Europe froze, we sweltered in up to 39.5°C heat and, thank heavens,


Yesterday morning, at Simonsig, we enjoyed being part of a media group at a really interesting vertical tasting of Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel,

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