Off the ‘Beeten’ Track pt 2 – The Darling Wine Shop.

The Darling Wine Shop is an amazing Darling gem with so many varietals of wine available for sale, both local and international spoils. Owned by Charles Withington, Charles has over forty years of experience in the South African wine industry, twenty five of which were spent with two large wine estates, and more recently, developing […]

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Off the ‘Beeten’ Track – Darling Lodge

It always astounds me how much beauty exists right in my backyard, I mean I am situated just 5 minutes from The Durbanville Wine Route and 20 minutes, on a good day that is, from the breathtaking beautiful Winelands. Darling, an hour’s drive from Cape Town, is the perfect pit-stop town, with so many to […]

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Darling Brew: What’s New and Trending.

  A Friday well spent is one out of the office visiting one of my favourite local craft brewers. Craft beer is something Darling Brew does so well and not to mention sustainably too. I attended their official launch in April this year for the announcement that they have obtained carbon neutral status, which meant […]

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International Pinotage Day

In celebration of Pinotage day on the 13th October, I paired up with Groot Constantia to make a delicious dish to perfectly pair with their award-winning Pinotage. Pinotage is a renowned South African cultivar developed by Prof. Perold in 1925, successfully grafting together Pinot noir and Cinsault. Which back then would be known as Hermitage. […]

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CHEFS – A Review.

**This review was sponsored by CHEFS. All views and opinions are my own and was not influenced in any way** Imagine my elation when getting asked to do my very first restaurant review. Bonus? It’s for none other than CHEFS! I’ve been meaning to go since they opened doors in 2016. For most of us […]

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Groot Constantia’s Grand Constance 3 ways – Part 1.

**I was gifted this bottle of Grand Constance by Groot Constantia to create a series of posts with. All views and thoughts are my own**   In Celebration of Groot Constantia’s 333 years  as South Africa’s oldest existing wine estate, I was gifted a bottle of their award winning  Grand Constance Muscat wine to do […]

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