Franschhoek Culinary Status Reaffirmed in South Africa

The list of nominees for the hotly contested 2019 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards have been released, and six Franschhoek restaurants have been included in the list of 30 finalists. The Franschhoek restaurants to secure a spot are the following: Chefs Warehouse at Maison La Petite Colombe Le Coin Français Pierneef à La Motte Protégé The […]

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The 2019 FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10

Last week I had the privilege of attending the FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10 at the tallest skyscraper in Cape Town, the FNB Portside Building. 2019 being the first year I am attending my very first wine awards gala, excitement leading up to the day was palpable.  I was invited to attend as media and […]

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Experience the Newly Launched Tryn at Steenberg.

I am ashamed to say it was my very first time visiting Steenberg Wine Estate. I wish I had been sooner, alas there is no time like the present, right? Steenberg Wine Estate is situated roughly 25 minutes from Cape Town in the luscious green neighbourhood of Steenberg, Tokai. Tryn, a vibrant new signature restaurant […]

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My Top 10 Reds to Drink Right Now

Over the past year I’ve been lucky enough to taste so many varietals from many a region, local and international; I didn’t know existed. Through the WSET course it has diversified my palette and changed my viewpoint for the better. Before I started level 2 I had more of a fondness for a full-bodied Chardonnay […]

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A Masterpiece of Fine Art at Creation Wines

** This post is sponsored by Creation Wines. The wine we took home was gifted as well as the entire experience at Creation wines**   A perfect trifecta of fine food, exquisite wines and art is what the FynArts Story is all about. Each dish is thoughtfully paired with their exquisite wines, whilst a collection of […]

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