Celebrate NYE with my Top 5 List of Bubbly

With just one day left to the end of the decade and the end of 2019, there’s plenty to celebrate and toast to with a glass of delicious bubbly. If you’re stuck for choice and want some suggestions, look no further than my top 5 favourite bubblies: 1. L’Ormarins Blanc de Blancs 2013 Vintage  Αn absolute […]

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Bonnievale Wine Estate Launches New Limited Release Wines at Gorgeous George Hotel in Cape Town

  The launch for Bonnievale’s premium wine launch was hosted in the newly renovated ‘The White Room’ at the beautiful Gorgeous George Hotel in Cape Town last week. Bonnievale Wines launched two limited release, single-variety wines crafted from a selection of top vineyard sites that reflect the influence of the ancient soils, climate, and weather of […]

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An Evening of Food and Wine Pairing at Kunjani Wine Estate

  *Please note, Kunjani winery hosted me to attend the dinner, however, all views are my own*   I recently attended the very first wine and food pairing dinner at Kunjani wine estate in Stellenbosch. You may recall I was at their label launch earlier this year. The dinner consists of six courses and will […]

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2019 Diners Club Winemaker and Young Winemaker of the Year Awards Announced

The winners of the 2019 Diners Club Winemaker and Young Winemaker of the Year awards were announced at a black-tie gala dinner at La Residence Hotel in Franschhoek on Saturday 23rd November, with Daniel Keulder from Nitida Wines, and Herman du Preez from Stellenrust Wines claiming top honours respectively.  The Winemaker and Young Winemaker awards, […]

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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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