Heralding The Fat Bastard Rosé 2020

Rocking Back-To-Back Double Gold medals #LoveLARGE this Valentine’s Day and enjoy FAT bastard Rosé with audaciously delicious Vanilla French Toast! FAT bastard wines are ‘tickled pink’ that their well-loved FAT bastard Rosé was honoured with a Double Gold medal, for the second year in a row, at the 2020 Rosé Rocks competition. Rosé Rocks is…

Pink Bubbles For Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day wouldn’t be the same without roses, chocolate and of course bubbly, preferably pink bubbly. After all, nothing says romance like a glass of chilled pink bubbles, romantic for all the right reasons. It has bubbles; it’s pink; and it has soft, red fruit flavours. Here’s a selection of awesome pink bubblies to inspire…

Two Simply Perfect Recipes Specially Developed For Krone MCC By Georgia East

To Serve With Krone Borealis Cuvée Brut The Krone MCC team asked well-known foodie Georgia East to dream up some recipes for simply perfect dishes that seamlessly pair with Krone Borealis Vintage-Only-MCC 2019 which evokes a sense of discovery in dining, in a pure and simple way, elevating the oceanic. Georgia – a highly respected…

Quoin Rock White Blend 2018……2021’s answer to the perfect food wine

The recently released Quoin Rock White Blend 2018 is South African’s answer to finding that perfect food wine. A blend of Sauvignon Blanc (92%) and Semillon (8%) also delivers on excellent ageing potential of up to 10 years. Not only were the grapes harvested from the estate’s vineyards in Stellenbosch, but also from their Elim…

Knorhoek Wine Farm …….. where Valentine’s dreams become reality

Looking for something extra special to spoil your loved one this Valentine’s Day? Escape the hustle and bustle of the city to a meandering valley road guaranteed to take you back to gentler times. Nestled under sprawling oaks and in the shady avenues of the giant poplar trees is where you’ll find Knorhoek Wine Farm,…

Journey’s End awarded at Drinks Business Green Awards 2020

JOURNEY’S END VINEYARDS AWARDED ‘ETHICAL COMPANY OF THE YEAR’ AT THE DRINKS BUSINESS GREEN AWARDS 2020 Journey’s End Vineyards, the boutique winery and vineyard, owned by the Gabb family, and situated on the mountain slopes above Sir Lowry’s Pass Village in the Helderberg basin, are delighted to have been awarded ‘Ethical Company of the Year’…

Elgin Ridge 282 Sauvignon Blanc 2017 – Summer In A Glass

Although the wine industry is currently in a state of limbo as we await news of when alcohol sales can once again resume, we invite you to transport your imagination enjoying a glass of chilled 2017 Elgin Ridge Sauvignon Blanc 282, whilst soaking up the rays of the Summer sun.  A certified biodynamic wine co-owner…

Middelvlei’s Cinsaut Rosé 2020 – A Rosé Like No Other

Summer’s in full swing, which brings with it long lazy days. Sunset gatherings, socialising with friends at a braai  or around the pool, or simply taking advantage of the glorious weather. Summer is also synonymous with chilled white or rosé wines, and this is where Middelvlei’s Cinsaut Rosé 2020 will help to make the most…

New Fitch & Leedes Moments – the 0% alcohol answer to #DryJanuary

Whether you have welcomed #DryJanuary of your own accord or are left with no choice by the extended ban on alcohol sales, Fitch & Leedes have the answer with Moments, their new non-alcoholic vintage cocktail collection. Zero % alcohol and 100% delicious, Fitch & Leedes Moments sparkling mocktails are a sure foil for the lockdown…

Platter’s by Diners Club South African Wine Guide 2021 Hardcover is Here!

The eagerly awaited 2021 hardcover edition of South Africa’s original and still favourite wine adviser, Platter’s Guide, is here, in an upbeat, vibrant colour that’s certain to lift the spirit and brighten the outlook of wine-lovers everywhere. The 41st edition of this best-selling guide features well over 900 producers, merchants and brands, including 49 new…

VISIT MURATIE WINE ESTATE FOR AN EXTRAORDINARY CAPE WINELANDS EXPERIENCE

There are enchanting places where one can escape life’s hustle and bustle, and Muratie is one of those magical treasures. Hidden away in the exquisite Knorhoek valley in the premium Simonsberg wine ward, with a perfect view of Table Mountain, Muratie, established in 1685, is as old as history itself. ONE OF THE MOST AUTHENTIC…

Journey’s End Vineyards Honoured With A Pinnacle 5-Star Rating

In The 2021 Platter’s South African Wine Guide Journey’s End, the boutique winery and vineyard, owned by the Gabb family, and situated on the mountain slopes above Sir Lowry’s Pass Village in the Helderberg basin, are overjoyed that their Cape Doctor 2015 Bordeaux-style blend has been honoured with a pinnacle 5-star rating in the 2021…

Retro Prawn & Avo Ritz Cocktail Recipe – by Groote Post

Chef Debbie Mclaughlin, from Hilda’s Kitchen, has created this appetising starter, Retro Prawn & Avo Ritz Cocktail, to serve to your guests this festive season with a glass of Groote Post’s new Brut Cap Classique. RETRO PRAWN & AVO RITZ COCKTAIL RECIPE Ingredients 600gr. Cooked Prawns (Tails and Head Intact) – Deveined 2 Tbs. Sweet…

Groote Post welcomes prestigious wine awards amidst a very challenging year

Groote Post, the beautiful and historic wine farm in the Darling Hills owned by the Pentz family, has had an excellent yield from the 2020 wine competitions and ratings. A standout feature has been that the accolades were spread fairly evenly across all the Groote Post wines. “We welcome these much-appreciated wine awards with open…

Nicolas Feuillatte Champagnes For The Festive Season

Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne, the number one selling Champagne in France and the third biggest-selling Champagne brand in the world, have a fine selection of limited edition exquisitely showcased Champagnes on offer: NICOLAS FEUILLATTE RÉSERVE EXCLUSIVE BRUT This Champagne is a blend of 40% Pinot Noir for roundness and structure, 40% Pinot Meunier for fruitiness and…

Just released Krone’s collection of 2019 Vintage-Only Cap Classiques

Rooted. In time, in history, in the very soils we call home. Rooted in our belief of sharing the story of every growing season, harvest and vinification in our underground cellar. From our farm to your table. The making of vintage-only Krone MCC, a commitment to the vintage and the character of each harvest, celebrates…

Champagne Bollinger….Absolutely Fabulous

Champagne Bollinger is one of the world’s most revered Houses producing outstanding Champagnes with character, distinguished by elegance and complexity since 1829. CHAMPAGNE BOLLINGER SPECIAL CUVÉE There is a lot that’s ‘Special’ about Champagne Bollinger’s Special Cuvée, an icon among non-vintage Champagnes. The signature bottling of the House of Bollinger, it is a blend of…