Swirl and Spice…and everything nice! Appreciation for good food & wine with elegance & finesse. Wine is the essence that makes every meal an occasion.
Quoin Rock Wine Estate, nestled in the beautiful Knorhoek Valley in Stellenbosch is home to award-winning wines, world-class architecture, breathtaking views, and most notably, for its accolade-accruing fine-dining restaurant, Gåte. Hailed as one of the best restaurants in South Africa, Gåte Restaurant is known for its unique approach to molecular-gastronomy and its luxury picnic experience […]
For the fifth time, Nederburg features on the esteemed World’s Most Admired Wine Brands list this year, in 34th position. It’s the highest placed of just two South African wine brands to appear on the list, voted for by an academy of over 200 global industry experts. Known as the definitive list of the world’s […]
Cape Town March 2021 – The most-anticipated date on the wine calendar, for Louisvale Wines, is of course harvest season. This is when the Lousivale vineyards in Stellenbosch are carefully monitored for the perfect timing for the annual fiesta. This is when everyone on the farm is involved, excited and full of eager anticipation. All […]
Treat yourself this Easter Long Weekend with some Pamper time. The ultimate luxury in today’s busy life is finding the time to relax, and to do it properly. To be able to indulge in the quiet, breathe slowly, take a moment to be grateful and to enjoy getting spoilt. “Because of all you do, Ken […]
Life during this current pandemic creates a new norm with tasks requiring control and mental effort. Sometimes we are faced with multitasking whilst having different priorities all at the same time, trying to create a healthy work-life balance. We might often feel run down. The things we enjoy and take for granted now comes with […]
“Drinking good wine with good food in good company is one of life’s most civilized pleasures”. These are the words of the late Michael Broadbent MW, legendary wine critic, writer, author and auctioneer – a towering figure in the international world of wine. However, these could so easily be the words of Annatjie Melck, foodie […]
PERFECTLY PAIRED WITH THE MURATIE MR MAY GRENACHE NOIR 2018 ANNATJIE’S MARROW BONES ON TOAST RECIPE INGREDIENTS You need the middle sections of the long bones (ask your butcher for 5cm lengths) Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste Toast METHOD Preheat the oven to 230˚C Rinse the marrow bones thoroughly under cold […]
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