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Join hosts Wine Concepts in celebrating their fourteenth year of staging this prestigious event at the Vineyard Hotel in Newlands, Cape Town, on 20th November from 18h00 to 21h00. We will be offering more than 30 cuvees for tasting from premium and boutique Champagne Houses to...

Wine of Origin: Western Cape Winemaker: Elunda Basson Background:  Pongrácz, one of South Africa’s most popular brands of Méthode Cap Classique’s, this year celebrates 25 years of production. Pongrácz was launched in 1990 in honour of the life’s work of Desiderius Pongrácz, who was one of the Capes...

Wine of Origin: Stellenbosch Cellarmaster: Carl Schultz Background:  Not often does one find four brothers who are all separately involved in the production of wine like the Schultz brothers. Rudi (winemaker) and Werner  (viticulturist) are with Thelema Mountain Vineyards, Gunter is the winemaker at Kleinood Farm (House...

Winery: Dalla Cia Wine and Spirit Company Origin: Stellenbosch Distiller: George Dalla Cia Background:  Fulfilling a lifelong dream well-known winemaker, Giorgio Dalla Cia and his son, George, continue their family legacy of producing Grappa which started with a distillery in Friuli, Italy nearly 90 years ago. Locally they...

Wine of Origin: Elgin Winemaker: Miles Mossop Viticulturist: Aiden Morton Background:  The premium wines produced from the winery, Tokara are named the Reserve Black Label range. The wines are made from site specific vineyards (on both their Elgin and Stellenbosch properties) which were selected by using the specialised...

What you'll need 2 large onions (400 g) 6 fat cloves garlic fresh ginger the size of a fat thumb (30 g) 2 kg lamb shanks seasoned flour a little sunflower oil 60 g butter 3 Tbs NOMU Masala Rub (which gave a hottish sauce) 400 g tin of whole peeled tomatoes - pressed 400...

Wine of Origin: Coastal (Walker Bay, Elim and Franschhoek) Cellarmaster: Edmund Terblanche Winemaker: Michael Langehoven Background: The La Motte wine farm is situated at the gateway of the beautiful Franschhoek Valley in the Western Cape and is owned by one of South Africa’s leading mezzo-sopranos, Hanneli Rupert-Koegelenberg. La Motte...

It was very special seeing so many of our wine friends at our 13th annual Seductive Sauvignons Festival earlier this month at The Vineyard Hotel. Thank you for being with us and for your warm reception to the producers who were there. Many of the...

Wine of Origin: Franschhoek Winemaker: Richard Duckitt Background:  Boschendal, founded in 1685, celebrates its 330th birthday this year. To commemorate this achievement the farm has undergone many upgrades to its historic buildings and incudes their restaurants which are headed up by well-known chef Christian Campbell. A newly...