Food and wine guru Michael Olivier launches our latest wine tasting podcast with a classy and elegant white wine – the 2013 Constantia Glen Sauvignon Blanc. John Fraser is joined in the Johannesburg Studio by journalist and broadcaster Benedicta Dube and by Corlien Morris from Wine...

Start by igniting the braai! 4 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 1 small onion, finely chopped 750g minced lamb 250g minced fatty pork 1 Tbs Dijon Mustard 2 tsp chopped fresh parsley 2 tsp chopped fresh mint 2 tsp dried Oreganum ½ tsp each ground cumin and ground coriander 6 fat cloves garlic, finely chopped Sea salt...

A Valentine’s Treat. Michael Olivier introduces a classy Cape bubbly to journalist and broadcaster Benedicta Dube, Corlien Morris from Wine Concepts in the Blu Bird Centre in Johannesburg, and ZA Confidential’s John Fraser. Very nice. Click here to listen to the Podcast...

Living in the fast lane often finds us neglecting our loved ones and so we welcome Valentines Day to take time off and enjoy with the special person in your life. Pink is the colour of the day and so it should as it signifies the love...

Buy a bottle of Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Brut, Simonsig Chenin Blanc, Simonsig Sunbird or Simonsig Mr Borio Shiraz at Wine Concepts Newlands and get your entry into the box! ...

Author of Michael Olivier a restaurateur remembers, and his excellent food and wine website www.michaelolivier.co.za, offers us his recipe for his Salad of Asparagus Spears and smoked chicken breasts. You'll need 200g asparagus 4 smoked chicken breasts – thinly sliced at an angle 1 large ripe red pepper – cut...

With less than a week before we celebrate the joy of Christmas we find ourselves rushing around trying to finish up the last minute gifts we still have on our list to buy for family and friends. The large shopping centres offer little help at this time because...