You'll need 300g cooked corn stripped off the cob 300g Plain goats cheese, like Fairview Chevin, crumbled 180g Chorizo, chopped into little blocks, fried to crisp in a dry non stick and cooled on kitchen paper 100g plain flour ¼ tsp baking powder 2 egg yolks sea salt and freshly milled black pepper 200g...

It was a typical Cape winter's evening with rain and temperatures dropping due to the recent snowfalls over the distant Helderberg mountains, and I was on my way to Beau Constantia for the launch of two special red wines, the Lucca and the Aiden. The winery...

The Klein Constantia Vin De Constance is a legendry natural sweet wine which was often mentioned in the European literature of the 19th Century.. In “Edwin Drood”, Charles Dickens tells of "...

Last week I caught up with Martin Moore who has been responsible for the wine making operation at Durbanville Hills since they were established in 1998. I first met Martin when he was at Groot Constantia making superb red wines and especially their Bordeaux blend...

De Grendel is a sprawling farm on the outskirts of Durbanville owned by the Graaf family. Farming activities have always included cattle, sheep, grain crops but when Sir David Graaf settled here, he saw the potential on the farm for wine and immediately started planting...

In 1988 Gyles and Barbara Webb of Thelema Mountain Vineyards, Stellenbosch,  bottled their first wine, a Sauvignon Blanc.  The wine received immediate recognition as one of the finest Sauvignon Blancs to have come from this region and the rest is history with their superb range...

Receiving an invitation to attend the annual Novare SA Terroir Wine Awards is always a highlight on my calendar as each year it is a pleasure to taste so many excellent winning wines selected by a credible panel of judges. Now in their eighth year, the...

Wine Concepts will host their 11th exclusive Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon Festival at The Vineyard Hotel and Spa on 30th August 2013. Cape Town: The Vineyard Hotel and Spa, Colinton Road, Newlands, Date: Friday 30 August 2013 Time: 17h00 – 20h00 Treat your taste buds to a...

Now in its third year, Wine Concepts’ premier Burgundy Lover’s Festival is set to be bigger and bolder as it celebrates the Capes finest Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs. Hosts Wine Concepts will stage this prestigious event at The Wanderers Club in Illovo, Johannesburg on Thursday 15th...

A visit to Franschhoek is always a special occasion and although it ‘s only an hours drive from Cape Town the tranquility and beauty of the area makes you believe you are much further away…almost in another country! One of my visits several years ago...