The 2018 Sommeliers Selection listed wines announced
The Sommeliers Selection is the only South African wine competition judged solely by a panel of South Africa’s top sommeliers, in categories fashioned around the perfect varietals for a restaurant wine menu.
This year, more than 300 wines were entered into the contest which was held in Cape Town in mid-June.
HAND CRAFTED BOUTIQUE WINESBeautiful Cabernet vines usher you to the wine-tasting area of this boutique winery situated on the foothill of the Simonsberg Mountains. In 2008 the Du Toit brothers Stephen and Retief developed a boutique vineyard on Le Present; making the “Deux Frères Wines” dream a reality. Le Present nestles on the foothills of the Simonsberg Mountains in the Stellenbosch Winelands District.
These recipes were specially selected for Tour De France but you can try them anytime
Perhaps the most memorable thing about Loire is the delectable food that is prepared and served here. It is famous for so many dishes and preparations, but its goat’s milk cheeses and classics like pork rillettes are certainly top-of-the-list.Goat’s milk cheese salad [caption id="attachment_17063" align="alignleft" width="300"] Nederburg The Winemasters Sauvignon Blanc[/caption]
For a fresh lunch, prepare a salad using mixed salad greens and a lemony vinaigrette, add sliced tart green apples (such as Granny Smith), put chunks of goat’s milk cheese (such as chevin) on top, and enjoy with Nederburg The Winemasters Sauvignon Blanc.
Cellar gems put the sparkle back into Meatless MondaysA pair of Delheim's latest wine releases is sure to put a spring in the step of wine-lovers who are vegans. That's because unlike most other wineries, the famous Stellenbosch winery used zero animal products traditionally used in winemaking to produce its 2018 Delheim Pinotage Rosé and Sauvignon Blanc.
Exclusive vinous weekend puts you in the golden circle of Stellenbosch wine 2-5 August 2018Get set for Stellenbosch – A Celebration of Wine, the latest innovation by Stellenbosch Wine Routes. This brand-new attraction offers an unprecedented opportunity to re-discover the wines and wine people of the illustrious wine region over the course of a single weekend.
Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction Showcase offers wine treasure trove
Cape Town: Thursday, 16 August 2018 / Johannesburg: Wednesday, 22 August 2018
Embark on a journey of discovery into rare, exceptionally crafted wines at the Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction Showcase to be held in Cape Town on Thursday, 16 August and Johannesburg on Wednesday, 22 August 2018.[caption id="attachment_16948" align="aligncenter" width="283"] Boela Gerber, Chairman of the Cape Winemakers Guild[/caption]
Nothing “BOT” about Bot River
Winter can really just drag me down, don’t get me wrong - I love a good fireplace, winter coats and boots, but there comes a time in your life that you just need to see bright colours and let go.[caption id="attachment_455" align="aligncenter" width="225"] Poppin Barrels at Beaumount[/caption]