Sneaky Sippings at The Sneaky Sausage – every Tuesday

About 2 weeks ago, while the rest of Cape Town was stuck in SONA rehearsal traffic, I decided to dodge the madness and have some wine instead… Free wine that is!  Thanks to the weekly Sneaky Sippings wine tasting series that takes place every Tuesday over at The Sneaky Sausage:

I actually featured The Sneaky […]

By |February 20th, 2017|Wine appreciation|0 Comments|
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    #DoStellies – Cheese & wine at Uva Mira Mountain Vineyards

#DoStellies – Cheese & wine at Uva Mira Mountain Vineyards

The 2nd stop on my #DoStellies adventure was Uva Mira Moutain Vineyards.  Their location on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountain range, 620 meters above sea level, is what makes this this vineyard extra special.

Their tasting room is aaaall about the views.  On a sunny day you can sit outside, but inside is really […]

#DoStellies – Waterford Estate Chocolate & Wine Pairing

Sometimes things happen where I just have to pinch myself… Like when the awesome team from the Stellenbosch Wine Route contacted me and said I could create my very own #DoStellies bucket list and they’ll make it happen!  I mean seriously, how awesome??

We got to planning right away… I already had a few ideas […]

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    Uncorking my creativity with Nederburg Ingenuity wines & Come Wine With Us

Uncorking my creativity with Nederburg Ingenuity wines & Come Wine With Us

A few weeks ago Nederburg challenged Come Wine With Us guests to uncork their creativity with their range of Ingenuity wines.

Now I may not be the biggest artist/creative, but I do love wine, so I figured hey… maybe wine-fueled creativity has been more my vibe all along. 😉

I had not heard of Nederburg’s Ingenuity […]

By |September 24th, 2016|Wine appreciation|0 Comments|
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    A 20s jazz-inspired affair with Come Wine With Us & Durbanville Hills Wine

A 20s jazz-inspired affair with Come Wine With Us & Durbanville Hills Wine

Last week I attended yet another fun evening with Come Wine With Us.  This time we were hosted at Durbanville Hills Wine and the the theme was 20s Jazz – which was a nice opportunity to dress up a bit.

The evening’s events took place at their beautiful cellar which is a quick 20min drive […]

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    HQ’s doing another on of their Fine Wining events on 6 July with Cederburg Wines

HQ’s doing another on of their Fine Wining events on 6 July with Cederburg Wines

If you’re looking for a good dinner date suggestion, the guys from HQ Cape Town are hosting another one their “Fine Wining” events on Wed, 6 July, and this time they’ve partnered up with Cederburg Wines.

For only R295 pp each guest will enjoy a 3 course meal carefully paired with Cederburg’s beautiful wines.  And […]

Come Wine With Us at Plaisir De Merle

Last week I joined the cool crew from Come Wine With Us once again for one of their fun food & wine evenings.

This time we headed out to the Paarl / Franschhoek winelands to visit the beautiful Plaisir de Merle estate.

Now before this visit, I knew absolutely nothing about this estate… I hadn’t even […]

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    I #rediscoveraclassic with Come Wine With Us, KWV & Roodeberg Wines

I #rediscoveraclassic with Come Wine With Us, KWV & Roodeberg Wines

Last week I joined the the team from Come Wine With Us for yet another evening of winding & dining awesomeness.  This time they partnered with KWV Wines to #rediscoveraclassic – their range of Roodeberg Wines.

All the action went down in the gorgeous Roodeberg room at KWV in Paarl, and to tie in with the […]

Dinner with a sexy view over at Durbanville Hills

My laptop crashed at the end of Feb while in Zanzibar thanks to a power surge… My heart completely sank because I had just offloaded a whole bunch of photos onto it for various blog posts I still wanted to do… #crisis

Long story short, it took quite a few weeks for my laptop to […]

I try out some beautiful wines from Usana

While having dinner at Little Saint a few weeks back I was introduced to some beautiful wines from the Usana Wine Farm in Stellenbosch on Klein Welmoed.

Usana, meaning “A new beginning” in Xhosa, is a family farm owned by the Winshaw family who have been farming on Klein Welmoed for 44 years.  But over recent years they […]