Posts – Food & Wine

Fine dining at Delaire Graff

Don’t the words, ‘Delaire Graff’, conjure up images of grand dining and luxury for you? Those who have made their way to the Delaire Graff Estate in Stellenbosch can attest to my statement when I say it’s 1 of the most spectacular wine estates in South Africa.

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SA’s young wine sommeliers

Our local sommeliers are making waves in their own special ways. In June it was announced that Jeff Lopes, from the Saxon Boutique Hotel, Villas and Spa in Sandhurst, Johannesburg, was the winner of the national leg of the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Jeunes Sommeliers Competition.

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The Karoo – a foodie haven

It was probably the largest block of Belgian chocolate I had ever seen. There it was, lying on a kitchen table in the middle of the Karoo, nogal. Next to it was a pair of dainty kitten heels, made entirely out of chocolate.

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Pap, vleis and everything else – a photo essay

South African dishes are characterised by the use of a wide variety of ingredients, including meats, fruits, nuts, leaves and other products.

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Champagne with a view in Jozi

With the re-opening of 54 on Bath, or The Grace as it was previously called, tourists now have the chance to not only dine in the most fashionable hotels around, but also enjoy a bottle of bubbles in the hotel’s Champagne Bar.

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The ‘spirit’ of Jamie Oliver meets the African bush

The staff and students of the Singita School of Cooking honed their skills under the watchful eye of chef Lucien Green.

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Aloes, bees and mead

In winter, the colours of nature fade to fawn and blonde. But in the Eastern Cape, things are just beginning to brighten up.

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A winter warmer at Skoobs

Visitors to Skoobs Theatre of Books in Montecasino can now enjoy a bowl of soup while reading their favourite book – a great way to keep warm this winter.

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Five unique places to dine

Five once-in-a-lifetime holiday destinations, renowned for their luxurious settings and sumptuous food and wine.

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Pie-vana on the N2

OuMeul Bakkery in the Overberg village of Riviersonderend is a favourite stop for travellers in search of quality local food.

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