Posts tagged with: eliminate wine wastage

Situated on top of the Helshoogte Pass outside Stellenbosch, breathtaking Tokara is the embodiment of the philosophy that good wine, good food and good art go together to make a good lifestyle.  And to embody this lifestyle, the Tokara Restaurant allows you to feast on terroir focused contemporary cuisine, award-winning wines and dramatic views over......
In the heart of the Cape winelands, nestled in the beautiful Franschoek valley, lies La Motte, home to some of South Africa’s finest wines.  La Motte wines have won many international awards and are recognised for their exceptional quality. Do you enjoy the finer things in life? Then why don’t you enjoy an introduction to......
We recently had a conversation with Gidi Caetano, the Estate Hospitality Manager at the prestigious Anthonij Rupert Wyne in the beautiful Franschhoek Valley.  Anthonij Rupert Wyne was founded on the farm, L’Ormarins in Franschhoek by Johann Rupert who renamed the company in homage to his late brother, Anthonij Rupert.  He constructed a state-of-the-art winemaking facility,......
Owned and run by Clare and John Woodward, Frogitt & Vonkel Private Wine Merchants™ are considered the definitive suppliers of exclusive wines in South Africa and Namibia! They specialise in featuring small growers and boutique estates, and they guarantee complete exclusivity – you will not be able to buy these wines anywhere else but from......
When we get a hint that spring has arrived in Cape Town, I find it’s a great time to go to one of my favourite places and have a delicious celebratory meal, where we can sit outside so that we can really enjoy the warmth of the sun, especially after the extended cold that we......
Saturday night saw us trying out the new Jakes on the Common, in Noordhoek – (this being our 2nd attempt to visit – we didn’t book for the previous weekend and they were full – so book if you want to try them out!!) Jakes on the Common is ideally situated at the start to Chapman’s......
Earlier this week, found us in the picturesque village of Simonstown, on a lovely spring evening, starving and ready to feast.  And feast we did at the delectable Saveur Restaurant overlooking the water in the Boardwalk Centre. I was so glad that we had booked because the place was packed – Saveur is clearly a......
You know when you have one of those moments when everything seems perfect?…  Well yesterday was one of those.  We headed off to Stellenbosch to have a meal at The Fat Butcher.  And the whole experience became one of those perfect moments… In the Western Cape, we are having the most glorious extended, warm autumn......
Over the last few years we have watched and applauded the international trend of establishments increasingly offering wine by the glass to their clientele.  This trend has grown considerably over the last few years and every restaurant now offers at least one wine by the glass option and many offer a number of premium wines,......
As we are all aware, the trend of wine by the glass is here to stay – and not just one or two wines but a whole range of wines offered by the glass.  With this offering, then comes the question, what happens to the wines that are not finished – especially with the top......