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In the Glass – Feb 2013

February 28th, 2013 by karen

I attended a Riesling tasting hosted by Carl Schultz at Hartenberg and we were very kindly given a Hartenberg Riesling 2010 to take home. Though I’m sure this is a wine that can be put away for some time the temptation was too great and we opened it on a very warm Saturday afternoon. Such a…

2013 SA Wine Tourism Handbook

February 27th, 2013 by karen

The eighth edition of the popular Wine Tourism Handbook is now available for sale both in bookshops and online. This image-rich, full-colour, comprehensive guide to the farms, restaurants, accommodation venues and activities found in South Africa’s Winelands is one of Wine Tourism South Africa’s (WTSA) most prestigious products. It works in tandem with WTSA’s other exciting…

Brenaissance – New”ish” Kids on the Stellies Block

February 12th, 2013 by karen

 Tom and Hayley Breytenbach have opened their little piece of Heaven on Earth – Brenaissance, creating a bit of a renaissance in the Devon Valley area. Tom has managed to amalgamate his three passions into this Wine and Stud Estate, those being his wife and family, wine and cattle. Though neither of them are from…

REUBEN’S ONE&ONLY PRESENTS ITS STELLAR 2013 WINE & DINE DIARY

February 11th, 2013 by karen

ONE&ONLY CAPE TOWN’s Head Sommelier, Luvo Ntezo, and celebrity chef, Reuben Riffel, have worked with some of the top winemakers in the country during the past two years to present these fabulous Wine&Dine evenings – where the finest ingredients are transformed into culinary delights, and perfectly paired with the very best of South African wines.…