AuthorCisca de Kock

Go Dark this winter with first vintage of Paserene’s broody Syrah

Spirit of free creativity shines in latest offering from Franschhoek winery The boutique Franschhoek winery Paserene’s first release of Dark – a full-bodied and broody 2018 Syrah in its Elements range – is a fine ambassador of the winemaker’s pursuit for appealing and authentic expression. Showing notes of spicy treacle, cherries, and antique leather, this Syrah was crafted from a combination of grapes grown in clay soils in Tulbagh, and sand in Franschhoek. These two renowned wine regions, together with […]

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Delheim’s mini-Jazz Fest in the heart of the winelands returns

Popular jazz-and-fondue events to warm up cold Cape winter Sundays  Every Sunday, from 3 July to 28 August 2022 Celebrated Stellenbosch wine destination, Delheim Estate is proud to announce the return of its top-notch mini-Jazz Festival and a line-up of some of the best South African talent. Hosted in partnership with the renowned Cape Town Music Academy (CTMA), their popular jazz-and-fondue events will take place every Sunday from 3 July until 28 August this year.  “We’re incredibly happy to welcome […]

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SAMFA – Miso Pork Belly & Portabellini Skewers

Are you looking for a lovely Autumn recipe? Then this Miso Pork Belly and Portabellini Skewers will definitely fill those bellies. This new mushroom recipe is paired with an Oude Molen Brandy Old Fashioned. Attached is also a recipe for an Old Fashioned Brandy Cocktail.  Don’t forget to tag me when you make it. Serves 4-6 Ingredients: Miso glaze: ¼ cup / ±70g  miso paste 1 Tbsp mirin 1 Tbsp honey 1 Tbsp soy sauce 2 Tbsp rice vinegar 1 tsp sesame oil 1kg […]

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