Tokara Sauvignon Blanc enlivens creamy West Coast mussels

Tokara Reserve Collection Sauvignon Blanc 2021, the latest vintage of this acclaimed cool climate showstopper with its signature saline finish, fits like a glove with creamy West Coast mussels. “Originating from arguably the finest terroir in the country, the wine showcases an exquisite aromatic diversity.” This is just one of the defining characteristics that stand out for winemaker Stuart Botha about the new vintage crafted from Tokara’s prized Elgin vineyards. Enticing aromas of green apple and lime juice subtly interplay with […]

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For the love of Bacon

If there is one thing that unites South Africans it is a Braai. No matter where in the world you find yourself, there is nothing quite as unique as a Braai. Now before I get into the recipes I created with Eskort Back Bacon, I need to let you in on a little secret. You might have spotted these on the shelves already. Eskort has launched something new for the love of bacon and it is Braai Bacon. Yes, you […]

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August 18 is International Pinot Noir Day so raise a glass of Muratie George Paul Canitz Pinot Noir and drink a toast not only to this beautiful cultivar, but to Muratie Estate, South Africa’s first producer of Pinot Noir. It is George Paul Canitz, after whom the Muratie Pinot Noir is named, whom we have to thank for the Cape’s first Pinot Noir. GP Canitz, famous artist, avid horseman, bon vivant and former owner of Muratie, together with prominent viticulturist, […]

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