CategoryFine Wine and Dining

SIMONSIG HAILS THE RED WINE THAT STARTED IT ALL

Winter is a time for red wine. While Stellenbosch is the heartland of the country’s icon reds, it is wine from the pioneering Simonsig Estate that shines among the brightest of these expressions. Leading the way since its conception is the Simonsig Tiara. Tiara was the first of the farm’s premium range; among South Africa’s first Bordeaux blends; and, the wine that first launched Simonsig’s standing as a producer of top quality red wine. “Tiara was a big step in […]

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BRING THE KIDS TO NEDERBURG, THEY’LL HAVE AS MUCH FUN AS YOU

“OK, kids, in the car. We’re off winetasting.” Much eye-rolling, followed by one word uttered in unison. “Boring!”  Now rewind. “Guys, the grownups are planning a wine tasting at Nederburg. You know, where we try a few wines and match them with different foods, and guess what! We’ve planned something very similar for you. You’ll be able to taste different flavoured chocolate milk drinks paired with a selection of cookies. You get to sip and nibble and compare and decide […]

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Caroline’s Red Wine Review returns after 2-year hiatus

Caroline’s Red Wine Review 2022, the world-class showcase of the crème-de-la-crème of Cape red wine presented by Cape Town’s legendary Caroline Rillema, takes place in the V&A Waterfront on Thursday, 28 July. Only the top 90 accolade achieving winemakers are invited to participate in Caroline’s Red Wine Review held annually for almost three decades, with the exception of the past two years due to the Covid pandemic. Each participating winemaker is given the opportunity to present just one wine – […]

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