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Meeting up with South African family

Meeting up with South African family

Coming home is an exciting experience, especially if you have been away for a long time. Blame it on Covid, finances, studies or personal situation; travelling to see the family has not been the easiest for anyone in the past few years. It’s the same the world...
Pinotage

Pinotage

Pronounced pee-na-taj, this wine is not just any wine but rather a signature South African wine. It derives its name from a blend of Pinot Noir and Hermitage, otherwise known as Cinsault. However, many Saffas and tourists don’t realise that Pinotage wine is steeped in...
South African chef masterclass

South African chef masterclass

Let’s talk about somewhat of an institution in South Africa: Checkers! Of course, checkers has come a long way over the years. It’s no longer only the go-to for affordable groceries; it’s now the go-to for fine cheese and wine, too – and absolutely everything in...
De Vette Mossel

De Vette Mossel

If you are looking for a traditional seafood restaurant, then De Vette Mossel is not for you. Traditional seafood restaurants come with fancy cutlery and tableware, unpronounceable wine lists, and heavy price tags. Often they are situated kilometers away from the sea,...
Chenin Blanc (South Africa)

Chenin Blanc (South Africa)

When you hear the words “Chenin Blanc”, what comes to mind? Most people think of a crisp white wine, served chilled in an elegant wine glass on a summery day in South Africa. In South Africa, Chenin Blanc is just as popular as in the Loire Valley in France, where it...