Elgin Wine Shiraz TweetUp

Elgin Wine #TweetUp

Wine from the heart of Elgin Valley We were invited to join the wineries of Elgin Valley to explore the world of cool climate Shiraz. The tasting was hosted by Karen Glanfield on behalf of the Elgin Valley Wine Guild. This evening was all about wines with complex aromas, dark and spicy undertones and other full bodied varietal…

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My Steak Hunter entry

Juicy, Sexy, Steak date!

Steak Hunter Entry Most South Africans’ weekend would include the following; invite friends over, light up a fire, open a bottle of wine, and braai a thick-juicy steak. Deny it? To Braai, would undeniably be one of South Africans’ favourite past time and something that unites our entire Nation. The past weekend a braai was a…

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Winner of Avondale pairing

Winter Warmer Winner!

Thank you to all the people who entered the Avondale Winter Warmer pairing competition. The question was; “How many soil types does Avondale have on their land?” If you said 13 different soil types, you were correct! Congratulations Andrea Firth! * You will be contacted directly about the details of your prize. If you did not win…

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The Cape Winelands

What to do on a (public holiday) in the Western Cape?

On the 16th of June we celebrated Youth Day as well as Father’s Day. The public holiday fell on a Sunday, which means the following Monday will automatically turn into a public holiday. If you weren’t sure what to do; here is some info you can use for the next public holiday or this weekend. What…

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A Winter Pairing – Part 2

A night with a few ladies, Avondale wine, and Reuben’s soup The 6 phase pairing includes traditional classics as well as adventurous combinations of soup created by chef Reuben Riffel from Reuben’s. Each phase was carefully paired with a wine from Avondale’s selection of wine. If you are a food connoisseur or just looking to do…

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