Tag Archives: wine

Constantia Food & Wine Festival

27 Apr

Constantia Uitsig

Having missed out the Taste of Cape Town this year I feel I made up for it with the Constantia Food and Wine Fest which I went to for the first time, as a “Cape Towny” thing to do with my brother who was in town for just a few days.  What is more “Cape […]

West Coast National Park & Darling

22 Sep

West Coast National Park

Possibly one of the best things about a proper sopping wet Cape Winter is the Cape Spring that follows.  If you’re not already queuing outside the West Coast National Park this morning, I suggest you go get your picnic basket on and make a plan to “go see the flowers”.  Last weekend, in the name […]

Bread & Wine

20 Aug


Have you ever had romantic images of baking your own bread? Perhaps waking up at 5am, kneading the dough and popping it in the oven for some freshly baked goodness before tripping off to whatever daytime job would also allow you to indulge in a secret passion for bottling your own jam or painting dramatic […]

Taste of Cape Town 2011

10 May

My favourite food festival must be the Taste of Cape Town.  I haven’t been for the last two years, but it’s clearly just gone from strength to strength in my absence.  A new spacious venue, more varied exhibitors (especially wine farms) and same fantastic food set the scene for a decadent afternoon. I’ve read a […]

SA Cheese Festival

2 May

dairy cow

I  finally made it to the Cheese Festival – on day 4!  And despite my worst fears everything was not sold out and it did not pour with rain, although within half an hour of being home the rain has come, but I am full of cheese and wine (and olives, jam, chocolate, pesto, chilli […]