Which Is The Best Sauvignon Blanc?

With 15 different wine routes in the Cape, getting to know each of their unique offerings, and the diverse climates that help create them, could keep you busy for years! Once you get to know the subtleties of each of the regions, you can start to appreciate new dimensions…

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Drink This With That: Sticky Pork Ribs

Haskell Vineyards, perched on the lower Helderberg slopes, is the place that cellarmaster Rianie Strydom works her magic. Rianie, who doubles as winemaker at Dombeya Wines (another Haskell label), is into more classic and elegant styles. She adores classic Bordeaux, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from Burgundy. With Rianie releasing 500 cases of her very…

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5 To Try: Swartland Wines

With another badass Swartland Revolution festival successfully pulled off in the heart of the Riebeek Valley, The Wade Bales Wine Society thought we’d take a closer look at this fascinating region. Compared to the lush valleys of Constantia and Stellenbosch, this west coast area looks stark and barren. But…

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Drink This With That: Goat’s Cheese Quiche

Goat’s cheese and Sauvignon Blanc are considered a dream combination. With summer finally entrenched, we’re really enjoying some fantastic Sauvignon Blancs that South Africa has to offer – so this light dish, using the delicious but mild ingredient was essential to try! This Roasted Cauliflower, Mushroom and Goat Cheese Quiche with Quinoa…

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Drink This With That: Asparagus Pasta With Poached Egg

Spring vegetables like artichokes and asparagus can be hard to pair with because they can make wine taste oddly sweet or even metallic. One wine that works is a citrusy Sauvignon Blanc. Serves 4 Ingredients 350g linguini or spaghetti 1 bunch of asparagus (about 200g), peeled into strips using a…

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How To Use The Wine23 App

Now you’ve downloaded this fantastic tool, learn how to use to boost your wine enjoyment, knowledge and also discover wonderful new wines. #1 Learn More About A Wine You’re Drinking Enjoying a particularly wonderful bottle of wine at a dinner party? Find out more about it (and impress your dinner…

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