Drink This With That: Wine With Fish Dishes

You’ve always been told that red wine and fish don’t mix, because it can leave you with a fishy aftertaste. But it turns out, there’s science to back this up. And it means that some whites may not make the best pairing partner for seafood either. What’s the common factor?Researchers…

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Drink This With That: Red And White Wine

While you may go through phases where a Merlot makes you happy, and others when it’s a crispy Chardonnay that charms your palate, if you’re a wine lover you probably fancy both a good white and a red. When presented with a meal and great company, the question is – which…

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Drink This With That: Beef, Tomato And Mushroom Pie

There’s an upside to the cold, wet weather we are experiencing in the Cape right now. This gumboot weather creates ideal conditions for fungi to flourish – and that means mushroom season. And the respectable foodie fashion to get your hands on them is to forage them – a…

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3 Best Mid-week Wines

With moms and dads across the country struggling to get into the back-to-school routine, we decided you needed some inspiration to help you come up with some easy dishes for the family. Spaghetti Bolognese has to be one of our all-time favourites! And who else can do it better than…

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Coconut & Lime Roasted Chicken

We love this twist on a traditional Sunday roast from Donna Hay. But like a traditional chicken green curry, the pronounced flavours of the lime and coconut in this lime and coconut roasted chicken can make picking a wine to drink with it fairly daunting. Not so, says Wade Bales. The lime and coconut…

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Drink This With That: Beef and red wine stew

A Beef and red wine stew is a traditional Burgundy dish. So, when cooking with red wine, should you go with plonk or not? Purists will say that if you wouldn’t drink it, don’t cook with it. However, here at Wine23 we take a more balanced approach. We’re not advocating box…

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