Bredasdorp resident Bea-Marie Visser graduated as Top Academic Achiever 2020 from The Private Hotel School (TPHS) in Stellenbosch earlier this year but was denied the opportunity of a graduation ceremony that would have taken place in March, due to the Coronavirus lockdown.
Wine of-the-Month Club is South Africa’s oldest and biggest direct to customer wine club, offering the best wines online with something for everyone and at every budget.
In case the grapevine news hasn’t reached you, here’s what you missed. Franschhoek’s Bastille Festival is still on the cards, but instead of the traditional format, the festival will be coming to you.
While some wineries are offering discounts and/or free deliveries, Durbanville Valley-based boutique wine farm Nitida has come up with an exciting competition that it hopes will entice wine buyers to place orders with them.
Whether you’re browsing on Spier’s new online food store or in person at the Spier Farm Cafe, one thing is guaranteed: you’ll be getting nourishing and delicious food for your pantry, fridge and freezer.
Instead of capitalising on the easing of lockdown restrictions from Level 5 to Level 4 and rushing back into their various Cape Town kitchens, the Mother City’s oldest pizza delivery service has taken a far more measured, responsible route for the sake of public health and safety. Butler’s Pizza will open its Rondebosch outlet for beta testing of its new social distancing delivery model, before rolling out the learnings and successes to its other area branches.
Mildly spiced beef mince bobotie remains a true South African classic - a favourite all across our land.Spier Wine Farm’s version is a little less sweet than usual, omitting the dried fruit and apricot jam for a more savoury result. The addition of curry leaves lends a deliciously nutty, complex flavour.
On Sunday evening, 15 March 2020, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa declared a “national state of disaster” due to the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19, and announced the “prohibition of gatherings of more than 100 people.”
The biggest outdoor culinary event in Africa, the 2020 South African Cheese Festival, has been cancelled due to the national ban on gatherings of more than 100 people.
With an abundance of festive feasts available this Easter, the historic Spier Wine Farm in Stellenbosch offers plenty of delicious ways to spend quality time together over the long weekend.