The Alchemy Best Burger Competition – the Batonage entry

The KnowItALL Burger – a classic style burger but with local knowledge It’s official!  Our entry has bene selected as a finalist in the competition – come & taste it

The places we eat, drink and stay at: Steenberg

The Red Wine Romp held at Catharina’s Restaurant at Steenberg was the perfect occasion to revisit one of our favourite hotels and wine farms.  The concept was simple:  Celebrate the great red

Know how & when to buy your tickets – now you have no excuse…    

A cosy Friday winter evening at a wine farm in Stellenbosch was just what we needed after the miserable winter weather that hit Cape Town last week.  The folks at

This weekend we had the unexpected pleasure of discovering a culinary treasure in McGregor called Karoux.  Small, sleepy towns off the beaten path are not usually renowned for their culinary marvels, no

Bocca is the latest restaurant opened by restauranteur & sommelier, Neil Grant.  Sister to the successful Burrata at the Woodstock Biscuit Mill, Bocca is situated in the Cape Town CBD

The history of wine at the Vineyard Hotel started in 1658 – when Jan van Riebeeck planted a large vineyard along the Liesbeeck River.  The hotel pays tribute to this

Yesterday saw the release of the first Single Vineyard wines made by Keermont.  Their white blend, the Keermont Terrasse, is a firm favourite but until yesterday we have never visited

When you get invited to a vertical Pinot Noir tasting hosted by Jan Boland Coetzee, you drop everything and go.  No month-end deadlines, demanding bank managers or red tape ensconced

Us humans sure are a competitive lot.  We’ve had to be; out-evolving the Neanderthals, getting rid of those pesky mammals who were a threat to Homo Sapiens – all competition.