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Wine tasting at Spier Wine Farm

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It was a real delight to sit down with Jacques Erasmus, Spier’s talented white wine maker, beneath the imposing Heath Nash chandelier — made from 334 recycled Spier wine bottles and weighing 370kgs — which hangs above the tasting area of the Wine Farm in Stellenbosch. (more…)

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Wine tasting at The Brampton Wine Studio

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Cape Town Series: The Brampton Wine Studio, set in the elegant town of Stellenbosch in the heart of South Africa’s Cape Winelands, captures the vitality of the popular wine range full of appealing offerings – and a few surprises. (more…)

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Fast food and slow wine pairing at Neethlingshof estate

Neethlingshof 1Cape Town Series: There has been a really great response from readers to the special reports from South Africa. This report from Neethlingshof estate in the Cape Winelands will please food and wine enthusiasts alike. (more…)

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Interview With Ken Forrester – The Stellenbosch Wine Supremo.


A few weeks ago, Ken Forrester, the multi-award winning winemaker, left his 40-hectare vineyard in Stellenbosch inside the Western Cape Province of South Africa, to share his passion for wine at the Hyatt in Dar es Salaam. Swahili Coast Foodie caught up with him at a wonderful evening of fine food and super wine to find out more about ‘The King of Chenin Blanc’: (more…)

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