Archive for December, 2011

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The Pot Luck Club by Luke Dale Roberts

posted on the December 30, 2011 7:43 am by Wine and Only

We were more than delighted to participate in the grand opening of the new great venture of Luke Dale Roberts (Test Kitchen), the Pot Luck Club. Located in the Biscuit Mill, adjacent to the Test Kitchen, this hype venue is decorated with flair, with a nice clear wooden bar, large modern design panels and the [...]

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The Tasting Room @ Maison Estate

posted on the December 23, 2011 9:10 am by Wine and Only

As we were on a frantic wine tasting session around Franschhoek yesterday, we just could not refrain from trying the new Maison Estate restaurant: The Tasting Room @ The Kitchen.   At the entrance of Franschhoek, far enough from its sometimes crowded streets, lies Maison Estate. You’ll instantly recognize the Weylandts touch if you’re a [...]

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A tribute recipe for Almenkerk wines

posted on the December 21, 2011 1:07 pm by Wine and Only

Been eating too much meat last night after a gorgeous braai…Here is a recipe that will please both your husbands, wives, partners, and even children. I’m sure you have more than one…of each… Remember last night? After the biltong, chips, boerewors, spatchcock chicken, rack of lambs and other beef fillets, you still had some nice [...]

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Wine glasses by Utopik Design

posted on the December 13, 2011 7:15 am by Wine and Only

We recently came across these beautiful glasses. Created by a French Studio, Utopik Design, this set of glasses is designed to suit all of your wine tasting desires. The concept comes in 3 parts: The metallic basis, the glass and the stem. By adapting a different socle and/or a specific stem, your glass will turn [...]

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The Wine&Only Blog Contest!

posted on the December 7, 2011 12:44 pm by Wine and Only

Want to win a Château Ausone 1989, a Da Compostella 07 or a CWG Cape Point 10 Barrel Fermented Sauvignon Blanc? Well, there you go… You own a blog talking about wine, food, lifestyle, tourism, well-being…? This contest is for you! Wine&Only ( is a free (both for visitors and winemakers), independent and ad-free website [...]

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Die Ouwingerdreeks tasting at the Sadie Family wine estate

posted on the December 5, 2011 9:25 am by Wine and Only

We were honoured to be invited to the “Die Ouwingerdreeks” tasting at the Sadie Family wine estate last Friday.   First, a few words about the concept: The idea behind Die Ouwingerdreeks series is to raise awareness of the old vineyards of the Cape and also display the amazing wines that can be produced from [...]