Archive for February, 2012

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Our tribute recipe to Eagles’ Nest wines : Cured duck ham

posted on the February 27, 2012 1:04 pm by Wine and Only

Tired of classic biltong, peanuts and olives? What about putting a new twist on your “apéritif”, as French people say… As I was drinking an Eagles’ Nest viognier with friends last week, this recipe just came back to my mind! I just had to do it again! It will go perfectly with a viognier, as [...]

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Art on barrels!

posted on the February 24, 2012 11:29 am by Wine and Only

Forget about the cheese boards or wood baskets made with old wooden casks! There is a lot more to do with them!     In 2008, a young French guy, Sébastien Basile fell in love with a wine barrel! He instantly understood the artistic potential of the media.. With absolutely no background in arts, he [...]

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A double cheese, large fries, …and a glass of Cab Sauv!

posted on the February 22, 2012 12:03 pm by Wine and Only

Large food chains such as Mac Donald’s and Starbucks are thinking of proposing wine in their menus, along with the typical sodas, juices and beers. Starbucks, strongly attacked by McCafés, would like to introduce wine quickly and offer a relaxation space (Starbuck’s Lounge) to white collars after work, after having been successful in getting them [...]

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Jack Parow braaing with Adi Badenhorst at Melissa’s on Kloof

posted on the February 14, 2012 12:21 pm by Wine and Only

Today was the official launch of the Jack Parow’s braaisous (BBQ sauce for non South Africans), at Melissa on Kloof Street.     I must say, this guy can not only sing, but he can also braai! Great lamb chops (straight from the Karoo), perfect sauce, and amazing wines from Adi Badenhorst (full range!)   [...]

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Win a case of Badenhorst’s Secateurs (White or Red)!

posted on the February 2, 2012 11:29 am by Wine and Only

What about winning a case of Adi Badenhorst’s Secateurs? How to participate? Very easy! Visit one (or more) wine estates listed on our website: and post comments under their pages. There are more than 100 wineries to choose from!     The most interesting comment (voted by our team) will win the case (your [...]