Nederburg goes nose to tail with Pete Goffe-Wood
Aug 2nd, 14:04
Kitchen Cowboys in Woodstock, Cape Town, was the venue for a nose-to-tail lunch presented by MasterChef South Africa judge Pete Goffe-Wood to launch a new wine from Nederburg, the official wine sponsor of the popular food series.
Cellar Master Razvan Macici, the reigning Diners Club Winemaker of the Year, introduced guests to the latest wine in his Heritage Heroes gourmet collection, The Beautiful Lady, a 2012 Gewűrztraminer. This wine will soon be available for sale to the public.
The menu included sauté of veal sweetbreads, pancetta, capers and sage beurre noisette, served with The Young Airhawk 2012, a wooded Sauvignon blanc; jellied ham terrine and sourdough toast with The Anchorman 2012, a wooded Chenin blanc; barbecue short rib of beef, sweet corn custard and salsa with The Beautiful Lady 2012; roast pork belly, mash, prune and peppercorn sauce with The Motorcycle Marvel 2010, a Rhône-style blend; pork cheeks with The Brew Master 2010, a Bordeaux-style blend; and finally, the award-winning Winemaster’s Reserve Noble Late Harvest 2012 with a dish called Strawberries of a Thousand Leaves.Click here for more information on Nederburg
J.C. Le Roux Le Domaine Non-Alcoholic continues to shine this season, having been crowned the best Non-Alcoholic Drink in the 2013 FAIRLADY Consumer Awards, as announced in the November issue of this popular women’s glossy.
Clearer skin and shining eyes are the first obvious signs of transformation that follow the Chrysalis Academy programme, says CEO Lucille Meyer.
The summer holiday season is a time when family dinners and social get-togethers go hand in hand with celebratory drinks. While these contribute to the holiday revelry, they often lead to excessive alcohol and calorie consumption.
The scintillating prestige cuvée of The House of J.C. Le Roux, Scintilla 2003, continues to sparkle as one of South Africa’s top Méthode Cap Classiques with another Veritas Gold medal added to its impressive cache of awards.
Try these recipes
Food fundi and meat merchant, Andy Fenner, has magic-ed up a range of slow-cooked, falling-of-the bone recipes to relish with Zonnebloem wines.
Winter's the time for heartwarming South African country-style food. So bring back the potjie for a delicious beef short rib dish. It makes a truly tasty treat with Drostdy-Hof’s Winemaker's Collection Merlot, brimming with soft and juicy red berry flavours and a hint of spicy oak that matches the lovely spicy notes of the dish itself.
Place the water, oil and salt in a mixing bowl and whisk all the ingredients together so they emulsify and the colour changes to light green. Set aside.
Two Oceans Wines asked popular food fundi Justine Drake to devise a simple but delicious dish with a flash of chilli to show off the fruity and floral notes of its new vintage Pinot Grigio.
Distell taps into China's cognac market
09/10/2013 - 10:23
Johannesburg - South African liquor company Distell Group Limited [JSE:DST] has acquired a 60% share in fast-growing liquor distribution company CJ Wines & Spirits‚ expanding its presence in the East.
Distell defies tough market to post revenue rise of 12%
22/08/2013 - 11:16
The Distell Group succeeded in raising revenue 11,9% to R15,9bn on a sales volume increase of 7,2% for the year to June 2013. This was despite exceptionally tough trading conditions, marked by a global slowdown in economic growth, contracted disposable income and reduced consumer spending in many of the regions where it markets its range of spirits, wines and ciders and RTDs.
China agrees to talks on wine dispute
30/07/2013 - 07:28
Brussels - China and the European Union have agreed there is a "window for discussions" to try to resolve accusations that Europe is dumping wine in China, the EU's trade chief said on Monday.
Carbon footprints for five beverage categories released by BIER
24/05/2013 - 15:37
n an effort to accelerate understanding of beverage sector impacts on climate change and identify reduction priorities for greenhouse gas emissions, the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) has published its research on carbon footprints for five beverage categories, including beer, bottled water, carbonated soft drink, spirits and wine.
Growth in SA and Africa buoy Distell in tough times
27/02/2013 - 08:08
Continued growth in sub-Saharan Africa, including South Africa, and the benefits derived from a weak rand resulted in the Distell Group raising revenue year-on-year by 9,3% to R8,7 billion for the six months to December 2012.