It’s national Milk Tart Day this Sunday the 27th February, and I’m all about celebrating this national treasure that’s been baked into South African heritage in cross-cultural kitchens since the 1600s. To celebrate, I was sent what has to be one of the most beautiful (not to mention delicious) milk tarts, along with a bottle … Continue Reading

I do love an MCC and rate Pongrácz among my favorites. The Pongrácz Desiderius Brut, R170 (BUY) has had a stylish packaging makeover, and who better to embody this campaign than the fabulous Amanda du-Pont? The vintage Desiderius Pongrácz is a blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes, handpicked from selected vineyard blocks in the Robertson, … Continue Reading

Towards the end of last year, I received a magnificent drop from Durbanville Hills which included wines from their Cape Portrait range. As the name Cape Portrait suggests, this range of wines are Inspired by the vibrant city of Cape Town and captures the sensory melting pot of the city and its people. Durbanville Hills, … Continue Reading

I do love my wine and would find it impossible to choose a favourite between a full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon and a crisp Sauvignon Blanc. I was thrilled when yesterday, a beautiful wicker picnic basket arrived at my door packed with yummy snacks and two bottles of KWV wine from the Classic Collection. The basket was … Continue Reading

I do love a good gin – even better if it’s a locally made craft Gin! And, given all the alcohol bans, it’s now more important than ever to support these small businesses. So, I got very excited when Still-Oaky Distillery – a boutique craft distillery owned and managed by husband and wife team Fanie … Continue Reading

I’m just going to come out and admit I’m a box wine drinker. And, there is absolutely nothing wrong with it! Yes, I do still buy bottled wine on the regular, but I always have a box of wine in storage – and lockdown (with the alcohol restriction that came with it) only served to … Continue Reading

Protea Wines recently sent me 3 of their everyday drinking wines. Aside from being excellent value for money at R75 each for the Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc & Chardonnay; it was heartwarming to learn that Protea wines are made in the spirit of sustainability – the brands motto being Reduce, Reuse & Recycle. You can … Continue Reading

Okay, I’m going to come straight out and say that I’ve always been a bit skeptical of collagen drinking formulas! So, when FUTURELIFE asked me to trial their new BEAUTI FOOD for a month and report back I couldn’t resist the challenge. FUTURELIFE BEAUTI FOOD claims to reduce wrinkles in 28 days, improve skin elasticity and … Continue Reading