Category: Food&Wine/Kos&Wyn

Stylish wines for stylish breakfasts!

If you can drink a mimosa for breakfast, then wine for breakfast is fine too. In fact, one could make a pretty strong argument to ditch the OJ altogether and just drink wine. So, don’t feel bad if you pop a beautiful breakfast bottle with your weekend brunch. There’s no shame in it. Even when someon …

Mezze dining usually refers to small plates, with a variety of breads, dips, salads and other tasty pairings … and wine, of course! There’s something so cheerful and festive about mezze-style spreads. You share, dish and chat intimately around small plates … and glasses of wine! And small plates don …

Niks lig ’n alledaagse maaltyd soos ’n puik sous nie. Souse gee gewone, pangebraaide hoender nuwe lewe, sit woema in oondgeroosterde of gebraaide vleis en maak van pasta ’n ervaring. Kokke gebruik dikwels wyn pleks van water om sous te maak weens die geur wat dit byvoeg. Wyn is reeds sedert die tyd …

Getting my grill on!

I love grilling, and BBQ. There are literally hundreds of variations on all of your all-time favorite recipes, which makes recommending wines to pair with BBQ and grilled foods even more challenging than usual. There are so many things to take into consideration — ranging from spice levels to intens …

Watter wyn sal met Indiese kerrie werk?

Almal het ‘n gunsteling-kerriegereg! Om jou gunsteling met ’n gepaste wyn te geniet, kan egter ’n uitdaging wees. Die speseryagtige geure van Indiese kos vind nie maklik pasmaats by rooiwyn nie, hoewel die ligter styl Beaujolais (van gamay-druiwe uit Boergondië in Frankryk), rooies uit die Loire-val …

Pre-pair for summer!

Summer has arrived, and with that comes lighter dishes and white wine. If you’re like me, you will do the traditional “summer food” like salads, chicken, fish and pasta, while often adding something different, something new to the menu. – Ed. The arriving summer bounty can be used in many ways, from …

Pizza and wine: Not a natural marriage

Pizza is actually a tough dish to pair with wine. In fact, most Italians drink beer with their pizza rather than wine, and for good reason. Pizza is primarily bready, yeasty, fermented bread. Beer is mostly … well, yeasty fermented grains. The two match up wonderfully based on the bridge of yeasty, …