The Swartland Winelands - Sizzling! While areas like Stellenbosch and Franschhoek are synonymous with good South African wines, the Swartland has gained a reputation for its sublime, soulful wines. A tough area to tame, new-age winemakers have taken to the sun and soil here, drawing on a sense of community. Non-commercial, with a striking background [...]
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Marije Vogelzang - Eating Designer - for Spier Secret Food Festival This was published by Woolworths Taste magazine Jan/Feb 2014 Text below is unedited version. Roots: A dinner in Africa Executing an ancient cooking method, Marije Vogelzang, renowned Dutch eating experience designer, wrapped and baked root vegetables and two whole ostriches in local clay. [...]
My visit to S. Pellegrino's 2nd best restaurant in the world, El Celler de Can Roca in May- the venue, the menu, the men behind the 3 star Michelin restaurant.
A guided tour of the Cape Winelands with Wine Desk - we covered KWV Winery, Kanonkop, Middelvlei and Van Ryn's...come along for the best in warm Cape hospitality.
An Alentejo Road Trip Guide - Drive Yourself Traversing the breathtaking landscape of fields, rivers, mountains and pre-historic ruins, Ishay Govender-Ypma explores Portugal’s wild Alentejo in Portugal, a region as yet unmarred by tourism. For Journey magazine by Sure Travel - an Alentejo Road Trip Guide. Lessons from the Land Looking down from the buttress [...]
A weekend of food, drink and people in Saint Remy, Provence - a guide
My visit to the gorgeous Douro Valley - where port wine grapes are grown in Portugal. For Fine Dining Lovers
Bottles, Bubbles and Big Hearts - my wonderful evening hosting one of the Spier Secret Dinners, at de Morgenzon Estate.