Black Bamboo: An Encounter with Magnificence

Noble Savage (he said): Black Bamboo has for some time now been on our restaurant bucket list. We had a brief introduction during the Constantia wine evening (A Week of Wine Part 1: Constantia Wine Route Tasting at Black Bamboo), and were very impressed by what we saw, particularly the …

A Week of Wine!  Part III: Brooklyn Bubbles

And yes, we’re still going!  Brooklyn Bubbles (Saturday): Noble Savage (he said): And finally, it was time for Brooklyn Bubbles. The idea behind this is also simple: get a bunch of Sparkling and MCC producers together. Add people. Repeat. The event was supposed to be at the open area between …

A Week of Wine! Part II: #JoziWineRoute

#JoziWineRoute (Wednesday) Noble Savage (he said): Then it was time for the Jozi Wine Route.  Because, let’s be honest, being the City of Gold is fine if you’re into gold, but what Joburg (and Pretoria, for than matter) has always been lacking is a wine route.  So after launching the …

Vino Budget Beaters! #Januaworry

BoozyFoodie (she said): So, in December we had our own Advent Calendar – with a twist!  Our ‘reveal-a-treat-as-we-go’  options were wine!  Our criteria – less than R50 per bottle (we wanted to proof that you can still entertain and be merry on a budget – 2016 was tough on so many levels).  …

Delectable + Delicious

(A Food and pairing with a Delicious Difference) BoozyFoodie (she said): How is this for an event teaser: “I found a handful of exciting, but really affordable wines and set a challenge to my chefs to pair each in dégustation-style. I will share my wine discoveries and you can taste the …