Category: Wine

Le Pommier Celebrating 100 years of History

Le Pommier meaning ‘The Apple Tree’ in French was an apple orchard once; it was a part of the 300-year-old Zorgvliet farm before. Today you will still find a couple of these apple trees – scattered on Le Pommier. In 1692 Casper Wilders, Austrian mercenary soldier serving in the Dutch East India company was granted Read More

Le Pommier's Gluhwein recipe.

Winter warmer Gluhwein recipe in just 30 minutes.

Admit it, not everyone loves wintertime! But there are always winter comforts to make this season more bearable….most definitely if it includes red wine. You probably guessed it, yes it is Gluhwein or also known as mulled wine. Picture the scene: a cosy log burning fire shared with someone special. Winter woolies on, with a Read More

Vegetable Soup and wine pairing

Soup and wine pairing tips.

Soup and Wine Pairing should be on your to do list this winter! Soup and wine pairing might seem like an odd combination, but the ingredients in the pot dictate the perfect pairing. Very much the same principle you would use when pairing wine with pasta sauces. Flavors, like spices, herbs, and acidic tomatoes, call Read More

Family celebrating Mother's Day.

Top 7 wines to enjoy this Mother’s Day.

Mother’s Day is a celebration honouring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society.   What better way to lavish praise on the most special woman known as Mom, Mother, Ma, Mamma or Moeksie in your life than to enjoy a good bottle of wine Read More

Preventing a wine hangover in 4 easy steps.

How to prevent a Wine Hangover.

If you are a wine lover, you have probably had a night or two where you drink too much wine hence the dreaded wine hangover…yes the glass was practically filling itself the whole night!   Few points to remember, and avoid the wine hangover the next time you spend time with good company enjoying good Read More

Host Your Own Blind Wine Tasting Party

Nothing can compete with good company and great wine! The difficult part is combining these elements with a memorable party. No worries – we’ve got you covered 🙂  Host your own Blind Wine Tasting Party A Blind Wine Tasting Party is very entertaining and educational in the same sense. It’s the perfect excuse to learn more Read More

Aftermath of the Simonsberg Fire – Smoke Taint in Wine Explained

Enormous flames and volumes of smoke consumed the region of Stellenbosch a few weeks back. The nightmare commenced so quickly, it was like a horror show that played off in front of you — terrible to behold. The wildfire started on the south-westerly side of the Simonsberg (on Tuesday, 19 January) and spread across most Read More

3 Wine Tips You Can’t Go Without

All #WineLovers will agree that you can’t waste a drop of wine — it’s just wrong! On the off-chance of having leftover wine (yes, we know that doesn’t happen often) you need to be prepared to save it. Here are some wine tips on how to store your wine, how to save leftover wine and some Read More

Tips for the Perfect DIY Picnic

Having a picnic with the family or that someone special in your life is an excellent idea. But we all have that frustrating question of “What to make?” that keeps us from taking the picnic leap, and this can be stressful!   Tips for the Perfect DIY Picnic Tip #1 Food Food, glorious food! Make something that is Read More

Summer Restaurant Specials

We really missed the sunny days since the start of Winter and yes, finally Summer is back and we just love the sunny-shorts-and-flip-flop weather. Le Pommier Restaurant is celebrating summer with great penny-saving restaurant specials. Restaurant Specials Le Pommier Restaurant is offering mouth-watering Summer food on special for only R75 during the week.  You can choose Read More

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