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
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
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
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
Every year’s vintage brings something different and unique to the Le Pommier Wine range. This year we’ve got a new flagship wine and couldn’t resist designing a new label to capture the essence and history of the wine. What makes the wine? The wine label or the actual product? In a world where design has taken over,
Nothing can compete with good company, great wine, and a fireplace – especially in Winter! The difficult part is combining these elements with a memorable party. Here are a few ideas to help you host a party worth remembering. 1. Wine Party: Blind Tasting Wine blind tasting is a great party activity, and so easy to go about.
These days, Apple’s trademark catchphrase “There’s an app for that”, can be uttered for a wide variety of industries and interests and wine drinkers have not been left out. From wine recommendations to keeping track of wines you have sampled – there are many “apps for that”. We have compiled a list of six wine
Like many other things in life, the more you know about wine, the more you can enjoy it. Much like your favourite sport, if you didn’t understand the basic rules you wouldn’t enjoy it as much. Here are a few quick and easy ways to improve your basic knowledge without getting overwhelmed. 1. Read. I