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I have experienced most of the wine farms in the Durbanville area. I really didn't know there was much more left to see in the area. Luckily on one of our typical CWF weekend adventures we happened to go down a road that opened up to a beautiful view of the Hoogeberg Hill. I've always seen it…
This may sound cheesy, but most of us have a close and loving relationship with cheese. However, we don’t always treat it with the respect it deserves. As cheese is not a cheap commodity, correct storage is very important. There are many types of cheeses and no single way of storing the different…
Organic wine is simply wine made using organically farmed grapes. So the real question is, what does organic farming entail and how does that affect the final product? What is Organic Farming? Organic farming is all about trying to keep the final product as pure as possible. That means free from…
Not having a corkscrew or bottle opener can be very frustrating for any wine-lover. Luckily today we'll show you a cool trick that makes it possible for you to open your bottle of wine, even if you don't have anything to open it with. Chances are it will take a few attempts until you get it right,…
Seasons of Sauvignon is a yearly festival celebrated by several wine farms in the Cape. This year, it was celebrated in Durbanville by 12 top wine farms: De Grendal, Diemersdal, Nitida, Hillcrest, Durbanville Hills, Klein Roosboom, Meerendal, Bloemendal…
I like to think of myself as fairly clued up when it comes to wine, but the truth is I'm far from it. That became especially apparent when someone asked me about my brand new, shiny decanter. The conversation went something like this: Me: "Yes, I know, pretty, isn't it? Bought it online for…