What I Drank Last Night
Good Booze. Good Food. Good Company.


Nederburg Ingenuity Red 2010

North meets south.

You get what you pay for and though the Ingenuity Red 2010 from Nederburg is not cheap at R245 a bottle, it’s smart. A blend of 50% Sangiovese sourced from 15-year-old vineyards on Papkuilsfontein in Darling, 45% Barbera from 40-year-old vineyards on … [Read more...]

Altydgedacht Tintoretto 2009

Not paint-by-numbers.

Last night Altydgedacht Tintoretto 2009 at swish inner-city hotel 15 on Orange. This becomes the Durbanville property’s flagship red and is another in the emerging category of freestyle red blends, featuring 45% Pinotage, 33% Barbera, 11% Cabernet … [Read more...]

Altydgedacht Barbera 2008

Barbarella - sounds a little bit like "Barbera"

Massimo’s Pizza Club run by Massimo and Tracy Orione makes the best pizza in Cape Town by some distance. When we heard that this would be the last weekend it would be operating from its old premises in Hout Bay before re-opening in Spring at an as … [Read more...]