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

Groot Constantia Gouverneurs Reserve 2005

Dear Me owner Ilze Koekemoer and chef Vanessa Marx.

Last night a six-course dinner with Groot Constantia wines courtesy of Dear Me in Longmarket Street, Cape Town. Lots of great food and wine combinations but the highlight was the braised free-range beef cheek and sweetbreads with bourguignon sauce, … [Read more...]

Groot Constantia Chardonnay 2011


Groot Constantia winemaker Boela Gerber proved his credentials with Chardonnay when the 2009 vintage under reserve label Gouverneurs rated 5 Stars in the 2011 edition of Platter’s. The Gouverneurs 2010, however, underwhelmed in my Chardonnay Report … [Read more...]