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


Kloof Street Old Vine Chenin Blanc 2013

Come soothe my fevered brow.

We stood in the reception area of new V&A Waterfront restaurant Mondiall hoping for a lunchtime table earlier today long enough for one of our party to inquire “Anybody home?” Whatever else the establishment purports to be, I’m sure they don’t … [Read more...]

Sandrone Nebbiolo d’Alba Valmaggiore 2009

Neatly done.

Last night a six-course dinner cooked by Peter Tempelhoff of the Cellars-Hohenort Hotel in Constantia to mark the start of the fourth annual Constantia Fresh festival. With each dish, a Constantia wine up against one or two international … [Read more...]

Domaine du Pegau Cuvée Laurence Chateauneuf du Pape 1995

Olive Hamilton Russell has her hands full.

Last night dinner cooked by chef Peter Tempelhoff of The Greehouse restaurant at Constantia’s The Cellars-Hohenhort hotel as a part of the first ever Big Bottle Festival organised by Jörg Pfützner of Fine Wine Events. A celebration of large format … [Read more...]