• Chocolate and Wine Tasting at Spier Wine Farm

    So this weekend I had my first wine tasting experience! I’m not a big fan of wine and I can’t really tell the difference between the different wines. We just decided, spur of the moment, to Google what time Spier Wine farm closes and we went straight over. We decided on the R65 Chocolate and Wine tasting. The chocolates looked so interesting that I opened all 3 of them. They were dark malted cherry, white cardamon and passion fruit, and white peppered plum. Each of these had to be eaten with 2 different wines. The first with 2 red wines, 2nd with 2 white wines, 3rd with a sparkling white…

  • Spier Wine Farm Picnic

    Two weeks ago I got to experience a lovely afternoon at Spier when I had a gourmet picnic with Snoopy :). Spier is in Stellenbosch. I had been to Spier before but this was the first time I got to experience the estate. We sat on a blanket on the grass, under the shade of a big tree by the water. It was the perfect spot for the day as it was 35+ degrees Celsius. The gourmet picnic included the following items: Crispy Baguette with farm butter and home-made humus Winelands Cheeses with fruit preserve and home-made crackers Pasture reared cold cuts with mustard and home-made chutney Farmer Angus DroĆ«wors…