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Salt and Wine Pairing at the “Cellar in the Mountain”

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Die Bergkelder or Cellar under the mountain is the home of Fleur De Cap wines. They have a unique tasting that is served on a salt plate – you can lick it, but apparently that would be weird. These plates are mainly used as a hot plate and heated until they are white (normally pink […]

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New pairing during the Franschhoek cycle Experience

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Do you have a sweet tooth and are you looking for a daring new wine pairing? Cycle with Bikes ‘n Wines in Franschhoek and try the new Turkish Delight and wine pairing at La Bri Wine Estate. This unique pairing is inspired by the winter weather and the sweet taste of the Turkisch Delight compliments the […]

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4 Golden Rules to Food and Wine Pairing

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Being involved in the wine and wine tasting industry Bikes ‘n Wines is relishing in the fact that our wine farms are slowly starting to catch on to the huge appeal of food and wine pairing tasters. The reason we pair wine with food is to enhance both the flavors of the food and of […]

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Neetlingshof Everyday pairings

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The first thing we were told when we sat down for this tastings was that the point if this pairing was not only to find food that brings out the flavors of the wine but to pair the wines with food that everyone has access to. It is easy to appreciate wine pairings when paired […]

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Pizza A la Mulderbosch

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Pizza travels the world and comes in all shapes and sizes. Round, rectangular, folded over as a calzone or as flat bread, this creation is still one of the most popular dishes in the world and the varieties and toppings are endless. Even though the perfect pizza (or pizzaioli as the Italians call it) is […]

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Biltong and Red Wine Pairing, the Taste of Africa

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Biltong is a truly South African Experience and a trip to the Winelands would not be the same without it. At La Bri in Franschhoek they offer a sweet (chocolate) and savoury (biltong) pairing I only managed to stay for the biltong pairing but that just gives me an excuse to go back and experience […]

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