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Christian Eedes

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Recipe: Potato and celeriac bake

Works on its own or as a side dish with a roast. Serves 4 Ingredients: 3 potatoes, peeled and finely sliced 3 celeriac, peeled and finely sliced 1 onion,...

BLANKBottle 3rd Round 2015

Pieter Walser of BLANKBottle prides himself on offbeat names for his wines, “3rd Round” in this instance referring to the corresponding stage of his...

Lammershoek’s Mysteries Die Ou Man 2015

The Mysteries range from Swartland cellar Lammershoek is set of alternative offerings intended for wine geeks, Die Ou Man 2015 being one such bottling,...

Rijk’s Private Cellar Pinotage 2013

Pinotage and curry always seem to work surprisingly well and hence a bottle of Rijk’s Private Cellar Pinotage 2013 (price: R240 a bottle) to...

Tim James: Enjoying wine in a tumbler at South China Dim...

Is it excessive to get just a bit lyrical about a winelist with only 14 wines on the list? Maybe not when it’s as...

BLANKBottle Sigh of Relief 2015

What would Cabernet Franc vines, previously mistaken for Merlot, do on being correctly identified? They’d give a sigh of relief and hence the name...

Elgin Ridge Chaos White 2017

The Chaos White 2017 from Elgin Ridge won silver at the recent Wine Label Design Awards, design done by winemaker Kosie van der Merwe. A...

The Drift There are Still Mysteries Pinot Noir 2015

There are Still Mysteries Pinot Noir 2015 from Bruce Jack’s farm The Drift outside Napier in the Southern Cape won a gold award in...