The Chocolate Block

I recently got to enjoy a 2015 bottle of The Chocolate Block. A 71% Syrah (Shiraz*), 15% Grenache, 8% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cinsault and 1% Viognier blend. The 1675 barriques were produced entierly from Swartland fruit. It has blackberry and red berry fruit aromas, also a little spicy. The Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon give it […]

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Keeping warm

It is winter and Tis the season for soup. I never think about making soup, doesn’t matter how cold it is or how hungry I am, it never crosses my mind. However every year, during the cold weather, my mother makes a pot of soup. It’s always delicious and I always wonder why I don’t […]

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Moscato

The name “Moscato” sounds so cool, I wish it was red and that it was my favourite wine so that I could say it all the time but unfortunately it’s none of the two. ItĀ is made from the Muscat grape (Which is also used for making raisins), it is sweet and has a low alcohol […]

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Reabetswe “Filah” Ranamane

Meet the beautiful Reabetswe “Filah” (Stage name) Ranamane, law student, singer and aspiring model. She’s originally from Pretoria but spent most of her younger years in the US and Indonesia. She undoubtedly has an artist edge in her personality and her InstagramĀ feed is full proof of that. I love her “Africanness” (not a word), her […]

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