Opulent Taste Archive

Opulent Living - Luke Dale-Roberts

Climbing up the list

SA’s Luke Dale-Roberts of The Test Kitchen in Woodstock, Cape Town, continued on an upward trajectory at the World’s 50 Best Restaurant awards, from number 28 last year to number 22 this year — being the only African restaurant on the list.

Opulent Living - Higgo Spioenkop

Nuance and class

Every now and then – possibly every month – Higgo Jacobs presents one of his favorite wines to our readers. A personal choice of one of South Africa’s leading sommeliers and wine advisors.

Mynhardt Joubert presenting the KWV gin

Where wine and honey flows

A few days ago, Opulent Living was invited to an intimate honey-inspired lunch by Mynhardt Joubert to taste some of the white wines of KWV The Mentors range – plus their gin and brandy.

Higgos - De Grendel

Complex and intriguing

Every now and then – possibly every month – Higgo Jacobs presents one of his favorite wines to our readers. A personal choice of one of South Africa’s leading sommeliers and wine advisors.

Opulent Living - Higgos KWV Cab Franc

Sheer joy in a bottle

Every now and then – possibly every month – Higgo Jacobs presents one of his favorite wines to our readers. A personal choice of one of South Africa’s leading sommeliers and wine advisors.

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A special menu demanding all your senses

Publisher Barbara Lenhard had the pleasure of experiencing an exclusive tasting of the new menu at The Table Bay together with the general manager, Joanne Selby – fantastic idea, fabulous execution!

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A crystal clear choice

Once again, Opulent Living was attending as the only media at an exclusive tasting of outstanding Champagnes. This time Louis Roederer and the South African distributor Reciprocal with wine expert Michael Fridjhon at the helm invited.

De Toren

Winemaking raised to an art form

Most wine pundits are of the opinion that Merlot does not suit South African terroir, or South African terroir does not suit the growing of world class Merlot. The winemaking team at De Toren however boldly beg to differ!

Opulent Living - Pongracz 25 (8)

SA’s most refreshing pioneer turns 25 years

Pongrácz, South Africa’s leading Méthode Cap Classique wowed guests celebrating 25 years of pioneering prowess with bold food pairings in an avant-garde city space in the heart of Cape Town’s trendy De Waterkant.

DallaCia

Taste of Italy

A signature 10 Year Celebration Grappa, distilled in 2004 and left to mature in barrel for a decade, has been released to mark the 10th anniversary of the Dalla Cia Wine & Spirit Company.

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