So its been two months since starting the Food and Wine Photo Blog and the feedback and support has been phenomenal. We just have to make a special mention and thank Sybil Doms and Peet Stander from Come Wine With Us if it wasn’t for their constant encouragement,we would not have been here,so GROOT DANKIE :).

Rene and the sweet Sybil (Come wine With Us)
Rene and the sweet Sybil (Come wine With Us)
Rene and Peet (Come Wine With Us)
Rene and Peet (Come Wine With Us)

These two gave us the confidence to take the plunge and do what we love and share it with the world and for that we will be forever thankful.

So for the next few weeks we are going to be pretty busy,we hope to see you at some of these events because after good food + good wine + great people = an amazing experience.

Team Steenberg
Team Steenberg

First up Friday 21st we back on our home turf, Steenberg Wine Estate, Catherina’s Restaurant bring’s you the Red Wine Romp,its 3 courses prepared by Chef Garth Almazan as well as some of the best red wine from the Constantia Valley. The participating wine farms include Steenberg Vineyards, Constantia Glen, Beau Constantia, Klein Constantia, Groot Constantia, Eagle’s Nest and Buitenverwachting. Unfortunately the event is SOLD OUT but they have another coming up soon, please contact Anandi on reservations@catharinasrestaurant.co.za. The photographs promises to be amazing.

Then we onto Slaley Private Estate,in Stellenbosch for some Clay Pigeon Shooting, pizza and wine. Must admit I am very apprehensive ,but excited,my motto is,you have to try everything once I guess. They currently running a Cheese,Wine and Biltong Tasting Special on Groupon,so be sure to check it out. Cant wait to do our review on this one.

Wine & Dine Evenings – Hosted at Reuben’s at the One&Only Cape Town
The 25th we get to join the pairing between Reubens and Graham Beck Vineyards,the four course menu reads like a dream,what I am particularly excited about is the Crayfish Mac and Cheese,sounds like something we could write a story about. They do still have a few seats available,so email restaurant.reservations@oneandonlycapetown.com. You could also check out the website for more upcoming Wine & Dine events.
Le Franschhoek Hotel & Spa
Le Franschhoek Hotel & Spa

The next gourmet evening with Dish Restaurant and Delheim Wines at the picturesque  Le Franschhoek Hotel & Spa happen’s on the 28th. You are treated to 4-5 courses of delicious food created by the very talented Scott Shepherd and gorgeous wines from Delheim Wines for the ridiculously low price of R 350 per person or even better the eat and stay offer for R 1995 per couple and Includes: the dinner, room and breakfast. For more information please email Anine at  mpc@lefranschhoek.co.za

Sybil Doms-from Come Wine With Us-telling us how it all got started.
Sybil Doms-from Come Wine With Us-telling us how it all got started.

Finally after a one month hiatus,our favourite people are hosting again, the next installment of Come Wine With Us is back *happy dance*. In keeping with Heritage Month ,we are celebrating with the very exclusive Nederburg Heritage Heroes wine collection. We will meet at Welgemeend Venue, 2 Welgemeend Street, Gardens, Cape Town on Thursday the 3rd September, they still have a few tickets left so please book online asap,you don’t want to miss this one.

So as you see,we are very busy trying to keep you all abreast of what is hip and happening on the foodie scene in Cape Town,we really hope to see you all at,at least one of the above mentioned events.


Jason & René Petersen

072 939 2099



(Jason + Ashanti + René = JAR)




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