Cheese Please

Posted under Food and Wine Blog by Grootbos on 2nd December 2016
A good food and wine pairing can rarely go without combining the tastes of wine with a selection of cheeses. The quality of locally produced cheese in the Greater Overberg area surrounding Grootbos is outstanding and makes for a memorable tasting experience.

The Art of Mushroom Foraging

Posted under Food and Wine Blog by Grootbos on 21st October 2016
As children we are continuously reminded that most mushrooms in the wild are poisonous and we should stay away. Without the proper knowledge, how are we to know the difference?

The SAWi Method of Judging Top Wines

Posted under Food and Wine Blog by SAWi (South African Wine Index) on 2nd June 2015
SAWI is showcasing top South African wines and they tell us what sets them apart, before the next SAWi awards to be held at Grootbos on 20 June, 2015.

Trout, Spiced Fish and Duck in the Wine Cellar

Posted under Food and Wine Blog by Grootbos on 5th January 2015
Whether it was Assiette of Trout or Confit Duck, Grootbos impressed with all 6 courses of their dinner in the Forest Lodge wine cellar, during December. The occasion was a surprise dinner for the Spanish #AventuraAfrica bloggers, who stayed at Grootbos during their epic African adventure.

A sparkling evening to remember in the Milkwood boma

Posted under Food and Wine Blog by Grootbos on 15th December 2014
Our #AventuraAfrica blogger guests were treated to an evening under a canopy of ancient Milkwood trees in the Forest Lodge boma, where they feasted to the sounds of traditional African music. Take a peek...

Bouchard Finlayson shines once again at SAWi Awards

Posted under Food and Wine Blog by Grootbos on 8th December 2014
Bouchard Finlayson once again was recognised for its exceptional wines at the South African Wine Index (SAWi) 2014 awards ceremony, which was held at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve on the 21st of June.
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