Sea sells Sauv Blanc

Sea sells Sauv Blanc

The R362 from Lutzville to Doringbaai isn’t exactly what you’d call vineyard country, but I discovered outstanding Sauvignon Blanc just metres from the icy Atlantic.

Fruits of the Forest

Fruits of the Forest

There’s a certain frisson of excitement at the dinner table when you realise that your meal could kill you. Welcome to the delights of mushroom-hunting...

Hidden treasure

Hidden treasure

Forget cocktails with umbrellas in them: for a fine wine experience in paradise, head straight for Constance Halaveli in the Maldives...

The vines of Napa

The vines of Napa

My first taste of the United States' west coast was an impressive one, with a food and wine tour of San Francisco and the Napa Valley. All too short, but more tha a few memorable highlights made their way into this piece for Food&Home Entertaining...

Chef's Kitchen: PJ Vadas

Chef's Kitchen: PJ Vadas

"I’ve got my knives and my uniform and I can start now." Those 12 simple word are what kickstarted chef PJ Vadas' career in London, and now he's come home to spearhead a new fine dining eatery on Vergelegen, one of South Africa's oldest estates.

 

More than pub grub

More than pub grub

It’s impossible to visit London without enjoying a pint – and a bite to eat – ‘down the pub’. But not all pubs are created equal, so I took a wander through London to track down the capital’s best gastro-pubs; where fine food and real ale live happily ever after…

Wild wines

Wild wines

Singita offers some of the most luxurious safari escapes in Africa, so it's no surprise they have fine wines to match. Richard Holmes meets the man behind the group's legendary cellars...

Who is OnAnotherPlane...

RIchard Holmes headshot web smallRichard Holmes is a freelance travel, food and lifestyle writer based in Cape Town, South Africa. His work on African and international destinations has appeared in a wide range of consumer publications both in South Africa and abroad.