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A report back on fabulous fig picking at Hoogwater

February 13, 2012

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A barrel of Ladera shiraz with notes by Charles Osche

Raining? In February? We had to risk it – the fig season is over by the end of the month. So a bunch of Slow Foodies trekked out to Hoogwater farm in Wolseley. Hoogwater has an old, rather wild fig orchard, as well as peach and pomegranate orchards, a handful of cows and a donkey […]

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Hoogwater fig-picking: 11 February 2012

February 6, 2012

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Join us for a convivial lunch in the shade of the peach trees at Hoogwater Farm in Wolsely, followed by a stroll through the fig orchards where you can chose the juiciest fruit for yourself. Hoogwater farmer Charles Osche also makes wine, and will give us an introduction to them in the cellars before we […]

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Wine Tasting and Biodiversity Walk at Backsberg Estate

March 4, 2010


Slow Food Mother City has organised a picnic lunch at Backsberg Estate on Saturday 27 March 2010, with a presentation on their environmental initiatives and some wine tasting (of course!).

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Saltare Food & Wine Pairing

February 22, 2010

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Not a Slow Food Mother City event, but one we feel fits the bill, and in which you may be interested! Saltare is a boutique winery in Stellenbosch which creates wines using biodynamic principles. They are also pledged to keeping the production of their wines carbon neutral. The Saltare Food & Wine Pairing will take place on Saturday March the 6th at the Oude Libertas Stellenbosch Fresh Goods Market.

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