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A Winelands Winter

We feel that winter may be the new summer in Franschhoek!

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Celebrating the British tradition of ‘Afternoon Tea’

“There are few hours in life more agreeable than the ceremony known as afternoon tea” ― Henry James

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Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines Celebrate 2020 Harvest Season

With approximately half their vineyards harvested to date, the Mullineuxs are highly expectant for the 2020 harvest.

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Salute to Olerasay 2°

Join us once again, as we raise our glasses to Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines who have released their Mullineux Olerasay 2° Straw Wine this past week.

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Boeuf Bourguignon – a perfect Autumn feast

Head Chef, Darren Badenhorst of Le chêne at Leeu Estates, provides us with this classic, homely Boeuf Bourguignon recipe.

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Simon Rogan’s Scone Recipe - straight from the Afternoon Tea offering at Linthwaite House

The first known print reference to the ever loyal scone is in 1513, from a Scottish poet. This causes the debate – are scones a Scottish creation or is that just the first recording of these delicious tea time staples?

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Autumn Butternut Risotto

Chef Jess van Dyk, previously of La Colombe and now heading up Protégé Restaurant at Le Quartier Français, provides us with an Autumn Butternut Risotto recipe sure to impress even the toughest of critics around your dining room table!

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Leeu Lingo

During these uncertain times, people have undertaken personal challenges to keep their minds and bodies healthy. A popular choice seems to be the learning of a new language. Now, we all know that every place of work has its own jargon and colloquialisms and we thought we would share some of our “Leeu Lingo” with you.

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