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Your Cheat Pocket Guide to Wines.

Love wine, but not entirely up to speed with all the terminology? Never fear! The expert team at Louisvale Wines have your back. Here’s a look at basic wine types everyone should know, and a few tips to enjoy them like a pro! Red and White The most obvious wine difference is, of course, red vs white. If it’s got a golden or greenish tinge, it’s a white, and anything from pale pink to deep ruby is red.  You’d assume that [...]

By |2021-11-23T13:40:54+00:00November 23rd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wine and food: A match (paired) in heaven.

Food and wine. You can hardly imagine one without the other. It doesn’t matter where your global adventures take you, a new friend waiting to offer you a sparkling glass of something delicious and some tasty snacks to go with it. We celebrate with wine, bond over it, and it’s a crucial part of enjoying good company. There’s only one way to make the experience better- knowing how to pair a delicious dish with the perfect wine! Wine pairing is an art [...]

By |2021-11-16T07:20:56+00:00August 28th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do I need to decant my wine?

Decanting wine can be an intimidating question to face. Should you decant wine in general? What about this wine? Why am I even doing this? Don’t worry! Today we caught up with the wine experts at Louisvale Wines to ask all the decanting questions you’ve always wanted to know the answer too, but daren’t ask. What is decanting wine?This one is easy! Many wines are not served straight from the bottle. Instead, they’re poured into an attractive pitcher (or something similar) and served [...]

By |2021-11-16T07:12:59+00:00August 16th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Weddings and wine- a match made in heaven

Will you be tying the knot in 2020? While COVID may have put a damper on your plans (for now), don’t think of it as a setback to the special day- rather consider it the perfect opportunity to reframe and refocus away from the hectic ‘musts’ of keeping up with the Khumalos, and instead use the extra time to focus in on what YOU really want from your perfect day of love. Louisvale Wines knows that weddings and wine have gone hand-in-hand for [...]

By |2020-08-24T15:59:31+00:00July 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Louisvale Recipe: A perfect summers side dish / salad or extra to go with a braai

Beetroot Salad with Lemon Goats Cheese, Beetroot Pesto, Candied Sunflower Seeds & Fresh Basil Ingredients 1kg                        Beetroot, cooked, peeled & sliced into rings 200g                     Goats Cheese 1                             Lemon, zested & juiced 150g                      Sunflower Seeds 10g                        Parsley 2                            Garlic Cloves 1Cup                     Oil ¼Cup              [...]

By |2019-11-05T20:06:25+00:00November 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Food at Louisvale: The Very South African dish you simply have to try for yourself!

Curried Sheep Tripe with Samp & Spinach South Africa’s rich heritage shows in many ways- the diversity of people you meet day-to-day, the bright and colourful swirl of languages around you, and the vibrant beauty of our art. But there’s one place that heritage truly shines- and that’s in the kitchen! The overwhelming variety of dishes, tastes and cultures wrapped up in our cuisine is remarkable- and it’s that same spirit of delectable diversity that Food at Louisvale hopes to embrace. With that [...]

By |2019-11-05T20:27:49+00:00August 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments