Mini product giveaways at the Soweto Wine Festival Wednesday, Aug 31 2011 

Great News. The first 1000 visitors per day at the Soweto Wine Festival will receive a mini bottle of Legacy Johannisberger (250ml).PS this is the cutest little bottle. Hope to see you there!

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Wine quotes by legends Wednesday, Aug 24 2011 

“The problem with the world is that everyone is a few drinks behind.”

-Humphrey Bogart

“I drink to make other people interesting.”

-George Jean Nathan

“Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.”

-Ernest Hemmingway

“Work is the curse of the drinking class.”

-Oscar Wilde

“I drink when I have occasion, and sometimes when I have no occasion.”

-Miguel De Cervantes

More quotes

Win tickets to The Huisgenoot Skouspel Tuesday, Aug 16 2011 

We are running a great competition:

You can win tickets to The Huisgenoot Skouspel at the Sun City Superbowl 9 October- To enter click  http://tiny.cc/x8ctr

(PS. prize is just the tickets no travel etc.)

 

Corkscrew pasta salad Friday, Aug 5 2011 

 

Sometimes the beauty is in the simplicity and this is the case with this amazing straight forward pasta salad. The fact that it is called a ‘corkscrew pasta salad’ makes it even more inviting to open a bottle of Slightly Sweet Legacy Johannisberger  with this salad.

Ingredients

 

  • 2 cups fusilli or corkscrew pasta
  • 2 cups chopped spinach
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes (halved)
  • 120g fresh mozzarella, cut into pieces
  • 60 g salami, cut into pieces
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  •  salt and black pepper

 

Directions

 – Cook pasta according to the package directions; drain and rinse under cold water. Toss in a large bowl with the spinach, grape tomatoes, mozzarella, and salami.

-Whisk together the olive oil, white wine vinegar, ½ teaspoon kosher salt, and ¼ teaspoon black pepper. Transport the pasta mixture and vinaigrette separately; drizzle the salad with the vinaigrette before serving.

Source: realsimple.com