Category Archives: Sustainable Food

Explore Spier’s Serene Food Garden – And Harvest Your Own Bounty Of Seasonal Produce

Over the last 18 months, an old horse paddock at Spier Wine Farm has been transformed into a thriving food garden. The roughly one-hectare garden’s bounty includes fruits, herbs, salad greens and vegetables — all cultivated using eco-friendly and regenerative … Continue reading

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Spier Food Garden 2021 Winter Workshops

Spier Wine Farm is hosting a series of interactive Spier Food Garden workshops, designed to help you get started growing good food at home. Three Saturday workshops will be held once a month from August through October 2021.

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WWF-SA Backs New Sustainability Award in Wine and Food Tourism

If tourism in South Africa is to raise its contribution to GDP, expand economic opportunity and accelerate inclusive growth, it will have to tackle the issue of sustainability head-on, says Margi Biggs, convenor of the annual Wine & Food Tourism … Continue reading

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Smarter Seafood Choices with SASSI

South African people love seafood, it is part of our heritage and contributes to the livelihoods of many. Over the years, seafood in South Africa has also become ultra-trendy as it is deemed the healthier choice, is high in omegas … Continue reading

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Do you know what’s in season?

It’s spring time and there is an abundance of local fresh produce available! There are loads of benefits of buying in season, rather than importing foreign or artificially growing out of season produce.

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The Spier Secret Festival – Embracing Ethical Food and Wine

What’s the big deal with Chenin Blanc you ask? Heading to Spier on October 26th for the annual Secret Festival will reveal the answer.The Star of the day will be the Chenin Blanc Association’s Expo, which will provide the opportunity … Continue reading

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The Origin of Coffee – From Plantation to Mug

Each time you sit back in your chair, with a nice hot cup of coffee, you are consuming one of the most power-laden commodities in the world. You are also sipping a product which has come on an incredible journey … Continue reading

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The Wild Oats Community Farmers’ Market on the Garden Route

Do you ever think about where products come from as you purchase them? Who toiled out in the fields to bring you those fresh vegetables and what went into that jar to give the jam that taste and texture? At … Continue reading

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Meat Free Monday Stuffed Pepper Recipe

Stuffed bell peppers, known variously as bharvan mirch (India), pimientos rellenos (Spain), and filfil mahshi (Middle East), as well as numerous other local names, make a popular dish which is served in almost all corners of the globe.  While the … Continue reading

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Everyone Wins with Graham Beck Wines

Graham Beck Wines is offering 2 full sets of The Game Reserve range to 2 lucky Dining-OUT fans. To stand a chance to win, leave a comment on the Graham Beck Competition post on our facebook page telling us which … Continue reading

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