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Winter in the Winelands – Delheim

This article was originally posted on 12 August 2007. We picked up a typo and corrected it but Blogger refuses to allow the time and date of posting to be reset to the original so here it is again.

Thursday’s public holiday, National Woman’s Day, provided the perfect excuse for a trip to Delheim, one of the oldest wine estates in Cape Town, for lunch. A traditional South African babotie (curried mince with a custard like topping) complimented by their excellent Gewürztraminer hit the right spot and put us in the mood to try to capture the winelands in a winter mood.

And just for fun, something a little abstract.


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