“This one is a darker chocolate infused with nutmeg, cinnamon and cardamom and is intended to complement the dark cherry and dust flavours of the full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon.” ¬†That is what the friendly man at Lanzerac told us right before we tasted the final wine (and chocolate) on our list.


I only recall being in central Cape Town once, as a small child; it is fair to say that I cannot remember very much about that visit.¬† Having briefly walked around Johannesburg last week (a city affectionately / deceptively known as “Josy”), and having been acutely aware of my impending death, I fully expected my Cape Town walking tour to be a dreadful affair – walking around dirty streets whilst fearing for my life.