South African “braai” wines

Sosaties picture from the Wats4Eats website http://www.whats4eats.com/meats/sosaties-recipe

Sosaties picture from the Wats4Eats website
http://www.whats4eats.com/meats/sosaties-recipe

It’s South Africa’s National Braai Day today Sept 24. ¬†Braai means Barbecue. You might ask why we are celebrating Barbecue Day now when winter is just over the horizon, but for South Africans who are in the southern hemisphere this is the first of spring, when you set the chairs on the deck despite the cool breezes and say “Come on sun, bring on the good times.”

I guess that’s why they market Canada’s Braai Day on Sept 20 before the first day of fall as a final celebration of the great barbecues of the summer before you put the patio furniture away Continue reading