Fryer’s Cove wines… sipping the sea on the West Coast

Tasting the wine.. On the waterfront in a derelict old crayfish factory right at the seaside in the bay you will find a tiny winery, tasting room and alfresco jetty restaurant that brought much-needed commercial activity back to a village which had suffered from a declining fishing industry. This is the address of Fryer’s Cove wines, forged of the earth and tempered by the sea. … Continue reading Fryer’s Cove wines… sipping the sea on the West Coast

Abalone- mollusk we will soon only see on a postcard

The South African abalone, Haliotis midae, is one of the largest molluscs on earth, attaining a weight of nearly 2kg and a ripe old age of 20 years. Abalone is shellfish of the univalve family, meaning they have only one shell, unlike bivalves such as clams that consists of 2 shells. Most abalone lives in shallow waters and grows very slowly. The inner shell of … Continue reading Abalone- mollusk we will soon only see on a postcard