RECIPE: Spiced Guava And Glühwein Ice Cream With Two Oceans Wines Shiraz


Looking for a wine for Phuza Thirstday?  Here’s something better,  a wine you can use to prepare a delectable recipe then drink up the rest.  Sounds good to me…..

Two Oceans Wines has added a much-anticipated addition to its popular range of wines with its 2014 Shiraz…..

The wine is delicious with a vibrant, complex bouquet of red berries, cloves, spice, hints of white pepper and subtle vanilla.  It’s the perfect match with steak, Moroccan lamb, seared tuna and a bean and lentil stew.

At only R38 per bottle, the Two Oceans Shiraz is the perfect wine to enjoy with your favourite people during blissful moments of unwinding.

Two Oceans Wines understands how crazy life can be and therefore they have teamed up with the fabulous food blogger, cooking show host and cookbook author, Sarah Graham in preparing delicious yet simple snacking solutions for effortless and elegant entertaining.


Try this decadent spiced guava and glühwein ice cream recipe inspired by the new Two Oceans Shiraz.  It only takes 10 minutes to make, which means more time to spend catching up with your friends!  Enjoy!


Spiced Guava and Glühwein Ice Cream


Serves 6-8 | Preparation time, 10 minutes | Unattended setting time, 3-4 hours

Created by Sarah Graham



2 cups Two Oceans Shiraz

2 cinnamon sticks

6 cloves

6 cardamom pods

1 tsp vanilla paste or 1 vanilla pod, halved lengthways

2 star anise

2 tins guavas, in syrup

1 cup (250ml) whipping cream

1 tin condensed milk



  1. To a medium-sized pot over medium heat add the red wine, spices and guavas (with the syrup) and leave to simmer for 20 to 30 minutes, or until the wine reduces and acquires a syrupy texture.
  2. Remove from the heat, pick out the spices and discard, and mash the guavas roughly with a fork or wooden spoon.
  3. Remove two to three tablespoons of the purée and set aside for serving.
  4. Meanwhile, whip the cream until very light and fluffy, drizzle in the condensed milk and fold gently to combine.  Also fold in the guava purée and glühwein syrup.
  5. Place in a loaf tin lined with baking paper, or a freezer-proof container, and freeze for three to four hours or until set.


About Author


Thuli Gogela is a Food Technologist with 8 years of experience developing products in food manufacturing. She is dedicated to discovering wholesome traditional dishes and recipes with a distinctive taste from different parts of the African continent. Thuli is well known for her food blog, Mzansi Style Cuisine which was established in 2010. She saw a gap in the traditional food market that people were hungry for. From there, it didn’t take long to build her brand. In 2013, she started writing a recipe column for the Cape Times for and has collaborated with some of the biggest brands in South Africa namely, Knorr, Nedeburg Wines, First Choice and Spekko rice. Not only does Thuli feature traditional African dishes, she’s also open to developing recipes, food consultations and brand collaborations.

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