EAT

3-Course Chardonnay Brunch at Jordan Estate

Any civilised being knows that brunch is by far the best meal of the day, since it's like breakfast, but with alcohol added. 15/10...

La Motte Vintage Red Wines and Venison Dinner

News from La Motte: 'At La Motte we are all about seasonality and in winter we celebrate the Cape tradition of well-matured red wine and...

SALT at Paul Cluver’s Winter Menu

I've been cheating on the Cape Winelands with Elgin Valley for a while now. It's a big love affair and although I want to...

LIFESTYLE

Bashew’s Brings back Joe Barber!

Bashew’s salutes two decades of laughter with Joe Barber!  Bashew’s, the Cape’s iconic and cherished soft drink dating back to 1899, is paying tribute to...

Elgin Winter Festival Has It All

More good news from the Elgin Valley: a winter festival! Elgin Grabouw Tourism sent me the following information: 'There’s something quite magical and authentic about...

Dress to Impress at the Bastille Festival

It's the annual Franschhoek Bastille Festival this weekend, and the perfect excuse to dress up in your finest French attire as you join in...

DRINKS

Umami Tasting at Grande Provence Bistro

Exciting new developments at Grand Provence Bistro! Experience a savoury twist to exploring wine in the Franschhoek Valley, with the new Umami Tasting to...

Spier Gets With The Programme: Vegetarian Winter Tastings

Spier’s Warm Winter Vegetarian Tasting warms the parts other wine tastings don't reach. I was astonished to read this press release, and gladdened! From Scout...

Stellar Showcase at Franschhoek Winter Wines

It’s a star-studded line-up at this year’s Franschhoek Winter Wines! Book now for the 15 June 2019 - limited tickets are available, so best...