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Happy News from Bartholomeus Klip – Another Smoke & Fire Pop Up, Plus More!

If there's one thing guaranteed to lift my spirits, it's a newsletter from Bartholomeus Klip hopping into my inbox. Always something good happening at that gorgeous Swartland guest farm, and man, do they know how to throw a party... Read more about the previous Smoke and Fire Pop-Up Garden BBQ...

Big Fun at Little Havana, First Thursdays

Heard of Little Havana yet? It's only the best street party in Cape Town, dude! Hosted by Havana Club Rum each First Thursday, it's the coolest jol in the heart of the city. Sabah Cabano attended the most recent one as a guest of Tin Can PR, and came home with...

Gabriëlskloof Favourite Things Festive Market

Got some last-minute gift shopping to do? Looking for food, wine and good times? Head over to Gabriëlskloof Wine Estate this weekend, for their annual Favourite Things Festive Market. This popular festive season event draws a happy crowd over two days, to appreciate some fine estate wine, food and country...

Summer Starts Here! Stellenbosch Street Soirées

It's time for festive feasting with the locals in Stellenbosch, City of Oaks! These famous street parties are on all summer, from November 2018 till March 2019. What to expect? Music, wine, friends and good times, all out in the open, right on the streets, nogal. Good food, too, with several...

Paradise Found: Elgin Open Gardens

Elgin Open Gardens is an annual, week-long event that allows the public access to otherwise private gardens. 15 gardens are participating this year, the 17th Open Gardens. Many of the wine estates in the valley lay on special events with food, wine, music and entertainment during this magical week. My...

Bartholomeus Klip Christmas Celebrations and Accommodation

Bartholomeus Klip Guest Farm in the Swartland is never less than magic to visit, and this Christmas will be no exception. The food is extraordinarily good, the accommodation is country-style luxury and the hospitality of the finest to be found anywhere. BK specialises in local craft gins and regional...

Delheim Fynbos Conservation

Delheim Wine Estate lies across a 2 km stretch of Simonsberg. In the 1970's, land not under vineyard cultivation was heavily planted with what would become the largest private pine plantation in the Western Cape. 150 hectares of the pine plantation were destroyed by fire in 2000. The pine...

Rijstafel Feast with Peter Veldsman at Karoo Art Hotel

South African culinary icon, food writer and chef Peter Veldsman is hosting an epic 62-course Indonesian Rijstafel feast at Karoo Art Hotel in Barrydale on Friday 3rd November. Tickets are selling fast at R850 pp (excluding wine) so book your place quick-sticks through reservations@karooarthotel.co.za. Only 30 places are available...

Swing into Summer: Sunset Sessions at Waterford

Beautiful Waterford Wine Estate just outside Stellenbosch is swinging into summer with the first of their monthly Sunset Sessions this Friday 26th October. Buy your tickets online, pack a picnic and welcome the festive season with a live show by Vernon Barnard from 6pm till 9pm. If you've never heard...

Paserene Wine Celebrates 1st Birthday with Open Day

Paserene is the newest winery in the Franschhoek Wine Valley and is celebrates its first year with an Open Day, providing fun, food and entertainment for the whole family. The first Open Day is on Saturday 17th November and will be hosted in the Pasarene Tasting Room. Festival goers can expect...