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Constantia Glen Chocolate and Wine Pairing

Many say that wine and chocolate pairings can’t be done. This is mainly due to the fact that both wine and chocolate carry their own inherent intensities - which could cause a powerplay on the palate, leading to an amalgamation of flavours that either overwhelm or neutralise each other....

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...

Delheim Fynbos Cupcakes and Wine Promotes Biodiversity

Delheim has always been famous for its tasting room pairing of cupcakes and wines. This season, Delheim launches a new Wine & Fynbos Cupcake pairing to highlight the estate's eco-passion. They promise to make you taste the Cape Floral Kingdom with this unique offering at the famous Stellenbosch wine estate. Significantly, the experience launched...

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...

A Month of Art in Franschhoek

  As with fine food and premium wines, so too fine art needs to be experienced to be appreciated. Visitors to Franschhoek can once again look forward to a month of artworks and exhibitions, as Art Franschhoek  opens to the public from Saturday 27 October to Sunday 25 November. Over the years the...

Conscious Living: Healing Ocean Bath and Beauty Products

{Product review} Rain, rain, beautiful rain! While Capetonians rejoice in our current sky juice blessings, the past few years' crippling drought certainly taught us some tough and timely lessons. We've had to learn just how fragile and precarious our water sources really are, and we need to plan for the future....

All about Angostura: The Best Cocktails, and Where to Get Them!

There's a lot more to Angostura than making old ladies' their pink gin, you know. Well, so I am discovering! The highly aromatic bitters in its distinctive paper-wrapped bottle comes in traditional as well as orange flavours, and was first made by Dr. Johann Siegert in the city of...

Father’s Day Lunch at Grande Provence

Sunday, June 17 2018 at The Restaurant at Grande Provence, Franschhoek. Surprise your dad with a culinary escape to Grande Provence for Father’s Day lunch this year! Grande Provence lies in the heart of the Franschhoek winelands. Book now for Sunday, 17 June or make a weekend of it if you...

Father’s Day Lunch, Fire & Smoke Pop-Up Dinner at Bartholomeus Klip

Exciting news from the kitchen at Bartholomeus Klip! While the weekly Sunday Family Lunch is still a firm favourite, and will be throughout the months of May and June, BK offers a special Father's Day Lunch on 17 June at the Deckhouse. FATHER'S DAY LUNCH 17 JUNE from 12:00 - 16:00. Local...

Mother’s Day at Swirl, Stellenbosch Vineyards

Swirl at Stellenbosch Vineyards celebrates Mother’s Day in true family style on Sunday, 13 May 2018. Swirl is an extension to the tasting room, and has a warm, cosy yet airy and modern feel. Spoil your mom this Mother’s Day with the Swirl experience and treat her to a well-deserved day...