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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...

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...

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...