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Hands-on Harvest Festival Robertson Wine Valley 2018

Celebrate the 10th annual Hands-on Harvest festival in Robertson Wine Valley! The Cape social calendar is pretty much wine-centric and at this time of the year, there are Harvest Festivals aplenty. This weekend, 23-25 February, is HOH - shorthand for the Hands-On Harvest Festival. Held annually in the Robertson Wine...

Cooking Classes at Ginger and Lime Food Studio

https://youtu.be/8xJ3a6nB7e8 One of the best nights out I had last year was an interactive cooking session at Ginger and Lime Food Studio. Located in upmarket Fresnaye, Cape Town, it's the brainchild of chef Denise Levy and offers a great variety of classes for beginners and old hands alike. The sessions are...

Wine and Music in Stellenbosch: Summer Street Soirées

Soak up Summer Goodness at Bi-monthly Stellenbosch Street Parties #1OAK experience Forget the streets of Paris or Rome...Stellenbosch is where it is all happening this summer when the City of Oaks spills onto the pavements to share its vibrant street culture and jovial charm during its ever-popular Street Soirées. “Stellenbosch is...

Fungi Alfresco: Delheim Wild Mushroom Forage 2018

Take a trip on the wild side with a Delheim Mushroom Forage Pop-Up *Mid-2018 Sign up now for this year’s must-do forest and food excursion!   The Cape’s wild mushrooms are about to pop-up again so make sure you’re first in line for Delheim’s exclusive Mushroom Forage Pop Up series this year! Learn...

Paarl Ommiberg Wine Festival Celebrates 2018 Harvest

The Paarl OmmiBerg Harvest Celebration takes place on Saturday, 3 March 2018, from 10h00 to 17h00 and marks one of the most important events in the Cape Winelands – the annual harvesting of the grapes. This year’s OmmiBerg pays homage to all things harvest and visitors can expect a fun-filled...

Homemade Happiness at Rojaal Eatery, Elgin

Take the road less travelled this holiday season and discover Rojaal Eatery. It's a homely country deli/cafe set among the peaceful, rolling hills of Elgin, only a short drive from the bustle of Cape Town. Weary travellers along the N2: this is your haven. Whether you’re passing by on a trip...

95 Keerom & Carne Collection Open on Christmas and New Year’s Eve 

Past experience has taught me that restaurants can be at their very worst on the days you need them most: Christmas Day and New Year's Eve. Slow service, crappy food, tetchy family can all spoil what should be the most festive days of all. Aren't we lucky then, that Cape...

La Paris Bistro, Bakery & Deli an All Round Winner

With more restaurants than you can shake a cat at in Franschhoek Valley, the opening of yet another one  scarcely warrants a mention. Wine estate? Heard it all before. Except when it's really special, that is, and the newly launched La Paris Bistro is precisely that: special. It's on La...

Benguela Cove Lagoon: A Hit for the Holidays

Benguela Cove Lagoon is a hit with wine-loving visitors to Walker Bay.  Holidaymakers in the Hermanus area looking for fine wine and a good ole time should put it top of their list of places to visit. There's plenty to see, do and taste, too, so set aside plenty of time when...

Summer Picnics: Grande Provence Goes Rustic French

I can think of few finer ways to spend a day than a lazy picnic in the Winelands. Can you? Sweeping views, a rug to lie on, some special treats in a rustic hamper.  Peel me a grape, Beulah.  Better still, book a picnic at Grande Provence, and loll about under the...