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De Warenmarkt Oyster Fest with Free Simonsig Bubbly

Yes, you read that right. *free bubbly*. Actually, they had me at oysters but hey, it's not like free MCC is going to put anyone off, is it? Especially not if that bubbly comes from Simonsig.  *insert praise hands emoji* The charming and lovely folks at De Warenmarkt are hosting an Oyster...

Spark Up Fridays: Brrrrew  Events at Spice Route

After successfully launching Brrrrew Events in May, Barley and Biltong Emporium and Cape Brewing Company (CBC) at Spice Route are geared up for the next event in the winter series.  Taking place between 18h30 and 22h00 on Friday 30 June, it includes:  Welcome drink Exclusive CBC brewery tour plus a meet-and-greet with...

French Farmstyle Sharing Sundays at Gabrielskloof

  When the celebrated restaurant at Gabriëlskloof Estate, just outside Bot River, launched Sharing Sundays last winter, it caused a sensation. Some exciting changes have been made this year, but the feast is still presented as a traditional, family-style meal.    Chef Frans Groenewald has “gone French” this time round, specifically French...

Roadtripping Route62: Food, Wine and a Rocking Good Time

Road trips, food and wine, countryside.  These are a few of my favourite things and Route 62 has them all. In quality, and quantity.  Media giant CNN seems to agree with me, and recently nominated Route 62 as one of the top 10 road trips in the world. Quite rightly so! Since...

All Things Green Day @ Stellenbosch Slow Market

Fancy doing your bit for the environment and a cleaner, greener you? Rock up at Stellenbosch Slow Market this Saturday, 17 June for the All Things Green Market Day.  Open from 9am to 2pm at Oude Libertas Estate, the aim is to promote awareness of local, sustainable solutions to modern-day environmental...

Drink Gin And Win with Musgrave! #WorldGinDay 10 June: 

I love a good cause almost as much as I love gin. When they come together? Double win.  So, gin lovers, line up your glasses and get ready to start pouring, because Saturday 10 June is World Gin Day.  No, I didn't know such a thing existed either, but I'm all...

Delheim Jazz and Cheese Fondue Sunday Lunches

Clap hands, Capetonians! While celebrating arrival of the rainy season, there's more joy to be had: Delheim Jazz and Cheese Fondue Sundays! June is looming, and so are blustery, rain-washed days. Glorious! Of course the Cape winter brings food and wine bargains galore, so there's no reason to sit at...

Shiraz and Charcuterie at Anthonij Rupert Wine Estate

Two of my favourite things - erm, make that three - are shiraz, charcuterie and, of course, Anthonij Rupert Wine Estate. Combine the three and you've got my idea of the perfect day out. Save the date: Saturday 27 May, 12 - 5 pm. Got that? Good! From On the Marque...

Elgin Cool Wine and Country Food Festival

The weekend starts here and Elgin has it all sewn up! Families, food and wine lovers and general jollers are heading to the hills for the Elgin Cool Wine and Country Food Festival this Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th April to catch some of those cool country vibes. What's to...

Taste of Italy in Franschhoek at The Antipasto Bar

One of the Cape's best kept secrets, the Antipasto Bar at Terra del Capo should be top of your 'Must Visit' list. Not sure where Terra del Capo Antipasto Bar is? It can be found near the entrance of Anthonij Rupert Wine Estate, inside the vast building that houses the...