Category: Wine Farms

  • Bouchard Finlayson Wine Pairing at High Timber

    Bouchard Finlayson Wine Pairing at High Timber

    Recently I was invited to a wine pairing evening at High Timber restaurant. It’s owned by a South African so the menu has a South African influence. The pairing was with Bouchard Finlayson wines. Read more to find out how you can grab a seat at this table.

  • Top Class Wine Tasting At La Motte

    Top Class Wine Tasting At La Motte

    We are spoilt for choice when it comes to wine tasting in and around Cape Town. So many wine estates with so many great offerings, it’s often quite difficult to actually decide where to go. But on a recent visit to La Motte in Franschhoek, I found my kind of tasting experience. Something a little…

  • Great Stellenbosch Restaurants

    Great Stellenbosch Restaurants

    Choosing a place to eat in Stellenbosch can be challenging, considering the overwhelming number of amazing options. Choosing a restaurant is often about choosing one that is right for the occasion. I’ve been fortunate to eat at many Stellenbosch restaurants and thought I would share with you some places and what they are good for.

  • Top Reasons To Get To Robertson Wine On The River 2015

    Top Reasons To Get To Robertson Wine On The River 2015

    This weekend is Wine On The River in Robertson. This is a great wine festival because it’s not as crazy as the Wacky Wine Weekend and everything happens in one place so you don’t have to move around from estate to estate. I went yesterday to check it out and here are some top reasons…

  • Hartenberg Seeks Best Homemade Hamburger

    Hartenberg Seeks Best Homemade Hamburger

    Hartenberg is looking for the best homemade burger and when they find it, they will handsomely reward the creator and put their name up in lights. Find out what you need to do to enter this competition and potentially win one of the great prizes.

  • Lanzerac Wine Estate

    Lanzerac Wine Estate

    Lanzerac is a name I’ve always know, but I’d never been to the estate. So when I was invited to visit, I took up the offer and this is what I experienced…

  • Why I Will Always Love Jordan Wine Estate

    Why I Will Always Love Jordan Wine Estate

    My first intersection with Jordan wine estate happened before I had even moved to Cape Town, which was 15 years ago. I was a university student, living in Durban and was spending some of my summer holiday in Cape Town with some friends. In those days I understood as much about wine as I understood…

  • Spier Wine Farm

    Spier Wine Farm

    There is so much to see and do at Spier Wine Farm that I don’t know if I can keep this post to a reasonable length. But you can jump to the sections that are relevant to you if you don’t have time to read the whole thing. Over the past few months, Spier has…

  • Spice Route Estate

    If you’re wondering whether you should visit Spice Route Estate, the answer is yes, definitely. Some may think it is tourist oriented, and it may well be but locals will enjoy spending some time there too. Read on to find out why. Spice Route estate is the old Siedelberg estate, next door to Fairview. It…

  • Launch of Dombeya New Vintages

    Anandale Road in Stellenbosch provides access to many highly acclaimed wine estates which together form the ‘Golden Triangle‘. I have been to many of them, and you will recognise names such as Bilton, Alto, Ernie Els, Guardian Peak, Hidden Valley and Rust en Vrede. That last estate, well known for it’s multi award winning restaurant,…