Wine for Thought – Autumn 2017 Edition

Emile Joubert takes us on another journey with his words and tells us of his current top wine selections. While doing some exhaustive research to...

Warm up round – old school cocktails

Durbanville Distillery show off their 3 outstanding craft spirits with these delicious cocktail recipes. French 75 Ingredients 60ml Durbanville Distillery Gin 20ml fresh lemon juice 20ml simple syrup (water...

Jan Hendrik – Our South African Star in the Michelin Mix

The first chef on the African continent to be awarded a coveted Michelin star, Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen, South African born and raised...


Anastasia Sarantinou

Art Scene: Anastasia Sarantinou

In our latest issue we spotlight three contemporary, Cape Town-based artists, who are well-positioned to rise to new heights this year. Watch this space. Anastasia...
Taste the Helderberg 2017

Slay your winter blues at Taste the Helderberg epicurean fest

Get the inside track on the best of Helderberg wines - 15 June 2017 It’s time to shun the cold of winter and light up at...

Day Tripping to Riebeek Kasteel

Nicknamed ‘the best-kept secret of the Western Cape’, the picturesque town of Riebeek Kasteel, a leisurely one hour drive from Cape Town, is well...
Wine club

Join our wine club

Join Southern Vines in partnership with Wine Concepts and receive a case of Emile Joubert’s top picks for the season. Exclusive price of R765 per...
Silverhurst Pool

Property Showcase: a Medici-style Jewel in Upper Constantia

Buongiorno Tuscany! Impeccably positioned, this palatial home is lovingly imagined with a subtle renaissance flavour that transcends its boundaries in Upper Constantia. Its architectural splendour,...
Ford Ranger Payload

How to Load Your Bakkie Like A Pro

We all remember family holidays when packing the back of an old station wagon led to frayed tempers, and one parent was convinced they...
Grande Provence Franschhoek Uncorked

Grande Provence unleashes new blockbuster Zinfandel

Savour a mouthful of succulent ripe strawberries with whiffs of mulled spice in Grande Provence Zinfandel 2015, the new opulent red wine just released...
La Petite Ferme

Escape winter to a cosy mountain idyll at La Petite Ferme

Stay, sip, savour and see with special limited offers at Franschhoek retreat - 1 May to 30 September 2017 Take your annual hibernation to a new...

CrossFit Craze

Given its incredible rise in popularity - it is, by many estimations, the world’s largest-growing form of formal exercise - you might find yourself...
La Motte Museum Pierneef

La Motte Museum Celebrates a Master Artist

Art, wine - taste and interpret. La Motte pays tribute to Jacob Hendrik Pierneef (1886-1957), considered an old master by many, in an exhibition...



Pinot Noir Festival at the Vineyard Hotel



Southern Vines Autumn 2017