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Olive oil tasting at Tokara Wine and Olive Farm

A typical visit to Stellenbosch is usually spent skipping from one wine farm to the next, sampling each one’s repertoire and indulging in a...

The Diemersfontein’s Pinotage On Tap Festival 2017

It’s every wine-lover’s ultimate fantasy: a festival in which the wine flows freely from the barrel tap, like life-giving spring water from an artesian...

An Evening of Fine Wine and Country Cuisine at L’Huguenot, Val...

Wine tasting is a veritable institution here in South Africa and with over 550 wine farms vying for the rightful attention of the perpetually...

A Rain and Wine-Soaked Stay at the Exquisite Pearl Valley Hotel...

The clouds rolled and bulged, slate grey and heavy with rain. A reminder that it is still very much winter here in the Cape....

The Cape Town Street Food Festival 2017

On the weekend of the 2nd and 3rd September 2017, Cape Town’s most popular food trucks and street-food vendors will be converging on Woodstock’s...

Bach, Bubbles, and Brunch at Montpellier Wine Estate

On Saturday 9th September 2017, Tulbagh’s historic Montpellier wine estate will be opening the doors of its enchanting Chapel to host a “Bach, Bubbles,...

The 3 Peaks Fun Challenge For the Thrill of Adventure, the...

Three mountain peaks. Three days. This is the challenge set by L7 Craft Beer South Africa, which they have aptly called the 3 Peaks...

Franschhoek Uncorked Festival 2017 – Celebrating the Valley’s Winemaking History, Heritage,...

With the days getting longer, the birds getting friskier, and the wild flowers making their grand entrance in the Cape, springtime is definitely on...

The Annual Blooming of the Cape Wildflowers 2017

Beneath the seemingly infertile soils of the Western and Northern Cape lie the dormant seeds of more than 1,200 different species of wildflowers; waiting...

Whale Watching in Cape Town – The Cape’s Celebrated Cetaceans Have...

Step aside Big Five, whales are so much bigger and you don’t need to schlep to the Kruger National Park to see them! Every...