FYN Brain Food

Introducing FYN Cerebral Cuisine

"I see food as a form of storytelling, a way to keep traditions, heritage and culture alive. The ingredients, their purity and power are always the starting point and primary focus for me. Part of...
Taste the Helderberg

A delicious Taste the Helderberg 2018 leaves guests wanting another helping

Rearing up to tremendous heights above Somerset West is the Helderberg Mountain Range, a rocky bastion belonging to the Hottentots Holland range that borders the Cape flats. And it’s on the ocean-facing foothills of...
Plaisir de Merle

Plaisir de Merle Showcases New Vintages

Sprawling across the regal foothills of the Simonsberg Mountain between Paarl and Franschhoek is a French Huguenot-established estate (1693) with a history almost as long as the Cape itself. Today, Plaisir de Merle stands...

Fine art, fine wine, and fine fare at the glorious Glenelly Wine Estate

It was a gorgeous spring day and while most of Cape Town sat in grid-locked traffic on the N1 or chained to their work desks, I had the good fortune of being invited to...

Celebrate the month of love with Lanzerac Wine Estate

This month of love, Lanzerac Wine Estate invites you to spoil that special person in your life with a visit to this idyllic Estate, a romantic destination in its own right. With four exquisite...
A braai with real heritage at Hussar Grill

A braai with real heritage – Hussar Grill

Heritage Day in South Africa has become synonymous with national pride, a sense of celebration and with the National Braai Day initiative. On the 24th of September each year, South Africans across the land...

Grande Provence – chic industrial French cuisine in the Cape’s French corner

As part of a wintry weekend away, we dined at the venerable estate of Grande Provence in Franschhoek, an estate that wears her 300-year history with dignity. Outside, vines spanning 30ha of gentle valley floor landscapes as...

Bouchard Finlayson to Headline Food & Wine Event at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and...

Superb local produce is the foil for the Bouchard Finlayson wines on offer at the paired dinner at The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa on 27 September 2019 Executive Chef Christo Pretorius and Sommelier, Gregory...

Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate – a haven of tranquillity in Franschhoek

Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate wears her 300 year history with dignity. A haven of tranquillity with outstretched vistas of Franschhoek Valley with the heightened drama of the rugged mountains beyond, this is winelands...
Apple Pie Recipe

Hello winter: wholesome home cooked recipes from Chardonnay Deli

It's time to get cosy as the temperatures drop — why not welcome winter with a wholesome home cooked meal? Chef Charmaine Lilje will get you inspired with scrumptious dishes that are perfect to...