Kirstenbosch Gardens

Living Kaleidoscope: Kirstenbosch Gardens, Cape Town’s very own Garden of Eden.

It is typically my advice to anyone travelling to a foreign country to pay a visit to its national botanical gardens, should it have one. Even though these displays of natural beauty have been...
wine south africa

Wine: Beauty in Diversity

South Africa’s wine offering includes over 8 000 different units, varying in prices, styles and types of packaging. South Africa’s wine industry boasts some serious diversity — particularly in a country that only makes four...

Franschhoek, Besides Food and Wine

Franschhoek, the French Corner, is a veritable capital of fine food and wine in the Cape. Any visit to this resplendent vineyard-carpeted valley typically involves a hedonistic amount of both, delivered in gastronomic multi-courses...

The Best Sundowner Spots in Cape Town

Ordering something cold and getting comfortable in a spot with a spellbinding view of the western horizon is practically a regional sport here in the Mother City. So beloved is this year-round activity –...
The new Jaguar F-TYPE

The new Jaguar F-TYPE

The new Jaguar F-TYPE looks more beautiful than ever and embodies Jaguar design DNA in its purest form. The two-seat sports car offers a perfect balance of performance and driver reward with an even...

Wine meets art with Steenberg and Norval Foundation partnership

Discover the ultimate wine and art pairing in the Constantia Valley, forged by a unique partnership between Steenberg Vineyards and the Norval Foundation art museum and sculpture garden. The next door neighbours on Steenberg Road...

TheLAB Guesthouses – Heroic Hospitality with Zero Carbon Footprint

High-tech meets green thinking meets contemporary styling meets warm South African hospitality. Just around the corner from the stately Huguenot Monument, tucked down a picturesque suburban road in the epically beautiful town of Franschhoek, you’ll...
Oysters & Bubbly at Grande Provence

Oyster & Bubbly Happy Hour all summer at Grande Provence

Satisfy your oyster and bubbly craving any day of the week this summer during Happy Hour between 17h00 and 18h00 at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate in Franschhoek. Served al fresco at just R10 an...

Events in Cape Town in December 2019

Quoin Rock Masterclass & Tasting Journey Gåte at Quoin Rock offers guests a new hands-on, interactive, molecular masterclass and paired six-course tasting journey. Lead by Head Chef Nicole Loubser and her team of 10 culinary...
Truth After Dark

It’s Truth. After Dark Smullekker Nostalgic Local Cuisine at Cape Town’s Sexiest Café

Typically, when writing about some restaurant dining experience, I have to scratch my head over a unique angle of attack so that it doesn’t read as just another food or wine blog. I like...