Category: Wine Farms

La Motte Vinoteque tasting

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 more sophisticated, unusual and informative. Click to read more.

Eight at Spier

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.

Roberton wine on the river

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 to get out there this weekend.

best burgers in cape town

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…

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 about women, very little (ok, nothing)…

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...

Spice Route Estate

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...

Launch of Dombeya New Vintages

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,...

Audi & Bouchard Finlayson Drive Day

Audi & Bouchard Finlayson Drive Day

A while back I reviewed a Peroni event that I attended and I was bemoaning the fact that so few events offer a memorable experience these days. This Audi & Bouchard Finlayson event was...