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Highlands Road Estate

Highlands Road Estate

I stumbled across Highlands Road estate for the first time when I was previously in Elgin for a wedding. We were looking for somewhere near the wedding venue to do some wine tasting and...

Launch of Ryk Neethling Wine at Val de Vie

Launch of Ryk Neethling Wine at Val de Vie

I was invited to attend the launch of Ryk Neethling’s wine at Val de Vie on Friday night. It was a black tie affair with lots of fancy people. It’s amazing though, it doesn’t...

BMW Polo Tournament ticket giveaway

BMW Polo Tournament ticket giveaway

Polo is something I’ve normally only seen in movies, a game for the wealthy. I thought I was a fancy pants going to the Met or the Queen’s Plate but didn’t think I would...

El Burro review

El Burro review

El Burro has taken over the space where Buena Vista used to be in Greenpoint, above Dopio Zero. I have to say that they have transformed the space into something quite fabulous. I was...

Sotano review

Sotano review

Sotano has taken over the space where Bravo was in Mouille Point, opposite the lighthouse. It’s a great location and they are open on Mondays which, for me is a big plus. It’s owned...

Best Pub Lunch in Town

Best Pub Lunch in Town

SAB is running a cool competition/promotion to find the best pub lunch in Cape Town for under R50. They have 56 venues signed up to participate. The way it works is that you go...

Cafe Milano review

Cafe Milano review

Cafe Milano has opened next to Manna on upper Kloof Street. Those of us who fell in love with Vanessa Quellec‘s pastries when she was at the Roundhouse are very excited to have access...

Nabygelegen Wine Estate review

Nabygelegen Wine Estate review

This is the last of my posts from my recent weekend in Wellington. The other posts cover my visit to Jorgensen’s artisanal distillery and lunch at the Stone Kitchen. I also enjoyed lunch and...

Chenin Blanc Challenge 2011

Chenin Blanc Challenge 2011

The awards ceremony for the Wine Magazine Chenin Blanc Challenge took place at Overture restaurant on Hidden Valley estate on a most perfect day. When you eat at Overture, you will also appreciate a...

Celebracion Flamenca at On Broadway review

Celebracion Flamenca at On Broadway review

I used to watch flamenco shows by the La Rosa dance school quite regularly but I’ve missed a few lately and so it’s been a few years since the last show I managed to...