Food

13th February 2016

Perfect Food and Wine Pairings in the Cape Winelands (enter to WIN!)

In the Cape winelands February is a busy month. Harvest is in full swing and the December break is a distant memory. However, thanks to Valentine’s […]
4th November 2015

Family Friendly Farms in the Constantia Valley

The very name Constantia evokes the old world and the weight of history. Constantia is experiencing a new flurry of activity as it reinvents its wine […]
22nd September 2015

Cold Gin and Hot Chocolate – a Whale of a Weekend at the Tip of Africa

In Africa, there is an easy answer to the question ‘Would you like a Gin and Tonic?’, but when it is a local artisanal brew from […]
30th June 2015

The Heavenly Delights of Hell’s Heights Pass

If there is one stretch of road worth driving more than any other in the Cape Winelands I would have to say it is the windy […]
20th April 2015

Casual Country Dining in the Winelands

Although there are lots of fine dining establishments in the Winelands catering to the Dollar and Pound laden foreign tourists, there are plenty of great reasonably […]
9th April 2015

Returning to Cape Town’s Food Garden Roots

Whether it is a tart granadilla or peppery rocket leaves, there are few things more satisfying than picking home-grown produce from one’s own garden and eating […]
3rd March 2015

Art Galleries in the Winelands

  I was recently invited to the opening of an artist friend’s exhibition in Franschhoek. To make a day of it, I asked a girlfriend to […]
30th January 2015

The southernmost wine farms in Africa

  Take a trip down south and taste some excellent SA wines. ‘Die winter is verby, nou kom die wind’ – winter is over, now comes […]
26th January 2015

Fabulous Farm Stalls in the Overberg

  The school holidays are around the corner and nothing shouts start of the holidays more than the ritual of stopping at a farm stall en […]