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  • Celebrate the Burger specials at Jordan Wine Estate

    It’s the universal favourite. Few things get the hungry excited like a good burger – juicy beef patty, crisp lettuce, fresh tomato, onion just the way you like it and tasty sauce to finish all on a soft hamburger roll? Yes, please! Jordan Wine Estate prides itself on not only making fabulous wine, but out […] More

  • Tuesday Running, Biking and Beering at Boschendal Wine Estate

    Work up an appetite and then chow down! Established in 1685, Boschendal Wine Estate breathes in the sheer magnificence of the mass of its lands and surrounding valleys and exhales exceptional farm living and rich history. Experience the beautiful accommodations, mountain bike trails, horse riding, farm tours, picnics, culinary delights and of course, wine. Work […] More

  • The Franshhoek Cellar Harvest Report

    Harvest successfully came to a close at the end of March, with the last Merlot grapes coming in from Stellenbosch. And as winemaker Ryan Puttick from the Franschhoek Cellar, put it “I am really looking forward to releasing the 2019 Sauvignon Blanc and Chenin Blanc, as well as the 2019 Pinotage, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz […] More

  • Truffle Gold for Lunch at Anthonij Rupert Wines

    What are black truffles? Well, only the most expensive edible mushrooms in the world. This internationally ‘black gold’, is scared and pricy and delightfully captivating in the way it enhances the flavor of food. Anthonij Rupert Wines in Franschhoek, besides producing beautiful wines, is also the first estate in the country to cultivate and produce […] More

  • Delicious savoury Cheesecake & Wine pairing at Vondeling Wines

    Vondeling Wines always puts the ‘vonkel’ back in your step (that’s ‘spark’ to the monolingual). Woven into the beautiful Paarl valley, Vondeling Wines prides itself on allowing nature to do most of the work in making their award-winning wines. With minimal interference from them, their grapes retain as natural a footprint as possible and it’s […] More

  • 7 Days of Shiraz at Vondeling Wines

    Seven days, you say?! Vondeling Wines in the beautiful Paarl Valley takes a slightly more hands-off approach to wine making by allowing nature to do most of the work. With minimal interference from them, their grapes retain as natural a footprint as possible and it’s easy to see why they steal the show. It’s easy […] More

  • It’s B for Burgers at Brampton Wine Studio

    It’s Just B – naturally. Brampton says: ​ Wine should be an extension of your style. Keep up with your ever-evolving world. And if you are one of those people who likes to strum to the rhythm of their own sound and live out loud, then Brampton is for you. And if you love burgers […] More

  • Sunday Sessions with Marianne Estate and The Rivertones

    It’s the perfect way to spend a Sunday. Get a little French with Marianne and its obvious savoir faire as you put your feet up in one of their luxury accommodations – whether that be the manor, lofts, or self-catering – or dine at Floreal while enjoying their signature wine and enjoy all that captures […] More

  • Winter Accommodation Specials for Two at Marianne Wine Estate

    Marianne Wine Estate isn’t just great at making wine. When you choose to spoil yourself with one of Marianne’s luxury accommodations, you really are spoiled for choice. You could kick it old school in the five bedroom manor house with a pool, game room, chapel and two terraces; keep it easy and open in their […] More

  • 50% Discount on the Chef’s Platter at Spier Wine Farm

    Winter is season meant for comfort food, and the warm embrace of our family. Luckily for us all these boxes can be checked off at Vadas Smokehouse & Bakery, located at Spier Wine Farm. Starting from 11 May 2019, Vadas Smokehouse & Bakery are offering you an astonishing winter special, where you receive a 50% […] More

  • It’s a Mother’s Day Accommodation Package at Marianne Wine Estate

    Enjoy a wonderful stay in the Cape Winelands with Marianne! Enjoy Marianne’s French savoir faire as you dine at Floreal while enjoying their signature wine and enjoy all that captures winelands living. Put your feet up in one of their luxury accommodations – perfect for anyone who wants to get away and unwind. Speaking of, […] More

  • Naartjie Picking at Marianne Wine Estate

    Pick naartjies at Marianne Wine Estate every weekend! Enjoy Marianne’s French savoir faire as you put your feet up in one of their luxury accommodations – whether that be the manor, lofts, or self-catering – or dine at Floreal while enjoying their signature wine and enjoy all that captures winelands living. With a naartjie picking […] More