December 2017

La Petite Ferme welcomes school children to decorate the Christmas tree

The world renowned hillside estate, La Petite Ferme, welcomed school children from the Franschhoek area to join in celebration of decorating the Christmas tree.  The annual event took place in the exquisite gardens overlooking the Franschhoek Valley, the groups of children were provided with fun recreational materials to assist them in creating the festive decorations. Snacks […]

Branching OUT….A New Home for Bar di Bar

A New Home for Bar di Bar One night, after sampling several of South Africa’s finest craft beers and talking about progressive politics, indie-rock, creativity blah di blah…. the idea of converting a 1975 Kombi to a beer truck was born.  What if we take something old, make it look new and add something cool?  […]

TransCape riders to sample Award-winning wines at La Couronne

Participants in the Liberty TransCape MTB Encounter will be treated to a selection of award-winning wines during the mountain bike race that finishes after a taxing 614km at La Couronne Wine Estate in Franschhoek on February 10. Not only will riders experience a tranquil finish to one of South Africa’s premier multiday races, the team […]

A Walk Among the Vines at La Petite Ferme

La Petite Ferme has ingratiated its way into the hearts of locals and tourists alike. Positioning itself as a one stop destination that offers sublime cuisine, boutique wines, luxury accommodation and spectacular views, and now the opportunity to enjoy an exclusive wine tasting and vine orientation tour of the History of their wine making. The […]

The Table is Set at Leopard’s Leap

The Table is Set at Leopard’s Leap Known for an innovative and passionate approach to the relaxed enjoyment of quality food and wine, Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards invites guests to its generous Kitchen Table. Setting the scene in a refurbished, trendy kitchen, the table is warm and welcoming despite its sleek and modern look. It is […]

So much choice at Haute Cabrière

HAUTE CABRIÈRE boasts one of the most unique views in Franschhoek, making it a popular winelands destination year-round. The farm is nestled at the foot of a majestic mountain, and serenades the sunset daily. A New tapas and oyster menu has been introduced for summer which offers a perfect accompaniment to the range of wines and Méthode […]

Franschhoek Summer Wines |

Franschhoek Summer Wines | It’s a new year, summer is in full swing and it’s time to try out the best wine options for the sunny season.  Franschhoek Summer Wines, which takes place at Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards on Saturday, 3 February, offers the ideal opportunity to do just that. As in previous years the […]

A Soufflé a day……

A Soufflé a day…… In a village dense with fine dining options, Ryan’s Kitchen offers a cozy, home style feel where almost all tables are a “Chef’s Table’s”. Ryan has worked in some of the top kitchens in the world, including The Royal Astoria in St Petersburg. With a career spent mostly at Michelin schools […]

So much choice at Haute Cabrière

So much choice at Haute Cabrière Haute Cabrière boasts one of the most unique views in Franschhoek, making it a popular winelands destination year-round. The farm is nestled at the foot of a majestic mountain, and serenades the sunset daily. A New tapas and oyster menu has been introduced for summer which offers a perfect accompaniment […]

A Walk Among the Vines at La Petite Ferme

A Walk Among the Vines at La Petite Ferme La Petite Ferme has ingratiated its way into the hearts of locals and tourists alike. Positioning itself as a one stop destination that offers sublime cuisine, boutique wines, luxury accommodation and spectacular views, and now the opportunity to enjoy an exclusive wine tasting and vine orientation […]