June 2018

AFRICA’S THE TEST KITCHEN IS BACK ON THE WORLD’S 50 BEST RESTAURANT LIST!

South Africa, Cape Town, 19th June 2018; THIS evening saw a gathering of the world’s greatest chefs in Bilbao, arguably one of the globe’s greatest culinary destinations, for the annual “The World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna”. The Test Kitchen of chef Luke Dale Roberts was placed at 50th at […]

Nedbank renews longstanding Cape Winemakers Guild partnership

Nedbank, established partner of the Cape Winemakers Guild for over two decades, has extended its sponsorship of the Guild until 2020. As a proud supporter of the Cape Winemakers Guild since 1995, Nedbank has played an integral part in the annual Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction, as well as various skills development programmes through the […]

Winter Specials in Franschhoek & Beyond

 Specials in Franschhoek Allée Bleue Chicnics – a winter undercover picnic only R245 for a single and R460 for a double basket. Until 31 August. 021 874 1021 or info@alleebleue.com Bovine Tuesdays – Burger Special. Choose any burger with a side of choice for R100pp. Until 30 September. 021 876 3547 or www.bovinerestaurant.co.za Col’Cacchio Two for […]

SET THE SEASON ALIGHT WITH LA PETITE FERME’S NEW WINTER MENU AND NEW CHEF

 Chef Kyle Norris has recently been appointed to head THE RESTAURANT AT LA PETITE FERME. Chef Kyle, has wasted no time instituting the new winter menu with tantalizing traditional offerings with a touch of gastronomic panache. The menu boasts an array of steaming roasts and bakes served with skillfully crafted, boutique wines in one of […]

From a dream to reality…….. Beleef Restaurant

Taking over the premises of Ryan’s Kitchen at Place Vendôme in Franschhoek’s Main Road, Beleef Restaurant can’t wait to take locals and tourists on a true “boerekos belewenis” (boerekos experience). Headed by chef Herman Steyn, Beleef offers traditional South African fare with a brand new outlook on “boerekos”! Inspired by the likes of old South […]

Bienvenue Le Petit Manoir

Le Petit Manoir began as an idea driven by a desire to create a charming destination where luxurious comfort, exceptional service and unforgettable cuisine can be experienced in one place. With a passion for the finer things in life, partners Brian, JP and Frank embarked on a journey to find the perfect space for their […]

The Franschhoek Beer Co.

Our world class, hand crafted beers are made by our dedicated brewmaster with the purest Franschhoek mountain spring water and the best quality hops and malt we can lay our hands on to ensure a superior quality beer. Made from only natural ingredients, our beers are unpasturised and naturally carbonated. We offer 6 beers on […]

BOUCHARD FINLAYSON RATED ‘BEST PINOT NOIR’ IN 2018 SAWi AWARDS

Bouchard Finlayson’s Galpin Peak Pinot Noir has once again been ranked as the top Pinot Noir in South Africa, scoring a full 100 marks in the 2018 South African Wine Index Fine Wine Awards (SAWi).  Recognised globally for its quality, excellence and consistency, the Galpin Peak has now held the No. 1 spot for 10 […]

THE VAL DE VIE ESTATE BERG RIVER BRIDGE IS OPEN

THE VAL DE VIE ESTATE BERG RIVER BRIDGE IS OPEN The Berg River Bridge at Val de Vie Estate was officially opened by the Executive Mayor of Drakenstein Municipality, Councillor Conrad Poole, on Thursday 21 June 2018. Martin Venter, Founder and CEO of Val de Vie Estate said at the opening event: “Building a bridge […]

LA MOTTE WINE ESTATE PRESENTS: CLASSICAL MUSIC CONCERT PROGRAMME

Inspired by La Motte’s owner and internationally renowned mezzo-soprano, Hanneli Rupert-Koegelenberg, La Motte’s close association with classical music is celebrated by a series of classical music concerts presented in the beautiful Historic Cellar on the estate. An impressive line-up of both international and local artists will perform in the coming months. 14 July – French festivities […]