September 2018

REUBEN RIFFEL EXPANDS HIS RESTAURANT EMPIRE TO THE VALLEY OF LIFE

Reuben’s and Co Cafè, the latest restaurant in the impressive portfolio of acclaimed South African chef Reuben Riffel, will be opening on Val de Vie Estate in November 2018. The concept of Reuben’s and Co Cafè is based on seasonal, health-conscious dishes prepared with fresh ingredients grown organically on Val de Vie Estate and surrounding […]

Grande Provence dishes out the newest releases this summer

  The Bistro at Grande Provence is a relaxed venue that offers daily specials such as quiches, soups, salads and glorious cakes. Platters of local artisanal cheeses and fresh west coast oysters is also on the menu. Another option is to enjoy a delicious and relaxing country-style picnic under majestic oaks in beautifully landscaped gardens […]

Chitabe Camp in the Okavango Delta Opens after an Extensive Rebuild

Wilderness Safaris is proud to announce that the renowned Chitabe Camp in the south-east of the Okavango Delta has reopened after an extensive renovation and rebuild of its elevated walkways and main camp area. “Over the past 20 years we have created a lifetime of memories for many guests and are absolutely delighted to reveal […]

COUNTRY CHIC at La Petite Ferme

REFURBISHED COUNTRY CHIC VINEYARD SUITES at Luxury boutique hotel and wine estate, La Petite Ferme, While the exteriors remain in the Cape Vernacular style – in keeping with the heritage of the area, the new renovations, welcome a contemporary, upmarket and on trend look and feel.  The five refurbished suites, The Florentine Suite, Provençale Suite, […]

CELEBRATES EXCELLENCE IN SIMPLICITY with the NEW MENU at MAKARON

Stellenbosch locals are already familiar with Makaron, the celebrated winelands restaurant at the luxurious Majeka House & Spa Now the rest of us have an opportunity to taste their recently unveiled exciting new menu that blends international panache with home-grown excellence. The latest spread follows chef Lucas Carstens’ return from a culinary exploration of the […]

Le Plantation Décor & Lifestyle opens its Doors

Le Plantation Décor & Lifestyle is a décor and design consultancy that has opened a showroom in Bijoux Square, 60 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek. Aside from managing turnkey home renovation and décor projects Le Plantation Décor & Lifestyle stocks carefully curated décor items, including furniture, ready-made scatters, beautiful coffee table books, luxury linen, indulgent bath ranges, […]

Art Franschhoek

27 October to 25 November 2018 Visitors to Franschhoek, one of the country’s premier art destinations, can once again look forward to a month of artworks and exhibitions, as Art Franschhoek ‘opens it doors’ to the public from Saturday, 27 October, to Sunday, 25 November. Art enthusiasts can choose to leisurely browse the galleries situated […]

Trio of Tastings at Glenwood

  Fine Wine and Food Experience The Glenwood tasting room offers guests a unique Fine Wine and Food Experience. On arrival, each guest is presented with tastes of six of our best award-winning wines together with a specially-designed Tasting Palette carrying tastes of six carefully prepared matching dishes. After tasting the various options, guests select […]

SA artist Wim Botha bends light at Norval Foundation, SA’s new art destination

Renowned South African contemporary artist Wim Botha is set to enthral visitors to Norval Foundation in Tokai with “Wim Botha: Heliostat”, a brand new exhibition exploring the transformation of light, launching on 29 September 2018 and running until 22 January 2019 in Galleries 2-8. Join the artist himself on 29 September at 4pm for a […]

Heritage Day salutes weekend braais at Grande Provence

Monday, 24 September, Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate, Franschhoek Enjoy the laid-back side of Franschhoek with delicious country-style food and weekend family braais at The Bistro at Grande Provence, starting on Heritage Day, on Monday, 24 September 2018, on this picture perfect wine estate. The Heritage Day Braai will be held under the oaks on […]