October 2018


Franschhoek Estate, Allée Bleue has just launched their new Summer “Chicnic” menu and would like to invite everyone to join in the fun this weekend, when their first Picnic/Live Music event kicks off. Local muso Guy Feldman will entertain the crowd with his laid-back sound featuring songs from the 60’s to now! “Perfect sunny weather,  […]


AWARD-WINNING ESTATE, Allée Bleue, welcomes families to enjoy a day in the winelands on the lawns of their beautifully manicured gardens – indulging in their popular picnics that have become a signature Winelands activity and a tradition not to be missed. With a walled grassy garden, sprawling vineyards and views of the Drakenstein Mountains the […]

The Cape Wine Auction 2019 … the wine event of the year approaches

The anticipation is building and the mounting excitement in the Western Cape is almost tangible, since the dates for the 2019 Cape Wine Auction were announced.  The two day event – arguably the  most anticipated happening on the province’s calendar – is set to kick off with the American Express Barrel Auction on Friday, March […]

Wrap Up Your Year with this Must-do Guide with Cape Country Routes

Cape Country Routes, a collection of more than 20 accommodation and activity establishments located along South Africa’s popular road-travel routes, has made it easy to add an epic road trip to your 2018 to-do list. If you’re looking for ideas to entertain family and friends with a few pitstops before bidding 2018 farewell, here is […]

New TOKARA winemaker has his sights on Sauvignon Blanc

TOKARA Sauvignon Blanc – a significant cornerstone of this prestigious family owned Stellenbosch wine estate – is in good hands with new winemaker Stuart Botha at the helm. With the release of the first vintages made on his watch after joining the TOKARA team in 2017, Botha is set on elevating the trio of Sauvignon […]

New summer dishes grace the table at Grande Provence

Chef Guy Bennett of The Restaurant at Grande Provence has tweaked his summer dishes with his signature modern South African flair by introducing new seasonal flavours and lighter textures at this landmark Franschhoek eatery. Unfettered by the notion of a fixed restaurant menu, Chef Guy champions an ever evolving and dynamic menu allowing for new […]

TOKARA releases first 10-year old Potstill Brandy

TOKARA, the family owned Stellenbosch wine estate ranked among the World’s 50 Most Admired Wine Brands by UK-based Drinks International, has released its first 10-year old Potstill Brandy. Producing a luxury brandy of this calibre has been the intention of GT and Anne-Marie Ferreira ever since they set their sights on making world class wines […]

The champagne for summer in the city…Veuve Clicquot Rich Rosé launches in SA

 After years of anticipation, champagne drinkers in South Africa can finally toast to summer in the city in champagne style as Veuve Clicquot introduces Rich Rosé to South Africa just in time for season. Created expressly for mixology, Veuve Clicquot Rich Rosé is a bold, versatile champagne designed to allow champagne fans to create their […]

 Introducing an event like no other… The Wade Bales Cap Classique and Gin Affair

What better way to celebrate the start of Summer than by enjoying it on a private beach, sipping the finest bubbly and sampling the coolest local craft and international gins. With over 75 of South Africa’s premium MCC’s awaiting you (all made in the traditional Methode Champenoise style), you’ll get to enjoy the likes of […]