May 2019

Winter dinner special at the Greenhouse offers a carefully edited menu

Greenhouse is offering a compelling winter special to keep you warm in the cold months ahead. The award-winning, fine-dining restaurant has launched a new three-course set menu available for dinner only, from 01 June to 31 August 2019. The full tasting journey is still available during this period. The Winter Special is a carefully edited […]

Visit Stellenbosch-inclusive tourism innovation in Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch Wine Routes (SWR) and Stellenbosch 360 (S360) have agreed on a bold and ambitious plan to bring stakeholders together and grow the tourism and experience economy in Stellenbosch. The foundation of this plan is the establishment of a new destination marketing organisation, Visit Stellenbosch, that connects all aspects of tourism and creates a compelling […]

A love letter to La Petite Colombe

Dear John…… Where do I begin? Its not me -its definitely you! The sensational Winter Special Menu, priced at only R450pp (with wine pairing R835pp) has left us weak at the knees! The sublime food journey begins with  Sweetcorn and masa bread with home churned miso butter. Starters are time for some hard decisions and […]

Wilderness Holdings Contributes USD14.7 million to Conservation and Community Development

Having pioneered ecotourism throughout Africa for over 35 years, Wilderness Holdings has demonstrated its ongoing commitment to driving sustainable economies by contributing USD14.7 million to conservation and community development initiatives during the 2018 financial year – more than three times the value distributed to shareholders. This figure is equivalent to 12% of all revenue earned, […]

Stellenbosch heats up winter with Stadsaal Soirees

Stellenbosch Wine Routes is adding a warm touch to its incredibly popular Stellenbosch Street Soirees, by hosting a series of winter events in Stellenbosch’s beautiful stadsaal (town hall) in Plein Street. This new Stadsaal Soiree will have all the elements of the traditional street fête, but hosted indoors to cater for the colder winter months. […]

FIRESIDE NOSTALGIA AT THE ALPHEN BOUTIQUE HOTEL

COME in from the cold this winter and cosy up at Constantia’s classic Alphen Boutique Hotel. From contemporary accommodation set amidst quintessential Cape heritage in the heart of South Africa’s most iconic of wine regions to vibrant eateries and stylish bars, the Alphen has curated a calendar for all ages and tastes this season. Crackling fires, […]

CAVALLI RESTAURANT OFFERS OUTSTANDING VALUE THIS WINTER

FIVE years after opening to the public, Cavalli Estate in the Stellenbosch winelands has evolved into a versatile lifestyle destination deftly combining food, wine and art. ‘Cavalli’ may be the Italian word for ‘horses’, but this stylish winelands estate offers so much more than the world-class equestrian facilities that grace the long driveway leading into the […]

LUKE DALE ROBERTS JOINS FORCES WITH FARM AFRICA’S “CHEFS FOR CHANGE”

CULINARY trailblazer, Luke Dale Roberts has heeded the call to ‘protect the planet and its people’ by joining forces with Chefs for Change to support the upliftment of farmers, suppliers and traders involved in Kenya’s Farm Africa project focused on sustainable farming approaches to protect Lake Victoria’s strained resources. Uniting the world’s best chefs and the […]

TOKARA Shiraz releases wild herbs and berries in your glass

TOKARA Shiraz 2017, the latest red wine to be released from this acclaimed family owned Stellenbosch wine estate, is a deliciously juicy wine made to share. Crafted from TOKARA vineyards on the foothills of the Simonsberg, this barrel-aged wine presents a cacophony of flavours leaping from your glass. You’ll find succulent plums, blackberries and briar […]

BOSJES UNVEILS STELLAR RESERVE WINE DUO FROM BREEDEKLOOF’S PREMIER VINEYARDS

BOSJES has unveiled two new reserve wines, each a terroir showpiece selected and blended exclusively for the luxury destination in the Breedekloof Valley by Cape Wine Master, Allan Mullins. The finely crafted pair is the latest in a unique range of wines launched last year that honours the farm’s location. Only available from BOSJES, the portfolio […]