June 2019

Franschhoek Bastille Day Festival

Bastille Day 2019 Bucket List

Your unofficial bucket list for the 2019 Franschhoek Bastille Day Festival Prepare for the charming town of Franschhoek to be transformed by decorations of blue, red, and white for the annual Franschhoek Bastille Day Festival! Set against the backdrop of the historic Huguenot Monument, this annual festival honours the town’s French heritage by celebrating the […]

Robertson SLOW Festival

Take it Slow at Robertson’s annual Slow Food & Wine Festival

Escape to the countryside for a long weekend to the valley of wine and roses for an authentic experience to remember. Soak up the simple pleasures in life at the 13th annual Slow Food & Wine Festival hosted by  Robertson Wine Valley members, 9 – 11 August 2019.  Producers of the much-loved Route62 wine route […]

Grande Provence Womens Day

Grande Provence celebrating women this August with phenomenal events

Grande Provence is embracing women throughout August with a host of unforgettable events and special offers in honour of all sisters, mothers, wives and daughters.    To get the celebrations rolling, round up your best friends for an afternoon of Bubbles & High Tea at this picturesque landmark Franschhoek heritage wine estate on Women’s Day, […]



Launching: 1st May to 30th September 2019 May to September in South Africa’s Eastern Cape are cool and crisp with very little rainfall, making for beautiful weather to set out on foot and explore the ridges and valleys of the wilderness. There is no greater way to connect with nature and with this in mind […]

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

Bold classics and traditional tableside service defines new dining concept at Belmond Mount Nelson’s historic Lord Nelson Restaurant

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, Cape Town, revives a piece of culinary history and gourmand tradition at its 120-year old Lord Nelson Restaurant; with the introduction of bold classic dishes and the mid-17th century French art of ‘guéridon’ or tableside service. Guests are greeted by a soothing soundtrack, courtesy of resident pianist, Henry Dike, before being […]

Bisate Lodge Rwanda

Bisate – Pioneering Sustainable Ecotourism in Rwanda

At Wilderness Safaris Bisate Lodge in Rwanda, each guest is a conservationist – making an important contribution to Bisate’s vision of reforestation and rehabilitation, whilst contributing to local community empowerment at the same time. This forms part of Bisate’s commitment to offering life-changing journeys that have a dramatic and far-reaching positive impact beyond just the Endangered mountain […]

Bosjes Reserve Wines


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 […]

Delheim pinotage rose

Delheim’s new vintages of old classics showcase pro-Pino terroir

Stellenbosch estate sets the trend for Pinotage expression Delheim has unveiled the latest vintages of its classic wines that again show just how well Pinotage thrives in the foothills of the Simonsberg, home of the renowned Stellenbosch farm. The Delheim Pinotage and Delheim Pinotage Rosé each have long pedigrees of excellence and their continuous expressions […]

Bistro BonBon Franschhoek 2

Cosy, Fireside Romance in Franschhoek

Romance, red wine, and really good food at these winter ready restaurants with fireplaces There is something about a roaring fire that speaks to our atavistic nature. Fire is warmth and safety, it is a means for cooking food, and it is a natural, entertaining centrepiece for any social gathering, in winter even more so. […]