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Celebrity Golfing Day Val De Vie

Vodacom Shop Celebrity Golf Day returns to Val de Vie Estate on 7 November 2019

Real superheroes live in the hearts of small children fighting big battles The Vodacom Shop Celebrity Golf Day returns to the Pearl Valley Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course at Val de Vie Estate on Thursday 7 November 2019. This golf day aids in raising funds for the Val de Vie Foundation, whose aim is to create […]

Cavalli Wine & Stud Farm

Cavalli Restaurant Offers Outstanding Value This Winter

Cavalli Restaurant is offering an enticing, pocket friendly, 6-course Father’s Day lunch menu at R600 per person for this Sunday, 16 June 2019. 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’, […]

To Heck With the Weather! Franschhoek’s Winter Festivals and Activities

The sun may be hiding behind the clouds but the Franschhoek Wine Valley remains a rich, diverse, and deeply enchanting place to visit all year around. Winter food and wine festivals, fun family activities, and food-lovers workshops are a dime a dozen in the French Corner so to heck with the weather: let’s have a […]

Amy Kleinhans Wellbox


‘Wellness’ in the modern world is a term that encapsulates many varied ideas, opinions and go-to products that serve as a way for you to prioritize your own health and wellbeing.    Unfortunately, just eating healthy food today may not be enough to give your body the essential nutrition that it needs. Supplements, vitamins and […]

JC le Roux LR 2


J.C. Le Roux Scintilla is the flagship of South Africa’s oldest house dedicated to sparkling wine, and has become known for its style, depth of character and a Méthode Cap Classique crafted with great care. In recognition as one of the country’s top producers, the J.C. Le Roux Scintilla Vintage Reserve 2014 has been awarded […]

Umami Tasting at The Bistro LR

Awaken your senses with new Umami tasting at Grande Provence

Experience an exciting savoury twist to exploring wine in the Franschhoek valley with the all new Umami tasting at The Bistro at Grande Provence. Umami, a pleasant savoury taste considered the 5thbasic taste after sweet, sour, salty and bitter, melds beautifully with Grande Provence wines. The Umami wine tasting pairs three wines with flavourful savoury […]


Junior mountain bikers set to shine at Fedhealth MTB Challenge Kids Event

SA’s future mountain biking heroes will be seen in action on Saturday, 07 September 2019 when they toe the line at the Boschendal Farm Estate (The Retreat) ready to experience the action of the 5thannual Fedhealth MTB Challenge Kids Event. A highlight on the SA mountain bike calendar, the kids event caters for ages 0 […]

Taj Cape Town Bombay Brasserie


Expansion, new menu items and a totally upgraded space will create the newest and finest Indian cuisine in the Mother City   Bombay Brasserie, Taj Cape Town’s signature fine dining restaurant, which offers exceptional and authentic Indian cuisine, is being expanded and given a major redesign.  While dining at Bombay Brasserie will be suspended during […]


Nederburg Wins Dessert Wine Trophy at 2019 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show

Nederburg, the Paarl winery that pioneered the making of noble late harvest wines in South Africa, has won the Old Mutual Trophy for Best Dessert Wine (Unfortified) at the 2019 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show. The trophy was earned for The Winemasters Noble Late Harvest 2018.     Now in its 18th year, this Old Mutual Trophy […]

Alto Wine Estate 100 year winemaking

Alto Marks a Century of Winemaking Heritage

ALTO WINE ESTATE celebrates 100 years of winemaking this year. More than a milestone, the occasion recalls the proud story of a Stellenbosch champion and the people who have made it so. Few wineries ever attain, and retain, the level of trust Alto has. It is enjoyed around the world whether at fine dining restaurants or […]