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Franschhoek Summer Wines | 2 February 2019

Celebrate the height of Summer in style in your elegantly white attire at the ultimate garden party.  Sip on seasonal inspired wines showcased by the Franschhoek Vignerons, at this year’s Franschhoek Summer Wines, which takes place at the spectacular Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards on Saturday, 2 February (12pm to 5pm) Some of the Vigneron’s choices for Summer […]

HAVE A HOLLY, JOLLY CHRISTMAS OPEN-AIR MOVIE EXPERIENCE AT THE GALILEO THIS CHRISTMAS

Move over Santa Claus, there’s another Christmas legend to look forward to! The Galileo Open Air Cinema is back for another fun and festive outdoor movie screening on December 25th. Moving to the northern suburbs this year and taking place at the magnificent Meerendal Wine Estate, it promises to be a dazzling evening under the […]

NOT YOUR AVERAGE CUPPA

Franschhoek locals are accustomed to the intoxicating aromas of freshly-roasted coffee beans at Terbodore Coffee Roasters’ Big Dog Café. Since the very first batch of coffee was roasted in 2004 on the Terbodore farm in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, word has spread far and wide. The familiar Great Dane logo has become symbolic of everything that […]

CLASH of the CHEFS

Consider this your social calendar warning: The Clash of The Chefs, brought to you by Southern Stroll Marketing and in association with Franschhoek Life returns on the 25th August at La Paris Estate Franschhoek for another round of great food, inspiring chefs and a chance to sit back, relax and enjoy the show. 4 Chef […]

New Elgin Railway Market Brings in the Crowds

 A new attraction has popped up in Elgin in the Western Cape and it’s drawing in the crowds – by road and rail. The Elgin Railway Market opened on 16 June 2018. It’s the brainchild of businessman Roger Orpen, who converted the old apple warehouse into a bustling steampunk station market boasting local vendors, live […]

VODACOM SHOP CELEBRITY GOLF DAY 2018: SAVING LIVES AND EMPOWERING LEARNERS

VODACOM SHOP CELEBRITY GOLF DAY 2018: SAVING LIVES AND EMPOWERING LEARNERS The Vodacom Shop Celebrity Golf Day, an annual highlight on the Western Cape golfing calendar, is set to take place on 18 October 2018. Sportsmen and women, celebrities and other golf enthusiasts will take part in this event, in aid of the Val de […]

A Few Fathers Day Favourites in Franschhoek and Beyond

Fathers Day lunch at Miko-Mont Rochelle (Franschhoek) Cosy up in Miko restaurant and tuck into a delicious three-course Sunday lunch. Choose from a selection of roasts including; succulent pork belly, roasted sirloin of beef and honey roast chicken, all served with seasonal vegetables and accompanied by great home-grown wines. All dads will receive a suprize gift! R375 […]

ROCK IN WHITE WITH FHALC, UNCORKED AND ROCA

The Franschhoek Hospitality Academy & Learning Centre (FHALC) will stop at nothing to make their Change4Twenty project a success. Since their opening in January 2018, The FHALC has had one mission – to train and upskill the disadvantaged youth in Franschhoek’s local communities and to afford them with employment opportunities and a bright future. The […]

Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate – A haven of tranquillity in Franschhoek

Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate wears her 300 year history with dignity. A haven of tranquillity with outstretched vistas of Franschhoek Valley with the heightened drama of the rugged mountains beyond, this is winelands hospitality at its finest barely an hour’s drive from Cape Town. Tucked away in the heartland of South African wine country, […]

Dylan Lewis solo exhibition at The Everard Read Gallery Franschhoek

Dylan Lewis is internationally acclaimed for his monumental sculpture. His animals and figures embody the very soul of Africa and touch the collective unconscious of us all. In this group of bronze busts of the big cats, Lewis is revisiting, on an intimate scale, the subject that initially made him famous as a sculptor. His […]