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TOP SOUTH AFRICAN TALENT TO HOST THE VEUVE CLICQUOT MASTERS POLO CAPE TOWN 2019

South African actress and Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Nomzamo Mbatha returns as host for the Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo 2019, teaming up with Mark Bayly, well known South African television presenter. The prestigious Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo Cape Town takes place at Val de Vie Estate on 2 […]

SEASONAL HARVEST HIGHLIGHTS SHARED WITH VISITORS TO ALLéE BLEUE

Allée Bleue, the family-owned Estate near Franschhoek in South Africa is primarily a working farm with nearly 80 hectares planted to fruit and olive trees adding to the tranquillity which our setting reflects.    Our wines are justly famous, having won hundreds of awards over the years and the Allée Bleue fresh herb range is available […]

Gear up for road cycling challenge in Paarl

Entries are now open for the Bouckaert-Soenen Paarl Cycle Tour on Sunday 3 February, starting at De Poort heritage centre in Pine Street, Paarl South. The race is organized by the Rotary Club of Paarl and held under the auspices of the Pedal Power Association (PPA) and Racetec. There will be a long route of […]

VEUVE CLICQUOT MASTERS POLO CAPE TOWN 2019

The game, the champagne and the colour match! The prestigious Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo Cape Town will return to Val de Vie Estate on 2 March 2019. Set against the spectacular backdrop of the Paarl-Franschhoek mountains, this stylish sporting and social event marks the peak of the South African polo season. The ninth annual event, […]

New Edu-Play Centre for “Free Range Kids” at Boschendal’s Tree House

The Tree House edu-play centre at Boschendal is a creative and playful space with a hands-on educational programme, where children between the ages of 4 and 14 can have fun, build friendships and lifelong memories. “Free Range Kids” get the opportunity to enjoy an authentic farm experience under the guidance and full supervision of a […]

Things to do around Cape Town this festive season

It’s the time of the year when we finally have time to explore the Mother City’s hidden treasures and share the city’s gems with visitors, friends and family. So we’ve rounded up five of Cape Town’s must-visit destinations perfect for a short out-of-town excursion that you need to tick off your list this festive season.  […]

Grande Provence Harvest Festival is a barrel of family fun

February is harvest time in the winelands and the perfect time for Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate to roll out the barrel for their annual Harvest Festival in Franschhoek on Saturday, 23 February 2019 Get ready to pick and stomp grapes with the whole family to the jovial beat of the Kaapse Klopse in the […]

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 […]