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AMERICAN EXPRESS BARREL AUCTION 2019 SET TO TAKE PLACE AT NORVAL FOUNDATION

  The annual American Express Barrel Auction is an opportunity for serious oenophiles to taste, bid and potentially own exclusive yet-to-be-released vintages, as well as rare and sought-after lots and one-of-a-kind wines from the cellars of some of South Africa’s top winemakers. The event, which traditionally takes place the day prior to the Cape Wine […]

StreetSmart hands over R110,000 in aid of vulnerable children in Franschhoek

 StreetSmart SA, an organisation dedicated to helping street children rebuild their lives through donations from restaurants, accommodation establishments and wine tasting venues in the Western Cape, Garden Route, Gauteng and KZN, has handed over R110,000 to their Franschhoek beneficiary for 2019. This grand effort is part of the total StreetSmart allocation of R1,7 million distributed […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Refugee Food Festival 
WHEN RESTAURANTS OPEN THEIR KITCHENS TO REFUGEE CHEFS

 
The Refugee Food Festival (RFF) is an itinerant event that sees restaurants opening their kitchens to refugee chefs for a gourmet and solidary event. This festival is very popular in Europe and it is the first time this concept has been brought to Africa. 
Liam Tomlin of Chefs Warehouse joins the RFF team in Cape […]

The StreetSmart Fundraiser Luncheon at Foliage raised R16,581!!

Super hero Chefs, Chris Erasmus of Foliage, Darren Badenhorst,of Le Coin Français and Neil Jewell, of Bread & Wine joined forces for this exciting 3-course luncheon paired with distinctive Haut Espoir wines. StreetSmart SA, a non-profit organisation dedicated to the social integration and upliftment of street children, utilises the proceeds in support of affiliated NGO’s […]

StreetSmart Fundraiser Luncheon at Foliage raised R16,581!!

Super hero Chefs, Chris Erasmus of Foliage, Darren Badenhorst,of Le Coin Français and Neil Jewell, of Bread & Wine joined forces for this exciting 3-course luncheon paired with distinctive Haut Espoir wines. StreetSmart SA, a non-profit organisation dedicated to the social integration and upliftment of street children, utilises the proceeds in support of affiliated NGO’s […]