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 […]

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 […]


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 […]

Celebrating Fathers Day in Franschhoek

Vintage cars, wine festivals, soul (and boep) expanding winterfare, and a ride on the Franschhoek Wine Tram – is there a better way to spoil our dads than with a day in Franschhoek? In the run up to 16thJune 2019, sons and daughters all over South Africa will be scratching their heads over what to […]

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Dion Chang to Headline Wine & Food Tourism Conference 2019

This year’s Wine & Food Tourism Conference, taking place at Spier near Stellenbosch on 18 September 2019, will feature South Africa’s most respected trends analyst, Dion Chang, as headline speaker.    This year’s event, themed “The Future of Wine & Food Tourism”, will as per previous years provide an invaluable platform for participants to network […]

Stellenbosch heats up winter with Stadsaal Soirees

Stellenbosch Wine Routes is adding a warm touch to its incredibly popular Stellenbosch Street Soirees, by hosting a series of winter events in Stellenbosch’s beautiful stadsaal (town hall) in Plein Street. This new Stadsaal Soiree will have all the elements of the traditional street fête, but hosted indoors to cater for the colder winter months. […]

TOKARA Shiraz releases wild herbs and berries in your glass

TOKARA Shiraz 2017, the latest red wine to be released from this acclaimed family owned Stellenbosch wine estate, is a deliciously juicy wine made to share. Crafted from TOKARA vineyards on the foothills of the Simonsberg, this barrel-aged wine presents a cacophony of flavours leaping from your glass. You’ll find succulent plums, blackberries and briar […]