Wine & Dine

Gabrielskloof Restaurant Celebrates 10 Years of Cape Country Cuisine

Gabrielskloof Restaurant Celebrates 10 Years of Cape Country Cuisine

By Thea Beckman   Just so that you can all appreciate how obnoxiously spoiled I am as a “person of media”, I attended the 10-year anniversary of the restaurant at Gabriëlskloof wine estate (Botrivier, Western Cape, South Africa) and left with a belly full of their food, a head full of their wine, and a […]

TOKARA celebrates 20th vintage of formidable winemaking

Family values and a single minded vision to produce timeless, world class wines is the bedrock of TOKARA, the prestigious Stellenbosch property that celebrates its 20th vintage this year.   At TOKARA, nothing is left to chance. “The mantra has always been one of no shortcuts – no compromise. From the very beginning TOKARA aimed at […]

The Winelands’ Top Culinary Boss Babes

Women in the winelands making waves in gastronomy In honour of women’s month, we’ve gathered together a formidable list of talented, experienced, award winning, and widely respected female chefs in the Cape winelands. These are culinary professionals who are not only at the top of their game and thegame; they are also tearing down preconceptions […]


Taste the Helderberg: The ultimate advent of spring festival – 29 August 2019

In celebration of the advent of spring, Stellenbosch Wine Routes will be hosting a sensory showcase of one of its famous wine wards, Helderberg, at the elegant Cavalli Estate on Thursday 29 August.  Helderberg is home to some of South Africa’s most celebrated wine estates, including Ken Forrester, Longridge, Hidden Valley, Peter Falke, Waterkloof and […]

Stellenbosch Hills Heritage Pairing LR (2)

Show your Saffa heart at Stellenbosch Hills’ Heritage pairing

Extra special wine-and-food tasting takes local-lekker to a new level   September is about roots and this year Stellenbosch Hills gets you back to yours with an all-new tasting to celebrate the diversity of South African heritage.   The country traditionally celebrates Heritage Day on September 24, but Stellenbosch Hills will proudly pluck the Saffa […]

Taj Cape Town Bombay Brasserie

TEASER! New Bombay Brasserie Experience

Vibrant colours, an Indian styled courtyard and symbolism to define the newly expanded restaurant While expansion and extensive renovation to the restaurant are still underway, here is a ‘teaser’ of how the interior redesign of Taj Cape Town’s signature Indian fine dining restaurant, Bombay Brasserie is bound to delight and astound its patrons. The moment guests […]

Cavalli Wine Estate Stellenbosch


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’, but this stylish winelands estate offers so much more than the world-class equestrian facilities that grace the long driveway leading into the […]

Chef Lucas Carstens


CHEF of Majeka Kitchen, Lucas Carstens celebrates hyper-local ingredients that give his dishes a distinct taste and texture of the Cape. He sources nearly all of the produce for his contemporary cuisine from within a 20-kilometre radius of his Stellenbosch kitchen. His menu reads like a guide to foraging edible plants, from dishes featuring wild amaranth, […]

winemaker Nongcebo Langa

New winery appointment at Delheim heads for internship in California

Nongcebo Langa adds fresh verve to Stellenbosch estate Delheim wine estate has appointed a new, young and dynamic assistant winemaker to complete its award-winning team under Roelof Lotriet. The 26-year-old Nongcebo “Noni” Langa will commence her tenure upon completion of an internship in California that was facilitated by Delheim.   She joined the winery earlier this […]

Cooking demonstration The Cellars-Hohenort

Cooking Demo series by Greenhouse at The Cellars-Hohenort with Chef Farrel Hirsch

Fine-Dining Cooking Demonstration with Head Chef Farrel Hirsch from Greenhouse at The Cellars-Hohenort on Saturday, 24 August and 31 August 2019 The award-winning Greenhouse restaurant – one of the top 10 restaurants in South Africa – will be hosting the second and third of four cooking demonstrations onSaturday, 24 August and Saturday and 31 August […]