Wine & Dine

A unique farm experience for the whole family at the Groot Plaasproe

Roosterkoek, craft beer, skaapstertjies, wine, Wagyu burgers … all these delicacies and more await visitors to the “Groot Plaasproe” on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 October 2019 on Sandringham Farm outside Stellenbosch. This award-winning farm experience, presented for the third year by the organisers of the SA Cheese Festival, offers the whole family a taste […]

Boschendal in spring

Celebrate Spring at Boschendal!

Explore Boschendal in all its Spring Glory Spring is the time to explore Boschendal in all its glory and the farm is showcasing the season with a variety of activities and special offers for every age and interest: Popular favourites are back and better than ever:  outdoor picnics, the Friday night market, summer concerts, and redesigned wine-tasting. […]

Tryn – Steenberg’s vibrant new signature restaurant opens

Tryn, a vibrant new signature restaurant has opened at Steenberg with cherished Constantia chef, Kerry Kilpin, at the helm.  Emerging from the chrysalis after the complete transformation of Catharina’s Restaurant which closed after 21 years, Tryn is a refreshed, youthful and stylish space that appeals with leisurely charm and inspiring cuisine.  Dedicated to Steenberg’s 17th century […]

Celebrate the start of Spring at this year’s Franschhoek Uncorked Festival

This year’s Franschhoek Uncorked Festival is around the corner and is the perfect excuse to enjoy the warmer weather as you travel from farm to farm sampling some of the superb wines the Franschhoek Valley is known for. One day is not enough time to truly appreciate this magnificent region, so the weekend of 14 […]

Live the high life at La Residence

In the heart of South Africa’s wine country, the experience at La Residence is focused on fine wine and delicious cuisine. Executive Chef Lennard Marais oversees the dining experience at La Residence. His cuisine emphasises fresh, local ingredients, many of which are grown on the estate. Because the cuisine is such an integral part of the experience […]

Greenhouse Restaurant Head Chef Farrel Hirsch

Greenhouse at The Cellars-Hohenort– a proud Relais & Châteaux member, ranked as one of the country’s Top 10 Restaurants by the prestigious Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards, and the flagship restaurant of The Liz McGrath Collection – offers exceptional cuisine where each carefully crafted dish is matched with the finest Cape wines. The award-winning team at […]

GRANDE ROCHE HOTEL – A Tale of Transformation

 Paarl’s iconic GRANDE ROCHE HOTEL is back in South African hands. After three decades of offshore ownership, the historic five-star property at the foot of the landmark Paarl Mountain has returned to its former glory as one of the Cape’s premier destinations. Famous for its sublime old-world elegance and idyllic location that overlooks the mountains and […]

Swing Into Spring with Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate

Grande Provence, the landmark 1694 Heritage Wine Estate in Franschhoek, has gone back to its culinary roots with a new Heritage Spring Tasting Menu. The menu offers a wide selection of fresh, local ingredients, expertly prepared with Chef Marvin’s own twist on South African heirloom recipes. With dishes such as fire-roasted beetroot, pink beetroot purée, […]

Sensational September Specials at Bistro BonBon

Scottish born Chef, Archie Maclean and his wife Dominique welcome you to a Bistro BonBon dining experience. Served in the converted fruit-packing shed, The Studio, enjoy the natural, warm ambiance and feast on delicious food with only the freshest of ingredients and carefully selected local wines. This bistro-style restaurant delivers simple, easy eating, with dishes […]

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 gift […]