New wine farm in Franschhoek!

What a treat it was to attend the opening of Paserene Wine farm situated on the R45 in Franschhoek. The tasting room is an architectural dream, with views overlooking a small lake and towering mountains – especially at sunset. This Read more

New de-alcoholised, dry wine!

Wine without the alcohol might as well be grape juice right? Sweet, sweet, sweet. Wrong! Meet Lautus Savvy White – South Africa’s very first de-alcoholised wine. Plus! It’s only R60 at Woolworths! This wine is crafted like no other and with Read more

Hartenberg Chardonnay 2016

Hartenberg has a new release Chardonnay 2016 which I enjoyed with a cheese platter.   Grapes for the wine were handpicked early in the morning in order to capture the subtle primary flavours that this variety is well known for. Read more

79 of 800 – Stellenbosch Hills, Stellenbosch

Bacon, Biltong and wine! It’s wine farm 79 of 800 – Stellenbosch Hills in the Stellenbosch Wine Route. They produce an average of 8000 tons per annum in a wide variety of cultivars such as Sauvignon Blanc, Chenin Blanc, Pinotage, Cabernet Read more

78 of 800 – Spier, Stellenbosch

Yay! A popular favourite for their picnics by the lake, Creative Block wines, chocolate pairings, amazing platters, Segway tours and even eagle encounters. It’s Spier Wine Farm in the  Stellenbosch Wine Routes! BOOKINGS: Definitely book your wine tasting up front. You Read more

77 of 800 – Val du Charron, Wellington

Wine farm 77 of 800 is Val du Charron in Wellington!   The farm was initially proclaimed in 1699 and bought by the current owner (Catherine – the sixth family to do so) in 2006. The farm was in ruin, over Read more