A toast to the Diners Club Winemaker and Young winemaker of the year.

The evening was perfect as we arrived at La Residence in Franschhoek for the highly anticipated 2018 Diners Club Winemaker and Young Winemaker of the Year awards. The setting and (perfect!) weather added to the jovial spirit as the who's who of the winemaking community rubbed shoulders with media and top South African personalities. The [...]

2018-11-27T12:28:23+00:00November 27th, 2018|Experience, Wine|0 Comments

Don’t miss the Franschhoek Cap Classique & Champagne Festival.

What better way to end off a fabulous 2018 than at SA’s premier social calendar highlight. Join us for the annual Franschhoek Cap Classique & Champagne Festival, ‘The Magic of Bubbles’. Stylish attire complemented with some of SA’s finest Méthode Cap Classiques (MCC) and Champagnes are guaranteed to be the talk of the town during this two-day [...]

2018-11-08T15:48:18+00:00November 8th, 2018|Experience, Wine|0 Comments

Indochine shines with it’s new Asian inspired menu.

Chef Virgil Kahn has just spent three awe-(and menu) inspiring weeks in South East Asia, discovering the flavours, ingredients and people of this diverse part of the world.  Kahn spent three weeks working and dining in some of the world’s best restaurants. His epicurean journey began and ended at two fellow Relais & Châteaux properties. [...]

2018-11-06T17:12:28+00:00November 6th, 2018|Food|0 Comments

Experience La Petite Ferme’s new Vineyard suites.

Hidden away in the beautiful and picturesque Franschhoek pass, you'll find the luxury boutique hotel and wine estate, La Petite Ferme. This spring, they launched their newly refurbished Vineyard Suites. And they’re simply, beautiful. We recently had the opportunity to visit this esteemed estate for an overnight stay in the Léman Suite, based on the [...]

2018-11-02T13:02:42+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Experience, Food, Travel, Wine|0 Comments

Seville, Spain.

Spain is well known for its friendly people, authentic cuisine and delicious wines. With tourist hotspots like Barcelona, Madrid and beach paradise destinations like Ibiza, you aren't hard pressed for places to explore. We chose to go slightly off the beaten track to the capital of Andalucia, Seville. Okay, perhaps not completely off the beaten track. [...]

2018-10-31T13:29:44+00:00October 31st, 2018|Food, Travel, Wine|0 Comments