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

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

Take a bush break with SafariScapes.

SafariScapes offer curated travel experiences for the discerning traveller. Their point of difference is the knowledge and on the ground experience that they have, resulting in a seamless, hassle-free holiday. Owned and operated by Peter Hammond and Nic Turpin, SafariScapes launched in 2015 after Pete and Nic saw the need for bespoke, guided travel across [...]

2018-09-27T17:00:48+00:00September 27th, 2018|Experience, Travel|0 Comments
  • Lapo's Kitchen

Dinner with Italian chef, Lapo, at his home in Cape Town.

There is something quite special about enjoying a traditional home-cooked meal, in someone else's home, especially when that person is as passionate as chef Lapo Magni. All the way from the Tuscan sunshine, this talented chef has brought his Mama's treasured recipes to South Africa. His passion extends beyond his Italian roots to include fresh [...]

2018-09-26T15:13:00+00:00September 17th, 2018|Experience, Food|0 Comments