The Restaurant @ Gabriëlskloof, Overberg.

It's back to the culinary "drawing board" for Gabriëlskloof Restaurant come the month of May when the popular Overberg destination switches its traditional à la carte offering to a hearty Blackboard Menu for winter delights. This is the perfect time to join the throng of diners-in-the-know who make a beeline for the Winelands eatery that's [...]

2019-03-18T15:23:14+02:00March 18th, 2019|Experience, Food, Wine|0 Comments

Picnic at Paul Cluver, Elgin.

A picturesque 60-minute drive from Cape Town is where you’ll find Paul Cluver, tucked away in the heart of the Elgin Valley and home to some of the country’s finest wines. This is also where you are invited to indulge in a unique country picnic experience - laze on the lush lawns in the dappled [...]

2019-03-12T11:14:42+02:00March 14th, 2019|Experience, Food, Wine|0 Comments

The Dark Horse, Kloof Street.

I am all about a good after work drink, even better when it involves some kind of bar snack or tapas. So when I heard about The Black Sheep's new little sister restaurant, The Dark Horse, I was first in line to give it a try. Cape Town is full of little hidden gems but this spot [...]

2019-03-12T10:54:47+02:00March 12th, 2019|Experience|0 Comments

Join Allée Bleue estate in celebrating May Day.

Allée Bleue is not only a thriving wine farm, creating authentic, award-winning wines of individual character, it is also renowned for its wide variety of fruit and fresh herbs grown and sold in your favourite supermarket. They also produce outstanding mission olives and cold-pressed, extra virgin olive oil and on Wednesday, 1 May 2019, the [...]

2019-02-27T14:43:35+02:00February 27th, 2019|Experience, Wine|0 Comments

Farro, Illovo.

Tucked away in the bustling Thrupps centre on Oxford, this modern European eatery is an urban oasis. Perfect for escaping the chaos of Johannesburg for a few hours, Farro is the brainchild of British Chef and Proprietor, Alex Windebank and his wife, Eloise. The interior boasts a simple, industrial look with clean lines and minimal settings [...]

2019-02-01T11:53:40+02:00February 1st, 2019|Experience, Food|0 Comments

Win tickets to Franschhoek Summer Wines.

Celebrate the height of Summer in style in your elegantly white attire at the ultimate garden party.  Sip on seasonally inspired wines showcased by the Franschhoek Vignerons, at this year’s Franschhoek Summer Wines, which takes place at the spectacular Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards on Saturday, 2 February (12pm to 5pm). You could win tickets. Now is your chance [...]

2019-01-16T10:18:39+02:00January 16th, 2019|Experience, Wine|0 Comments

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+02:00November 27th, 2018|Experience, Wine|0 Comments