Where to Eat, Drink and Sleep in Franschhoek

Holidays, Weekend getaways or mid week stay cations can often be hard to plan especially with us constantly wanting to be on the go. I recently spent a two day trip in the breathtaking Franschhoek Valley. I fall in love with this colonial town about 45 minutes out of Cape Town each time I can [...]

Hint Hunting to House of H – Feast Fox App launch

Have you ever taken part in a Hint Hunt? Have you ever been stuck with where to dine or what you were craving that evening? I often have this problem as I either feel like I could devour all cuisines in one sitting or the looming problem of not knowing what protein to begin my [...]

Keep calm and Curry on – Marigold Restaurant

In the heart of Franschhoek town centre is a new HOT spot that is the reason why culture and old world flare pumps through the very veins of the Franschhoek Valley and I am pretty sure it has to do with the heat that pumps through Head Chef Vanie Padayachee's kitchen doors. The incredibly talented seasoned [...]

Country Gourmet at Faber, Avondale

When the suns out in Cape Town it seems to be a day to roam the countryside. I love being a tourist in my own city and discovering the new hidden gems. A comfortable 45 minutes out of Cape Town is the picturesque estate of Avondale. Well known for their wines and summer picnics designed [...]

Bosman Family Cellar

A sunny afternoon across the rolling hills of Wellington, about 15 minutes out of the town centre is the gorgeous family vineyard of the Bosman Cellar. An afternoon of fine wine, delicious food and fun company awaited us as we enjoyed the festivities of the afternoon. Here is a look at this leisurely weekend in [...]

A fairview across Paarl

Fairview is located about 40 minutes out of Cape Town. Set between rolling hills and winelands as far as the eye can see, it is a location set up for greatness. With a variety of activities, tastings and meals to enjoy at Fairview this is definitely an estate I was excited to visit. I must [...]

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Keep topping it up at Topiary

Overlooking the Franschhoek valley, nestled on the rocky slopes is the picturesque Topiary Estate. The name “stemmed” from the previous owner’s specialized love of Topiary (meaning the art or practice of clipping shrubs or trees into ornamental shape.) Three life sized perfectly pruned trees stand tall as you enter the parking area as if to [...]

By | 2017-08-28T22:54:30+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Bubbly, Drink with me, Where to Drink, Wine|0 Comments

Bottled at Backsberg

Backsberg Estate is situated in the heart of wine country. Three major wine areas (Paarl, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek) surround Backsberg as if their rich soil veins pump right under the estate creating the many well known labels that appear in many stores, home cellars and wine cabinets. Backsberg was originally started by the current owners [...]

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Lunch at Terra del Capo

If you are planning a day out then the Anthonji Rupert Estate is the perfect place for you to experience many different activities in one day. From the very popular Franschhoek Motor Museum, the Anthonji Rupert tasting room, experiencing the famous High Tea or having a light lunch at the Terra del Capo Restaurant at [...]

Anthonji Rupert Tasting Room

Welcome to the Anthonji Rupert Estate. Its picturesque beauty pulls you in from the R45 road. The gate stands tall as it very proudly guards the integrity and history behind it. If you love a good story based on family, hard work and incredible philosophies then this is the right place to lap it all [...]

By | 2017-08-28T21:44:39+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Drink with me, Where to Drink, Wine|0 Comments
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