{news} Celebrating Franschhoek Bastille Festival In Style

We hope that you’ve enjoyed your virtual journey through Franschhoek thus far. With each day’s reveal we’ve let you in on how Franschhoek is seen through the eyes of locals. Let’s not forget about the amazing daily reveals of exceptional offers, which are revealed daily and available for the whole of July. Although new offers…

{giveaway} “Build a Burger” with Naked Leaf vegan patties!

Naked Leaf vegan patties have taken Cape Town by storm. Launched in February, they are offering restaurants a great solution to awesome vegan food as well as supplying families with nutritious vegan products at home. What is Naked Leaf? The Naked Leaf range was borne from a desire to eat nutritious, plant-based meals that were…

{news} Are you ready to bid for your bespoke Franschhoek culinary experience?

An idea created by passionate individuals and chefs in an effort to support struggling restaurants as well as the Isabelo Charity, Franschhoek Culinaire is a group of chefs who are bringing dining and wining to your door. A fun concept, which involves simply bidding on your favourite chef combination and be entertained, at a venue of your…

{news} Franschhoek Bastille Festival: Are you ready for something new?

In case the grapevine news hasn’t reached you, here’s what you missed. Franschhoek’s Bastille Festival is still on the cards, but instead of the traditional format, the festival will be coming to you. A first-of-its-kind for Franschhoek, the organisers have called on the support of its members to showcase the valley through the lens of…

{news} Chenin Blanc: from workhorse to glamour grape

With #DrinkChenin day around the corner, on 20 June, the winemaking team at Nederburg in Paarl has shared some useful information about this supremely versatile grape, South Africa’s most planted wine grape variety. Here are some interesting facts: Chenin blanc has been the most popular choice of grape for South African brandy producers for much…

{news} Celebrate #Drink Chenin Day with Welgegund Wines

The seventh annual International #DrinkChenin Day is taking place on Saturday 20th June 2020 – a very special day to celebrate all there is to love about this popular and versatile white wine. Welgegund Heritage Wines invite you to explore the delights of their barrel-fermented, beautifully rounded Welgegund Heritage Wines Chenin Blanc 2017 produced from…

{news} Introducing Robertson Winery single serve

Robertson Winery launched their Single Serve 200ml wines in a can just before #Lockdown, becoming the first established wine brand in South Africa to produce wine in a can, and also the very first to release a 200ml can that offers the perfect one-glass serving. The perfect serve. The perfect glass of wine every time,…

{news} Father’s Day feast idea with tuna steaks from Green Fish

Father’s Day is the day we celebrate the father figures in our lives. A father goes the extra mile to ensure that his family is safe and provided for. Skip the socks this year and give your father a delicious meal to remember with the help of Green Fish. Get a Yellowfin Tuna Steak Box from Green Fish and get…

{Giveaway} Restocking Your Cellar With Middelvlei’s Rooster Range

With the news from the Presidency that wine sales were allowed to resume from 1 June, this was great news for most of us whose supplies were looking a bit sad. Wines wanting pride of place in your collection is none other than Middelvlei’s Rooster range. Perfect for everyday enjoyment in a convenient screw cap…

{news} Robertson Winery: No need to lose your sparkle during lockdown

Robertson Winery’s non-alcoholic sparkling wines offer alcohol-free effervescence to keep you sparkling during #lockdown or whenever… Here’s three amazing food and bubble pairings along with their recipes for you to recreate for your loved ones.  Robertson Winery’s Range of Non-Alcoholic Sparkling Wines includes a Sweet Sparkling White, a Sweet Sparkling Pink and the new Dry…