Experience The Elgin Valley

The Elgin Valley, synonymous with award-winning Pinot Noir and Chardonnay varietals that sing with cool climate melodic notes. Situated about 70 km’s from Cape Town. It’s incredibly easy to drive by if you’re not a local and just take in the scenic drive en route to another nearby town. In case you’re not familiar with […]

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How to Best Spend 24 Hours at Blaauwklippen Wine Estate in Stellenbosch

    **Disclaimer: I was hosted at Blaauwklippen Wine Estate‘s expense in exchange for this review on the experience. My view is unbiased and reflects the my opinion on my stay on the farm and not that of the winery**   Situated in the bustling town of Stellenbosch lies the lush and beautiful winery of […]

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Franschhoek Culinary Status Reaffirmed in South Africa

The list of nominees for the hotly contested 2019 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards have been released, and six Franschhoek restaurants have been included in the list of 30 finalists. The Franschhoek restaurants to secure a spot are the following: Chefs Warehouse at Maison La Petite Colombe Le Coin Français Pierneef à La Motte Protégé The […]

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A Masterpiece of Fine Art at Creation Wines

** This post is sponsored by Creation Wines. The wine we took home was gifted as well as the entire experience at Creation wines**   A perfect trifecta of fine food, exquisite wines and art is what the FynArts Story is all about. Each dish is thoughtfully paired with their exquisite wines, whilst a collection of […]

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Off the Beeten Track – Visit the Hemel-en-Aarde Wine Region

  Being a new-found wine geek, I’ve only recently discovered that Walker Bay/Hemel-en-Aarde is renowned for South Africa’s best Pinot Noir and Chardonnay during my recent  WSET courses. This left me with a curious palate and a sense of adventure to travel to the wine region. Not knowing the area very well, I opted to […]

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