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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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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Off The Beeten Track – Bot River

In my haste to help plan my honeymoon together with my now husband, yes! it’s been just over a month since we said ‘I do’! My head had been full of all of the outlandish ideas of travelling South Africa, maybe even abroad but weddings do cost quite a bit of money. This is when […]

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Off the ‘Beeten’ Track – Darling Lodge

It always astounds me how much beauty exists right in my backyard, I mean I am situated just 5 minutes from The Durbanville Wine Route and 20 minutes, on a good day that is, from the breathtaking beautiful Winelands. Darling, an hour’s drive from Cape Town, is the perfect pit-stop town, with so many to […]

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Darling Brew: Africa’s first Carbon Neutral Brewery.

**My visit to the Brewery and this post is sponsored by Darling Brew and West Coast Way.** Local craft beer is something that is loved and celebrated in my household. I do consider myself somewhat of a beer drinker and I take pride in my very basic knowledge and ability to tell a Weiss apart from […]

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