Roosterkoek, craft beer, skaapstertjies, Wagyu burgers, wine and ice cream . . . all these delicacies and more await visitors to the “Groot Plaasproe” from Thursday 11 to Saturday 13 October 2018 on the farm Sandringham outside Stellenbosch. This farm festival was so popular last year that this year’s festival lasts a full three days. […]

Celebrate Pinotage Day the Lanzerac Way International Pinotage Day, dedicated to South Africa’s own unique grape varietal, is celebrated annually on the second Saturday in October and what better way to mark this auspicious occasion than at the home of the world’s first bottled Pinotage – Lanzerac Wine Estate in Stellenbosch? In 1925, Professor Abraham […]

Fabulous Meals & Heels for fashionistas at Bistro Sixteen82 Thursday, 20 September, 18h30 for 19h00 Step into spring in stylish stilettos for Bistro Sixteen82’s annual Meals & Heels on Thursday, 20 September.– a fun filled evening of fabulous food and wine that’s strictly ladies only at Steenberg in Constantia. Starting at 19h00, Meals & Heels […]

Novel Mensa wine & book pairing during National Book Week Mensa, South Africa’s first wine supported by an augmented reality (AR) app taking storytelling to the next level, is celebrating National Book Week from 3-9 September 2018 with an intriguing online wine and book pairing competition. As the ultimate book club wine, Mensa is hoping […]

NEDERBURG LEADS THE WAY TO A WOMAN’S HEART Nederburg’s The Red Table country-style restaurant, situated in the Paarl winery’s iconic manor house, a protected heritage monument, will be celebrating women all through August (Women’s Month), including Women’s Day on 9 August. Look no further for a delicious meal to spoil the woman in your life; […]

SA’S OLDEST WINE SHOW, THE MERCURY WINE WEEK, TURNS 40 South Africa’s oldest wine event, the renowned Mercury Wine Week, which takes place this year from Wednesday 29 to Friday 31 August 2018, is celebrating 40 years of migrating the country’s premier wine estates from the Cape to Durban every winter. To commemorate the milestone, […]

Women’s Day Celebrations in Stellenbosch A public holiday is one very good excuse to visit Stellenbosch. From high teas to yoga and bubbles, the Stellenbosch Wine Routes surely knows how to celebrate Women’s Day. Here are some ideas for things to do on Thursday, the 9th of August. High Tea at The Bakery at Jordan […]