Secret Franschhoek: Where to eat, drink and stay in style

With its generous concentration of world-class hotels and award-winning restaurants, touristy hotspots are in abundant supply in Franschhoek. But it’s the hidden gems that really add depth and excitement to a wine-tasting holiday in South Africa’s culinary capital. With that in mind, here are our editor’s secret spots away from the crowds that fly elegantly … Continue reading Secret Franschhoek: Where to eat, drink and stay in style

4 great grape breaks in the Cape Winelands this summer

While summer always brings about dreams of weekend getaways, the urge to get out of town has frankly never been stronger. But the age-old question remains: Where, exactly, should I go? For wine lovers and for travelling gourmands in the age of experiential and photo-op-driven journeying, gourmet wine tasting holidays in the Cape Winelands provide … Continue reading 4 great grape breaks in the Cape Winelands this summer

Our top 3 wine farm lunches to book this summer

Bougainvillea climbs the walls, lemon trees heave with citrus fruits and linen tablecloths flutter in the breeze. Restaurants on wine farms speak of summer holidays and a slower pace of life that allows time to settle in for long, lazy al fresco lunches where sauvignon blanc flows freely – and all that follows is a siesta under the shade of … Continue reading Our top 3 wine farm lunches to book this summer