Tantalizing tastings are among the highlights of a stay in the Cape winelands – tastings not only of the Cape’s famous wines, but also of other scrumptious local artisanal products, including olives, chocolate, coffee, gin and beer. And of course, some of these pair superbly with wine. Erinvale Estate Hotel & Spa, a sprawling hotel complex near … Continue reading “Tasting The Helderberg: 6 Superior Tasting Experiences in the Cape Winelands”
Imagine a corkskrew – and think big here – that stores 1500 bottles of wine! The one-of-its-kind Ellerman House Wine Gallery incorporates the special feature of a massive, custom-created corkskrew – an incredible sculpture crafted by designers, architects and sculptors. The corkscrew is the main feature of an awe-inspiring Wine Gallery that houses 7, 500 bottles of premium … Continue reading “The Biggest Corkskrew Ever! A Feature Par Excellence at the Ellerman House Wine Gallery”
What better weekend companions than whales, wine and music – and all of this in the exquisite setting of the De Hoop Nature Reserve in the Western Cape. Enjoy the De Hoop Collection’s wonderful weekend of music with Malané Hofmeyr-Burger on flute, Peta Ann Holdcroft on cello, Marjan Vonk on viola and Irina Tsonif and … Continue reading “Wine, Whales & Music Weekend at De Hoop Nature Reserve 5-7 September 2014”
Whales and wine? Well, yes, unlikely bedfellows in some respects perhaps, but when it comes to combining the Western Cape’s most precious gems, what a perfect pairing! And better still when the pair becomes a trio with the addition of some fine music. The De Hoop Collection has brought these Cape treasures together into an exciting Wine, Whales … Continue reading “Whales, Wine and Music: A Tantalizing Trio at De Hoop on 27-29 July 2012”
Get down to the banks of the Breede River on 14-16 October and become part of the vibe at Robertson Wine on the River festivities.
Van Riebeeck landing in the Cape in April of 1652 was the start of great things to come for SA. From that moment, South Africa would come to produce some of the world’s best wines, and would be the first African state to host one of the greatest sporting tournaments in 2010. – Bizcommunity.com South … Continue reading “A taste of South Africa”