It is Dr Judey Pretorius who this year claimed the coveted title of Veuve Clicquot ELLE Boss, as the overall winner from the Entrepreneur category, during an evening of recognition and celebration. The Veuve Clicquot ELLE Boss Award celebrates entrepreneurial
Insight and inspiration from a trailblazing woman in business The Veuve Clicquot ELLE Boss Awards aim to recognise and celebrate successful South African businesswomen whose courage and innovative approach to business reflect the spirit of Madame Clicqu
Linton Park Estate near Wellington in the Cape Winelands in South Africa once again raised a substantial amount of R100 000 for rhino conservation in South and Southern Africa.
Constantia Wine Route may be 333 years rich in history but the dynamic winemaking team from the valley sure knows how to revive its history in an entertaining style. Media and friends of the valley were invited to compete in the first ever Winemaker’s Quiz eve
“Sisters-and-sweet” will celebrate diversity and heritage September is “sister”-time at Stellenbosch Hills. To celebrate Heritage Month this year, the popular winery has tweaked its famous Local-is-Lekker Biltong & Wine Pairing at i
HAND CRAFTED BOUTIQUE WINES Beautiful Cabernet vines usher you to the wine-tasting area of this boutique winery situated on the foothill of the Simonsberg Mountains. In 2008 the Du Toit brothers Stephen and Retief developed a boutique vineyard on Le Present; m
We traded the city lights for fireflies and the sound of beeping cars for crickets Our home away from home was the luxurious L’Avenir Country Lodge (pronounced “love in here”). Nestled in the valley below Simonsberg Mountains, L’Avenir Country Lodge offers som
HAVE YOU DONE A BRANDY TASTING AT VAN RYN’S? There’s something about enjoying a tot of Brandy on a cold winters day , and that’s exactly what we did by visiting Van Ryn’s Distillery. My friend being a Brandy enthusiast accompanied me on the visit,.
Behold the changing leaves and enjoy the crisp breeze Greeted by a kaleidoscope of colours and memories of harvest 2018, the “The De Meye Estate” is a remarkable family-owned boutique winery, situated in the lush Mulservlei area. This unique little spot
I was interview by Megan Badjies on 25th MAY 2018 to get my opinion on millennials and their sipping preferences. “It’s hard to keep up with millennials and their trends. One minute they’re into black food, the next they’re all sipping on blue wine.R
The Cape Town Gin Route launched on World Gin Day the 9th June 2018 and I was fortunate enough to attend the event. This route is long overdue and the perfect addition to the city.
Quality Wines and Family Friendly Constantia Uitsig has a vibrant history of wine production, but it prides itself on its commitment to a green building, farming practices and its bio-diversity. The farm aims to become a haven for both indigenous flora and bir
Secret season indulgence at the Terra del Capo Antipasti Bar Italian dishes remind of the summer sun, late night dinners and incredible food and wine. When Anthonij Rupert Wyne welcomed us through their customised doors filled with its unique flare, I c
KWV Brandy Reimagined I was fortunate to attend the KWV Cape Town Regionals on the 7th May at CAUSE|EFFECT cocktail bar.
Bubbling Cocktails & Sunsets at Chinchilla My #ChinchillaMoment is bubbling cocktails, crisp sea air and the most epic sunset- Chinchilla Rooftop bar opened their doors in November 2017 and quickly became the summer hotspot at The Promenade on Victoria Roa
Pause, Reflect and pour a glass of Survivor Wine Survivor Wines , SA bloggers and some vocal wine enthusiasts like yours truly reveal their tips for #Surviving2018 The word survivor has many definitions including; “A person who copes with
First Satursday @ Onderkloof Wine Estate In January Onderkloof Wines launched their #FirstSaturdays. This means that their tasting room will be open on the first Saturday of each month between 10:30 and 15H00. Onderkloof is situated in the historical wine regi
I had the pleasure of visiting the Bosman Family Vineyards earlier this year and Oh my Gosh what an amazing experience.
Just over a week ago I visited the Franschhoek Wine Route and saw a team of men frantically working on this piece of wall, fast forward to a few days later and this is the result. Welcome to Paserene the new addition to the Franschhoek...
Its been a week since Kunjani Wines opened their doors to the public and we cant stop gushing about the newest addition to the Stellenbosch Wine Route
When I got the invitation from Dine4Six, I must say I was a bit apprehensive going to dinner with 6 strangers. I was also hoping that it was not some kind of speed dating as for one, I’m married and two, I had no car...
Nothing “BOT” about Bot River Winter can really just drag me down, don’t get me wrong – I love a good fireplace, winter coats and boots, but there comes a time in your life that you just need to see bright colours and let go.
Allée Chicnic at Allée Bleue