Every year Bosman Family Vineyards, in Lelienfontein hosts the Bosman Release. It is an understated and relaxed country event, centred around the celebration of wine and wine making. It marks the annual release of new vintages, from their premium Fairtrade De Bos Handpicked Vineyards and signature Bosman Family Vineyards wines.
You may recall a recent travel feature I published about my trip to Piekenierskloof Mountain Resort, if not have a read. One of the activities which can be arranged at Piekenierskloof, is a Wine and Chocolate Pairing, with Org de Rac Wines. Instead of Org de Rac doing the pairing at the resort, we had […]
Last week I attended a fashion event with a difference! Habits Fashion Meets Wine, held at De Grendel. It was my first ever fashion and wine pairing! What a great idea – two of my favourite things in one room! Auric Auto, very kindly, chauffeured guests from Claremont, out to De Grendel Wine Estate, in […]
I recently had the pleasure of experiencing the Pinotage Root in Stellenbosch. The Pinotage Root consists of four of South Africa’s iconic Pinotage producers, all part of the Stellenbosch Wine Routes, who have joined forces to create the Pinotage Root of South Africa. This is the first wine experience, specifically focused on the Pinotage grape – a […]
Season of Sauvignon This weekend Durbanville Wine Valley is hosting a Season of Sauvignon. The festival takes place on the 24th and 25th October. Season of Sauvignon celebrates spring, as well as a selection of amazing Sauvignon Blanc’s from the area. Nestled in the Tygerberg Hills, a mere 20 minutes drive from Cape Town, lies […]
We were invited to attend the Franschhoek Uncorked Festival at the end of last month. Like many other adventures this year – a first for us! Wine tourism has become such an integral part of the wine and tourism industry in SA and I love to celebrate it whenever possible! If you for some reason […]
One of my favourite outings of late, was to Avondale Wine Farm in Paarl. Not only was it my first time visting the farm but it was my first time experiencing a Eco Wine Safari. I thought we would take look at What Makes Avondale A Top Biodynamic Wine Farm, as well as what made […]
Rhino Tears Wine I don’t often post press releases but I thought that this one is definitely worth a mention. Firstly because it is for a very good cause and secondly it is about wine – one of my other favourite topics! I recently received two bottles of the Rhino Tears Wine to try. I […]