The simple answer: wine that’s delicious and good for the planet. In our November issue, we have the top list of green wine from healthy environments.
Blog posts: Wine
Discover the wonderful world of wine and wine tasting, the best wine farms, viticulture secrets and tips for a perfect vineyard outing. Not all of us are connoisseurs of wine but that doesn’t mean we can’t appreciate it. If you enjoy a the wine-ing part of the dining process more than most be sure to check back here. This section contains suggestions on pairing wines with meals, reviews or visitations of various wine farms and tips on getting the most out of your vineyard outings.
When times are tight, a visit to the Winelands seems unlikely – but if you’re smart, you can still have a great time for under R100 per person.
In Cape Town we are spoilt for choice when it comes to wine routes, with Constantia, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek right on our doorstep. But there are others that are not far from the Mother City that should also be given a try.
Think wine tastings and gourmet food are too poncey for you? So did Tyson Jopson, until he went to Robertson, where connoisseurs are gracious and barmen generous.
This piece of “heaven on earth” has something for everyone and below are 11 places to visit and things to do in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley.
Stellenbosch has such a reputation for wine it’s hard to get beyond it. Here are some more unusual things to see and do in this historic Winelands town.
There’s almost no better place to enjoy a picnic than on a wine farm. Here are 25 picnic spots in the Cape Winelands that offer delicious gourmet picnics.
There is nothing quite like leaving home, only to find yourself in a place that feels like… home. It’s the warm hospitality at Val du Charron Wine and Olive Estate that makes you feel like putting up your feet.
Atlantic Rail has been taking day-trippers on steam-powered outings to Simon’s Town for years, and as of late August 2014 a new route has opened into the Stellenbosch Winelands.
Without doubt, there’s a vast amount of world-class wine farms in Stellenbosch . In my opinion, there’s only a few that still offer a down-to-earth good-old-fashioned ‘authentic’ tastings – which is where Middelvlei differentiates itself. One of the original Stellenbosch family estates, it offers a old school approach to both the making – and tasting – of wine.