Drink

An afternoon at Leeu Estates

Considering how much we love Franschhoek, we haven’t spent nearly enough time there. And, after our most recent weekend there, I feel like we’ve still barely scratched the surface of this gorgeous…

Hosting a lunch with Laborie

Six friends. Five hours. And a lunch to remember. The food I wanted our lunch to be a festive feast, but also not be tied up in the kitchen all afternoon. After…

Cape Town Festival of Beer 2017

This is an introduction post, to a little journey I’ve started on – a discovery of hops, barley and malt – and, is written, specifically for those who wouldn’t consider themselves to…

A visit to Lothian Vineyards

Part Bond villain lair, part Bali retreat, Lothian Vineyards was definitely one of the most surprising stops in our weekend in Elgin. Down a private road off the N2, you wonder if…

Cilmor Wines review

When Cilmor Wines announced their competition to be a wine ambassador, I jumped at the chance. It’s no secret I love wine, and am always keen to taste something different. I think…

Krone Night Nectar Demi-Sec Rose

I have spent much of the last year dedicated to furthering my knowledge and appreciation of white wines – and, I have a feeling that the next year might be dedicated to…

Excelsior Wine Estate in Robertson

We were recently invited to spend a weekend in the country, focusing on Robertson and McGregor. As my knowledge of anything further north than Paarl is non-existent, it seemed like the perfect excuse…

Flora’s Eating House and Bemind Wyne in McGregor

Soon after arriving in Robertson, we headed towards McGregor for a sip, and taste, of the town. Described as the “village that time forgot“, it’s the perfect little country escape, and a…

Discovering Leopold7 in Elgin

Events. You generally imagine glasses of MCC, pretty people in heels and phones in hand to capture every moment. And, while this is mostly the case – and admittedly fun, for the first…