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GUEST HOUSE Lovane is an affordable luxury accommodation gem in the winelands of Stellenbosch, with all the peace and restfulness that a wine farm experience has to offer, yet only 5km from the picturesque Stellenbosch town-centre, 22km from Cape Town International Airport and 35km from Cape Town…
Wine is often perceived as a fussy thing, but it doesn't have to be. Sure, different flavors may go better with different foods, but in the end everyone's palate is different, and there's no reason you need to be a sommelier-in-training to order a decent wine with your meal. This article has made…
Word from Holden Manz Wine Estate... "In case you haven't noticed - we are extremely proud of our gorgeous estate and aside from world-class wines, a superb restaurant, five star accommodation and spa - we are especially proud of the magical days our wedding coordinator, Simoné van Renssen…
Have you tried our new summer-inspired Smoked Chicken Salad with avocado, crispy bacon, corn, cos lettuce and parmesan shavings, served with our homemade green ranch dressing? It's especially delicious when enjoyed with a glass of our PF Chardonnay!
IT'S HERE!   ... and tickets are flying out the door! A full view line up, with only 600 tickets per show, book now to avoid disappointment. This golden circle venue is like no other concert experience. Join us in a forest amphitheatre, eat scrumptious food, drink Paul Cluver Wines…
At Anthonij Rupert Wines the trees are proudly wrapped in pink for the month of October in support of Pink Trees for Pauline, a charity with the aim of creating awareness, uniting communities and raising money for those afflicted with cancer. Donating 10% of the proceeds from all sales of…
Rivendell Boutique Wine Estate along with many other areas in and around Hermanus and Bot River are troubled by the endless pestering and destruction of baboon troops in the region.  We have recently done major renovations at our wedding and function venue, says venue manager Michelle van Zyl…
The Western Cape is one of the top wine producing regions in the world. The locals love their wine and love the winefarms that produce the wine just as much. There are over 150 winefarms in the Western Cape, some are open to the public and some are not.  These wine farms produce some of the…
What is the difference between a variety and a cultivar? It actually depends on whom you ask. If you ask an oenophile (a wine-lover) they are likely to refer to favourite “varieties” such a Chardonnay, Shiraz, Pinot Noir, or Cabernet Sauvignon. If you ask a horticulturist, they will talk about…
More about our visit to Rivendell Wine Estate on Spring Day! Rivendell is a Boutique Wine Estate outside Hermanus in the Bot River Wine Valley. A Cape Wine Farms PREMIUM member!  Chef Marco prepared a Canapé & Wine Pairing and a Paté & Wine Pairing - it was art on a plate and tasted…