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Oldest wine farms in South Africa

Oldest wine farms in South Africa

What do you know about the South African wine industry? The truth is that most South Africans don’t know much about it. When quizzed on it, you might not even know what the oldest wine farm in South Africa is! Don’t worry – you’d be forgiven! As you...
Meeting up with South African family

Meeting up with South African family

Coming home is an exciting experience, especially if you have been away for a long time. Blame it on Covid, finances, studies or personal situation; travelling to see the family has not been the easiest for anyone in the past few years. It’s the same the world...
Pinotage

Pinotage

Pronounced pee-na-taj, this wine is not just any wine but rather a signature South African wine. It derives its name from a blend of Pinot Noir and Hermitage, otherwise known as Cinsault. However, many Saffas and tourists don’t realise that Pinotage wine is steeped in...
Babylonstoren

Babylonstoren

Have you ever visited Babylonstoren South Africa? If not, this should be your next holiday or short break destination. Deep in the wine valleys of Franshoek sits the majestic Cape Dutch farm, Babylonstoren. The farm languishes in the shadow of Simonsberg and is...
South African chef masterclass

South African chef masterclass

Let’s talk about somewhat of an institution in South Africa: Checkers! Of course, checkers has come a long way over the years. It’s no longer only the go-to for affordable groceries; it’s now the go-to for fine cheese and wine, too – and absolutely everything in...