Archive for the ‘Franschoek’ Category

The little Valley of Franschhoek is only a 45 minute drive away from the buzzing city of Cape Town and just the perfect place for a weekend getaway. Take a break, reboot your system, enjoy nature and spoil yourself to the best wines and other delicacies the area has to offer. Close your laptop and leave your office a bit earlier…you wouldn’t work on a Friday afternoon anyway! CHEESE: Stock   Read More ...

Drinking copious amounts of wine without moving a muscle cannot be the solution! You need to earn yourself all the pleasure and joy!  How about going back to where all the goodness has its beginning: the grapevine. On the 2nd of February Môreson winefarm invited thirsty ones to join their blessing of the harvest. It all started with some Miss Molly Cap Classique at 10 o’clock, which is quite a   Read More ...

We’ve finally recovered from the mayhem of the the Uncorked Festival in Franschoek, that we can now put in words what we’ve experienced. After our very cozy evening spent all huddled up by the fire in one of  La Chataigne’s amazing guest cottages, we were all fresh and ready the next morning to take on some of the wineries. Luckily the weather gods were good to us – the storms   Read More ...

Every now and then one has to break out of the usual and do something different. In our case we chose to leave our beloved tent behind and treat ourselves to a nice weekend break-away to the Cape winelands in Franschoek. We didn’t choose just any weekend: the first weekend in September marks the date of the annual “Uncorked” festival – a wine festival celebrating the new vintages and releases   Read More ...

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