Category Archives: Gastronomy

ellerman house opening wine gallery november 2013

A new outstanding Wine Gallery

Ellerman House has announced the opening of its highly anticipated Ellerman House Wine Gallery. Integrating outstanding contemporary architecture with breathtaking sculpture and cutting-edge design, the new wine gallery is not only a showcase for Ellerman House’s extensive, award-winning South African wine collection but offers guests a unique, interactive journey into the world of wine. More […]

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Top 10 restaurants in South Africa

The best south african restaurants have just been honored at the 2013 Eat Out DStv Food Network Restaurant Awards, on november 10th, at the Cape Town Waterfront The awards celebrate South Africa’s talent and culinary distinction, culminating in 2013’s Top 10 Restaurants and the S. Pellegrino Chef of the Year. For the second year in […]

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Short break at 9th Avenue Bistro

After a busy morning taking in the sights and scenes of the city of Durban, we were famished and ready to indulge in the delicious cuisine on offer at 9th Avenue Bistro. Here, the food is superb and the atmosphere warm and inviting! The décor at 9th Avenue Bistrois modern minimalist with soft lighting imparting […]

My great brunch at Pot Luck Club

I had the chance to try the Sunday Brunch at Pot Luck Club last week-end. In one word : Brilliant! Still located at the Biscuit Mill, the New York Loft style restaurant is now settled at the top of one of the buildings (6th floor) and offers amazing views (Table Mountain on one side, the ocean and […]


One of the best spot for Outdoor Dining

A member of Relais & Chateaux and Hunter Hotel group of hotels, you expect nothing but excellence. Tsala Treetop Lodge is undoubtedly a place where friends meet along the Garden Route. “Tsala, means a friend in Setswana”. With its earthy forest and African inspired architecture, this place provides a visitor with an authentic, yet luxurious […]

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The finest food & wine at Constantia

The annual Constantia Food & Wine Festival features some of the finest food and wine from farms throughout the valley, and is a delicious way of promoting one of the Cape’s – and world’s – premier food and wine destinations. With over 40 of the Constantia valley’s wines and culinary creations on offer all in […]

A way of living…

If in our last newsletter devoted to Safari, we discussed the senses and sensations that the bush can provide, there is one that we reserve for Cape Town and its wine region …  the Taste! And if the tongue has over 8,000 taste buds, South Africa are more than 800 wineries located between Constantia, Franchhoek, […]

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Make your own wine

Have you ever dreamed of making your own wine? Well, I have and for me that dream came true. Teach how to make your own wine is a truly fulfilling experience. In the end, you really feel proud of having created your own and unique product. It’s all possible in Stellenbosch, South Africa’s oldest city, […]

The Art & Design Wine road

As wine lovers and modern art enthusiasts we spent a day in the magnificent Cape Winelands where our two passions came together. We started our day 70 km east of Cape Town, in the lush garden valley of Elgin. For our first wine tasting we stopped at what we can call, a design masterpiece, the […]

Our organic wine route

Right in the heart of Cape region, my organic wine journey started in the small town of Paarl at the Avondale Wine Estate. As soon as I arrived at the estate, I savored a delicious wine while I was  enjoying to see the soothing landscapes all around me. No one makes wine like they do […]