Beautiful Places to Drink Wine: Maison Estate

Beautiful Places to Drink Wine: Maison Estate

We found ourselves in the winelands without a plan or destination in mind. This almost never happens- I am such a control freak that normally all our weekends are planned to the T. Instead of getting on our phones and googl’ing, making lists and getting recommendations on twitter, I left it up to chance. And…

Delaire Graff for Art and Wine

I live a very curated life. I chase natural light, bright colours and vast landscapes. I am obsessed with dishes on white backgrounds, wine glass held up against a view and large flower arrangements. My “being a grown up” goal for 2016 was to buy my first piece of art. I bought a giant piece…

A Taste of Tulbagh: Saronsberg Wine Tasting

I don’t normally write blog posts about one wine farm. The honest truth is that there isn’t really enough content. I often write about a few farms in one go, I’ll write about a day out or I’ll write about an amazing lunch at a wine farm. But I really couldn’t resist writing about Saronsberg!…

Where to drink wine in the Robertson Valley

I am well aquainted with the wines of Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and even Elgin but I have much to learn about the Robertson Wine Valley!   Excelsior Wine Estate Excelsior is a beautiful wine estate and you can join them for a wine blending experience. All the details are in this blog post over here.  …

Excelsior Estate

During our time in the Robertson Valley we were based at Excelsior Estate for our two nights away. The accommodation is not amazing – and its pretty pricey for what you’re getting so I would actually recommend exploring elsewhere. There are some amazing rental options in McGregor which you can find here and from our visits…

Viljoensdrift and their boat cruise

I’m a sucker for a boat cruise, a charcuterie platter and some delicious wines. Viljoensdrift did a fantastic job of delivering on all of those! Viljoensdrift is a hugely popular wine estate we visited on our adventure in the Robertson Valley. The idea behind the Viljoensdrift boat cruise is that you stock up on picnic…

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