Toomuchloveliness: Robertson Slow

Taking it Easy at the Robertson Slow

I have a very dear friend who is the unofficial boss of the Robertson Wine Valley. And when she tells you to come to the Robertson Slow– you pack a bag. And when she sends you an itinerary – you do what she says. I was so delighted to spend a weekend being bossed around…

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.  …

Foodie Finds in The Robertson Valley

We spent a lot of time eating in the Robertson Valley. I thought I would run you through all of our delicious meals and where you should be visiting when you’re next out Robertson side. I always thought country fare would be cheap and basic. Some of the spots we visited were pretty affordable but…

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 fromĀ 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…

Platform 62 and wine shopping

Our final breakfast in the Robertston Valley was held at Platform 62 with its chickens, potted succulents and wooden benches. Platform 62 is really nothing fancy but it is something special! There are two big reasons to visit Platform 62 the first being their fantastic wine shop and the second being their surprisingly good menu.…

Flora’s Eating House with Bemind Wine

During our visit to the Robertson Wine Valley we spent an afternoon exploring McGregor. Its a lovely tiny town with one main road which doesn’t go too far. At our request we took a quick drive around and Mira, from Hot Oven Marketing, pointed out their lovely restaurants, hot spots and rental homes. I definitely…

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