My Top Valentine’s Day Picks

Alright. I know. Valentine’s day is stupid. It’s superficial. And I know it’s a big marketing ploy. I know all these things. But I still really like Valentine’s day. I like the sentimental, I like the unnecessary fuss and I like having an excuse to do something special. Valentine’s doesn’t need to be a big…

The Franschhoek MCC Fest and Bubbles you should be drinking!

Every year Franschhoek hosts the most gorgeous bubbly festival! It really is a drop of magic! Everyone dresses up, the bubbles are flowing and we all get delightfully tipsy! This year was no exception with their black, white and a touch of bling theme! Just so we are all on the same page: Method Cap…

Chicnic’ing at Allée Bleue

Now Chicnic is a new term for me. Apparently I’m a little behind the times and not as cool as I once thought I was. A Chicnic is a chic picnic! Its a picnic in style! And Allée Bleue‘s picnic under their trees with white table cloths, salads in pretty glass jars and fine wine…

Exploring the MCC route in the Franschhoek Valley!

I recently joined a group of bloggers on an adventure into the Franschhoek Valley. I have not spent nearly enough time in Franschhoek so was delighted to find out a little more! It was a jam packed day starting with coffee and croissants, fine dining at The Kitchen at Maison and many many glasses of…

The Kitchen at Maison

I recently spend a day exploring Franschhoek! I have become a bit of an expert on Stellenbosch but I know very little about Franschhoek. I was so excited to find out a little more about one of our other great wine destinations! We spent a crazy busy day visiting six fantastic wine farms with a…

Inspiring Wine Adventurers!

I’m part of an elite group of drunks. This is something I’m decidedly proud of. I’m not a wine snob or a wine pro but I really love a good glass bottle of wine! My love of bottles of wine led me to getting involved with the Real Time Wine app and then joining the…

Allee Bleue

Summer is for adventures! And my favourite adventures involve a passport. When I can’t be jet setting I like to explore a little more locally. On a gorgeous sunny day we set off to Franschhoek to visit Allee Bleue! The best adventures start with sparkling wine and luckily Allee Bleue was able to help us…

Bread & Wine at Moreson

What more do you need in life than good bread and good wine. I’m a bit of a brat so I might suggest some good cheese too. But bread and wine is a pretty damn good starting point for a great meal. We visited Bread & Wine the afternoon of the New School Grand Cru…

La Motte

La Motte makes incredibly good wine. I have drank their wine for years and it was an absolute pleasure to finally visit their farm and tasting room. The farm is beautiful with this elegant statue waiting to great you as you drive up the entrance way. When I saw it from far I wondered why…

Reuben’s in Franschhoek

I went to Franschhoek for the Bastille Festival. I found myself squashed, ripped off and very damp from the constant rain and the inability to get out of it. Bastille Festival was beyond dreadful and I will never be back again. But Bastille led me to the doors of Reuben’s in Franschhoek begging for a…