CategoryFine Wine and Dining


Blaauwklippen’s new Farm Shop & Deli is all about local, offering a country-style destination in the heart of Stellenbosch that’s easily accessible for locals and stocks the best of locally grown and produced deli fare. The old farm stables on Stellenbosch’s oldest wine farm were carefully converted over the past three months to house the Farm Shop & Deli, incorporating a casual bistro and the new aptly-named Panorama Terrace that overlooks the sprawling picnic lawn with views across the farm […]

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De Grendel’s Heritage – Three Centuries and Four Generations

De Grendel celebrates its 300th anniversary this year, marking three centuries of a Cape landmark whose story – and that of its fourth-generation owners, the Graaff family – is deeply woven into South Africa’s history. De Grendel will always have a special place in my heart. We spent our first year (dating) anniversary there. It was the very first time that I had a five star wine and dine experience. It was so memorable. Renowned for its award-winning wines and […]

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Spoil your Mom with this dessert

With the cooler weather setting in and the need to boost our immune systems while we are social distancing, especially the more senior among us, here’s a fabulous Guava Pavlova recipe for Mother’s Day along with a splash or two of Roodeberg Rosé. One of nature’s most powerful sources of vitamin C, guavas are rich in protective antioxidants making them the perfect fruit to stock up on during the chilly autumn and winter months.  should be able to find some guavas in store in May […]

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