A Trip Around the Constantia Wine Route with The Constantia Wine Tour

I grew up in Cape Town’s Southern Suburbs, which meant that visiting the wine farms in the Constantia area was always a regular pastime. Whether it was as a child with my mom and her friends, or doing tastings myself as I got older, I have visited these world-famous farms for years. So when I was […]

Rejuvenate and Recharge at Essere Lodge, Tulbagh

The recently established Essere Lodge is a boutique guest house, wedding venue and conference centre just over an hour’s drive from Cape Town. The Italian verb essere translates as ‘to be’, which has to be the most fitting name for a truly perfect spot to do just that, ‘be’, 10 minutes from the bustling small town of Tulbagh in the Cape Winelands. Essere Lodge has […]

2017 Stellenbosch Wine Festival

The Stellenbosch Wine Festival was presented by Pick ‘n Pay in association with Momentum and the Stellenbosch Wine Route, and took place over the last weekend in February at the Coetzenberg Sports Grounds in Stellenbosch. I received complimentary tickets for the event from Momentum and its rewards partner Multiply (can we say best medical aid ever?). I must admit, after […]