Ten Best South African Wine Estates South Africa is now an undisputed first division wine producing country. Years of hard work, investment and diligence has left the country with an increasing number of superstar wineries, producing world class wines at prices to match! This explosion of high-quality wine has been partially led by a growing […]
The Wellington wine region was such a surprise. The Majestic and stunning Cape wine-route in South Africa I visited has many internationally known stars – Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and increasingly regions like Elgin and Robertson are being justly celebrated for the quality of their wines. But, the region of Wellington has, until recently, remained a relatively […]
While our trip in Stellenbosch, Paarl and Wellington was concentrated on wine, we could not help noticing the astounding range of beautiful wild flowers and flora, a veritable Garden of Eden. The Protea, the national flower of South Africa, is particularly enchanting. Enjoy some of our photos: […]
Our trip continued with an enchanting day in the Paarl wine country. The region borders Stellenbosch to the south and is a mere 45 minutes’ drive from Cape Town, yet the growing conditions and resulting wine styles are quite different here. The town of Paarl itself is the third oldest European settlement in South Africa […]
Where to begin? The wine tours arranged for us in South Africa this last September were just extraordinary! A complete range of boutique and garage estates to premium state of the art cellars. My wonderful travel companions for most of the tour were Glen Christie, the graceful and instantly likable owner of local incoming travel […]
This past September we had the pleasure and honor to receive an invitation to travel to South Africa to attend Vindaba 2012, the first trade fair dedicated to Wine Tourism in South Africa. It coincided with the annual, comprehensive Cape Wine Event and the fairs were located across the hall from each other. From London […]
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