Celebrating 350 years of brandy made at the Cape, Emile Joubert traces with relish the distilled spirit’s long journey from rough and raw to refined, mellow and utterly smooth.
For those of a certain age, De Volkskombuis in Stellenbosch was where you went to enjoy South African fare at its best. And then it fell off the radar. KERNEELS BREYTENBACH now celebrates its happy return.
Vergelegen Wine Estate’s innovative culinary team is offering lovers of gourmet hot dogs something truly different. Head to Somerset West this Women’s Month and experience relaxed outdoor eating in the scenic surroundings of Vergelegen’s Nguni cattle pastures.
The prestigious Cape Fine & Rare Wine Auction could come at no better time. With the South African wine industry still recovering from the devastating impact of various COVID-19 alcohol restrictions, the CFRWA undoubtedly echoes the country’s resilience and grit as one of the world’s leading wine producers.
From elegant macarons and an emergency service application to a very first collective wine-tasting centre and mouth-watering bagels… We bring you the latest and greatest from in and around Stellenbosch. By Mirandi Nel
Shop handcrafted feel-good items on Luuks!, discover new book Stilspraak: Strijdom van der Merwe en Landkuns, dine at Eendracht’s new eatery and go roller-skating in the Mother City. MIRANDI NEL brings you new stores, new designs and new flavours in and around Stellenbosch.
Ready to try something new? See what MIRANDI NEL has in her basket of ideas for autumn, from planning an escape to connecting with marine life and awe-inspiring art to aquarium explorations and an interesting take on the koeksister. Here’s five super things to do this autumn.
Uva Mira – wonderful grape – encapsulates in two words the essence of this wine farm, as succinctly as the view from its Helderberg vineyards presents the essence of the Stellenbosch Winelands. And captivates EMILE JOUBERT.
Make this weekend memorable with our line-up of top things to do: sit down for Boschendal’s brand-new culinary offering, make a day of it at Blaauwklippen Vineyards’ family market, and visit the Rupert Museum in the heart of Stellenbosch for a sophisticated art injection.
South Africa’s most prestigious wine event, the Cape Fine & Rare Wine Auction recently announced the line-up of outstanding wines that will be auctioned at the annual event on 22 May 2021.