Vintage luxury car wine tour

Book at Luxury Vintage Car for your Next Wine Tour

The winelands are much more beautiful when viewed through the window of a vintage Jaguar, don’t you agree? Explore Sideways has formed an exclusive partnership with a local vintage car collection to offer next level luxury when exploring the winelands. Options include everything from vintage Bentleys, Rolls Royces, Mercedes and Jaguars to the lesser known Hudson and Borgward Isabella.... Read more »

harvest in the cape winelands

Explore Sideways does Harvest in the Winelands

At Explore Sideways it's safe to say we're obsessed with wine - learning about it, talking about it, and most of all, drinking lots of it. And while we spend a LOT of time in the winelands, there's no time better to immerse yourself in the industry than doing a harvest. Harvest in South Africa... Read more »

Designn innovation awards BE Vintners

INTERVIEW with Black Elephant Vintners – Winner of the Sideways Design Innovation Award

Black Elephant Vintners just won the Explore Sideways Design Innovation Award in which we partnered up with the Cape’s prominent innovator, Michael Jordaan, to uncover the wineries that are doing unprecedented things with regards to design. After running a series of twitter polls to attain votes, BE Vintners was voted number one! Our interview with proprietor Kevin... Read more »

Reyneke winery innovation award - in the vineyard

INTERVIEW with Johan Reyneke – Winner of the Sideways Vineyard Innovation Award

Johan Reyneke just won the Explore Sideways Vineyard Innovation Award in which we partnered up with the Cape's prominent innovator, Michael Jordaan, to uncover the wineries that are doing unprecedented things in the vineyard. After running a series of twitter polls to attain votes, Reyneke was voted number one! Our interview with Johan Reyneke shows how he's... Read more »

Bouchon Wine Bar & Bistro

Here at Sideways we don’t even wait till the next hot spot is open before letting you in on the secret. Sharing is caring, and we have your back. Bouchon offers the discerning wine enthusiast the unique opportunity to enjoy spectacular international and local wines by the glass in the charming setting of an urban winery… Read more »

South African Winelands innovation awards

Winery Innovation Awards – Marketing, Design & Vineyard

Explore Sideways has partnered up with wine innovator, Michael Jordaan, in order to award the top three most innovative South African wineries. The winners will be announced on Thursday December 9th at the launch of Barclay's Rise Africa Innovation Hub located in Cape Town's Woodstock Exchange. A series of Twitter polls determined the winners of each... Read more »

Assegai-Awards sideways

Sideways Wins Big at the Assegai Awards

The Assegai Awards, the direct marketing industry awards were hosted in Sandton on 12 November 2015 and the Explore Sideways team had much to celebrate! What started as an initiative put forth by WESGRO to increase tourism into the winelands became an iPhone app and then a full-fledged South African winelands tourism platform. Cape Town... Read more »

NYC WINE SPECTATOR WINE EXPERIENCE 2015

NYC Wine Spectator Experience 2015 in Review

The amazing thing about working at Explore Sideways is all the wonderful  and interesting people we meet. One of those people is Karen Bloom, a recent recipient of her diploma from the redown Cape Wine Academy who recently went out to New York City for the 35th annual Wine Spectator Experience. We couldn't wait to... Read more »