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Top 20 unusual South African Grape Varietals by Sommelier Higgo Jacobs

Higgo Jacobs A law graduate from Stellenbosch, Higgo was lured into the wine industry after his studies, and what was meant to be a sabbatical ended up as a way of life. Certified with the Court of Master Sommeliers, Higgo consults to various establishments; judges on wine competitions and publications locally and abroad, and tries... Read more »

Top 5 Reasons to add Franschhoek to your South African Itinerary

Top 5 Reasons to add Franschhoek to your South African Itinerary

Franschhoek Valley is one of the most amazing wine regions in the world with majestic mountain scenery, lush vineyards and a quaint European feel. Franschhoek's rich history of European influence dates back to the late 1600s when French Huguenots arrived in the Cape after fleeing France after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes in... Read more »

Best Wine Farms in Stellenbosch for Lunch

Best Wine Farms in Stellenbosch for Lunch

A visit to Stellenbosch is one experience you shouldn't miss. Award-winning wines, delicious food, paired with spectacular surroundings, you are sure to have a fantastic time. On a journey of senses in one of South Africa’s most highly acclaimed wine producing regions, we’ve curated the top 10 best wine farms for lunch spots in Stellenbosch.... Read more »

Higgo Jacobs’ Top 10 South African Cinsaults

Higgo Jacobs’ Top 10 South African Cinsaults

Guest Explorer: Higgo Jacobs A law graduate from Stellenbosch, Higgo was lured into the wine industry after his studies, and what was meant to be a sabbatical ended up as a way of life. Certified with the Court of Master Sommeliers, Higgo consults to various establishments; judges on wine competitions and publications locally and abroad,... Read more »

Higgo Jacobs’ Top 6 South African Unwooded Chardonnays

Higgo Jacobs’ Top 6 South African Unwooded Chardonnays

Higgo Jacobs A law graduate from Stellenbosch, Higgo was lured into the wine industry after his studies, and what was meant to be a sabbatical ended up as a way of life. Certified with the Court of Master Sommeliers, Higgo consults to various establishments; judges on wine competitions and publications locally and abroad, and tries... Read more »

Ace+Pearl: Jozi’s New Fine Wine Bar

Ace+Pearl Fine Wine Bar Ace+Pearl Fine Wine Bar is an independent local bar and cafe serving hand-crafted wines of passion and heart which break the rules of the wine industry. They serve different and interesting wines made by winemakers who are making wines for themselves - wines to be sought-out and savoured. Complimented by a French-inspired... Read more »