Tagged: wine tasting


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 Off-the-Beaten-Track Wine Routes in South Africa

Most first time visitors to Cape Town spend at least one day in the winelands. While most people have heard the likes of Constantia, Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek, there are so many other wine routes that offer hidden gems that only true wine insiders know about. These lesser known routes are recommended for people that... Read more »


Top 10 Off the Beaten Track Wineries in Stellenbosch

Traveling abroad and taking in the very best of what South Africa has to offer has to include a trip to Stellenbosch. Nestled between the Cape Dutch buildings, this small university town is surrounded by the iconic Cape Winelands. Along with the historic oak trees, winding back roads, and art galleries there are several Stellenbosch wineries that... 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 »

Tuning the Vine – #InnerCityWineRoute

Cape Town’s very first Inner City Wine Route What's it all about? Tuning the Vine 2015 presents another hip urban wine adventure right in the heart of the city, this time as Cape Town’s very first Inner City Wine Route. After an exciting 2014 launch event at The Lookout, Tuning the Vine 2015 takes to... Read more »


Sideways Explores Napa!

Hi friends, Brittany Hawkins here. It's time that I come clean and reveal that I am simply a South African wannabe. I am actually a native of St. Helena, a small town located in Napa Valley, California and I have recently come home for a few months to get married. During this time, Joshin Raghubar, the founder... Read more »