Tagged: winelands

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 »

Top 20 South African Semillon Wines – Higgo Jacobs

Top 20 South African Semillon Wines – Higgo Jacobs

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... Read more »

Top 10 Off the Beaten Track Wineries in Stellenbosch

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 »