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Slay your winter blues at Taste the Helderberg epicurean fest

Get the inside track on the best of Helderberg wines 15 June 2017 It’s time to shun the cold of winter and light up at Taste the Helderberg – the sophisticated annual sip-and-snack institution of warm company, levity and gastronomic delight. For one night only, wine...

Biscotti & Wine @ De Krans

Out of the Klein Karoo, always something different. Continually striving to be innovative and unique in their approach, De Krans Wines in Calitzdorp can now add a Biscotti-and-Wine Experience to its range of exciting offerings. Celebrity chef, Francois Ferreira,...

Cast your vote in the 2017 Klink Awards

It’s that time of the year when consumers throughout South Africa are called upon to vote for their favourite in the annual Klink Awards, and the Franschhoek Bastille Festival has been nominated as one of South Africa’s best wine festivals. This French inspired wine,...

Save Water, Drink Wine

Save Water, Drink Wine Five great reasons to raise your glass and toast to all the water you’re saving by drinking wine. 1. Here’s to a healthy heart It’s long been acknowledged that red-wine tannins contain procyanidins, which protect against heart disease. But new...

Franschhoek adds adventure tourism to its repertoire

Already a popular destination when it comes to food and wine experiences, Franschhoek has something fun and exciting in store for outdoor enthusiasts too. Adventure tourism in South Africa appeals to a thriving niche market and the Franschhoek Wine Valley caters to...

Franschhoek Bastille Festival: 16 & 17 July 2016

Berets in hand. Check. Red; white and blue outfit planned to perfection. Check. French flare. Check. Now you’re ready to celebrate this year’s Franschhoek Bastille Festival, 16th and 17th July, in style! The Food & Wine Marquee, set against the backdrop of the...