Tantalising Tokara Wine and Olive Estate, Stellenbosch

Situated along scenic Helshoogte Pass, at the foot of the Simonsberg Mountain, Tokara Wine and Olive Estate in Stellenbosch is one of the most stunning wine farms anywhere. This estate is famed for its award-winning wines and extra virgin olive oils. Yet, over time, it has become so much more than just a humble wine and olive estate. Owned by […]


Fabulous Fynbos: A Fynbos and Protea Workshop at The Kraal

Recently, Susan Dehosse of The Kraal at Joostenberg Wine Estate invited me to cover and participate in an exciting floral workshop event. It was a collaboration between local fynbos and protea supplier, Fabulous Fynbos, and The Kraal. What could be lovelier than a fynbos and protea-themed workshop event during spring? Personally, having grown up on Cape farms, both proteas and […]


Photo Essay: Springtime Picnics with Tangled Tree Wines

Recently, Tangled Tree Wines invited me to create a spring-inspired picnic experience;ย this post is designed to showcase the result of that fun wine-meets-picnic collaboration. I am all for local businesses and wine farms finding ways to be more planet-friendly so Van Loveren Family Vineyards’ eco-friendly Tangled Tree wine range instantly appealed to me. Best of all, the wine bottles are […]


Eat at Constantia Glen and Enjoy a Host of Winter Specials

Found unobtrusively along the forested Constantia Main Road, just before you ascend up Constantia Nek, lies the beautiful Constantia Glen. This boutique wine farm offers visitors both a wonderful tasting room and modern restaurant. And arguably some of the best views that you will encounter anywhere in both. Currently, until end-July 2021, they are running some excellent winter specials when […]