Travel Review: Must-See Places in Picturesque Paarl

In  early  October  of  2014,  I  had  my  first  real  acquaintance  with  the  beautiful,  picturesque  town  of Paarl,  apparently  the  third  oldest  town  and  former  European  settlement  in  South  Africa  (after  Cape Town and  Stellenbosch)  and the  largest  of the  Cape  Wineland  towns. Translated  from  Afrikaans,  Paarl  means  ‘pearl’  and  though  its  name  is  drawn  from  its  well-known, unique  granite  […]

Event Review: A Fine Wine Experience in the Heart of the Mother City – Vinimark WineWorx Wine Trade Fair 2015

On Tuesday the 4th of August, I had the pleasure of attending the 2015 Vinimark Trade and Media Wine Trade Fair at the Mother City’s ultramodern CTICC by special invite as one of the media. Although I have visited and been wine-tasting on some of South Africa’s most beautiful, notable wine estates and wine cellars over the past few years, […]