Read all about our gift options for Christmas, a lovely Gammon recipe with a difference and a great restaurant to visit on your next visit to Hout Bay. Read our December newsletter now. Mail us if you would like to receive our monthly newsletter....

Blaauwklippen has its history dating back to 1682 and is a farm that is steeped in family tradition. Since 1974 they have been producing excellent wines and are particularly well known for their Zinfandel, a delicious fruity red wine. If you are in the Stellenbosch...

It’s all about family at the Newton Johnson vineyards in the glorious Hemel en Aarde (Heaven and Earth) Valley outside Hermanus! Father Dave, who is one of South Africa’s first Cape Wine Masters, and mother Felicity (nee Newton), a food and wine fundi, started Newton...

[caption id="attachment_1036" align="alignleft" width="567" caption="View from Koelfontein over the Ceres valley"][/caption] Mention the name Ceres and we think of fruit juice, cherry picking and making snowmen during winter snowfalls. Ceres, Western Cape is in fact a bustling town with a thriving fruit industry as well as...

Just mention the word Champagne and my eyes begin to sparkle and look for that wonderful person who is about to offer me a glass of this decadent beverage! The thought of Champagne conjures up a celebration, whether it’s a birthday, the launching of a...

Each month Mike puts together a selection of 6 easy drinking wines. The special price of R350 for this pack will save you substantially on shelf price. Villiera Brut Tradition NV Moreson Miss Molly Hoity Toity Chenin Blanc 2009 Nabygelegen Lady Anna 2010 Avontuur Chardonnay / Pinot Noir Vintners Blend...

Read all about our "Finer things in life" Champagne Festival, a Pink Festival at the Vineyard Hotel and Spa, new 5 star wines on our shelves and a great new place to have a drink in De Waterkant. Read our November newsletter now. Mail us if you would...

Afternoon tea at the Mount Nelson Hotel can be described as one of the best High Tea experiences in the world, offering sweet confections and savoury selections which go hand in hand with the superb selection of premium teas. It’s so good in fact that...

Mention the name Roodeberg and it brings back memories of a wine that many years ago was difficult to lay your hands on unless you had a Planting Quota with the KWV or lived overseas! This famous wine from KWV in Paarl has been a...

  Michael Bampfield-Duggan, founder of the Finer Things in Life Champagne Festival, is notorious for his penchant for champagne and exotic cars so it was decided to mark this ten year milestone by honoring Karl Benz of Mercedes Benz whose birthday also falls on this day...