La Petite Ferme

Lunch with a breathtaking view at La Petite Ferme in Franschhoek

I was told that lunches at La Petite Ferme are legendary, not only for the rustic cuisine but also for the stunning view. I was definitely not disappointed! Before being seated we went walking through the gardens with the vineyard as the garden boundary.  Here we stood looking out over the green valley  filled with its CapeFynbos framed by the magnificent grey FranschhoekMountains. You can also … Continue reading Lunch with a breathtaking view at La Petite Ferme in Franschhoek

Haute Cabriere

Haute Cabriere, Home of Great Wines in Franschhoek

A friend told me that if I want to taste really good champagne I couldn’t do better than visit Haute Cabriere, ‘Home of Great Wines’ in Franschhoek.   Haute Cabriere became the first winery in South-Africa to dedicate itself to producing wines according to the Methode Cap Classique style, which is known in France as Mothode Champenoise. Entering the cosy cellars of Haute Cabriere that doubles … Continue reading Haute Cabriere, Home of Great Wines in Franschhoek

Stark Conde

The wine tasting room of Stark Conde is situated on its own little island!!

My first official wine tasting since I have moved to Stellenbosch started with a morning spent relaxing at the beautiful Stark Conde wine farm. My friend Vincent took me to this family owned winery which is located in the beautiful Jonkershoek Valley of Stellenbosch. It is actually 20 minutes away from where I am living at the moment but felt like I was stepping into … Continue reading The wine tasting room of Stark Conde is situated on its own little island!!

Sneaky little Yellow Hunter

A Sneaky little Yellow Hunter

Hot, Sunny weather, Good Food, Family and Great Friends, that is everything South-Africa holds for me. I have just moved to Stellenbosch in South-Africa where I am staying with my family on their small vineyard “Aan de Vliet”. Each morning after breakfast I go for a relaxing stroll through the farm gardens or around the small family vineyard. I am thoroughly enjoying the sunshine and … Continue reading A Sneaky little Yellow Hunter

Staying at Aan de Vliet vineyard during my Cape Holiday!!

Aan de Vliet Guest House I haven’t visited Cape Town in more that 5 years and haven’t seen my family in nearly 2 years so I was super excited at going to Cape town on holiday and staying with my family for a while. My uncle and aunt live in Stellenbosch on a small vineyard. My aunt also turned part of the family house into … Continue reading Staying at Aan de Vliet vineyard during my Cape Holiday!!