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Painting the Winelands Red

Nestled in between the rolling hills and perched on one of the best vantage points overlooking our beloved Cape Town is the affectionately loved Kunjani. Driving into the property you are greeted by a smiling team who are bursting with love and excitement for the property. Lead by husband and wife team, Paul and Pia, you are instantly drawn to their passion, [...]

Love is in the air at Steenberg

Unpack your masterfully created picnic box and enjoy it set out on the manicured lawns which frame the iconic Tryn restaurant and connect the historic buildings of Steenberg together. Social distancing never looked or felt this good and now you can share this with a loved one. After three hours of lounging out on our picnic blanket under the canopies of trees and playing [...]

Introducing Cook_withCarla

The last year has been a rollercoaster for all of us. The devastating effects of COVID-19 has had a tremendous ripple effect. Like the Phoenix rising from its ashes, no matter how often you hit rock bottom, stand up, dust yourself off, and march forward. This is exactly what inspired Carlene Ruiters to create her locally loved brand Cook with Carla. Now is [...]

The Art of Alfresco

My gorgeous friends Amy and Tia along with their kids enjoyed a fun filled afternoon of chatting, bonding and adding another Cape Town bucket list destination to their growing wanderlust list. Snacking on the delicious picnic foods perfectly put together by the chef and her team while staying hydrated with ice cold water in the infamous Cape Town summer sun. If this [...]

That’s Amore! A touch of Italian with Anthonij Rupert Wyne

The Anthonij Rupert estate was founded by Johann Rupert in 2003. The farm L’Ormarins in Franschhoek was originally owned by the late Anthonij Rupert, who passed away in 2001. Johann Rupert decided to let his brother's name live on when he built a state-of-the-art winemaking facility, which launched the farm and reaps the fruits of its labour. Today it is a world-famous [...]

How to inject moisture into your skin

Whether you are working from home, self-isolating or trying to figure out how this has been both the longest and shortest year of our lives, I think a pamper session is in order. We have heard a lot about the "new normal" but when last did someone ask you how you are feeling or coping with all these changes. I for one [...]

Style, flair and one dapper hare

Hazendal is the brainchild of the farm's first owner, Christoffel Hazenwinkel. A spirited gentleman with a flair for risky entrepreneurial business ideas. The farm started as a cattle and grain holding before Christoffel envisioned it being the home of spectacular wine. His wine-producing endeavour paid off as Hazendal is well known for being one of the first independent wine producers in the [...]

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