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New Spier Adventure

April 29th, 2013 by karen

Admittedly I have not been to Spier for nearly a decade, apart from taking tour guests to the Cheetah Sanctuary which has obviously now moved. What an amazing surprise when we got to spend a couple of days there! They are promoting the estate as a destination to visit for fabulous food, wine and the…

In the Glass – April 2013

April 29th, 2013 by karen

Nitida is one of the closest wine estates to our home and we love to get out to Durbanville as often as we can to do tastings. We picked this beauty, their Coronata White 2009 white blend up a few years ago. Perfect drinking! It always amazes me when I meet people who have lived…

The Robertson Small sizzles with Savoury Safaris this winter

April 22nd, 2013 by karen

Winter is synonymous with safaris and self-indulgent moments and to comfort the cold, the luxury 5-star Robertson Small Hotel turns this period of hibernation into a Robertson lifestyle celebration with complimentary Savoury Safaris on offer from May until the end of August. Guest who will be staying at this award-winning boutique hotel for two nights…

Glen Carlou’s 25th Birthday Celebrations

April 22nd, 2013 by karen

Graham Beck – The Game Reserve Range

April 22nd, 2013 by karen

Graham Beck already has a large portfolio as a brand which includes restaurants and wines but they have recently launched an new range onto the local market (the range is already available globally in about 30 countries having been launched at Cape Wine 2012 and Prowein 2013), called The Game Reserve range which is aimed…

Highlights of Taste of Cape Town 2013

April 17th, 2013 by karen

I believe that all the interest and build up to this years Taste of Cape Town festival was well worth it. I’m told they had record numbers through the gate and the exhibitors seem to be reporting pretty similar feedback in terms of sales and feedback. We’ve not been on a Sunday before but we…

KGB Wine Tours out and about March & April 2013

April 16th, 2013 by karen

  Tours have been incredibly busy during March and April. I am always most humbled and grateful to have return guests and many days have been filled with people returning from Canada, the USA and Seychelles to spend more days with KGB Wine Tours. Its incredibly difficult to take photos during these tours as each…

Taste of Cape Town 2013

April 11th, 2013 by karen

XO, sea cucumber, sea truffle, kimchi, miso and tom yum butter.  Snotvis, tataki and a lucky star pie: the exotic and the indigenous, the trendy and the traditional will all be popping up at Pick n Pay Taste of Cape Town, along with rock star chefs and their dedicated followers, micro brewers and chocolatiers. Held…