The Heritage Market at Constantia Uitsig

Over the past few years, Constantia Uitsig has been under a seemingly constant state of change. The latest addition is the new Heritage Market – and, let’s just say we’re pretty excited. While the new winery and wine tasting facility is still under construction, the estate has already opened a restaurant – Open Door – […]


Intimate wine estates in Franschhoek

It’s easy to be swept away by grand buildings, fancy labels and well-known names – but, did you know that you could be missing out on a few hidden gems? With over 50 estates in the Franschhoek Valley, choosing a wine estate to visit can be near impossible – so, to help you make your […]


A day at Asara Wine Estate

Considering the sheer volume of wine estates in the Cape, choosing where to begin can be an overwhelming task – especially if your time in the region is limited. As far as holistic wine estate experiences go, we can recommend Asara with confidence. Barely 40 minutes outside of Cape Town, and off one of Stellenbosch’s […]

Groot Constantia

Constantia Wine Route

The Constantia Valley truly is Cape Town’s Vineyard. It is the oldest wine producing region in the southern hemisphere with an uninterrupted history of winemaking since 1685. The area is steeped in history and is home to some of the best examples of Cape Dutch architecture. The largest wine estate, Groot Constantia, is home to […]


Segway tours at Spier Wine Estate

On Saturday we had the opportunity to tour Spier Wine Estate on a Segway PT (Personal Transporter), a two-wheeled self balancing electric vehicle. What an incredible experience, although I must say I was skeptical and to be honest terrified of these vehicles with no brakes! Our group had to meet at 09h45 at the Wine […]