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    Win tickets to the next Tuning the Vine session on 10 Feb 2016

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Win tickets to the next Tuning the Vine session on 10 Feb 2016

Tuning the Vine is happening again next Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016.  If you attended any of their 2015 sessions, I really don’t have to sell this event to you, because as the flyer says above, it’s an “epic mid-week wine tasting adventure” and you know it.

But for those who haven’t yet been, here’s the […]

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    Who’s going to the Stellenbosch Wine Festival this weekend?

Who’s going to the Stellenbosch Wine Festival this weekend?

I’m a huge lover of wine festivals… but this is one I’ve actually never had the pleasure of attending before…

The Stellenbosch Wine Festival is taking place this weekend, 5 – 7 February, and promises you the chance to sample some of the best wines from the region.

Over and above the hundreds of Stellenbosch […]

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    Yet more wine news (I clearly love wine): Season of Sauvignon Festival taking place 24/25 Oct

Yet more wine news (I clearly love wine): Season of Sauvignon Festival taking place 24/25 Oct

The Durbanville Wine Valley, which is conveniently only a 20min drive from Cape Town, is going to be the place to be next weekend with the annual Season of Sauvignon Festival which is taking place on Sat 24 & Sun 25 Oct:

There are 12 wine farms taking part in this year’s festival.  They are:  Altydgedacht, Bloemendal, D’Aria, […]

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    Hey Cape Town, are you ready to tune the vine this Wednesday? #InnerCityWineRoute

Hey Cape Town, are you ready to tune the vine this Wednesday? #InnerCityWineRoute

Love wine, but particularly not having to head out of town to get your hands on the good stuff?

Then Tuning the Vine’s #InnerCityWineRoute is going to be right up your alley.

This Wednesday, 7 October 2015 from 5:30pm to 9pm you can join in on what they’re referring to as a “hip urban wine adventure […]

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    My survival guide to Pinotage On Tap 2015 happening on 10 Oct

My survival guide to Pinotage On Tap 2015 happening on 10 Oct

The Diemersfontein – Pinotage On Tap festival is hands down one of the most fun days out in the winelands humanly possible.

Not only is there literally Pinotage on tap… All. Day. Long… (yes! Think large barrels scattered around the venue with little taps that pour this most heavenly liquid to your heart’s content)  But you […]

By |September 25th, 2015|Festivals|0 Comments|
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    Win tickets to the Franschhoek Uncorked festival on 26 & 27 Sep

Win tickets to the Franschhoek Uncorked festival on 26 & 27 Sep

Now I haven’t actually been to the Franschhoek Uncorked festival myself… but I do plan to go this year.

In my mind:  It’s wine.  It’s a festival.  It’s taking place in the beautiful Franschhoek area.  And that’s pretty much all the motivation I need.

But what is Franschhoek Uncorked all about?  Well this year all of the participating Franschhoek […]

By |September 7th, 2015|Competitions, Festivals|0 Comments|
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    Wine lovers take note: Join Durbanville Hills for their Season of Sauvignon

Wine lovers take note: Join Durbanville Hills for their Season of Sauvignon

With the warmer weather finally upon us, why not celebrate with a good wine fest?  Luckily Durbanville Hills Wines has you covered with their annual Season of Sauvignon which will be taking place next Saturday & Sunday, 25 and 26 October 2014.

With their location high up on the Durbanville hills, they’ve got some of […]

It’s almost Bastille Fest time again…

Even thought I’m livin’ it up overseas at the moment, one of the things I’m really bummed to me missing is the Franschhoek Bastille Festival which is taking place on 13 & 14 July.

This is one festival that’s always an absolute blast.  You slap on a beret, put on your best French accent and eat & drink […]

Winter wine party – hell yeah!

So…  it’s winter… it’s cold… and your number 1 priority right now is to keep warm, right?  Right.  Well, instead of turning on the heat, why not do somehthing way more eco friendly instead… drink until you’re warm! 😉

The lovely folks at WineStyle Magazine (which is a really great quarterly food & wine publication […]

Pinotage on Tap – get your tickets now

I’m very excited about this one. 🙂  I couldn’t make it to last year’s Pinotage on Tap wine festival which takes place every year at the Diemersfontein wine estate, but nothing’s going to stop me this year.  It’s just plain awesome!

It’s taking place on Sat, 13 October and tickets cost R320.  That might seem […]