CapeWine 2018 – International Wine Showcase

During September the South African wine industry took their wine and terroir talk to the Cape Town International Convention Centre with the purpose of signing new deals and cultivating established relations.  For three days international trade and media had the opportunity to taste the best of what our winelands has to offer under the year… Read More CapeWine 2018 – International Wine Showcase

Domaine des Dieux – Hemel-en-Aarde Sparkle

Domaine Des Dieux won the prize as South Africa’s Best Cap Classique last week in the annual Amorim Cap Classique Challenge.  Owner Sharon Parnell, daughter Megan and Wine Ambassador, Shane Mullis, are 3 of the personalities most visible in this business who received the same acknowledgement in 2014. The Domaine des Dieux Claudia Brut MCC 2012,… Read More Domaine des Dieux – Hemel-en-Aarde Sparkle

Simonsberg Cabernet Sauvignon – Best of Stellenbosch?

There are so many fashions when it comes to wine but Cabernet Sauvignon from Simonsberg is the quintessential Stellenbosch varietal. It shows its terroir and makes the winelands fward proud. Stellenbosch is experiencing a huge resurgence in Cabernet Sauvignon because everyone has figured out that Cabernet works. Norma Ratcliffe of Warwick Wines joined Hermanus FynArts… Read More Simonsberg Cabernet Sauvignon – Best of Stellenbosch?

Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse – Romantic Food Lovers Retreat

The story of Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse is best told through images.  The main themes of this experience are Romance, Gourmet, Nature, Luxury.  The luxury lies not in the smartest or most expensive but in the attention to detail and the thought given to making each room and every meal special.  This is a family affair… Read More Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse – Romantic Food Lovers Retreat

V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

World Travel Market Africa is over! Lots of tourism lessons learned. More about that later – maybe. Before heading home we made one last stop at the V&A Waterfront. Bascule Whisky and Wine Bar served a mean bubbly with Table Mountain views. Best combo to end a productive travel trade show.