Fabulous French Corner

Need a short stay to recharge and find new energy?  I did and Franschhoek topped my list because of their latest wine tourism product – the Wine Tram. We booked self-catering accommodation and lunch, packed a bag and started the Mini Cooper’s engine! Self catering accommodation was found online.  We stayed at the poorly signposted yet reasonably priced Franschhoek Country Cottages where… Read More Fabulous French Corner

Champagne is a star in Epernay and a star in Franschhoek

I went to Epernay to taste Champagne – the real deal – and came back even more hooked than I was before.  Back in South Africa it was fantastic to realise that our own Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival ‘The ‘Magic of Bubbles’ was just around the corner and my new addiction could be satisfied… Read More Champagne is a star in Epernay and a star in Franschhoek