Maties clinch the 4th annual Backsberg Vino Varsity Challenge

As the University of Cape Town and Stellenbosch buses pulled up at Backsberg last Friday, there was a perceptible tension in the air. Faces painted and flags waving, it was clear that that the UCT Wine Society was determined to retain the title. Likewise, Stellenbosch, was ready to give it their all. Add into the … Read more

Franschhoek Uncorked 1 & 2 September 2012

Say goodbye to the grey moods of winter and celebrate the start of spring by heading off to the picturesque Franschhoek Wine Valley over the weekend of the 1st and 2nd of September for the annual Franschhoek Uncorked festival. Franschhoek wineries in and around the scenic valley welcome the fresh, new season, using the opportunity to showcase their exciting new vintages … Read more

Franschhoek Art in Clay

Annual feast of ceramics in six Franschhoek galleries Opens Saturday 27 October – ends 16 November For a whole month, participating Franschhoek galleries will show their own selections of ceramics by contemporary South African ceramic artists who use the most basic of materials – clay and water, transformed by skill and fire – to create … Read more