Meet Pierre Casanave – Veuve Cliquot winemaker

Adding to the excitement of this year’s festivities visitors can look forward to meeting celebrated Veuve Cliquot winemaker, Pierre Casenave, who will be making an appearance at this year’s festival. The Veuve Clicquot Champagne House situated in Reims, France is internationally recognized as producing one of the world’s finest Champagnes. A meet and greet certainly … Read more

South African hotel Awarded Best Hotel in the world at the Conde Nast Traveler Reader Choice Awards

It was an impressive accolade for South Africa when The Royal Portfolio’s La Residence in Franschhoek was voted The Best Hotel in the World by Condé Nast Traveler magazine’s discerning readers. This was announced at the annual Readers’ Choice Awards that rates the world’s best cities, islands, cruise lines, airlines, hotels, and resorts. “I am … Read more

Grande Provence launches some great wine blending opportunities

Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate, part of Huka Retreats, is home to a collection of award-winning wines, situated in the Franschhoek Valley, and is proud to launch unique wine blending opportunities, in The Tasting Room, at just R150.00 per person, minimum of 6 pax. Guests will receive three different grape varietals so they may blend … Read more

Win four tickets to the Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival

Vivacious, social, and sophisticated, Champagne is truly one of the most delightful wines one can serve. But do you really know your bubbles?  Share your quirky and fun facts about Champagne and surprise us!  Stand a chance of winning four tickets (valued at R800) to the Franschhoek Cap Classique & Champagne festival, presented by MasterCard … Read more