3 results for tag: Franschhoek

John’s Gem: Wine tasting in winter

All Cape wine estates are producing good wines. And many produce truly excellent wines. So, which ones to visit?

The Elgin Fruit Valley

We frequently hear of “Elysian fields”, where valleys are “of beechen green, and shadows numberless”. But where on earth are they to be found? For almost two centuries, the Elgin valley has been regarded as South Africa’s premier apple farming region

A Cape Winelands gem: Allee Bleue Bistro

In the Cape Winelands, the tiny but charming little gem called Allee Bleue lies at a point equidistant from Paarl, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek, the three corners of wine's "Golden Triangle".