The Winelands Explore Blog

The wine life in South Africa is so diverse and involves so much more than award-winning wines.  The people, the beautiful scenery, the winemaking process, these all blend together to form an extraordinary and interconnected lifestyle to encompass the wine industry as a whole.  I am always learning as I go and sharing it with you, to highlight some of these.  


I write about topics that interest me, and hopefully will interest you as well.  Come join the adventure!

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Family Friendly

5 Family-friendly wine farm destinations in Franschhoek

Time spent with family and friends is important, and I am always on the lookout for places that are family friendly so that the kiddies can enjoy themselves as much as the adults do. Below are five family-friendly wine farm destinations in Franschhoek that

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Pet friendly Wine Farms in the Western Cape

Animals of all shapes and sizes and especially man’s best friend the faithful dog, have a special place in our hearts and lives. So, you can understand why animal lovers want to bring their furry friends with on a day out in our gorgeous Cape

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Kids Pairing

10 Child friendly pairings in the Cape Winelands

Wine Estates are no longer just for wine lovers, but offer a myriad of activities to choose from, and having something for the little ones is a huge draw card. More and more families flock to wine farms with their beautiful gardens and play areas,

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Winter Wine Estates

10 Wine Estates that are perfect for Winter

Winter in the Cape Winelands is certainly not a time to hibernate, but rather to get out and experience all the wonder that our gorgeous Wine Estates have on offer. The winelands come alive with their own special magic, that transforms them into

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Mountain Biking

10 must-ride wine farm trails this Autumn

Mountain biking and Capetonians go together, like a wine and chocolate pairing, and this results in the Western Cape being a dream ride destination. This sport has always been a big favourite in the Cape, and growing more each year, as it not

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