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September 30, 2019
Horse and carriage through the vines

I was recently invited to experience wine tasting in a very unique way.  Getting around the vineyards and to the tasting room on the back of a horse carriage.  What an awesome experience. I was joined by other industry partners and we met at the Vrede en Lust restaurant where are carriages awaited us.  The […]

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September 9, 2019
What to do in Franschhoek for 3 days

Most guests tell me that they wished they'd booked a few extra days in Franschhoek, once they arrive.  There is so much to do and see which they were not aware of and thought a one day wine stop was all it would be.  That is not so!  Check out this list of fabulous places […]

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August 22, 2019
Where to hike

UPDATE:  The Franschhoek Pass is once again open as of 6th September 2019. We are faced with a dilemma dear fellow hikers.  Our beloved Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve with the best hiking trails and stunning views is not accessible from the Franschhoek side and requires a two hour trip to the other side of the […]

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August 22, 2019
For the love of wine festivals...

  Greetings fellow oenophiles. One would assume you are visiting or intend visiting Franschhoek to sample and enjoy some of the wonderful wines its wine farms have to offer.  And you would be spot on in doing so! With over 50 wine farms to choose from and many many more in the surrounding areas (including […]

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