Happy 70th Birthday Stellenbosch Hills!

On Wednesday the 4th of November the Stellenbosch Hills team joined us to celebrate their 70th birthday and launch a superior new addition to their family: La Serena−a premium…

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It’s All About Chocolate and Wine at Waterford Estate

The chocolate and wine pairing at Waterford Estate in Stellenbosch is one of my favourite experiences in Cape Town! My friends and I recently set some time aside to go…

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Meet Mpho Masiu, Wine Steward

Cape Grace has many talented staff, including wine steward Mpho Masiu. Here is a self-starting 21-year old who reflects all the values upheld by Cape Grace – gratitude, respect…

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Highlighting our Heritage

Farms in the historic Franschhoek valley are hosting the annual Franschhoek Uncorked Festival from 26 to 27 September. As this is the weekend after Heritage Day – aka Braai Day – it…

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CHAMONIX – The Essence of Splendour

With extensive wine growing regions, unique terroir and curious winemakers, in the Cape we’re fortunate to have immediate access to wines of impeccable quality – and one such producer is…

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History, Wine, Food & Bastille Day

Bastille Day (known as La Fête Nationale in French) is a French holiday that commemorates the storming of the Bastille, a Parisian prison, on 14 July, 1789, during the…

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Our Candidates are up to the Challenge!

We’re exceptionally proud of Chef, Charmainne Deacon, and Wine Steward, Mpho Masiu, who made it to the finals in this year’s Cape Legends Inter Hotel Challenge. The Challenge…

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NEWTON JOHNSON – Where Heaven and Earth Meet

We’re half-way through our 2015 Tasting Menu line-up and this month we’re back on the road travelling towards the coastal town of Hermanus, to where ‘Heaven…

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Sophisticated, Modern Cuisine at Constantia’s New Open Door

After extensive restoration and renovation, the old schoolhouse at the entrance to Constantia Uitsig wine farm has reopened as a brand-new restaurant, Open Door. It’s the latest venture…

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Searching between heaven and earth

The Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, just outside Hermanus, is a destination in its own right. It’s worthy of a day trip or an entire weekend of exploration. From Cape…

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