Tag Archive: Stellenbosch

July 31, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , , , ,

A guide to my favourite South African Chardonnays

A guide to my favourite South African Chardonnays

I LOVE CHARDONNAY Ok, I love all wine. I love the smells and the flavours and the stories. I love visiting wine farms and learning about how the earth and the wind and the proximity to eucalyptus influence what we eventually pour into shiny wine glasses. I love meeting wine makers and hearing all about their […]

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July 30, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , ,

The Stellenbosch Winelands with my Mama

The Stellenbosch Winelands with my Mama

My mom is my biggest fan. She’s also my biggest critic. But mostly, she’s my biggest fan. She reads every blog post, every Tweet, Facebook post and anything other post that I put out there. She critiques my work unsolicited. But she also praises my work when praise is due. Very often she will comment […]

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June 2, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , , ,

Celebrating Winter: Reflect and Relax in Stellenbosch

Celebrating Winter: Reflect and Relax in Stellenbosch

Sticking with my current theme of Celebrating Winter, I thought I’d share the amazing offers Stellenbosch is running this winter. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Winter is the perfect time to visit the winelands. The roaring fireplaces, bottles of wine to warm the soul, delicious food, cosy accommodations and excellent winter […]

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May 25, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , , , ,

Staying in Stellenbosch: Where to Stay in The Winelands

Staying in Stellenbosch: Where to Stay in The Winelands

I’ve mentioned before that Stellenbosch often gets sold short as a day-trip destination; somewhere you go from Cape Town for a day of wine tasting. But really, it’s the perfect place to spend a couple of days eating, drinking and exploring. First of all, it’s one of the country’s oldest towns and is dripping in […]

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