Entries by Wilandré

GET MOVING IN PAARL THIS WINTER.

This winter, turn the heat up by raising your body temperature. Paarl is blessed with beautiful mountains and a quaint countryside all which offer a feast of outdoor adventures available for all fitness levels. So whether it’s mountain climbing, rock climbing, mountain biking, trail running, horse-riding, caving, fly-fishing, abseiling or golf – there’s an activity […]

THE BABYLONSTOREN SPICE GARDEN

Imagine a world without refrigeration. In days gone by in Europe, meat, cheese and fish were salted to preserve them. However, the rancid taste could not be disguised, and so spices began playing an increasingly important role. Not only are spices of great historical value, but they still play a major role in the global […]

PAARL – THE PERFECT WINTER DESTINATION

There is no better time to visit the glorious Boland town of Paarl than during the cold winter months.  From winter-warming menus to wine tastings, loads of fun activities and incredible winter offers, pencil Paarl in on your list of things to do this winter.

TANTALISE YOUR TASTEBUDS IN PAARL THIS WINTER

Various Paarl eateries are offering some winter-warming specials that will definitely chase the winter blues away.  Find the perfect combination of nourishing slow food, traditional dishes, touches of international culinary inspiration and gourmet fast food with great local wines.

A BOUNTY OF SHIRAZ & VENISON AT NEDERBURG

The Nederburg wine farm near Paarl will be serving up a heart-warming winter feast of Shiraz and game meat at The Red Table restaurant.  This will take place during Shiraz SA’s Seven Days of Shiraz & Venison in the Cape Winelands, from 10 to 16 June.

GET SET FOR A SHIRAZ SPECTACULAR: 7 DAYS OF SUBLIME FOOD AND WINE

A full week of outstanding food paired with some of the country’s best Shiraz wines awaits in this year’s exciting Seven Days of Shiraz and Venison. The programme for this annual winter festival has been unveiled and reflects another top-class showcase for the quality of South African Shiraz and its versatility as a food wine.

BABYLONSTOREN FYNBOS COTTAGES

Through the vineyards and up a gradual incline, past a dam and on the crest of a ridge, the wheels of the electric carts thrum on the roadway. You breathe the route this way: fynbos, grapevines, untainted air. Guests shed clutter to be here at Babylonstoren: first their fossil-fuelled cars, then the clamour of business […]