Month: November 2014

Summer Fun with the kids

Summer fun with the kids this holiday

Summer is here so the kids are home for the December holidays. You have to have a list of entertaining activities lined up for the little ones to keep the busy for the summer holiday. Summer is the one season when playing with water is allowed. Allow the kids to swim as often as they Read More

The Cape Winelands: a dream wedding destination

The romanticism of the rolling hills and sweeping vineyards of the Cape Winelands makes it one of the country’s top wedding destinations. The Winelands wedding trend is ever popular and from the Stellenbosch Vineyards to Franschhoek wine farms or Paarl, couples are spoilt for choice. Little Pink Book has a range of Winelands wedding venues Read More

Christmas December Holidays in the Winelands

Christmas December Holidays in the Winelands

Most people go away during the Festive Season for the December Holidays. It’s a perfect time for families to bond in a new environment while enjoying the December break. Since the schools are closed, the kids are home all day everyday and entertaining them becomes all the more important. So why not travel to the Read More

Vegetable Garden

Le Pommier’s protips: growing a herb & vegetable garden

Le Pommier Restaurant has its very own vegetable garden, overlooking beautiful views of the Stellenbosch winelands, which chefs regularly visit for fresh produce. Growing your own garden as a restaurant or chef… gives you the edge in the kitchen. It’s becoming popular for chefs to grow their own organic foods through their own gardens. It’s Read More

Le Pommier Restaurant

Christmas Lunches in the winelands

‘Tis the season for jolly dining and the big question is: Where to eat in the winelands this Christmas… Most wine estates offer Christmas Lunch menus cooked to perfection, you can even find traditional dishes with interesting twists. Christmas lunch on a wine estate will definitely add a little special feeling to the festivities. Here’s a list Read More

10 Reasons Wine is better than Beer

Wine is in a different class to Beer! Read More

Asara Wine Tasting

Relaxing breakaway in the Cape winelands

This year I’m thinking of taking a relaxing breakaway to the cape winelands and even go as far as taking the kids with me. I’ve been browsing the net to see what’s available in terms of something that offers an authentic winelands experience but also takes into consideration that I’m a MOM. So this is Read More

Zorgvliet Wines

Exploring the Stellenbosch winelands for the holidays

This December holiday we’re daring you to take time to discover what the Stellenbosch winelands have in store for you. With more than 140 wine farms, the area is definitely saturated with many wine experiences for you to explore. Keep an open mind and enjoy the various wine ranges and wine restaurants available in the Read More

Candle Holder Wine Bottle

Upcycling Wine Products

What do you do with your wine products (bottles, corks and barrels) after you’ve drunk the wine? If you’re a serious wine drinker you’ve probably collected a sizeable amount of these to make a significant impact on the environment. Try these ideas to make your wine drinking more green friendly and find creative uses – Read More

Wine Facts

How much do you really know about wine?

Interesting facts about wine, did you know? The dinner host, in Ancient Greece, would always be the first to sip the wine to assure guests that it was not poisoned. Wine makes women intoxicated easier and faster because women have less of an alcohol dehydrogenase, a compound that breaks down alcohol and is needed to Read More

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