Enormous flames and volumes of smoke consumed the region of Stellenbosch a few weeks back. The nightmare commenced so quickly, it was like a horror show that played off in front of you — terrible to behold. The wildfire started on the south-westerly side of the Simonsberg (on Tuesday, 19 January) and spread across most
Weddings always bring out the worst in all brides. The best way not to overstress is by making a Wedding Checklist — which means no more stress! The points mentioned on the wedding checklist below needs to be ticked off at least 2 Weeks in advance. The most important arrangement being to ensure your venue
All #WineLovers will agree that you can’t waste a drop of wine — it’s just wrong! On the off-chance of having leftover wine (yes, we know that doesn’t happen often) you need to be prepared to save it. Here are some wine tips on how to store your wine, how to save leftover wine and some
It’s that time of the year where our Le Pommier Wines had to strut their stuff against the competition. We’re referring to the annual Platter Awards of course! This being a big year with our new Olivia Semillon Sauvignon Blanc, which is a very special wine and was dedicated to the Le Pommier Wines Owner’s
Bigger is not always better. Most little girls dream of a big white wedding with their white princess dress, a big reception and, of course, her loving husband looking adoringly at her whilst walking down the aisle. Well… nowadays weddings can become very expensive, so why not rather keep it simple and small. Here are a few
Having a picnic with the family or that someone special in your life is an excellent idea. But we all have that frustrating question of “What to make?” that keeps us from taking the picnic leap, and this can be stressful! Tips for the Perfect DIY Picnic Tip #1 Food Food, glorious food! Make something that is
Self-catering offers you the freedom of coming and going as you please and is perfect for the kiddies. You can work on a budget and still have a memorable holiday. We’ve compiled a few pointers to keep in mind when planning your vacation and listed the worthwhile self-catering destinations in Stellenbosch — nothing better than
One of the top sellers on our menu is our famous Chicken Pie. We had so many requests for the recipe that we decided to make it official and share it with everyone. This is an old family recipe carried over from generation to generation. It is easy to make and will always impress your guests!