Could Beau Constantia be Santa’s Secret Hideaway?

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Whether or not Santa spends time here, there are hills to roll down.  What more could you ask for?

Have you ever wondered where Father Christmas goes to recuperate after his mammoth Christmas month?  It could be anywhere really, but I have a theory that it could just possibly be Beau Constantia Vineyard in South Africa.  Here’s why… Continue reading

Visit Franschhoek the Wine Nook

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Pretty Church on Franschhoek’s main street.

South Africa has vast array of great wines.  I usually base my choice on the attractiveness of the label, which is generally NOT the most failsafe way to choose a decent bottle. With this method, the danger is that you end up with a bottle of sauvignon plonk or mer(de)lo, which is a pity when SA has so many stunning wines to offer.

I have now found a much, much better way to discover great wines. Do you want to know what it is? Continue reading