Pomegranate Juice On The Veranda

Mitch Boy from Jan Harmsgat is sharing some of the farms’ history with me while treating me to some of their delicious pomegranate juice on The Veranda. I endorse wine.co.za and buy all my online wine from them.  Click here to have
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Kwetu Guest Farm – Giraffes In The Overberg

Kwetu Guest Farm Kwetu Guest Farm is located just outside of Swellendam in the Overberg of South Africa. It is home to not only two beautiful giraffes, but also ostriches, wildebeest, kudu, bontebok, greybuck, eland, sabels, springbuck, reebuck and steenbuck. Numerous bird
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Blooper! A Winemaker Turning As Red As His Shiraz

The Winemaker From Bushmanspad Have you ever seen a winemaker turn as red as his shiraz?  Neither have I.  Always up for a good laugh, I enjoyed this blooper very much and had to share it with you. Aldert Nieuwoudt, the winemaker
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The Cellar Restaurant In Barrydale On The Route 62

The Cellar Restaurant – Barrydale The Cellar Restaurant in Barrydale.  I’ll let it sink in.  It is a cellar, a restaurant and it is in Barrydale. Barrydale Barrydale is located on the famous Route 62 on the border of the Overberg and
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South African Wine Rated Amongst The International Top 50

South African Wine was rated amongst the international Top 50 on Sunday 17 March 2019 by Drinks International. They hosted their prestigious awards naming the most influential wine producers in the world. Have a look at Wine On The Veranda where we
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De Hoop Nature Reserve: Whale Watching And So Much More

Koppie Alleen Spending a day at De Hoop Nature Reserve is a favourite in our family as it is a short 45-minute drive from Swellendam.  This world heritage site is 34 000 hectares large and as the Marloth Nature Reserve, it is
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I Love You: The South African Way

South Africa is known for its diversity of cultures and we are lovingly named the rainbow nation.  There are at least 35 indigenous languages and 11 are official languages! English is the primary language used in parliament.  However, it is not the
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