A Guide to the Food and Wine Capital of South Africa

The Cape Winelands, South Africa’s spectacularly scenic wine country in the country’s southwest, spoil visitors for choice in terms of opportunities to eat, drink, and explore. With world-class cuisine, hundreds of wine farms steeped in centuries of history, and some of the best hotels in all of Africa, this singular region also offers incredible value […]

Cape Town: The Wondrous Winelands at the Edge of the World

“Today, praise be to God, wine was made for the first time from Cape grapes.” These prophetic words, written by Dutch colonial administrator and founder of Cape Town, Jan van Riebeeck, in his diary on February 2, 1659, marked the birth of wine production in South Africa. Van Riebeeck arrived from Holland in 1652 as […]