Our new Guest Relations Manager Storm Low

We would like to welcome Storm Low to the luxury life style team. If at first glance, you think this pretty face belongs to a GQ model, you would really be forgiven for your mistake.  Twenty-two- year old Storm Low, Marketing and Business graduate [with a course in Commercial Property Brokerage as well] is an inquisitive, knowledge-hungry young man constantly seeking out new learning experiences. Living a well-balanced life, this entrepreneur and young businessman is also an avid sports enthusiast who enjoys gym at least 7 times a week. Earlier this year, he completed the Cape Marathon Two Oceans Marathon.…

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Wacky Wine at Wonderfontein

Open for tasting throughout the weekend. Bali Food Truck serving Asian dishes.  Friday 2 June 2017  – 19:30 Intimate tasting of Paul René MCC. Snacks and tapas included. R200 pp – Booking Essential ​Saturday 3 June 2017 – 11:00 Intimate tasting of Paul René MCC. Snacks and tapas included. R200 pp – Booking Essential Sunday 4 June 2017 – 12:00 Live Music by Newton & Co. Contact us for more information or Email: anthony@ambienz.co.za Follow us on social media: Instagram | Twitter | Google + | Face Book | Linkedin

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25% off your Easter stay at Spier

25% OFF YOUR EASTER STAY AT SPIER Enjoy a leisurely long weekend at Spier, and save 25% if you stay for four nights! Treat yourself to one of the several healthy farm-to-table feasts we’re hosting on the farm, taste our award-winning wines and let off steam with a walk or bike ride among the vines. Feel like chilling? Pre-book a spa session, get comfortable next to the fire, and settle into a Winelands winter, the way it should be. 6 WAYS WITH EASTER AT SPIER Make this Easter weekend a memorable one. From a farm-to-table feast at Eight and pastured-reared braaied meat at Spier…

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Chardonnay Festival for Hermanus

The Hemel-en-Aarde has over the last few years become recognised as a destination for wine and food enthusiasts, especially of Burgundy-style Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays. It is with this in mind that the producers of this unique wine area, decided to share their beautiful Chardonnays with wine lovers at a dedicated Chardonnay festival, the Classic Chardonnay Celebration at the Thatch House on Saturday, 19 November. The event will focus on the exceptional quality and distinctiveness of the Hemel-en-Aarde Chardonnays, the cool climate and excellent terroir. The Classic Chardonnay Celebration will be more informal than the Pinot Noir Celebration and more…

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Refentse and bright young stars to shine at Nederburg Picnic Pops

This year’s Nederburg Picnic Pops sunset concert promises to be yet another perfect outing for the whole family. Taking place at Nederburg on Saturday 26 November, young and old can once again experience outstanding performances of popular music favourites while enjoying a magical sunset picnic on the lawns of the historic wine farm in Paarl. The list of performers reads like a who’s who of top young talent. Afrikaans singer, Refentse Morake, whose meteoric rise to fame made him a household name overnight, will appear as guest artist. Accompanied by the Cape Town Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, Refentse will be joined…

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Paul René Bubbly Festival with a Splash of Pink

5 November 2016 | Times: 11:00 – 21:00 Arrive in style with a splash of pink and indulge in the beauty, simplicity and elegance at the inception of the very first Paul Rene’ Bubbly Festival. ​Take a journey to the ravishing Robertson in Spring to discover the home of Paul Rene at the Wonderfontein Wine Estate. Family and friends will experience the heart and soul of authentic hand crafted Paul René Brut and Brut Rosé. ​Guests will be spoiled with luxury country hospitality. Bubbly will be for sale all day at our festival discount price. Gin combinations from our festival…

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Gambero Rosso Top Italian Wines Roadshow comes to Cape Town

For the very first time Gambero Rosso, the most important multimedia brand in the Italian food and wine world, brings the Top Italian Wines Roadshow to Cape Town on Thursday, 01 December at The Lookout, at the V&A Waterfront. Celebrating 30 years, Gambero Rosso presents an incredible once in a life time opportunity for those in the wine industry and for wine lovers to experience sixty of the best Italian wineries all under one roof. Wine master classes will also be conducted throughout the day and will serve as an all-round educational insight into the Italian wine industry. South Africa…

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Eic Bulpitt to open new Restaurant at Avondale Estate

South Africa, Paarl; AWARD-WINNING chef Eric Bulpitt is set to open a brand-new restaurant at Avondale Estate in the Paarl Valley on 1 November 2016. In his current position at The Restaurant at Newton-Johnson in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley outside Hermanus, Eric has made a name for himself as a chef who is passionate about provenance, and he clinched number 9 spot in the 2014 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards.  With the move to Avondale, with its spectacular setting against the Klein Drakenstein mountains, Bulpitt has found an equally passionate partner in owner Johnathan Grieve. A pioneer in organic and biodynamic…

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