First Thursdays Branch out to Queen Victoria Road

FIRST THURSDAYS BRANCH OUT TO QUEEN VICTORIA ROAD A FORESTRY OF FILM, FASHION, FLAVOUR AND FESTIVITIES (Cape Town, South Africa) Queen Victoria Road was a bustle at this month’s very festive First Thursday fiesta. Migrating the festivities from the traditional Bree Street soiree of art and bar hopping to the newly manifested Art flick and Winter Night market attractions, respectively.   Queen Victoria Road runs parallel to the Company Gardens. A green tree-lined setting leading up to the planetarium nestled beside Cape Town’s Urban Oasis – 15 on Orange Hotel, Autograph Collection. Here the illustrious Quentin Tarrantino Movie Nights take…

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An exceptional Cristal tasting – Reciprocal Wine Company

As part of our 50 year celebrations, we are hosting an extraordinary Champagne Cristal tasting. We will be serving eight vintages from 1990 to 2009, including the 1995 Cristal Vinothèque, (which was disgorged 10 years after the vintage, and then held in the Louis Roederer cellar for a further ten years!) The line-up will also include the legendary 2008 vintage. An opportunity to off-set the price of your seat at the table Purchase 1 bottle of 2009 Cristal for R 3 250 (instead of R 3 595), and get a seat at the tasting for R 2 000 Purchase 2…

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Reciprocal Wines | 5 in 10 Promotion: Louis Latour Valmoissine

THE 5 IN 10 PROMOTION Over the next 5 weeks we will be championing 2 products per week. These are products we strongly endorse and believe deserve a place in the cellars of all wine enthusiasts. Each product will be accompanied by a brief note by Michael Fridjhon. Knowing that we all have different tastes, we don’t expect that all 10 products will appeal to everyone, but it’s safe to predict that at least half of them will. Which has led us to make this unique offer: a 50% hit rate gets you one hit at a 50% discount! THAT’S THE DEAL…

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Harbour House Presents: The Restaurant @ The Nek

  Harbour House Presents: To the delight of Cape Town foodies, Harbour House Constantia Nek has given this much-loved destination a new lease of gourmet life. Stellar chef Dylan Laity joins the Harbour House Group to launch our first fine dining restaurant at the landmark Constantia Nek site. The latest exciting development for the picturesque setting is The Restaurant @ The Nek, with local talent Dylan Laity proudly at its helm. Dylan comes to The Restaurant @ The Nek from The Roundhouse in Camps Bay, where he earned himself two consecutive Top 21 Restaurants and One Plate Awards in the prestigious…

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INCOGNITO – Now Open at The Alphen Boutique Hotel

INCOGNITO NOW OPEN We are proud to announce the opening of our striking new bar in The Alphen Gardens. Our contemporary bar and events venue, Incognito is The Kove Collection’s latest addition. Housed in a striking steel and glass structure. Visiting this stylish space one can enjoy the contrast between modern architecture and the historic beauty of The Alphen’s gardens and the Manor and Mill Houses. An acoustically engineered design makes the bar an ideal location for any occasion whilst a curated cocktail and small bites menu caters for after-work drinks, intimate meals and exclusive events. View our menu here.…

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Wildlife Safari & Wine Tasting

WILDLIFE SAFARI AND WINE TASTING FULL DAY – DEPART: 08H00 | RETURN: 17H30 South Africa is known for it’s wild animals and safari experiences. This full day experience combines the best of safari with the winelands and visits estates that play host to a variety of wild animals only found in Africa. This safari adventure is great for families, friends and couples and will leave you spellbound by the magnificence of our natural environment and the animals in it. THE HIGHLIGHTS: ● Enjoy a two hour safari game drive at the Villiera Nature Sanctuary to see giraffes, zebra & wildebeest…

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Winelands Equestrian Adventure Horse Riding & Wine Tasting

WINELANDS EQUESTRIAN ADVENTURE HORSE RIDING & WINE TASTING FULL DAY – DEPART: 08H00 | RETURN: 17H30 Riding through the vineyards on horseback is the ultimate way to experience the winelands. This full day tour kicks off with a morning outride that takes you through the vineyards of the surrounding estates before returning to the stables. Continue with a leisurely day of wine tasting in the Franschhoek Valley or Stellenbosch region with your expert guide and private vehicle. THE HIGHLIGHTS: ● Enjoy a morning guided tour of the fantastic Franschhoek winelands on horseback ● Taste wine at three world class wine…

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Glorious Gardens & Wine Tour

GLORIOUS GARDENS & WINE TOUR FULL DAY – DEPART: 09H00| RETURN: 17H00 For many years Cape Town was used as a refuelling station for ships journeying to and from the exotic East on the famous Spice Route. The Company Gardens in the heart of the CBD and the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens are a direct result of this historical Dutch influence. The winelands also play host to several world class and historic gardens that are an absolute delight for the senses. This full day tour is an excellent way of exploring the Cape. THE HIGHLIGHTS: ● Explore the historic Company’s…

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Organic & Biodynamic Wine Experience

ORGANIC & BIODYNAMIC WINE EXPERIENCE FULL DAY – DEPART: 08H00 | RETURN: 17H30 The growing trend towards organic and sustainable farming practices in South Africa has been gaining momentum in the last decade. The farms on this tour are fully organic or biodynamic and promote sustainable farming practices in the industry. Not only are these producers kind to the planet but the wines they make are spectacular and well worth tasting when enjoying a tour of the winelands. THE HIGHLIGHTS: ● Experience an Eco Wine Safari through the biodynamically farmed vineyards at Avondale wine farm ● Taste the superb wines…

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Best of Historic Constantia

BEST OF HISTORIC CONSTANTIA WINE VALLEY FULL DAY – DEPART: 09H00 | RETURN: 17H00 The Constantia Valley is one of the oldest wine-producing regions in the Southern Hemisphere and is known the world over for its exceptional wines. The sweet wines of this historic valley were the tipple of choice for many iconic figures throughout history including Napoleon and Churchill. Spend the day exploring the region and tasting the exceptional wines of the many beautiful wine estates of the Constantia valley. THE HIGHLIGHTS: ● Take a step back in time with a cellar tour and chocolate and wine pairing at…

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