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What we love most about you, Mum

What we love most about you, Mum

Once again, we’re blessed with the annual day in our calendar that celebrates the best woman in the world, the one that loved us unconditionally from before we even took our first breath. Warm hugs, homemade food, a word of encouragement and the knowing that no matter what, she’ll always be there for you: Mum. […]

Once Upon a Pinotage

Once Upon a Pinotage

It was in 1925 that virtuoso of vino, Abraham Izak Perold, the very first professor of viticulture at the University of Stellenbosch, had a look at grape variants Pinot Noir and Cinsaut (which was known as Hermitage) and decided to apply unchartered innovation to viticulture by cultivating these two grapes together to see what would […]



Decadent treats, unique handcrafted drinks, nostalgic flavours and interesting new food creations are what you can expect at this year’s Taste of Cape Town. The festival will have the same, much-loved format, but with some exciting new flavours. “Our 8th year promises to be more festive than ever, with loads of new features, a collection […]


Wine to go with your Banting diet ?

While Professor Tim Noakes and fellow authors of the massively popular ‘Real Meal Revolution’ eating regime book do not necessarily advocate the consumption of alcohol, what they do promote is a reduction of sugar in the diet. Having a closer look at the wine fermentation process- the yeasts eat the carbohydrates, producing alcohol, heat and […]


Perdeberg Family Festival

Since the start of this festival in 2009, it has become the fastest growing festival in the Agter-Paarl area. From a visitor number of 128 adults and 27 children in 2009, to a whopping 829 adults and 306 children during the 2014 festival. Our aim has been, since the beginning, to make this a family […]


Perdeberg Family Festival pictures

Thank you to everyone who came and enjoyed themselves, I thoroughly enjoyed having you all come around to my place. Lets do this again next year!! P.S. I will be posting more pictures this week, keep your eyes peeled.      


Furry Friends who like stripes

I got sent these cool pics from a friend, its all about animals who know how to dress.  

An interesting fact !!

An interesting fact !!

Your favourite Winery, Perdeberg, walked away from this year’s Veritas with 18 awards, proving their excellence yet again with a massive 78.26% success rate. Hi, this is Merlot. Let’s be honest and call a spade a spade….. You get great wine because I keep these winemakers on their toes. Honestly, think about it, I wasn’t so […]