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Small towns in South Africa

Discover small-town South Africa

South Africa is known for its gold and diamonds, but if you want to discover its real gems, head for the small towns and villages that lie just off the beaten the track - the country's heartland.

South Africa is the fourth-best country in the world – Conde Nast Traveler

Readers of the prestigious Conde Nast Traveler magazine have rated South Africa as the fourth-best country to visit - ahead of traditional tourist favourites...

Reuben Riffel: a Masterchef par excellence

Three award-winning restaurants, a lauded cook book, and a big heart mean Reuben Riffel will long be one of South Africa's favourite chefs.

Music van de Caab keeps Khoi and San music alive

The Solms-Delta wine estate in the Franschhoek Valley, Cape Winelands, is reviving San and Khoi music through the Music van de Caab project and an exhibition showcasing musical instruments.

Solms-Delta lives a transformation ethos

South Africa's famous wine farms were founded and built on slavery, and are still suffering the effects of this terrible legacy. But Solms-Delta, a farm in the beautiful Franschhoek valley, has put in place various mechanisms to build a truly equal industry, while paying respect to the past.

Pinotage – a love it or hate it wine

It may not please every palate, but South African-pedigreed Pinotage is building a loyal following, from the first wine sold in 1961 to the world’s best red wine three decades later.
Lifetime award for wine leader

Taking the Franschhoek Wine Tram

Taking the Franschhoek Wine Tram

Visitors to South Africa's Western Cape province can now experience the picturesque Franschhoek Wine Valley, the country's premier culinary destination and one of its leading wine producing regions, in a unique way with the launch of the Franschhoek Wine Tram.

South African winery scoops Chinese deal

L’Huguenot is a new brand of wine designed for China’s wine lovers and is expected to make big waves in Asia in 2012. Its story begins in the town of Franschhoek.
Hermanus wine route re-launched

Festival to showcase Franschhoek

The Western Cape town of Franschhoek will host the fifth “The Magic of Bubbles” Cap Classique and Champagne Festival this summer.
SA, France toast to wine exchange

Gallery: South African landscapes

Vineyards leading to the sea, flat and rocky desert plains, the jagged points of the Drakensberg Mountains, their softer green foothills, regimented plantations of pine – South Africa’s landscapes are diverse, but all beautiful.
Gallery: SA's new ape-man species

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