Grey Street Take on Cape Town featuring Ruby June and Forest key!

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Thursday, July 7th 2016 08:30pm, The Waiting Room 273 Long Street 8001Cape Town Grey Street: Grey Street is a three piece rock band from Cape Town. Like the Rolling Stones, who took their name from a Muddy Waters classic, Grey Street owes its name to the Dave Matthews Band song that inspired the formation of the band. Made up of Bryce van de Laar on acoustic guitar and vocals; Matthew Winfield on bass and vocals; and Austin Makhube on Drum Kit and vocals, their unique brand of Rock takes its…

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Brenaissance – Stellenbosch

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A contemporary getaway into the country just down the road from JC Le Roux on the Devon Valley Road in Stellenbosch. The journey to the farm along the Devon Valley road  is rather long (about 10-15 minutes) and you will pass a smelly dumping tip but once you arrive to the farm, the beautiful scenery welcomes you. There is plenty of parking and the walk to the restaurant is not far (wheelchair friendly). Although reservations are recommended, the restaurant does have plenty of tables as well as a waiting area which overlooks…

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De Grendel – Durbanville

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Today I visited De Grendel wine farm in Durbanville. The wine tasting room has fantastic decor which is warm and welcoming however getting here is quite an unusual experience. Prepared to get your drivers license and tax disk scanned! I must say that I didn’t like that.    De Grendel prides themselves on their Shiraz 2014. I am not a fan of Shiraz however this was smoother than expected. On the nose you will pick up hints of Coriander, lavender, white pepper and some floral notes. On the palate it…

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Hartenberg Wine Estate- Certain Charm!

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Along Bottelary road towards Stellenbosch on the right you will find the Hartenberg wine estate. As you leave the M23 onto the property the extended driveway to the estate is very long and takes you deep into the countryside. (tarred all the way). A relaxed lunch on a Thursday was the order of the day.  Friendly staff met us at the entrance to the restaurant and Andrew showed us to a lovely table under some reddish coloured vines. Very pretty surrounds for an outdoor lunch experience. As it was 12h30…

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