Impression of a winery

Last year I made a photo documentary for Creation Wines in the Hemel en Aarde Valley between Sandbaai en Caledon in the Overberg, Western Cape. I just selected a few photographs to give you an impression (low resolution).

Dinner is being served

(At Springfontein Eats; the only restaurant in South Africa with a Michelin Star. Ain’t we privileged to live at a stone-throw from this culinary delight?)  

Wine lovers’ Heaven

Sundowner of the day

It’s Autumn here in the Southern Hemisphere but what a beautiful days finishing off with amazing sunsets; a different one every day…. This evening with a sea mist flowing into the lagoon nearby the village … Always a feast; this time with a glass of good local wine along the roadside…  

Masks and a Sculpture

Saw these on the Saturday Market in Hermanus last Saturday. It’s a very diverse market with everything between food stalls and wine and plants plus art. Worthwhile to visit every now and than. I wasn’t sure how to process the picture of the sculpture and am in doubt which of the two processed images to …

The fragrance of POTpourri …

And the smell goes on….. Flower tasting is like wine tasting. A bottle can have an attractive label and the wine-maker an appealing story. Etc., etc. That does not mean that the wine is good although many will say so because of the ‘packaging’. Same with flowers. There are beautiful flowers but the ‘fragrance’ is …

Barrydale

Barrydale is one of those small towns along Route62 one must take time for once on the track of the world’s longest wine route between Tulbagh and Port Elizabeth in South Africa. During January and February it can be extreme hot (>40 degrees Celcius or >104 F) but chilling offroad at the local Waterfront at …