Things to do in Cape Town, the Helderberg, and the Cape Winelands

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Steak and Chips from Jonkershuis Restaurant at Groot Constantia in Cape Town (2021-05-21)

The Touchwork team is pretty small at the moment and COVID of course means that we don’t get to see one another very often at this point in time, so when we do get the opportunity to meet up we… Continue Reading →

Sauvignon Blanc, Horses and Lunch at Avontuur in Stellenbosch (2021-03-21)

With the girls enjoying some time away with their grandparents, Chantelle and I turned our attention to sourcing a nice (if a tad late) Sunday lunch. While our first two choices of destination didn’t pan out due to capacity (obviously… Continue Reading →

Pirate Adventure Golf at Benguela Cove outside Hermanus (2021-01-09)

After a lovely morning spent out and about exploring in Hermanus with Jessica, Emily and their friend Cara, I decided to throw in a little surprise for the three of them on the way back to Gordon’s Bay by first… Continue Reading →

Breakfast with a View at Jordan Wine Estate in Stellenbosch (2020-12-06)

Geologist Gary Jordan and economist Kathy Jordan have as a husband and wife team been making world-class wines since 1993, on a 300 year old farm which their parents purchased back in 1982. Now standing at 104 hectares in size,… Continue Reading →

Springbok Venison at Tangram at Durbanville Hills Wine Estate (2021-02-24)

Generally when the core Touchwork team gets together for lunch it is always someplace in the Steenberg/Westlake region of Cape Town, which makes completes sense given that it is both the area where our office resides as well as where… Continue Reading →

Wine Tasting at Ormonde in Darling (2019-05-11)

After a morning session of cake in Durbanville and then dropping the girls off with their grandparents, Chantelle and I enjoyed the scenic drive out towards Darling, pulling into the charming little town well before we could actually check into… Continue Reading →

Jackal Lager and Pizza at Jakkalsvlei near Herbertsdale (2019-07-05)

It has turned into a nice little outing for whenever we holiday in Mossel Bay, nipping off on the quiet back roads out into the farm lands, driving past the small hamlet of Herbertsdale and then finally in the middle… Continue Reading →

Pizza and Wine at Jakkalsvlei near Herbertsdale (2019-01-04)

Herbertsdale is a small settlement that lies east of the Gourits river, 56 km north west of Mossel Bay. Travel another 6 or so kilometers on from there, and you will stumble upon a most unexpected sight – a winery… Continue Reading →

Sculptures and Selfies at Tokara Delicatessen in Stellenbosch (2018-12-08)

I love the fact that Tokara with its wonderful wines, olive oils and exquisite restaurant, also has the more casual, equally as beautiful, Tokara Delicatessen on the estate, opening the beautiful art, landscape and food experience to an even broader… Continue Reading →

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