And them some people thin that the best South African wine originate in Stellenbosch ….
A good wine and some beautiful jewellery
Wine: Skipskop Wines
Jewellery (figurine): Yvonne de Wit
Styling: Lorine Otieno
Portraiture: Herman van Bon
24-26 September 14 artists of Napier, South Africa present themselves at 12 locations. Don’t miss the opportunity and discover that South African art is not limited to places like J’Burg and Cape Town.
Napier is one of those small towns in South Africa one has to explore to find the hidden secrets. Except for some excellent eateries; stunning vistas in and around the village plus a few of the best wineries of South Africa (Yes: it’s true!!!) there are amongst others a craftsman who makes miniature working steam engines; a toy museum, a chess board maker; a military museum; potteries; a toy museum (the 92 yrs old owner still makes them) and a gallery. Some of these are only open ‘by appointment’ but if you ring the bell you can be sure of great hospitality. Oh … and there is amongst others also the largest sundial of South Africa and a ‘Voortrekkers Monument’ (ox wagon)….
A photo impression.
Was very privileged yesterday by meeting Danish top chef Thomas Rode Andersen plus that he created a multitude of courses for me and a few others ( 😉 ). With the help of kitchen staff of Creation and paired with the different Creation wines.
(Creation Wines is in the ‘Hemel en Aarde Vallei’ between Hermanus/Sandbaai and Caledon).
SUNDAY 14 FEBRUARY 10 AM – 2 PM:
Unique collection of succulent plants (including cacti) for sale at 26A De Bruyn Street (Between Church & Caledon Str.). Bababoudjies, Ou Meid se Boude, Ganzemis, Bokvoetjies, Bobbejaan toontjies en Kanniedood (just to mention a few Afrikaans names). Many aloes in different sizes. Prices vary from R 20.00 to R 2000.00 but most in the range up to R 80.00. A few hundred plants left. These are the last plants out of a collection of over 2600 different succulent plants from around the globe. The collectors are moving to Napier in a few weeks and are nowadays too much engaged in their own growing businesses to also maintain the plants.