Archive | September, 2013


Bling in Spring

With winter looming longer than any Capetonian could have wished for, we are lifting the gloomy winter spirits with the announcement of some superb awards for our wines. We were privileged enough to have 2 wines selected for the prestigious 2013 Nederburg Auction. With 72 red wines and 36 white wines on auction the fact […]


Beyond your wildest dreams…

This past weekend guests flocked to the Franschhoek valley to enjoy the Uncorked festival hosted by the Vignerons.  We wowed our guests with a theme beyond their wildest dreams and fanned our red feathers for everyone who took the time to visit the estate. It was a fantastic weekend for Vrede en Lust and also […]


Lust is now open!

After months of secrecy and hustling and bustling to get everything ready for the opening of the brand new restaurant, Lust is now open for business! At the heart of Lust Bistro & Bakery is a hearth: the traditional, wood-fired brick oven where Jean Pierre Smith conjures up authentic artisan breads and all manner of delectable daily fare. […]


Franschhoek Uncorked

Spring has sprung (even though it does not feel like it) and that means it is time for Uncorked festival in Franschhoek.  This year we are doing something completely different and pulling out all the stops for our guests.  A touch of something exciting and strange and just that little something extra to make you […]