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Lunch at The Goatshed at Fairview Winery
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Lunch at The Goatshed at Fairview Winery

By day three of the four day Easter weekend I was feeling somewhat fragile.  Friends from Durban were in town for the Two Oceans Marathon and when friends are on ‘tour’ (especially these friends) a lot of decadent eating, drinking and late nights normally go w...
Lunch at Fairview – a gastronomic experience
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Lunch at Fairview – a gastronomic experience

Lunch at Fairview: The temptation to play with the word 'fair' when applied to Fairview Wine Estate is great – it more than lives up to its name. The Wine and Cheese farm, just off Suid-Agter Paarl Road, lies in one of the 'fairest' settings possible, set b...
Paarl – overlooked pearl of the Western Cape
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Paarl – overlooked pearl of the Western Cape

The town of Paarl is literally on my doorstep. I've driven past it on the N1 numerous times and yet not visited. But this weekend was an exception. I needed to right a wrong and take a look at a town that more than met my expectations and, in fact, left me spe...