Agincourt Country Guest House
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... our friends suggested which were very good.
The "farm" think is that you are encouraged to walk the gardens and fields where they grow everything for the restaurant as well as vineyard's for their own winery. So we did that and also stopped into the "farm shop" where they have a bakery, a wine shop, a cheese shop, a ...
The one problem with Africa? It's so damn far away.
I'm back in Cape Town, hanging out at the airport waiting for my flight. I arrived here about an hour ago after an uneventful flight from Windhoek, but that was the shortest leg of the trip -- only two hours. From here, I have an eleven-hour overnight flight to Amsterdam, followed by a seven-hour flight to Montreal. With the layovers and the time difference factored in, it will ...
He guides us back to the restaurant and into the belly under the diners. He shows us the stainless steel vats and talks about how he and his wife take turns at night to come here and 'punch the cap’ to keep the skins mixing with the juice to extract the tannins that will help it cellar well. He talks of the risk of carbon dioxide poisoning during this stage and describes how they take precautions to avoid falling victim ...
... had a favorite already. They served an incredible dessert wine which I found myself drinking too quickly. We continued on for the remainder of the day as I sat amazed pondering the views out the car window. The rolling hills, mountains, valleys...ah, breathtaking. I was in another gorgeous part of the world, sharing it with wonderful people I was privaleged to meet... LIfe was good.
The day ended at the Fish Market ...
... Franschhoek and Elgin. Joined by another 2 English couples, and a few others from Europe (who were as dry as toast and hoitey toitey so didn’t really integrate with us!!) we got our lecture on the making and tasting of wine, the history and all that jazz. The wineries were all set nestled in the hills, with absolutely stunning views - it was gorgeous!! Then the fun began; a minimum of 5 tastings at each place, so by the end I ...