La Cabriere Country House
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... for our first stop on the wine tour, La Brie. This winery was a tiny boutique winery with only a small vineyard, producing 45, 000 bottles of their wine a year. We sampled 5 of their wines for 40 rand (£2!) in an idyllic setting, vineyards and the mountains. The wines were nice but at 10:30am it didn't quite feel right!! We had an hour at each winery before the bus picked you up. This hour went quickly, with tasting and a cellar tour. We nearly forgot to pay ...
... prick) and she wasn't wearing gloves!!! To us that was just crazy, handling possible HIV positive blood with no gloves... bleckk.
Anyway the clinic overall was awesome and hopefully Friday night will be fun hanging out with all the students!
Until tomorrow --
"Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things."- Winston Churchill
... a bend and the view hits us before we realize just where we are. We are on the top of a mountain looking down into the valley of Franschooek. The sight takes my breath away and we pull over to stop and enjoy the view. We didn’t see it from this vantage point when we were here last. You know when you hype something in your mind and when you return to it you’re disappointed that it’s not as good as you remembered? Well, this ...
Today we tour the awesomely beautiful Winelands. Set in a valley backed by majestic mountains, rows of manicured vines and orchards stretch into a distance studded by lime-washed, often thatched, 300 year-old wineries built in the unique Cape Dutch style, seemingly mirroring the undulations of the surrounding countryside. Our first stop is the small town of Franschoek in a magnificent setting at the head of a valley, then to elegant Stellenbosch ...
... and I had to have our picture taken in front of the goat on the ramp outside of his tower b/c it is not every day you see a goat with his own turreted tower! :-) Now on to the good part -- the wine and cheese! We sampled six different wines starting with white and working our way to red (apparently better for the palate and for not getting tipsy). Each wine was paired with a cheese designed to bring out the flavor of both. It was just divine and we especially ...