Mont Rochelle Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Heated pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- High-speed internet in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... farms Lockerby and the present Boschendal.
Auberge Clermont was originally part of the farm Champagne, which was granted to Abraham de Villiers in 1694. He later also owned the farms Lockerby and the present Boschendal.
The farm has changed hands and names a number of times over the years, and is now owned by Chris & Su Everson. Interestingly, Su, whose maiden name is ...
... an issue to the others than me. We enjoyed a few wines then and might have bought a few if we didn't have 3 more weeks of touring. The final stop was at Muratie - a very old winery in Paarl. The cobwebs were part of the experience. A nice girl took us through a selection of wines and the local history. I tried to learn a little of the wines but am very much an amateur. Southie admitted ...
... We are rewarded. We have an eight-course meal and a bottle of Glenwood’s unwooded c******nay. As the night evolves, we are invited to sit at the counter where he prepares the food so we can watch him preparing the salmon that will go into our dishes this evening. He’s had it flown in today from Norway.
Before placing knife to fish, he rests his hands over the life that has been sacrificed and says thanks. Before starting ...
Next we headed to Graham Beck for a sample of still wine and sparkling wine. Kristin enjoyed the still wines, and seemed at all wineries that she was particuarly fond of the nasty sweet wines. There's no account for some people's taste, but hey, it's her birthday, so she got a PASS today! Besides, I was in a wheelchair and was afraid she'd dump me into the pond or over the hill if I said anything to her. She has already threatened ...
... never heard of - C******nay/Pinot Noir, Sav Blanc/Semillon - all heaven. I, of course, did the sparkling tasting and she mistakenly gave me too many, perfect accidents.
We finished the night with a traditional Afrikans dinner of roosterkoek, which is homemade bread made on an open flame, surrounded by cured meats and cheeses - just like Italy. More heaven.
Two downers of the otherwise perfect day - some crooks that tried to clone ...