La Petite Dauphine
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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It's nice finally having a relaxing day. We have fit a lot into our 5 days here so far. After breakfast we browsed through a few shops in the village and bought tickets for the Franschhoek Wine Tram.
We visited 5 wineries:
Moreson (skipped the tasting to have lunch. It was fantastic)
Grande Provence ...
... return trip. Then we joined a tour in progress for the remainder of the afternoon. We visited a young winery called Glenelly started up 15 years ago by a then 75 year old French woman! Se is now 88 and lives in Switzerland. Our tour guide Andre thinks her methods will revolutionize the wine industry in SA where she has introduced techniques that he thinks would have met with resistance in France. Then it was off to Tokara ...
We spent almost a week in Franschhoek (French Town) with my great uncle Tom and his wife Dawn. Tom was the architect responsible for designing the Spier wine estate and hotel in Stellenbosh and proved to be a familiar face when he gave us the guided tour of the premises. He hasn't been back for a few years and it's over 10 years since he finished working on the project. We ...
... displayed and a flock of geese, compete with chicks, out front. The green grapevine-filled fields go on forever, with the stunning backdrop of the surprisingly large Stellenbosch Mountain range. They specialized in reds, but offered one white, a C******nay, that was a pleasant surprise to me, as it did not taste like a stick of butter.
Onto the next, more Disneyland-like winery, Spier. We made a stop here, with not even a sip of wine, ...
... Rusthof is in a very central location and has a great restaurant called Ryans. Only problem is that the person I arranged to see is not working and the owner doesn’t seem bothered. He wanted to rearrange for another time when the rooms were made up. I am only staying for a day so his loss. He did say that room 5 or 8 are his nicest suites but who knows!
Finally off to my property for the evening. Franschoek country house is one ...