Entries by Sandro Tasso

Harvesting onions

Harvesting onions When onions start to mature, the tops (foliage) become yellow and begin to fall over. At that point, bend the tops down or even stomp on them to speed the final ripening process. Loosen the soil around the bulbs to encourage drying. Be sure to harvest in late summer, before cool weather. Location: […]

Boekenhoutskloof underground cellar

Boekenhoutskloof underground cellar. One of the oldest farms in the foothills of Franschhoek is Boekenhoutskloof, founded in 1776 and means ‘ravine of the Boekenhout’. Boekenhout is an indigenous Cape Beech tree and the figurehead of this farm is a lady who carries the dove of peace and hope and represents excellent quality which is prized […]

Porcupine Ridge MTB Challenge 2019

Porcupine Ridge MTB Challenge 2019 Make sure you are available on 26 January. The PORCUPINE RIDGE MTB CHALLENGE is now in it’s 20th year. 2019 promises to take you back to your MTB roots. Fun and exciting routes & trails in and around the Berg river Dam with spectacular views of the Franschhoek Mountains. These […]

Los Olivos at the Yard

Los Olivos at the Yard in the heart of the charming and historic village of Franschhoek, surrounded by majestic mountains and nestled amongst magnificent wine estates. The penthouses are situated in the centre of Franschhoek at The Yard, an upmarket piazza surrounded by gently-flowing waterways offering the best location.The 4-star penthouses are uniquely decorated in […]

Coco Africa

Coco Africa An innovative company designing and producing unique timber lifestyle products. Each item is skillfully crafted from wood, a priceless material, by gifted local craftsmen from the Franschhoek community. Coco Africa team focuses on the highest standards of manufacturing, joinery and finishing. This artistry results in the beautiful smooth finish, a trademark of Coco […]

Just Property

Just Property Newly re-designed and completely modernised house with all bedrooms en-suite, a large open plan double volume lounge, kitchen and entertaining area with fully opening stacking doors connecting to a very spacious under-cover terrace, gallery and pool area with its wooden deck. Location Franschhoek Client: Just Property