Entries by Sandro Tasso

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

Bulumko and Shaylene engagement photo shoot

Bulumko hired me to catch “the moment of the proposal” to Shaylene a genuine photo of the moment … Engagement photo shoot at La Petit Ferme in the valley of Franschhoek  surrounded by vineyards with a spectacular mountain backdrop, breath-taking views of the undulating countryside and an atmosphere of complete tranquility. Congratulations to Bulumko and Shaylene and all the best for […]

The Chocolate Block 2017

The Chocolate Block 2017 Syrah 64% Grenache 14% Cabernet Sauvignon 10% Viogner 1% Total barrels 2057 The quest to understand the name of this wine and the wine itself is now the stuff of legend – While we are not about to reveal all, we can say that the style of the wine is a […]