Entries by Sandro Tasso

Le Bourgette Estate

Le Bourgette Estate Le Bourgette – Secure residential estate in Franschhoek, Western Cape. A brilliantly positioned new gated complex in the heart of Franschhoek, offering a modern, spacious open plan layout and climate control air conditioners for ease of living. Quality, energy efficient appliances have been included and a neutral colour palette allows you to […]

Franschhoek Literature Festival 2019

Franschhoek Literature Festival 2019 Porcupine Ridge from Boekenhoutskloof in Franschhoek is proud to sponsor the Franschhoek Literary Festival. Porcupine Ridge wines were launched in 1996 and have grown to be one of the most recognised wine brands in South Africa. Being located in the Franschhoek valley, Porcupine Ridge has always taken a keen interest in […]

June Wedding sneak peek

June Wedding sneak peek Location: The Royal Hotel in Riebeek Kasteel I was the “hottest” wedding ever I think we have reached over 42ºC… it was a long day but full of joy and love! Olympus gear used Olympus OM-D EM-1 mark II and different lenses Olympus 12-40mm f2.8 PRO | Olympus 40-150mm f2.8 PRO […]

Kevin and Stephen wedding

Kevin and Stephen wedding Some pictures taken during Kevin and Stephen wedding at Grand Provence Wine Estate in the beautiful valley of Franschhoek Venue: Grand Provence Wine Estate Grande Provence Wine Estate wears her 325-year history with dignity. Nestled in the beautiful Franschhoek Valley in South Africa’s Western Cape, her lush vines spread across 47 acres. Rolling […]

The Châteauneuf red

The Châteauneuf red Cuvée da Capo is, we very much hope, nothing to do with the Mafia, rather it is a single foudre of no specific provenance, which is selected only in exceptional years (2009, amazingly, did not make the cut) and aged for significantly longer than the Reservée. The resulting wine is often seen […]

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: […]