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 trails are ridden by very few with three routes on offer. We also welcome back our coach and race ambassador, Joanna Dobinson from Biking in the Bosch who will be in the mix and assisting all our riders.
Taking place at the Bridgehouse School on the 26th January 2019.
Long Route – 54kms | 7am |
Medium Route – 36kms | 7.45am |
Short Route – 12kms | 8am |
Don’t let the distances fool you! You will experience a mix of Single Track, Gnarly Down Hills, Steep Climbs and water crossings.
Main sponsor: Porcupine Ridge Wines from Boekenhoutskloof
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.
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 Africa’s products.
For wood care & other products visit cocoafrica.co.za all products are made in Franschhoek, South Africa for wood lovers…
All images taken with Olympus OM-D EM-1 mark II and Zuiko pro lenses
Photographer: Sandro Tasso
Dare to Explore African Adventures
Corporate photo shoot at the beautiful Babylonstoren Wine Farm in Franschhoek.
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.
Client: Just Property
Deon Meyer Cover book Cobra
So proud one of my photos has been chosen as cover photo of Deon Meyer book Cobra in Greece!
Photo taken in Franschhoek.
Photographer Sandro Tasso
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 future!
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 reflection of our belief that the Cape, with its Mediterranean climate, is eminently suited to blended reds. The make-up of this wine is tweaked from vintage to vintage to best reflect the season and the ancient vines of great character that are an integral part of the wine’s charm and personality.
The Chocolate Block
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