If you are searching for the very best in wine and food, which can be enjoyed amongst one of the most panoramic settings in the world, then you need to visit the Republic of South Africa.
South Africa is recognized for its exceptional wine and food. The Republic allow visitors to experience the best life can offer at a reasonable price at an awesome location. Here you are able to try out superb foods that are coupled with some splendid and acclaimed wines.
You will discover a massive range of impressive dining establishments and bistros in our major cities and towns that focus on everything from Indian-Italian-Chinese and Thai foods, whatever the heart desires.
But before you decide to play it safe you will certainly be missing out on exceptional food, if you do not attempt home grown recipes. And when we say home-grown food we are talking about traditional barbecue or braai for our Afrikaans readers or a Cape-Malay curry that will make you heart sing in delight, a huge plate of prawns in peri-peri sauce, and maybe a big table of Afrikaner speciality foods such as biltong, boerewors and milk tart.
While visiting South Africa you will discover a couple of township bistros serving up traditional SA food like Nyama or chakalaka as well as home-brewed draft beer. African dining establishments are extremely well-liked, where song, fine African art and face painting mix well with the friendly ambiance.
While you are visiting SA make certain you check out the country’s beautiful scenery. You can try out some of the best cuisine money can buy while placing your feet in the sand or caverns and caves overlooking the sea, in the moonlight deep in the African bush, at the edge of a high cliff or enjoying food on a deluxe yacht – the choices are as limitless as your creative imagination.
When it pertains to great wines, look no further than the famous Capetonian Wine-lands. Follow the famous wine-paths in Franschhoek, Stellenbosch and Paarl and you can purchase magnificent bottles of local Merlot, Pinotage, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc, which you can take home.
So what will I be eating?
Whatever you do you need to sample normal South African cuisine like bobotie, braaivleis, biltong, boerewors as well as chisa-nyama. Several of the wine estates on the wine route boast some of the most acclaimed dining establishments where you are able to try out first-rate regional cuisine, or book yourself a picnic for family and friends. There are many local celebrations like the Grape foot stomping or wine and cheese festivals which attract people from all over the country. If you need an adventure you may want to try out a hot air balloon ride and maybe a carriage and steed ride.
Wine and also food highlights
Whatever you do, you need to put this on your South African-to-do list.
- Have a great traditional South African braai.
- Enjoy some Cape Malayan cuisine.
- Try out African Chisa-nyama in the township.
- Take a gourmet tour of the Winelands.
- Do try out some traditional meals like Biltong or droewors.
- Go for a wine tasting in the town of Stellenbosch.