The landscape of the Winelands, less than two hours’ drive north of Cape Town, is spectacular—even more dramatic than Napa or Sonoma Valleys. The wines are quite good too, though their top end is not as good as the top in California Wine Country. However, some wineries in the Winelands have been growing grapes and […]
Between 2006 and 2008, the Walleighs visited the Republic of South Africa multiple times. While they lived in Swaziland, Rick and Wendy visited Kruger Game Reserve once on their own and again with their son. They visited Cape Town, as beautiful a city as San Francisco; the Winelands–equivalent to Napa-Sonoma Wine Country; and South Africa’s coastal “Garden Route” between Cape Town and Durban.