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Special Collections Garden Tours

February 17th, 2020






To keep our garden in tip-top shape all year round requires many skilled hands, sharp secateurs and laborious hours of ...

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All aboard the Franschhoek Wine Tram

January 29th, 2020


Franschhoek
has been offering good wine, scrumptious food and breathtaking vineyard views
for over 300 years – it’s no wonder the region is considered ...

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We’ve Got A Taste For Turmeric at Babylonstoren

January 2nd, 2020

Food sleuths and clued-up plantophiles will have noticed the presence of certain little rhizome that we are especially fond of here at Babylonstoren and that, despite its unassuming appearance when harvested, is one of the world’s most celebrated culinary ingredients.

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A Life Less Ordinary

December 13th, 2019


Horticulturalist, pruning maestro and, in our view, a botanical alchemist, our beloved Anton Roux recently celebrated a milestone birthday. At 80 years young, his ...

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Must-do holiday activities for families in and around Cape Town

December 9th, 2019

The Mother City is the place if you’re looking for family-friendly things to do over the festive season. While there’s no shortage of guides and ...

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