Zzzooom into the secret life of honeybees

November 24th, 2020






The warmer weather brings more buzz to our garden. Cape honeybees are VIP residents at Babylonstoren, and are hard at ...

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Babylonstoren’s cellar tour goes underground

October 16th, 2020






It’s not only bulbs and the roots of crops and fruit orchards that flourish in Babylonstoren’s soil – an underground ...

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The giants of tomorrow

October 9th, 2020






In the winter months on the farm, most of our fruit trees and plants enjoy a well-deserved rest while their ...

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Rosé 101

September 28th, 2020


Learn all about Rosé wine







As the weather begins to warm, our ever popular Babylonstoren Mourvèdre Rosé ...

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Bright & Zesty – Citrus Season at Babylonstoren

July 29th, 2020


Babylonstoren’s garden unfolds
into many smaller gardens, each with its own story. One such tale begins
each year with the refreshing aroma of citrus.

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Tea, more than just a cuppa

May 21st, 2020


One of the simple pleasures of life that connects just about all of us across the globe is the enjoyment of a soothing, bolstering ...

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How To Press Plants to make a Herbarium

May 5th, 2020


The art of pressing plants has long been a favourite childhood activity – children and parents would press flowers with heavy books to make ...

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How to cook with beetroot

April 20th, 2020


by Maranda Engelbrecht



Babylonstoren’s beetroot, freshly harvested, have revealed another dimension in terms of taste to me. They are super-sweet, ready ...

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RECIPE: FOUGASSE WITH HONEY-BAKED CAMEMBERT

April 11th, 2020


We’re well into week three of the lockdown and most of us have settled into the new way of life, and are trying to ...

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How to cook with aubergine

April 8th, 2020


This is a vegetable you either love or loathe. If the latter, it could be that your distaste originated in poor preparation. The aubergine ...

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