The Wonders of a Woman Named Wayve ~ Ellerman House’s Sommelier

Wayve Kolevsohn, Sommelier at Ellerman House, has become the first female in Africa to pass the Court of Master Sommeliers Certified Sommelier exam. Widely considered to be the benchmark for international sommeliers in the USA and most of Europe, this prestigious qualification has never before […]

We Found Love in a Pink-Walled Boulangerie ~ Reunion Island

  It’s said that the trick to getting a sleepy, reluctant mind ready for a run or hike is to put on your socks and shoes and tie up the laces, nice and tight. This simple activity fools the body into thinking it’s ready. It’s […]

Food for Change ~ Esiweni & the Eland

  Meat is a big part of the traditional South African diet, but with the health and environmental issues of beef, many are turning to game meat as a healthier option that is leaner, contains low cholesterol and none of the hormones or antibiotics that are […]

Food for Change ~ Jabulani & the Brussels Sprout

  For Food for Change this year, Jabulani in South Africa opted for a local favourite for our #onechefoneingredient campaign that united Relais & Châteaux chefs from around the world. “I chose Brussels Sprouts as an under eaten vegetable,” explains Jabulani’s Executive Chef, Dylan Frost. […]

Food for Change ~ Ellerman House & the Wild Cape Rock Oyster

  From the cool Cape waters… For Food for Change this year, Ellerman House took us into the ocean. The Atlantic Ocean, the second largest of the world’s oceans and one you peer longingly at from the terrace of this beautiful seafront hotel in Cape Town. […]