Grapes ripening on the vine: Autumn, and the harvest, called "la vendange" in France, are on the way. Marked by festivals and fairs, it is a wonderful season to visit one if the wine regions of France. So many to choose from!
From £397 for 2 nights: Enjoy a stay at the luxurious Owners Cottage at Grande Provence Wine Estate in Franschhoek. The price includes guided transfers, porterage, breakfast, wine tasting, cellar tours and a whole lot more!