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Restaurant Manager, Peter Avis took some time out of his busy schedule working at Babylonto visit the food and wine capital of the world, Franschhoek.
This was no holiday, he was out there to sprinkle a bit of Babylon's magic dust on our newest property Mont Rochelle and make sure the team were in tip top condition ready for the opening at the beginning of September. Check out Peter's tales of his South African adventure below.
I have been so lucky over the past 13 years to be able to work and experience Virgin Limited Edition's unique portfolio of properties all over the world, so I really could not wait to experience the newest addition to the family, Mont Rochelle and it really did not disappoint!
I arrived at the airport and was picked up by Mont Rochelle's driver, Abby. He was so warm and welcoming. The drive through Cape Town, Stellenbosch and onto Franschhoek was simply stunning with the most amazing scenery.
All the indicators were there that this was a Virgin Limited Edition property. From the stunning location and views to the warm and passionate welcome from the team, even the Mont Rochelle duck made an appearance in the bathroom!
Mont Rochelle: Sizzles this summer with Braai lunches
7th January 2019
Mont Rochelle: Farm Worker Of The Year Awards 2018
2nd October 2018
Mont Rochelle: Cape Town is filling up!
13th September 2018
Mont Rochelle: "Cape Town is open for business"
2nd July 2018
Mont Rochelle: Wine, dine and unwind with live music at Miko
28th May 2018
Mont Rochelle: Helping to save water in South Africa
16th February 2018
Mont Rochelle shares the love on #RandomActsofKindnessDay
Foodie Friday: Cured Franschhoek Trout
7th December 2017
Mont Rochelle: Stamping Out Poaching in South Africa
20th September 2017
Mont Rochelle: Change is afoot in the Vineyards
5th September 2017