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Summer time. And the living is so easy.

Perfect for warmer days spent outdoors, this Percy Picnic Blanket is made using recycled polyester and features a waterproof-coated reverse. The roll-up design and straps make it easy for you to carry. R1799 from Country Road at Woolworths.

From garden to plate. Mindful eating and deliciousness are at the core of the newly introduced Fairview plant-based dairy range. Famous for its artisan cheeses, its wine, and well, its adorable goats and their residential Goat Tower, Fairview has now launched a plant-based range of cheeses and ice cream. These new cheese products offer delicious, plant-based alternatives to everyone’s favourites … meltingly-moreish mozzarella, tangy cheddar, velvety cream cheese, bold parmesan, and distinctive feta. And for those with a sweeter tooth, there is also plant-based ice cream in eight mouth-watering flavours … think peanut butter, chocolate chip, coffee chocolate swirl, nut brittle, strawberry cheesecake, cookie dough. The range gives more options for those with dietary restrictions or allergies, as well as those sensitive to animals and the environment and who want to be more flexible with their dietary choices. You’ll find the range in selected stores now. Details: fairview.co.za

Summer picnics call for a crisp, dry, classic rosé. Like Franschhoek Cellar Club House Rosé. Lovely story .. the wine was named after the legendary club house at the local sports club, and was made for easy social enjoyment. Made in a classic Provençal style, with an appealing pink-blush colour, it’s all sumptuous sweet red berries and cherries, tinged with discreet spice. Serve it chilled with smoked salmon, sushi, prawns, smoked chicken and cold meats … perfect Summer picnic fare. R90 a bottle from franschhoekcellar.co.za