A haven of peace and luxury

Snug in the upper Blaauwklippen Valley, Mont Angelis Retreat is a haven of peace and luxury, offering discerning guests nine spacious and individually designed self-catering cottages on a wine farm.

Honest and beautiful designs

MARGUERITE VAN WYK speaks to Stellenbosch architect Rick Stander about inspiration and some highlights and challenges in his career.

On fighting dragons

Longridge Wine Estate is hosting a series of talks on cancer: what you were never told and what you need to know.

The language of music

Paul Roos old boy and piano “wunderkind”, who recently ended top of his class in his final year at the Royal College of Music in London, pianist Roelof Temmingh is still a Stellenbosch boy at heart.

The Environmentalist

“The biggest untapped source of energy today is our youth. I am from an age of consumerism, but my two daughters are young enough to change the way their generation thinks.”

Strong line up for SICMF

Tchaikovsky Competition Silver Medal Laureate en Route to Stellenbosch International Chamber Music Festival.

Tasting empowerment

Stellenbosch Wine Routes’ Michael Ratcliffe, chef Bertus Basson and chef George Jardine are facilitating hospitality training to the community.

Strauss & Co Winelands valuation days

Members of the public are invited to take advantage of this special opportunity for one-on-one consultations with specialists and discover the market value of their art and antiques.

Four great trail events happening this winter

Outdoor enthusiasts rejoice! Now is the time to get out there and take in the magnificence of the Winelands’ beautiful running and riding trails. Check out our rundown of Dirtopia’s great trail events this June/July.

Talk of the town

Uthomi finds it’s home at Spier, the organisers of the Berg River Canoe Marathon have confirmed that good paddleable water can be assured and South African Chenin is on a roll. Eikestadnuus editor Danie Keet weighs in with the latest from in and around the Winelands.

Triennale 2020: drawing the world to Africa’s art

Word is out. At a recent public announcement, it was revealed that the first Stellenbosch Triennale will commence in February 2020, confirming the town’s position as a leading arts centre on the global stage. MELVYN MINNAAR elaborates on all that the display of art from Africa will mean for the cultural identity of this South African dorp.