100% Design

Rooted in Stellenbosch, Kino is an innovative furniture brand founded by Nico Hendriksz and Anton Louw. In August 2018, they received the Best Furniture Design Award at 100% Design South Africa. MARGUERITE VAN WYK spoke to Nico about their success and inspiration.

Bold & beautiful

The hills of the Winelands were filled with the unabashed screeching of the most powerful naturally aspirated series-production Porsche 911 ever made. DIETER LOSSKARN spent a day of thunder in the lizard-green race car for the road.

Things to do this weekend: 19 – 21 April

Catch the legendary Jesse Jordan at De Akker, take the kids to a petting zoo and grab some fresh air under a starlit sky as the Galileo Open Air Cinema screens Legends of the Fall at Hoogeind Manor. 

Talk of the Town

A new Mediclinic is set to open it’s doors in June, Bergzich Training Facility celebrates 27 years of helping the powerless help themselves and the SU Museum’s curator is honoured for her contributions to heritage.

Lace up!

Experience and explore the most beautiful Winelands estates up close in our pick of the top upcoming outdoor trail events.

Things to do this weekend – 5 to 7 April

Start your weekend with a breath of fresh air at the Spier Night run, schuck and slurp the day away at the Bubbly and Oyster Festival and the Stellenbosch Wine Festival is bringing a new twist as the V&A Waterfront plays host to this great gathering of and wine experts and fans.

Fine art needs fine care

Sanelisiwe Gantsho speaks to Stuart Cox, senior relationship officer at Marsh Africa, about how best to look after fine art.

A natural harmony

Everyone needs a bit of yesteryear now and again. And whenever this feeling raises it’s head, Emile Joubert makes a beeline for Vriesenhof.

Stewards of the trails

The wind whipping past your face, the blur of singletrack as you descend the trail at pace … Remember to give thanks to the Stellenbosch Trail Fund for the outdoor playground that surrounds the town urges JACQUES MARAIS.

Talk of the Town

This week Eikestadnuus’s Danie Keet reports on the feel-good stories currently uplifting the local community.

Schurter and Langvad guide their newbies home

Former winners Nino Schurter and Annika Langvad on Sunday completed their objectives of guiding two Absa Cape Epic newbies to victories in the gruelling eight-day race around the Western Cape.