Guns, Wines and Books at Kanonkop

Kanonkop Wine Estate recently held its annual wine event for clients, media and the wine trade which also saw the official launch of the first book on the history of this famous estate: Kanonkop: The Story of a Legend.

Look up and see the stars

Stellenbosch entrepreneur Thabs Dube survived a near-death motorbike crash that resulted in the amputation of his leg. Now 27, he’s the determined managing director of Letz, a leather accessories brand that aims to inspire others to ‘Live Each Day to The End”.

Leading the way

Four women, four bright minds at Stellenbosch University, forging ahead into sometimes unknown territory. Elmari Rautenbach met up with them.

Talk of the Town

Van der Stel rugby club recently celebrated it’s centenary, Mediclinic Stellenbosch collaborates with partners to provide pro bono cataract surgery to 20 patients and Stellenbosch Football Club is going from strength to strength. Eikestadnuus Editor Danie Keet weighs in with the latest from the Winelands.  

The Magic of Bubbles

Kickstart the festive season on a fashionable high note at the annual Franschhoek Cap Classique & Champagne Festival.

Jamestown Strawberry Festival 2019

Five years ago, the Jamestown Strawberry Festival was started as a way to bring guests and attention to this quaint little farming village near Stellenbosch. This year, the festival continues to celebrate the community’s strawberry heritage and harvest on Friday 1 November and Saturday 2 November.

Things to do this weekend in Stellenbosch

Support the Bokke at Triggerfish Brewing, grab some sundowners at Kunjani Wines and take the family for a movie under the stars at the Galileo Open Air Cinema. Take a jaunt through our bumper edition of things to keep you out and about this weekend in the Winelands.

Tourism initiative for the benefit of all

Visit Stellenbosch, the newly established destination marketing organisation, brought together stakeholders across various sectors to focus on the theme of tourism unity for the benefit of all.

Being 50 and fabulous

For 50 years, it’s been Italtile’s passion and extreme pleasure to seek out the extraordinary, from style classics to the world’s freshest design trends and looks; and to curate the most magnificent décor ranges that best express the South African luxe lifestyle and answer the need for sustainable eco-chic.

Shades of grey – understanding grey swans

Black swans, unpredictable events with far-reaching consequences, are a well-known concept in financial markets. But, it’s perhaps their grey cousins we should be paying more attention to.

Cape Winelands Marathon

Arguably the biggest running event on the Winelands outdoor calendar, the Winelands Marathon is an official Two Oceans ultra-marathon and Comrades qualifier with plenty of Western Province pace setters to help you reach your goal for both flagship races.

Things to do this weekend in Stellenbosch

Beautiful hikes, yoga retreats, live music shows and even a kite festival. There is something for every type of weekend warrior in our list of things to do this weekend in and around the Winelands.

In praise of SA’s fine wines

Cape Fine & Rare Wine Auction applauds positive bidder sentiment. At the end of play on Saturday 19 October 2019, collective hammer prices were captured totalling R 2 623 000.