Creating a wine estate based on a Loire village was a dream come true for Nic and Ferda Barrow, discovers Jacques Dommisse. Producing award-winning Méthode Cap Classique wines is the cherry on top.
Town has been busy. We share snapshots from the worlds of food, drink, entertainment and travel.
When KERNEELS BREYTENBACH visited Michael Broughton’s Ember restaurant in Stellenbosch, he discovered the true meaning of beef – and nothing but the unadulterated flavour of locally reared, indigenous beef.
On the hills and in the valleys of the Stellenbosch Winelands, the neat trellised rows of Vitis vinifera send their roots deep into the soil, tapping into the world-class terroir of South Africa’s most famous winemaking region.
Fancy a free wine tasting, lunch at a celebrated wine farm, and two nights in the historic heart of Stellenbosch? Then make the most of Visit Stellenbosch’s selection of Stay & Play in Stellenbosch packages.
Taken for granted today, Stellenbosch Wine Routes is a concept that has had a somewhat bumpy and disjointed ride. EMILE JOUBERT explains how it almost fell apart – and how it came back together.
Explore new culinary flavours, experience a touch of French flair at Glenelly, discover luxury candles based on 3D design, strut your stuff in a pair of elegant Matsidiso shoes, and find out what Louis Vuitton’s latest bag is offering. By MIRANDI NEL
Today the Stellenbosch Wine Routes collective seems to have been around forever, writes EMILE JOUBERT. But just 50 years ago, it was a novel concept and one that was greeted with scepticism, if not downright hostility.
Take part in the Moonlight Mass social experiment, treat your dog to a midday mountain meander, visit the stunningly colourful Jamestown Flower Farm, or hang out with aerial yoga. Note these fun and fabulous activities on your to-do list. By Mirandi Nel
From elegant macarons and an emergency service application to a very first collective wine-tasting centre and mouth-watering bagels… We bring you the latest and greatest from in and around Stellenbosch. By Mirandi Nel
The Eikestad’s official marketing organisation, Visit Stellenbosch, has unveiled a new brand identity that aims to reflect the youthful and innovative spirit of the town and the warm heart of the Winelands.