Ten things to do this winter

Ten things to do this winter

It’s easy to label winter the dreariest season of them all, but in and around Stellenbosch there’s plenty of life and colour to brighten up the days. Mirandi Nel explores things to do that will leave you with more than a warm heart.

From Eikestad to the Arctic

From Eikestad to the Arctic

As a child and then a young man, world-renowned explorer, environmentalist and sailor Mike Horn honed his survival skills on everything from the Jukskei River to the Angolan border. Debbie Hathway talks to the ex-Matie about his exploits.

A toast to a century of winemaking heritage

A toast to a century of winemaking heritage

We spent the afternoon at Alto Wine Estate yesterday as they celebrated 100 years of winemaking and found out more about the proud story of a Stellenbosch champion and the people who have made it so.

Things to do this weekend – 5 to 7 April

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.

It’s the little things

It’s the little things

Look down, says DAVE PEPLER, at the small things in life that in fact hold up our entire world.