A record-breaking fleet of more than 400 yachts has entered the 48th edition of the Rolex Fastnet Race and they will be taking on a legendary 605 nautical mile course that demands unremitting endeavour.
Grab your significant other for a wine-tasting weekend getaway in the Upper Blaauwklippen Valley, meet some of Stellenbosch’s famous chefs at the Wine & Food Festival, and hone your golfing instincts as the Cape Town Sunday League hits Stellenbosch Golf Club.
Round up your favourite ladies for some bubbly and tapas at Lanzerac Hotel & Spa, catch Titilayo Adedokun’s riveting play “Fifty Shade of Fairytales” at the Drama Factory, or combine Women’s Day by celebrating all things feline at the Cat Rescue Café, and so much more.
In what has been a bumper month of developments and happenings, Danie Keet brings you the latest and greatest news from in and around the Winelands.
From wining and dining to running and riding (and everything in between) our list of things to do this weekend has something for every type of Stellenboscher.
From smokey guava BBQ-glazed skaapstertjies to citrus-cured snoek paté and the classic Beef Wellington… these gourmet meals are yours to make at home, thanks to recipe cards made by Lanzerac’s executive chef, Stephan Fraser.
A visit to Tengile River Lodge in midsummer brought excitement aplenty for RICHARD HOLMES, but a winter visit, too, he reckons, would allow him to appreciate fully the luxurious comforts of this new lodge.
Spoil yourself, your friends, your partner or colleague at this up-market event with well-known TV personality and presenter, Aleit Swanepoel & acclaimed make-up artist, Alicia Buckle.
Bubbles & Bliss 2019 will take place at the newly renovated Bakenhof Wineland venue on the 10th of August 2019 – an extended celebration of Women’s Day on the 9th of August 2019.
Try exciting new gourmet soups at Spier’s Tasting Room, grab some friends for a few icy brews at the Winterfest Beer Festival, and run off the week’s worries at the Stellies Shakeout, this weekend in the Winelands offers an exciting mix of events, activities and happenings to enjoy.
Seasoned, award-winning winemaker Lizelle Gerber is joining Nederburg Wines in Paarl as its new cellar-master, from 1 August.
The Stellenbosch region dominated the awards once again, with 20 of the 29 top wines hailing from the district and also produced seven of the top 10 wines poured for the panel.
Take a look at our top choices for your weekend calender.
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.
The historic Franschhoek Huguenot Monument is the place to be for this two-day event, which takes place over the weekend of 13 and 14 July.
MARGUERITE VAN WYK speaks to Stellenbosch architect Rick Stander about inspiration and some highlights and challenges in his career.
Longridge Wine Estate is hosting a series of talks on cancer: what you were never told and what you need to know.
Stellenbosch estate sets the trend for Pinotage expression.
There is an exciting variety of different events and happenings to enjoy in our list of things to do this weekend.
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