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.

Anything but lost

Allesverloren sounds like a cry of despair, but when RICHARD HOLMES chatted to the farm’s fifth-generation occupant, Danie Malan, he found him thoroughly upbeat – about his wines, pioneering and Portuguese cultivars.

An integrated lifestyle

With a positive economic growth for over 25 years and its strategic position at the heart of the Indian Ocean, Mauritius is fast becoming a popular property investment, business and lifestyle destination to South Africans.

Rest & Peace

For more than 40 years, Rust en Vrede has been synonymous with the name Engelbrecht, first Jannie and now Jean. In conversation with WINIFRED BOWMAN, Jean and winemaker Coenie Snyman reveal what makes this renowned wine estate so successful.

Things to do this weekend: 15 to 17 March

Another massive weekend ahead as the Winelands prepare for the ABSA Cape Epic, Amazink is set to wow audiences once again with its unique brand of township theatre and the Stellenbosch Air Show promises to be the biggest yet.

Talk of the Town

Tokara trebles its success at the 10 Year Old Wine Awards, Stellenbosch creché’s receive a welcome boost and a new event academy opens its doors.

A fair for the arts

For Melvyn Minnaar, nothing beats the visual pleasures and cultural thrill of the Investec Cape Town Art Fair. The 2019 edition put the spotlight on emerging artists and the impact new media is having on traditional media.

A flair for past and present

Stellenbosch-based architect Carien van der Merwe, known for her warm, elegant and modern spaces, has the ability to create optimal functionality in limited areas.