Tag: Boschendal

Boschendal is still making history

Chardonnay at Boschendal, discovers Daléne Fourie, is made up of individual Chardonnays, each standing alone yet contributing to a larger entirety. And that’s the beauty of this noble cultivar.

50 years of Cap Classique: PART 2

South Africa had to wait nearly a decade for someone to follow in Frans Malan’s footsteps by adding to the Classique portfolio. The next prophet of sparkling wine hit the Cape with a rebellious exuberance and revolutionary energy far removed from the careful manner and weighted observations of those at Simonsig. By Emile Joubert

Things to do: Our top picks for this winter

What’s on offer this winter in the Cape Winelands and surrounds? Opt for a nature exploration at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve only three hours from the Mother City, spend the night at De Stellenbosch Luxury Boutique Hotel, enjoy horseback rides for the whole family at Boschendal, cook at home with Vergelegen’s new recipe book, and head to Prince Albert with this guide in hand.

Ten things to do this summer

Food and wine, art, exercise in fresh air… Stellenbosch Visio’s social editor Mirandi Nel tries them all to bring you ideas about how you can spend your summer in and around Stellenbosch.

Things to do this weekend

Find inner peace and tranquility with a Pilates session at the iconic Lanzerac Wine Estate, taste fynbos-infused cupcakes for a unique wine tasting experience at Delheim Wines, have fun after sunset at Boschendal’s Friday Night Market, meet old Springbok players at the Dorp Street Sunday Market, and enjoy a classical concert presented by Stellenbosch Konservatorium from the comfort of your home.