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Namaqua West Coast: It’s a Way of Life

There’s plenty of great food and fine wine in the world, but nowhere else has the ‘weskus vibe’ of the Namaqua West Coast. The people you meet here are what sets this place apart.

The scenery is much like you’d expect: little red fishing boats resting on the beach, an icy,

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The wine route less travelled

The N7 from Cape Town isn’t an obvious track for a close-to-home wine trip, but those in the know tell you it’s where some of SA’s real winery gems lie.

“We’re on the very edge of the border. In fact, most people who arrive here by chance are surprised to

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A Swartland Retreat: Kalmoesfontein Farm

Kalmoesfontein Farm, located in the scenic Paardeberg area in the Swartland is a working wine farm, the home of AA Badenhorst Family Wines, luxury farm-style, self-catering accommodation, and plenty of peaceful wide-open spaces. Kalmoesfontein is all about slow living.

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Take a road trip to the Swartland

There are at least a hundred reasons to visit the Swartland region, the top three being the world-class wine and olives, its proximity to Cape Town and the quiet beauty of the area.

We recently went on a road trip of the Swartland and put together this weekend of

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Going back West

Wine doesn’t immediately come to mind in discussions of the Cape West Coast. This doesn’t mean there isn’t anything for wine lovers to see.

Short excursions to favourite places may not always appear to link up with interests in wine, but in the Cape, that’s rarely possible. One route where this

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