Make a date to attend these Wineland events in 2022 2018 Jan Braai Marathon 175

Make a date to attend these Wineland events in 2022

Clifford Roberts
25 Jul 2022

Wine festivals and events are back in full swing, with the necessary health and safety protocols in place. Here’s a tasting of what’s coming up in the second part of the year.

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Top 10 Places to Stay in Hermanus Hermanus Real Africa

Top 10 Places to Stay in Hermanus

Leani Jansen van Vuuren
15 Jul 2022

Not many destinations can tick all the boxes: ocean, mountains, fynbos, art, culture, sport, shopping, good food, and fine wine.

Well, Hermanus can, and that’s why this seaside town has become exceptionally popular over the years. Pack your bags, download your favourite playlist, and hit the road to Hermanus (only 90 minutes from Cape Town) to stay at one of these top accommodation options:

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Wine blending and vertical wine tastings Zandvliet Blending Experience

Wine blending and vertical wine tastings

Maryke Roberts
10 Jul 2022

A few wineries have gone the extra mile to help visitors understand what goes into making wine.

You can expand your knowledge of South African wine by seeking out producers that allow you to blend your own or offer vertical tastings at their wineries. Learn more through these rare local experiences.

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New experiences in the Hemel-en-Aarde Wine Valley Bosman Hermanus Wines Made By Nature 1080X675

New experiences in the Hemel-en-Aarde Wine Valley

Visit Winelands
08 Jul 2022

There is a range of new experiences to be had at wineries in the Hemel-en-Aarde region. If you are heading out to Hermanus for the upcoming whale watching season, be sure to include these mouth-watering experiences at our local wineries in your holiday plans.

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What’s new on the Constantia Wine Route? La Colombe Food 253Crop

What’s new on the Constantia Wine Route?

Leani Jansen van Vuuren
23 Jun 2022

The Constantia Wine Route is known all around the world for being the oldest wine region in South Africa. And although this classic wine destination has a rich heritage with deep roots, it is continuously evolving – adding new wines, exciting experiences and special offers to keep visitors coming back for more.

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South African Chenin Blanc at a glance Chenin Day Credit Food24

South African Chenin Blanc at a glance

Clifford Roberts
16 Jun 2022

Several prominent events are about to put South African Chenin Blanc back in the spotlight. Clifford Roberts gives a brief rundown of the excitement driving the variety.

If there's a Ground Zero for South African wine, it must be Chenin Blanc. Few varieties have tracked our history from the start, become as ubiquitous and emerged as a shining light.

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Lessons from my father Tienie Snr Tienie And Thys Louw From Diemersdal

Lessons from my father

Maryke Roberts
12 Jun 2022

Agriculture and activities like the making of wine is often a family affair, as the stories of many of South Africa's winemakers reflect. Marking Father's Day this month, Maryke Roberts asked some of them to be re-told.

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10 Ways to spoil your dad in the Winelands this Father's Day Jordan Wines

10 Ways to spoil your dad in the Winelands this Father's Day

Jeanine Malan - Wine.co.za
10 Jun 2022

Father's Day is around the corner, and there's no better time to spend some quality time with your dad in the beautiful Winelands. Whether he'd prefer a leisurely 3-course lunch or a burger night, a whisky tasting or an adventurous bicycle race, there is sure to be something exciting for you and your dad to do in the Winelands this upcoming Father's Day weekend. Here is a list of things to do in the Winelands with your dad to celebrate Father's Day.

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