SA Harvest 2022: Wine and harvest festivals to check out Winelands 09136

SA Harvest 2022: Wine and harvest festivals to check out

Clifford Roberts
21 Jan 2022

The schedule of public events of recent years has been topsy turvy, putting paid to the traditional hosting of harvest festivals. This year, however, several wine farms, routes and organisations have put measures in place for safe enjoyment. What follows, is a list of wine events – confirmed at the time of writing in mid-January – that celebrate the SA Wine Harvest 2022.

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Boschendal adds premier artwork to its visitor experiences Mike Hall Boschendal 3

Boschendal adds premier artwork to its visitor experiences

Clifford Roberts
12 Jan 2022

The tree-lined path leading to the manor house at Boschendal must rank among the most Instagrammed of the Cape Winelands. These days, however, stepping through the door of that historic Cape Dutch building brings an unexpected scene.

Inside, visitors are greeted by a dramatic visual display of art and a gift shop.

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12 New Experiences to try in the Winelands Klein Roosboom Visit Winelands

12 New Experiences to try in the Winelands

Clifford Roberts
14 Dec 2021

The past year has been challenging for most enterprises, but also a time of planning. This holds true for wineries, many of which have launched new offerings in recent months. Check out this list of a few of the new experiences on offer across the region.

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Your Ultimate Guide to Kid Friendly Wine Estates in South Africa Tree House Boschendal

Your Ultimate Guide to Kid Friendly Wine Estates in South Africa

Leani Jansen van Vuuren
13 Dec 2021

Many of South Africa’s top wine estates cater for children, ensuring you won’t have to worry about entertaining them, or feel judged if your little ones giggle (insert scream) a bit too loud. Here’s our round-up of 50 kid friendly wine estates in South Africa.

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A Swartland Retreat: Kalmoesfontein Farm Aabarden 03541

A Swartland Retreat: Kalmoesfontein Farm

Claudia Smargiasso
10 Dec 2021

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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Mastercard Priceless Picks for Date Night Winelands 08570

Mastercard Priceless Picks for Date Night

Claudia Smargiasso
16 Nov 2021

If you’re looking for a great value experience to enjoy with your significant other, look no further than these Priceless picks for a decadent date night or day.

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Sneak Peek: Bonnievale's new trend-setter wine experience Weltevrede Philip Jonker

Sneak Peek: Bonnievale's new trend-setter wine experience

Clifford Roberts
27 Oct 2021

A new visitor experience will open in mid-November near Bonnievale in the Robertson wine region. Weltevrede, arguably South Africa’s oldest family-owned wine brand, has substantially revamped and expanded its destination showcase.

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Donegal Winery: the new wine experience on the Garden Route Donegal1

Donegal Winery: the new wine experience on the Garden Route

Clifford Roberts
27 Oct 2021

New to the Garden Route wine experience are upgraded facilities at the Donegal winery just outside George. The location makes for an out of the ordinary stop for holidaymakers passing by on the nearby N2 or spending the school break in Victoria Bay and its surrounds.

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50 Priceless Offers: Wine, Dine, Play and Stay with Mastercard Spier Tasting Offer

50 Priceless Offers: Wine, Dine, Play and Stay with Mastercard

Claudia Smargiasso
15 Oct 2021

Mastercard has partnered with some of the most esteemed wine estates in South Africa to offer an incredible line-up of 50 Priceless Experiences to cardholders. Between 15 October 2021 and 15 January 2022, visitors can expect loads of surprises, deals, and treats at estates in the Constantia Valley, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek.

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Celebrate Pinotage - our home grown grape varietal! Groot Constantia Cellar

Celebrate Pinotage - our home grown grape varietal!

Visit Winelands
07 Oct 2021

If you come to South Africa, you should certainly celebrate your visit with a glass of Pinotage, our very own wine, “born” in South Africa over 80 years ago.

Pinotage was developed by Abraham Perold, the first Professor of Viticulture at Stellenbosch University.

Let us help you pick a wine estate or event to celebrate Pinotage Day at on Saturday, 10 October 2020!

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