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2019 Wine & Food Tourism Awards

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The annual Business of Wine & Food Tourism Conference, currently in its fourth year and known as the Wine & Food Tourism Conference from 2019, introduces the Wine & Food Tourism Awards.   “The aim of this new awards platform is ...

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Winery Celebrates Muscat Vintage

Cape Town, 12 February 2019 – Stellenbosch Hills winery has marked an auspicious year with the release of its latest vintage Muscat de Hambourg. It was 30 years ago that the celebrated winery first produced the wine, South Africa’s only ...

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Stellenbosch Harvest Parade

It’s time to whip on your glad rags and join the parade! Once again, a merry, family-friendly spectacle hits the streets of Stellenbosch on Saturday, February 2 when farm locals of this renowned wine region take to the streets accompanied ...

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Stellenbosch Wines Win Big

Heartland of South African wine records another vin-torious year Stellenbosch has long been a centre of excellence across diverse fields, from sport to academics. In terms of wine, this year is no exception with a spectacular roundup of achievements over ...

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Delheim’s Jazz and Cheese Fondues

Escape the cold with a warm-hearted feast at famous Stellenbosch estate. Now’s the time to beat the rush and book your seat at the fabulous Delheim Jazz and Cheese Fondues. Held every year for over a decade, the lingering lunchtime ...

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Final Falke Full Moon Hike

The Falke Full Moon Hiking season wraps up with a spectacular autumn holiday hike at Delvera Farm outside Stellenbosch on Tuesday, 11 April.  Whether with a group of friends, family or that special person, hiking up Klapumutskop at sunset promises ...

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Best Design Hotel in Africa & Middle East

South Africa, Stellenbosch; CAPE Winelands luxury small hotel destination Majeka House & Spa has scooped a coveted international award in recognition of their world class interior design. By Lise Manley. Already a recipient of a string of awards and accolades ...

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Bottelary Hills Gets Festive

Fall hook, line and sinker for Chef Bertus Basson’s all fired-up feast The final Pop Up Lunch of the Bottelary Hills Wine Route for 2016 promises to get all wine and food aficionados hooked on the festive season, when renowned ...

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Stellenbosch at Summer Place 2016

Jozi’s premier lifestyle soiree to showcase exciting new talent Wednesday, 26 October 2016 Johannesburg’s glitterati will soon gather for one of the City of Gold’s premier lifestyle events when Stellenbosch at Summer Place returns to Hyde Park on October 26. ...

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Forage for Fungi at Delheim Estate

Stellenbosch wine farm unearths Wild Mushroom Hunts in its forest on 16 & 17 June and on 1 & 2 July 2016 Blusher, porcini, boletus, pine rings… Mother Nature’s elusive delicacies are waiting to be unearthed at the legendary Delheim ...

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4 Big Ideas 4 Green Meetings

The colour green is often associated with plants and nature, which is why the term ‘green meetings’ is associated with sustainable procurement practices, writes Des Langkilde. Likewise, the idiom ‘give the green light’ means “go”, so if you are working ...

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Eikendal Releases Latest Wine Duo

Classique 2013 & Chardonnay 2014 polished versions of estate’s understated elegance. Swiss owned Stellenbosch Estate, Eikendal, renowned for its elegant wines that impress with great fruit purity and finesse, has released the latest vintages of its two flagship wines – ...

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Conscious Conferencing

Spier Wine Farm in Stellenbosch coined the phrase ‘Conscious Conferencing’. Des Langkilde investigates this claim and finds it to be more than just a marketing ploy – it’s an historical commitment to environmentally and socially responsible practices. Following my Spier ...

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Venue Review – Spier

It’s been a while since I’ve visited the Spier Wine Farm in Stellenbosch, South Africa. To say that I’m impressed with the farm’s conference facilities would be an under statement, writes Des Langkilde. Due to travel commitments at the time, ...

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Protea Stellenbosch Refurbishment

Protea Hotel Stellenbosch is currently undergoing a refurbishment of the bedrooms. The hotel, which is conveniently located between two international golf courses in one of the most popular tourist towns in South African, has been refurbished for greater comfort and ...

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Property Review: Wild Clover Farm

The likelihood of finding a four-leaf clover in nature is 1 in 10 000, and according to Irish superstition, brings the finder good luck. Tourism Tattler found both when visiting this unique hospitality establishment located in Stellenbosch, along Cape Town’s ...

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Stellenbosch Wine Routes Nominated

Wine Route nominated for Best Contribution to Wine & Spirits Tourism – 2nd year in a row The pioneering Stellenbosch American Express® Wine Routes has made the sought-after shortlist for The Drinks Business Awards 2014 as a contender for the ...

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