May 16, 2024

A Journey Through the Vineyards of the Western Cape

Located at the southern tip of Africa, the Western Cape is not just a stunningly beautiful landscape blessed with majestic mountains and lush valleys, but also the heartland of South African winemaking. This region, blessed with a Mediterranean climate and diverse terroirs, stands as a reflection of centuries-old traditions of viticulture and winemaking. The Western […]

May 14, 2024

Fairview A Beacon of Cheese Excellence in the South African Dairy Industry

Fairview Cheese Company, nestled in the heart of the Cape Winelands, has long been synonymous with high-quality dairy products. Established over decades of innovation and tradition, Fairview has carved out a niche for itself with a diverse range of both cow’s milk and goat’s milk cheeses. One of the farm’s most notable attractions is the […]

May 6, 2024

Stellenbosch hosts annual Wine Tourism Conference highlighting industry growth

The 8th Annual Wine Tourism Conference, scheduled for 30 May 2024, presents an impressive lineup of international and local speakers tackling “The Business Case for Wine Tourism.” Set in the scenic Stellenbosch at Lanzerac, the event is designed to underscore the expanding of wine tourism, evidenced by significant increases in international tourist arrivals and heightened […]

May 6, 2024

Stellenbosch University Pioneers Climate-Conscious Meal Preparation

Food production accounts for a significant portion of global greenhouse gas emissions, contributing to a quarter of the world’s total. This impact is due to various factors including farming practices, food processing, fisheries, and crop production. Consequently, the choices we make in food consumption directly influence climate change through the carbon emissions associated with ingredient […]

April 30, 2024

TE Tours Offers a Deep Dive into Authentic Experiences

Small group tours are the heart of TE Tours, designed for those who seek a deeper engagement with the places they visit. These tours are carefully curated to provide an immersive experience, allowing travellers to delve into the cultural and natural wonders of their destinations, while enjoying the benefits of expertly managed logistics. The intimate […]

April 17, 2024

New Leadership at Living Soils Aims to Boost Sustainability and Food Security

The Living Soils Community Learning Farm has appointed Namhla Skweyiya, a seasoned Food Technologist and Food Security Specialist, as its new Programme Manager. This strategic hiring coincides with the project’s sixth year, signaling a promising phase under Namhla’s guidance. Living Soils is a collaborative endeavour by Woolworths, Spier Wine Farm, and the Sustainability Institute, aimed […]

April 11, 2024

A Journey Through the Pick n Pay Wine & Food Festival

Begin a culinary and vinicultural adventure at the Pick n Pay Wine & Food Festival, scheduled for the 27 – 28 April 2024 at the Claremont Cricket Club in Constantia. This gathering is set to be a paradise for food lovers and wine enthusiasts, featuring an extensive selection of award-winning wines alongside a variety of […]

March 28, 2024

Wine tourism evolves, merging tradition with modern innovation

In 2024, under the guidance of Elmarie Rabe, Chairperson of the SA Wine Routes Forum and Manager of the Stellenbosch Wine Routes, the wine tourism industry is embracing a transformative era marked by consumer-driven trends, sustainability, and technological innovation. Rabe highlights the increasing demand for authentic, local experiences, with travellers seeking out smaller, family-run wineries […]