How and where to enjoy an active weekend in the Swartland

When the balmy days of summer start to give way to the lingering crispness of autumn in the Western Cape, there’s no more excuse – it’s time to put on a cap and a pair of takkies and make your way into one of the gorgeous landscapes that lie dotted around the Mother City. If…

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Stay on a Swartland wine farm during harvest season!

The holidays are over, the kids are back at school and now the good men and women of the Swartland wine tribe can go to work. It’s harvest season in the Swartland. Days start in the mottled pink of pre-dawn and continue into the dusk of dusty twilight as everyone works side by side to…

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6 Tasty Road Trip Stop overs in the Swartland

Planning a little festive exploration of the Western Cape over the summer holidays? Here are six must-visit destinations in the Swartland that offer lovely things to eat and drink – tailor made for tasty road trip stopovers! Org de Rac Organic Wines Perfect for: Bubbly & oysters Org de Rac is located on a beautiful…

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Must-Visit Swartland Olive Destinations for 2018/9 Festive Season

The year is speeding to a close, and before you know it the December holidays will be upon us, which means there will be time to explore the wonderful Western Cape Winelands with friends and family. Looking for a novel experience or two to enjoy on your festive season excursions? If so, we highly recommend…

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Swartland’s agricultural workers recognised at 2018 Prestige Agri Awards

The winners of the regional leg of the 2018 Western Cape Prestige Agri Awards were announced this week and received recognition at an awards ceremony at the Goedgedacht reception centre outside on the Riebeeksrivier-road on the 7th of September. The Western Cape Prestige Agri Awards are presented annually by the Western Cape Department of Agriculture…

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Swartland Jongwynskou bring hulde aan 2018 se pronkwyne

Agt kelders afkomstig uit beide die Darling en Swartland WO-areas het vanjaar aan die Swartland Jongwynskou deelgeneem en het beïndruk met ‘n allemintige 9 goue, 58 silwer en 51 brons toekennings. Daarbewenens is ‘n groottotaal van 30 klaswenners aangewys vanuit die goue en silwer toekennings. Hierdie besonderse wyne staan as toonbeeld in hul kategorieë en…

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