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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Swartland Wine & Olive Route Salutes Its Female Winemakers

In the spirit of National Women’s Day, we would like to take a moment to shine the limelight on the female winemakers who live and work throughout the Swartland. The following women have been doing their part to put the Swartland on the map as a wine region to be reckoned with: Alecia Boshoff (Riebeek…

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Top Swartland Wedding Venues for 2018/19

Getting ready to tie the knot? We’ve got excellent news – the Swartland has a wide variety of stunning wedding venues to choose from. Here are a few of the beautiful destinations our region has to offer: Allesverloren Set amidst majestic blue gum trees and picturesque vineyards, the beautiful Allesverloren bush chapel offers spectacular mountain…

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