Daily Archives: February 6, 2020

WHALEHAVEN WINE EXPERIENCE CENTRE
WHALEHAVEN WINE EXPERIENCE CENTRE

Named after the protective bay that shelters breeding Southern Right whales in the cool Cape winter months, Whalehaven is a boutique winery situated in Hemel-en-Aarde, just outside Hermanus, that creates a delightful array of wines that intrigue and tantalise the palate. Our artisan winery offers an array of hand crafted wines and produces exceptional Merlot,

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THE VISHUIS
THE VISHUIS

The Vishuis is a collection of iconic fisherman’s cottages right in the heart of Hermanus Old Town. The luxury cottages are heritage buildings which have been restored and modernised to suit the independent world traveler. Guests can take a short walk to the Old Harbour, the cliff path, the whale view sites, the marine tidal

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STRANDVELD VINEYARDS
STRANDVELD VINEYARDS

The Wines: First Sighting: Sauvignon Blanc, Rosé, Shiraz. Strandveld: Pofadderbos Sauvignon Blanc, Adamastor, Pinot Noir, Syrah, The Navigator Strandveld Vineyards is the southernmost cellar on the African continent. Braving constant winds off the Atlantic, we craft two award-winning ranges of wine: First Sighting and Strandveld. First Sighting wines fully express the terroir of the Elim

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SOUTH HILL VINEYARDS
SOUTH HILL VINEYARDS

At South Hill we strive to create the quintessential neighbourhood restaurant, somewhere to kick back and relax – enjoy a leisurely breakfast, a generous country style lunch or to celebrate special times – a romantic meal, wedding, birthday lunch or make merry with a glass of your favourite South Hill wine.Here you can feel comfortable

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MANOR HOUSE RESTAURANT
MANOR HOUSE RESTAURANT

Enjoy contemporary country cooking at this popular Overberg restaurant situated on Stanford Valley Guest Farm – 10km from the quaint village of Stanford and less than two hours from Cape Town. The food is wholesome and ample, served amongst mid-century modern décor and an unique art collection. The whitewashed farm cottages provide for a relaxing

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LOTTER FAMILY WINES @ DIE PLAASKOMBUIS
LOTTER FAMILY WINES @ DIE PLAASKOMBUIS

The Wines: Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Chardonnay 2017, Grenache Rosé 2017, Syrah 2016, Pinot Noir 2018 (only 300 bottles produced) O Once a place of refuge and healing, Vrede Farm has been owned by the Lötter family since 1978 when they initiated agricultural processes. All the grapes are grown on the 30ha farm, from shale derived

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HERMANUSPIETERSFONTEIN
HERMANUSPIETERSFONTEIN

The Wines: Bloos, Kaalvoet Meisie, Kat met die Houtbeen, Posmeester, Kleinboet, Skoonma, Swartskaap, Arnoldus. You’ll find the wine cellar with the longest Afrikaans name in the world hidden at the end of a cul-de-sac in The Village, on the corner of the R43 and the R320. What brand of wine would use a sheep as

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FICKS
FICKS

The opening of Ficks is around the corner and there is a very exciting range of dishes awaiting the folks of Hermanus. Ficks will be serving Pinchos, which are small sized dishes prepared fresh by our chefs and should tickle the tastebuds. Pinchos originally derived from northern Spain and typically a variety of these small

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DUTCHIES
DUTCHIES

The Dutch flag flutters in the sea breeze over this restaurant that is close to Grotto beach. Dutchies offers everything from a refreshing, ice-cold drink to dinner. Pop in for breakfast, lunch or sundowners. The Dutch owners, Joke and her son Daan, welcome guests to light lunches and a range of beverages under the trees

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BLUE GUM COUNTRY ESTATE AND RESTAURANT
BLUE GUM COUNTRY ESTATE AND RESTAURANT

Enjoy a luxurious stay in a country setting, sipping a sundowner at the boma patio bar where the views are spectacular. The estate is both a family run guest house and a wine farm. The 13 rooms range from an Executive room and Honeymoon suites to family-friendly cottages, set amongst vineyards and extensive gardens. Outdoor

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ARABELLA HOTEL AND SPA
ARABELLA HOTEL AND SPA

Located in the heart of the Kogelberg Biosphere, African Pride Arabella Hotel & Spa, Autograph Collection affords the unique opportunity to experience a perfect blend of luxury and rare natural beauty. Inspired by the distinctive fynbos exclusive to this area, every moment at the hotel is a pleasure to the senses. Indulge in an array

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7 SPRINGS & THE ONION SHED
7 SPRINGS & THE ONION SHED

The Wines: Sauvignon Blanc, Unoaked Chardonnay, Oaked Chardonnay, Syrah Rosé, Pinot Noir, Syrah. Seven Springs Vineyard is a premium wine producer making international award-winning wines. Named after the seven natural springs of the nearby spa town of Caledon we are nestled at the foot of Shaw’s mountain only 20 kms from the picturesque seaside town

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