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Bouchard Finlayson in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley

Part 5 of Stellenbosch Visio‘s exclusive discovery of the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley’s vinous treasures…

UNESCO City of Gastronomy adopts Safe Eats Pledge

With the hard lockdown restrictions still fresh in mind and a real fear of a second wave of COVID-19 infections hitting the Overstrand, Tourism developed a Safe Eats Pledge stating 8 operational measures that make restaurants safer

Best of Wine Tourism Awards Winners 2021

Celebrating innovation and excellence in wine tourism throughout the nine greatest wine regions in the world, wineries across the Western Cape entered into the prestigious Great Wine Capitals Best Of Wine Tourism Awards.

The great Overberg - Pie Debate

Who knew pies could be as polarizing as politics? Surely it's just something to scoff on a road trip? But when it comes to picking a pie in the Overberg, tempers flare, insults fly and friendships are put on hold.

11 brewery restaurants to try in the Western Cape

As we head into summer, it’s the perfect time to support local breweries – they have plenty of beer, both bottled and on tap, and tasty food on offer.

Overberg 2020

Acknowledging and celebrating AGRI workers for their role in ensuring a sustainable food supply

2020 Absa Top 10 Pinotage

Stanford winery, Springfontein, made it to the finals of the annual Absa Top 10 Pinotage competition. The Single Vineyard Jonathan's Ridge Pinotage 2016 is made by local winemaker Tariro Masayiti from fruit grown on Springfontein under the wine of origin appellation of Walker Bay. There are 20 finalists and we hope that Tariro's Pinotage wins a spot on the coveted Top 10 listing.

Ficks

Ficks opened in November 2019 and immediately received much attention as it became the gathering place for locals and visitors alike. CapeTownMagazine wrote “Add this to your summer must-see list: a sun-drenched bar and restaurant in Hermanus. Ficks is an outdoor eatery right on the sea, with wrap-around decks.

National Department of Tourism's Tourism Safety Monitors

National Department of Tourism's Tourism Safety Monitors on an educational visits to the Heart of Abalone in the Hermanus New Harbour where they did an abalone tasting and a guided tour of the facility.

Ice cream at Onrus Beach

Michael has been selling ice cream at Onrus Beach for many years. We agree... All you need is love and ice cream.

Milkwood Restaurant

At Milkwood Restaurant at Onrus Beach you will also find a small library which serves as a book exchange for anyone missing a good read.

Maná in Heaven

Maná in Heaven is a family wine and food affair in Hemel-en-Aarde with creative husband and wife team - Bartho and Suné Eksteen serving up treats.

White Water Farm

Country Life Magazine's June 2020 issue splurged on White Water Farm's people and their food. There's the biscotti of Donnie Jacobs and family favourites of Robert Bell and Alex Johnstone.