Monique de Villiers is the assistant white winemaker at the ever-popular Boland Cellar and forms part of the Women in Wine initiative launched by the Drakenstein Local Tourism Association during National Women’s Month. A series of #winewednesdays in August acknowledges the role played by female winemakers in the region. Read more
Four Paarl wine producers are celebrating the annual waterblommetjie season during the Waterblommetjie Festival on Saturday, 1 September, from 09h00 till 16h00. Read more
The Drakenstein Local Tourism Association is celebrating women in wine during August by putting the spotlight on some of the progressive female winemakers and their assistants in the region through a fun series of #winewednesdays. Read more
Paarl people love rugby and the schools in Paarl have been playing this game right from their beginnings. Read more
Drakenstein Tourism is using National Women’s Month in August to pay tribute to the female winemakers working in the region with a series of #winewednesday engagements.
The Paarl-Simonsig ward was recently announced as the SA Terroir Top Area at the annual Novare SA Terroir Wine Awards. This prestigious competition reviewed wines from 14 different wine terroirs in the Cape winelands region.
Head for the magnificent Babylonstoren and take part in some educational workshops this August. Topics for eager green fingers include espalier essentials, grafting and budding and indigenous trees. Read more
During the first week of August 2018, the picturesque Boland town, Paarl, is transformed by colourfully decorated trees in the main road, banners all over town, homes have flags or ribbons. Even the retailers showcase their creativity by specially decorated eats for the occasion. Read more
The Drakenstein Local Tourism Association will be joining the global movement for good on Mandela Day, 18 July 2018. The tourism association is calling on local businesses, organisations and communities to assist in their campaign. Read more