DRAKENSTEIN CELEBRATES HERITAGE AND WINE AT CAPE WINE

Drakenstein Local Tourism Association used the recently held Cape Wine 2018 to showcase the proud heritage and award-winning wines of the Paarl and Wellington regions.  With 352 producers attending this year’s event, Cape Wine is considered to be the flagship business showcase of the S0uth African wine industry and is presented by Wines of South Africa every three years. Read more

EXPLORE THE HERITAGE OF PAARL DURING TOURISM MONTH

As South Africa’s third oldest town, Paarl should definitely be on your itinerary during Tourism Month in September and is the perfect place to visit on Heritage Day. Read more

THE BEST OF MOUNTAIN BIKING IN PAARL

Get ready for spring, head outdoors and experience nature. Read more

SPRING BECKONS IN PAARL!

Spring has sprung in Paarl! With a variety of events taking place in Paarl this spring, you will not want to miss out on all the fun whilst welcoming the change of season! Read more

LOCAL ARTIST WEAVES HIS MAGIC

Paarl crafter Jonathan Hoffman might look as if he belongs to a reggae band, but his hands create sheer magic with intricate weaving and wirework.  Read more

FEMALES WINEMAKERS EXCEL AT FAIRVIEW

During August, the Drakenstein Local Tourism Association has been honouring female winemakers in the region in celebration of National Women’s Month.  The finale female duo featured in their #winewednesdays campaign consists of Stephanie Wiid and Annette van Zyl from Fairview. Read more

SAVOUR LOCAL DELICACY AT WATERBLOMMETJIE FESTIVAL

 

The Boland town of Paarl will be celebrating spring with the return of the annual Waterblommetjie Festival on Saturday, 1 September.  Four local wine farms have joined forces to showcase this indigenous, seasonal delicacy and will offer a fun-filled line-up for the whole family. Read more

WINE WEDNESDAY AT KWV

During the month of August, Drakenstein Tourism is hosting a series of #winewednesdays to showcase the Women in Wine of the region.  Read more

COMBINING WINE AND ART

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

BOLAND CELEBRATES WATERBLOMMETJIE SEASON

Four Paarl wine producers are celebrating the annual waterblommetjie season during the Waterblommetjie Festival on Saturday, 1 September, from 09h00 till 16h00.  Read more