GET SET FOR A SHIRAZ SPECTACULAR: 7 DAYS OF SUBLIME FOOD AND WINE

A full week of outstanding food paired with some of the country’s best Shiraz wines awaits in this year’s exciting Seven Days of Shiraz and Venison. The programme for this annual winter festival has been unveiled and reflects another top-class showcase for the quality of South African Shiraz and its versatility as a food wine.

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PAARL ART SOCIETY HOSTS FIRST MEETING OF 2019

The Paarl Art Society hosted their first meeting of the year at Bergriver Brewery and unveiled their brand new logo.  The society was started in 2018 and already has over 100 members.

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DISTELL APPOINTS NEW HEAD WINEMAKER

The new head winemaker at Distell is Andrea Freeborough. Cellar-master at Nederburg since 2015, she will be leaving her position at the Paarl winery at the end of May to take up her new role in overseeing the production of South Africa’s largest wine portfolio.

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CELEBRATE MOTHER’S DAY IN PAARL

Choose how you want to celebrate mom this Mother’s Day in Paarl with fabulous lunch ideas, a relaxing spa treatment or a creative activity.

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CHEERS TO MAY!

As autumn slowly arrives in the Cape Winelands, Paarl is pulling out all the stops to entice visitors with a varied option of great food and wine offerings.  Ranging from bistro-style dining to continentally themed dinners or fun trivia evenings, visitors can expect an awesome autumn in picture perfect Paarl.

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BABYLONSTOREN FYNBOS COTTAGES

Through the vineyards and up a gradual incline, past a dam and on the crest of a ridge, the wheels of the electric carts thrum on the roadway. You breathe the route this way: fynbos, grapevines, untainted air. Guests shed clutter to be here at Babylonstoren: first their fossil-fuelled cars, then the clamour of business and the metronome of a daily routine.

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BROADEN YOUR MIND AT BABYLONSTOREN

The incredible Babylonstoren has become renowned for their educational workshops and in May, guests can join experts to learn more about the art of fermentation, teas and tisanes, indigenous trees and natural pest control.

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A FLAVOUR FEAST AT NEDERBURG THIS MOTHER’S DAY

All it takes, most of the time, is a touch of love – and some delicious food and wine – to make mom’s heart sing. Treat her to a relaxing day at Nederburg this Mother’s Day (Sunday, 12 May), and show her how some downtime with the family can reinvigorate the senses.

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THE ROCK’ REPRESENTS NEW VISION FOR MOUNTAIN-BIKING AND TRAIL RUNNING

With an affordable price tag and array of options to suit all levels of mountain-bikers and trail runners, “The Rock” Mountain Bike and Trail Run Festival represents a new chapter for endurance events. Read more

THE AFRIKAANS LANGUAGE MONUMENT CELEBRATES INTERNATIONL DAY OF MONUMENTS AND SITES AT THEIR GREEN GALLERY

In the run-up to the International Day of Monuments and Sites on 18 April 2019, the Afrikaans Language Museum and Monument (ATM) is proud to join creative forces with the independent journal LitNet to exhibit lesser-known poets’ work at the monument’s Green Gallery. This temporary exhibition places the spotlight on eleven poets whose work appeared in LitNet’s ‘new poems’ in 2018/2019.

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