Entries by Wilandré

PAARL’S WINES CAN BE ENJOYED AGAIN.

Paarl’s wines can be enjoyed again! Spoil yourself to not only wine but also magnificent wine farm scenes when you decide to take a drive to our cellars for your wine purchases. Most of the producers’ tasting rooms are open from Mondays to Thursdays and some of them are offering great wine offers that will […]

LET THEM EXCERCISE!

The president has spoken, “Let them excercise! Level 3 is here and our local hiking and mountain biking trails re-opened today. We are definitely grabbing this opportunity to get moving again. Paarl Mountain Reserve and Paarl Adventure Trails are ready to be explored while you breathe some fresh air and indulge in our mountain’s beautiful […]

ANIMAL ANTICS IN PAARL

We have witnessed amazing stories over the last two months of how Mother Nature continues her healing process. This in turn brings us to a certain level of happiness and enjoyment in uncertain times.  Paarl is fortunate to have a number of wild life reserves that contributes to the area’s diverse and welcoming nature.

‘ONE DAY’ TOURISM CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED TO INSPIRE FUTURE TRAVELLERS TO THE WESTERN CAPE

Wesgro, the Western Cape’s official Tourism Trade and Investment Promotion Agency, has announced the launch of the “One Day” campaign to support the tourism industry in the Western Cape during the Coronavirus crisis. This innovative campaign uses digital content tools to virtually showcase our beautiful province to those currently in lockdown in South Africa, and […]

‘THE SOMMELIER SERIES WITH NEDERBURG’, BY DAN NICHOLL

Popular television presenter and online wine personality, Dan Nicholl, is releasing a series of captivating videos to share the unique stories of some of South Africa’s most talented sommeliers. The 10-part video series has been developed in collaboration with one of the country’s best-known names in wine, Nederburg. Combining personal journeys, industry insight, and memorable […]

UIF RELIEF SCHEME FOR TOURISM INDUSTRY FINALISED

The COVID-19 UIF Beneficiary Process Temporary Employers Relief Scheme (TERS) has been finalised and applications are open. TERS is the final product of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA), the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) and the Department of Labour. CEO of the TBCSA, Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa, told Tourism Update […]

PAYING IT FORWARD IN PAARL AND WELLINGTON

 The towns of Paarl and Wellington are revealing the deep compassion that lies at the heart of their communities during the lockdown period by providing shelter and food to the homeless, elderly and vulnerable children. According to CEO Annelize Stroebel, they have been overwhelmed by the generosity and commitment shown by businesses and the NGO […]

COVID-19 UPDATE: DRAKENSTEIN’S LATEST UPDATE TO THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY

As the municipality, we aim to provide you with regular updated and relevant information via our website link at http://www.drakenstein.gov.za/coronavirus. For the past week we have been working closely with the Western Cape Government to make sure that we provide sufficient support to businesses and the broader community to share as much information as we […]