FLATROCK FESTIVAL 28 – 29 NOVEMBER 2020

After a very successful inaugural Flatrock Festival last year, 28-29 November 2020 is the date for the second edition! Rhebokskloof Wine Estate invites you, your family and friends to start the festive celebrations with a weekend filled with great activities, awesome food, great entertainment and plenty of exceptional wine. Set aside 28-29 November 2020 and come and enjoy a spectacular weekend at the Rhebokskloof Wine Estate Flat Rock Festival.

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PAARL CELEBRATES DIVERSITY FOR HERITAGE DAY

Drakenstein Municipality and Paarl Wine and Tourism are celebrating unity in diversity on the streets of this historic Boland town with a unique collaboration that forms part of the Tourism Reboot campaign for the region. On Wednesday, 23 September, Tannie Poppie kom Paarl toe! will feature a cast of heritage chefs and local entrepreneurs joining forces to showcase traditional South African delicacies and to pay tribute to the diversity that lies at the heart of South Africa’s proud heritage.

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VISIT THE MANOR, NEDERBURG’S NEW WINE & FOOD EXPERIENCE HUB

Nederburg would love to welcome you to its beautifully reimagined manor house in Paarl, now known as The Manor! Get your fix of fresh country air, beautiful scenery, wide open spaces, as well as some delicious food and drinks, whilst connecting with family and friends.

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KICKSTART SPRING ON A BUBBLY NOTE!

With spring we celebrate bubbles by sipping on Paarl Wine Route wineries’ finest Method Cap Classiques (MCC). Méthode Cap Classique is the term used to describe South African sparkling wines made in the traditional French method (methode champenoise). Our wine route has outstanding producers. Let us raise a glass to them and celebrate bubbles and life!

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PAARL EN WELLINGTON ONTVANG GOEDKEURINGSTEMPEL

             

Die Wêreld Reis- en Toerismeraad (WTTC) het die ‘Safe Travels’ goedkeuringstempel aan Paarl en Wellington toegeken.  Dit beteken dat beide streke die streng riglyne en protokol toepas wat voorgeskryf word deur internasionale standaarde en dat reisigers met volle vertroue weer die talle toerisme-attraksies kan besoek.

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PAARL AND WELLINGTON RECEIVE SAFETY STAMP OF APPROVAL

         

The World Travel Tourism Council (WTCC) has issued Paarl and Wellington with their ‘Safe travels’ approval. This means that the two destinations adhere to the strict guidelines and protocols set by the global industry representative and travelers can visit the region and its tourism attractions with confidence.

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PERDEBERG LAUNCHES #SACALLING FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO THE NEEDY

Perdeberg is pleased to announce it will donate R5 of its proceeds for every bottle of wine sold online during the local alcohol ban in South Africa, up to 30 September 2020, to buy food products for families in need.

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THE WOMEN OF NEDERBURG: A FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH

It’s Women’s Month and the Nederburg team is thrilled to have the opportunity to highlight the winery’s incredible female winemakers and viticulturist. In fact, Nederburg’s become known over the years for the number of women in wine who have graced their cellar.

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TOURISM IS EVERYBODY’S BUSINESS – MEET OUR TEAM!

The Paarl Wine and Tourism team has been working non-stop behind the scenes since the Corona pandemic hit our shores. We are often asked by media and businesses what is the impact of Covid-19 on tourism in the Drakenstein area, can we quote financial numbers?  The short answer is, we can not determine the impact as it is still unfolding around us.

According to CEO, Annelize Stroebel, “Tourism is one of the key contributors to GDP in the Western Cape and it is also an important contributor to the GDP in Drakenstein. We estimate that during the first two months of lock down we have lost almost R65 million in tourism and an estimated 700 people have lost their jobs. Read more