Out And About In The Witzenberg Municipality

The Witzenberg Municipality There is more to the Witzenberg Municipality than fruit and mountain passes. But no visit would be complete without starting your journey by driving down the Bainskloof Pass. This 18km stretch of road joins Wellington to Ceres and was built using convict labour in the 1850's. Wine Estates in the Witzenberg Municipality Bergsig Wine Estate This estate … Continue reading Out And About In The Witzenberg Municipality

Out and About: Cape Winelands District Municipality

Cape Winelands District Municipality I was recently part of a media tour in the Cape Winelands District Municipality. We covered Paarl and Wellington and here are a few snippets from our two days in the area. Fanglasstic This family run business hosted us in painting our own glass plates. 3mm window glass is cut to size … Continue reading Out and About: Cape Winelands District Municipality

Out And About: Groot Constantia Grand Constance

I was invited to attend a food pairing experience at Jonkershuis Groot Constantia to celebrate the awards won by the 2013 Grand Constance. Grand Constance is the French translation of Groot Constantia (groot = great in English). Boela Gerber, the current wine maker, started working at the estate shortly before the 2001 harvest. His aim … Continue reading Out And About: Groot Constantia Grand Constance