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Môreson’s Reabow 2018 Diners Club Winemaker of the Year

The winners of the 2018 Diners Club Winemaker and Young Winemaker of the Year awards were announced at a black-tie gala dinner at La...

Standard Bank Celebrates 100 Years In Franschhoek!

The Standard Bank of South Africa’s opening a branch in Franschhoek on 13 November 1918 was the result of a misunderstanding and the first...

Bridgehouse School Grade 3 Pupils Learn About Leopards

The Cape Leopard Trust (CLT) is a conservation organisation founded in 2004. Its focus is scientific research and environmental education offering experiential learning programmes...

Franschhoek Theatre Open for Business

On the evening of 6 November guests gathered at the new Franschhoek Theatre in the Franschhoek High School grounds. The team in charge of...

Will Development Bring ‘Bonne Santé’ For Land Claimants?

The environmental authorisation application for a mixed-use development on erf 1692 has again publicly exposed rifts in the Franschhoek Claimants’ Trust (FCT) that owns...

Franschhoeker rooting for hydroponics

There’s a farm near Klapmuts that has the capacity to grow 1 500 000 heads of Iceberg lettuce annually. It’s not Old Macdonald’s farm,...

Stellenbosch First African Local Authority to Map Heritage

Stellenbosch Municipality is far advance in a project to identify, classify and digitally map its rich and diverse heritage resources. The municipality contracted with...

Leeu Estates Named SA’s Leading Wine Country Hotel by World Travel Awards

For the second year running, World Travel Awards has named Leeu Estates, the Leeu Collection’s flagship property in Franschhoek, as South Africa’s Leading Wine...

La Motte Recognised As Tourism Destination of the Year

International Tourism Day was celebrated on 27 September. The Cape Winelands District Municipality used the day as a fitting opportunity to announce the winners...

Fire Consumes Recycling Depot

A fire on 4 October destroyed the La Motte facility used by Jocelyn Van der Ross’s Green Spot Recycling. Several tonnes of sorted recyclables that...

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