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7 Reasons why you should spend some solo time in Stellenbosch

Solo travel is a growing travel demographic and is increasingly becoming the preferred option for many women travelers. Portfolio's Kathryn recently spent 2 days exploring the town of Stellenbosch. Read more >

7 Lesser known festivals in South Africa

You’ve heard of the big ones, such as the Grahamstown Arts Festival and the Knysna Oyster Festival, but with these monster festivals hogging all the limelight, the many smaller local festivals often go unnoticed by the general population. Read more >

Feast of Afrikaans films in January at Le Bonheur

Le Bonheur Wine Estate kicks off 2013 with a line-up of South African films and where the first will be screened the last Friday in January. Read more >

Franschhoek Wine Tram's hop-on hop-off tour

Here's a great opportunity to try out the Franschhoek Wine Tram this summer at a special rate... what a wonderfully unique way to enjoy this beautiful corner of the Winelands! Read more >

In the Vine organic restaurant opening in Stellenbosch

In the Vineyard guest farm and country house in Stellenbosch are opening a new organic restaurant - In the Vine. Read more >

The Absa Cape Epic 2011

The Absa Cape Epic is an epic (hence the name) 8 day mountain bike race which includes a time-trial prologue. Starting in Tokai forest, with the prologue and ends at Lourensford Wine Estate in Somerset West. Read more >

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Why Not Enjoy a Picnic in the Winelands this Weekend?

With Nederburg’s historically preserved and finely proportioned 19th century Manor House in close view, a fabulous picnic under the trees on the rolling lawns at one of the Cape’s friendliest and best-loved wine farms cannot be missed! Read more >

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Mont Rochelle Farm Workers Honoured

Some great news from Portfolio Winelands establishment Mont Rochelle... Read more >

Michelin Rated Chef Serves Up a Feast at Majeka House

The five-star Majeka House, situated in the Winelands town of Stellenbosch, is hosting a chef from the numerously Michelin-graded L'Espérance Restaurant in Burgundy for the last week of January 2010. Read more >


Picnic in the Winelands

A picnic in summer, even with the occasional annoying ant or buzzing bee around, has to be one of life's true pleasures. Read more >

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