Tag Archives: Wine Estate

  • Vergelegen wine estate – it’s both history and happening

      I visited Vergelegen wine estate, just outside the town of Somerset West, in the Western Cape, one blustery day this past December.  I don’t know if it was the combination of the textured sunlight – trying it’s best to break through the clouds that threatened much needed rain – or the fact that our …

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  • Val du Charron – bringing history to life

    Val du Charron Wine and Olive Estate, situated high on a hill overlooking the breathtaking Bovlei Valley, outside the town of Wellington in the Western Cape, is truly the grand dame of wine estates in the area.  She commands attention in terms of the expansive views she affords of the historic valley, the vision and generosity …

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