Winemakers are getting ready to stir things up with a weekend of winter warmers
There’s nothing quite like a bowl of hearty soup when the cold weather hits, and from Friday 21 July to Saturday 22 July, Breedekloof Wine Valley is having the ultimate winter warmer festival. Soetes & Soup is a lively celebration hosted at various wineries in the Rawsonville, Slanghoek, Goudini and Breede River area
In the quaint valley of Robertson lies a petite five-star hotel that has been restored and transformed into a design-forward sanctuary.
A sudden midsummer storm hammers down on the lawn at The Robertson Small Hotel. For this part of the Western Cape, the rain is unseasonable but welcome, leaving a refreshing petrichor in its wake. ‘The balcony is my favourite spot on the property,’ says Lana Groenewald, who’s been the boutique hotel’s manager – and part of the family – since 2012. As she sips coffee on the sheltered patio, she looks out to a vista framed by the broekielace arches of the Victorian manor house.
For a more private dip, choose the secluded pool near the wellness room.
It’s easy to see why Lana favours this area over all the revam