2018’s Brightest Shiraz Stars

Shiraz’s popularity amongst wine lovers is not to be doubted and the diversity of styles on offer by wine makers ensure that every taste is catered for.  The Shiraz Challenge, this year presented by Shiraz SA for the 6th time, serves as a trustworthy compass for consumers when wanting to buy SA’s top Shiraz. This year, three Shiraz blends and twelve Shiraz stole the limelight. Read more

June at the Breytenbach Centre in Wellington

During the month of June, the Breytenbach Centre in Wellington promises you a feast of entertainment ranging from sounds of ABBA, classical music, art discussions and group exhibitions. Keep up to date with their events by visiting https://breytenbachsentrum.co.za/.

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EAT and DRINK options in June in Wellington

The eateries and wineries in Wellington is ready for the colder weather with some delicious food, great tasting options and cosy settings. Read more

Head to hearty and hospitable Wellington for amazing winter accommodation offerings !

The picturesque town of Wellington is a scenic 45 minute drive from Cape Town. This makes us a great getaway option during the colder winter months as a Winelands visiting spot.

Wellington boast true country hospitality, award winning wine routes and estates and activities to suit all! Read more


The International Council of Museums (ICOM) established International Museum Day in 1977 to increase public awareness of the role of museums in the development of society, and it has been steadily gaining momentum ever since. In 2017, International Museum Day garnered record breaking participation with more than 36,000 museums hosting events in some 156 countries.

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“Amazing Africa”, an owner managed inbound South African tour operator who specializes in the whole of Southern Africa, has written a blog “Through Route 62”.

Wellington is featured in part three.

Read the blog by clicking on the following link: Amazing Africa

Now you can contact Drakenstein Municipality toll free

Drakenstein Municipality has officially launched its new toll-free number, 080 131 3553, to give the Drakenstein community (Paarl, Wellington, Gouda, Hermon, Saron and Simondium) easier access to its services.

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Val du Charron Guest House Accommodation

Stay between May and September 2018 at Val du Charron Guest House or in their five star Coach House and receive a whopping 40% discount.

You will also receive a wine tasting on the house! Standard terms and conditions apply.

Book directly on the website. www.vdcwines.com

Wellington Wines – Pancake Pairing

Open on Mondays – Fridays: 09h00 – 18h00/ Saturdays: 09h00 – 17h00/ Sundays: 11h00 – 15h00

Wellington Wines Pancake and Wine pairing has become our most popular pairing of all times. If you have not tried it yet – you have been missing out big time!

The pairing consists of four wines, perfectly paired with four filled pancakes:

  • True to Terroir Chenin Blanc is paired with a pancake filled with sugar & cinnamon, dazzle with crushed ginger snaps and topped with cream.
  • True to Terroir Sauvignon Blanc is paired with pancake filled with orange marmalade, garnished with a piece of orange.
  • True to Terroir Cabernet is paired with Blackcurrant jam, a hint of anise seed, topped with Pinotage jam.
  • True to Terroir Pinotage is a traditional sugar and cinnamon pancake sprinkled with grated dark Lindt chocolate.

Bookings can be made at events@wellingtonwines.com

Wellington ensures a fabulous Mother’s Day!

 Wellington is ready for winter with a packed events calendar, including music, arts, sports and much more.  But first spoil your mom this Mother’s Day with a visit to our gorgeous town and great Mother’s Day dining options.

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