Andreas Guest House – Luxury Accommodation And Great Shiraz

Last month, The Husband and I headed out to Wellington for a change! I am sad to admit that visiting Wellington is not something we do often as we always thought it to be too far. But, it’s actually less than an hour’s drive from where we stay! Now that we have been, it’s truly a great place to relax and escape the ‘busy-ness’ of the city. And so, from now on, we have no excuse 🙂

Explore Sideways study shows that wine tourism in Western Cape has grown by 16%

In 2017, Wesgro, in partnership with Explore Sideways, conducted the second annual Wine & Food Tourism Study in the Western Cape. The study surveyed more than 40 South African tour operators, accounting for over 19,000 itineraries booked over the year. The study aims to determine sector trends and identify changing market conditions in the wine tourism industry in South Africa.

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Autumn is here, the month of April is packed with activities in #heartwellington!

Autumn is here, the month of April is packed with activities in #heartwellington! Think Easter Weekend and thoughts of family, friends, chocolate bunnies and pickled fish comes to mind. There’s something for everyone this Easter Weekend in #heartwellington whether you are a couple or a family, young or old. Choose from a picnic in the fynbos, long table Sunday lunches, wine offerings or fun for the family and the time to indulge.

For more information please contact the Wellington Information Centre at Tel 864 1378 or e-mail

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March is packed with fun filled activities!

We welcome all visitors, participants and crew to the Absa Cape Epic Race in Wellington, 22-25 March 2018.

Come and join in the festivities, businesses will be dressed up in the Epic colours, red and  yellow.

The Welcoming Town Parade takes place 22 March 08h00-10h00  The Starting Point Wellington Museum in Church Street.

Spectator points:

22 March Huguenot High and Primary
23 March Stage 5: Diemersfonten and Imbuko

24 March Stage 6:Welbedacht (Schalk Burger & Sons),  Linton Park, Val du Charron, Doolhof

For more information please contact the Wellington Information Centre at Tel 864 1378 or e-mail

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24 Things to do at Val du Charron Wine Estate in 24 hours


If you’d like to get away from the energetic, busy and rapid-moving pace of everyday life, but don’t have the luxury of sufficient time on your side, why not book an overnight experience at Wellington’s five-star property, Val du Charron Wines. This working wine estate is located less than an hour’s drive from Cape Town and you’ll return home feeling like you’ve been spoiled to a week-long vacation.

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Put some romance in your life with #heartwellington!

Put some romance in your life with #heartwellington.  This month we offer you activities that will definitely wow! your Valentine.  From musical interludes, sunset picnics, fabulous accommodation offers and even cooking classes, February is the month to be heading for our beautiful town. Indulge in romantic dinners, bubbly breakfasts, night markets to make your loved one feel extra special. Read more

A Winelands getaway in Wellington not to be missed

AS I write this, the City of Cape Town is on the verge of a catastrophic disaster. You’d have to be living under a rock not to know I’m referring to the water crisis and the looming Day Zero, and it’s not hyperbole.

While it’s not a good idea to bury our heads in the sand, which is almost all that remains of the Theewaterskloof Dam, there is some respite in the beautiful town of Wellington – specifically at Andreas Wines Luxury Accommodation. Read more

Christmas and New Year is a delicious feast in Wellington!

Experience the magic of Wellington this festive season.

Wellington is offering visitors fabulous feasts for all the high days and holidays.

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Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and head for the Boland towns of Paarl and Wellington this summer to enjoy the great outdoors with fabulous weather and stunning scenery.  With lush green vineyards surrounded by towering mountain ranges, an escape to Paarl and Wellington should be on your must-visit list this summer. There is an outdoor escapade to suit any mood or fitness level.

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