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As a small, family-owned, independent group of hotels, Friday 27 March will mark the first time in over 90 years that we are unable to welcome guests and friends to our hotels.

The Petousis Hotel Group including the Vineyard, Oude Werf and Townhouse hotels, continue to carefully monitor recent developments and updates on the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). The safety and well-being of all who use our hotels guides our actions and is always our main priority.  We are actively monitoring and following all the global, national and local recommendations regarding precautions to be taken and are taking all possible steps to help keep our communities safe.

We’re so lucky to live in this beautiful part of the world! We do whatever we can to treat our environment with the love and care it deserves.
Did you know our gardens are maintained using natural, eco-friendly principles, and our teams participate in invasive plant clearing as well as river and beach clean-ups?

In mid-November 2019, we were thrilled to receive the news that The Vineyard had been awarded a four-star water rating! The water star ratings are awarded by the city to promote best practices in water management, conservation and pollution control. The assessment looks at effluent management, how water is used on site, the measures in place to reduce dependence on municipality-supplied drinking water, etc.

Cape Town’s best winter wine-paired dinners Every three weeks, we partner with one of South Africa’s most distinctive wine estates to bring you our Tastes of 2019 dining experiences. These allow our chefs free rein to express their creativity and design exciting dishes that showcase their talents and complement the wines served. Similarly, the wines showcased are exciting expressions of the talent and originality of the winemaker who crafted them.

Are you the proud owner of an electric vehicle? now you have another reason to visit The Vineyard!

We now have not one but two EV charging stations that will be used by the hotel’s own electric vehicles, as well as being available to guests visiting the hotel.

We are delighted to announce that our recently unveiled Deluxe Apartments have been awarded a 5 Star Green Star rating by the Green Building Council of South Africa. The “living with nature” brief, interpreted by Revel Fox and Partners, achieves a sense of timeless, distinctive comfort that also espouses the principles of the hotel’s Living Green journey.   The generous-volume interiors look out through […]

When the manor house was built, there were almost 22 000 vines at The Vineyard, hence the name. In October 2008, approximately 350 years after the first vineyards were planted in this area, five renowned wine producers helped us re-establish a private vineyard on the banks of the Liesbeek River. This year Villiera Wines joins Klein Constantia, […]

Petousis Family Holdings, which incorporates The Vineyard, Townhouse and Oude Werf hotels, has welcomed three new non-executive directors to their board.

Renowned chef Roger Jones (The Harrow restaurant) will be hosting exclusive wine-paired dinners at The Vineyard in January. Booking essential.

Join us on 11 March and 22 April respectively for The Vineyard’s annual wine festivals, the Festival of Bubbles and Pinot Noir Festival. These are the first events on our Tastes of 2018 calendar.

The water shortage in Cape Town has reached critical levels. Discover the difference you can make. Help us save what’s left.