Celebrate Marianne Wine Estate’s finest at our #Tastesof2017 wine-paired dinner. Chef Carl’s four-course menu pairs four of the estate’s wines with specially crafted dishes to create a unique pairing experience. Stand a chance to win a bottle of Marianne Estate wine to take home. A lucky couple could win a night’s stay at the beautiful Marianne Wine Estate, with breakfast, together with a biltong-and-wine-paired tasting!

This is how we plan the menus for the Tastes of 2017 dinner series. Have you booked yet?

The 207-room luxury Vineyard Hotel, the Petousis family’s flagship hotel, has been chosen for the installation of 60 of Solarus Sunpower’s hybrid solar PowerCollectors. The demonstration project, subsidized by the Dutch government, will see the 90kWp hybrid photo-voltaic-thermal system providing 75kW peak thermal and 15kW peak electric output.

Splash Café is open for the season! This summer-only venue near our pool serves an enticing menu of light and filling dishes for lunch and dinner.

Ben Carlson, the founder of Long Miles Coffee Project, will be giving two coffee talks at Vineyard Hotel this October. Join us to hear his fascinating story and taste his award-winning coffee. RSVP here.

This month, enjoy the warmer evenings exploring wines from some of South Africa’s most loved estates at our complimentary wine-tastings, every Monday at 6pm in the Garden Lounge.

The first ever Business of Wine and Food Tourism to be held at Spier Estate, near Stellenbosch and our own Karl Parkinson, Group Sales Manager, and Roy Davies, Vineyard GM, will be participating.

On 29 July Anita Thomson was awarded the SA Sommeliers Association’s Most Up & Coming Wine Steward at this year’s Cape Legends Inter Hotel Challenge. Anita competed against wine stewards from South Africa’s other top hotels and did us proud.

On Thursday 10th November 2016 the Vineyard, Townhouse and Oude Werf Hotels are hosting a spectacular action-packed fundraising Golf Day for “Kids of the Cape” at King David Golf Club, Mowbray, South Africa. All the proceeds of the day will go to the ‘Our Kids of the Cape’ Fund. The day’s agenda will include a […]

Not everyone is aware of the grape vines growing in Newlands. Roy Davies, General Manager of The Vineyard Hotel explains, “Wine-growing in this area of the southern suburbs actually pre-dates wine-making in Constantia – only a few hundred metres from where our vineyard is, Jan van Riebeeck planted South Africa’s first vines along the Liesbeek […]

Does your company offer a wellness programme? It should. The benefits of a healthy work force to the business should be obvious; for staff they can be life-saving. Not only would such a programme ensure fewer sick days, but according to Gallup research, healthy employees are engaged employees and as Jim Harter Ph.D., a chief […]

The phenomenon that is Tennessee Williams’s The Hotel Plays had its African premiere at the Vineyard this winter. Featuring some of Williams’s most lyrical and powerful writing, The Hotel Plays opened in Cape Town fresh from successful, sold-out performances in New York and London. Directed by veteran, multi-award winning director Fred Abrahamse and starring critically acclaimed actors Nicole Franco, […]