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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, […]

Our team is working hard to get the garden ready for winter. Here our horticulturalist Bruce Nutman gives his top tips on preparing your greenery for the chilly season

Long Café, off the Hotel’s main foyer, offers a truly unique ‘connoisseur’ coffee experience with distinctive coffees sourced from individually selected, sustainably-managed estates across the globe, freshly roasted and blended on site.

In honour of Women’s Month, Vineyard’s Anita Thomson and Sarah Chihurani spent three days at Haskell Vineyards learning more about winemaking from experienced female wine maker, Riani Strydom.