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Thembeka Njena, one of our restaurant staff, recently completed her WSET Global Level 1 exam, and passed with flying colours. She was sponsored by one of our wine partners, Klein Constantia, as part of the PIWOSA Women in Wine initiative.

Horticulturalist and Group Sustainability manager Chris van Zyl, pictured on the left with Responsible Tourism’s Prof. Harold Goodwin, gave a talk at the recent World Travel Market, hosted at the Cape Town Convention Centre (CTICC). It was hugely educational and delved into our many sustainable practices.

Our ‘Tastes’ festivals have become a firm highlight and in 2016 we celebrate its 10 year anniversary with a fitting theme   The upcoming Tastes of 2016 promises a sensational line up, celebrating its auspicious tenth year with the suitably fitting theme – ‘knowledge sharing’. This will essentially ‘swap’ Vineyard’s chefs and their staff with […]

The Vineyard Hotel’s tenth annual series of “Tastes” wine-paired dinners is well underway, and on Friday, 20 May they will be hosting an evening with Mulderbosch.

  The Vineyard gardens have delighted and fascinated for over 200 years, and in 2016 they remain as innovative and ground breaking as they were when they were first created. Its beautiful lush paths and by-ways that stretch across 7.5 acres of plush suburbia, its proximity to Table Mountain and the banks of the Liesbeek […]

  Our annual Elgin Valley Festival will take place on Sunday, 10 April 2016. Forming part of the annual Tastes of 2016 calendar, which is an eight month celebration of wine-paired dinners, we have a special festival planned for eager Pinot Noir aficionados. The festival is a favourite on the Tastes calendar and sees some of […]

Each year the Vineyard Hotel hosts a series of wine-paired dinners throughout the winter months that celebrate their relationships with the Western Cape’s latest and greatest wine estates.    This year is the tenth ‘Tastes’ series of wine paired dinners and the hotel has chosen the theme of ‘knowledge sharing’ to run throughout the season.  […]

Take a walk on the wild side at the Vineyard Hotel The Vineyard Hotel, Cape Town‟s favourite country hotel in the city, will once again offer guests a chance to escape into their secluded oasis, with their popular guided garden walks. The 90-minute tours will take guests through the hotel‟s award-winning gardens – comprising seven […]

The Vineyard Hotel is awarded Fair Trade Tourism certification The Vineyard Hotel, having been consistently recognised for its sustainable and social initiatives, is now able to add another feather to its cap – having just been awarded its Fair Trade Tourism (FTT) certification. After a stringent auditing process, which included being assessed on their business […]

The Vineyard Hotel mourns the loss of a local legend Having entertained guests at the Vineyard Hotel with her lyrical harp for almost 20 years, Beti Woolley passed away suddenly last week. Originally from Wales, Beti moved to South Africa in the early 1950’s, before embarking on an illustrious musical journey in Cape Town. Career […]

The Vineyard Hotel announces a more ‘ethical’ kitchen and a partnership with Farmer Angus The Vineyard Hotel in Newlands is excited to announce a few changes in their kitchen – including a partnership with Farmer Angus, which sees the introduction of his beef and free range eggs to the hotel’s menus in the Garden Lounge […]

Show dad he is the ‘best ever’ with Father’s Day Lunch at the Vineyard Hotel Spoil dad to a man-sized lunch this Father’s Day, with a three-course feast at the Vineyard Hotel’s The Square Restaurant for only R335 per person. Showcasing a mixture of traditional classics and modern favourites, there is sure to be a […]