Stay, Eat and Drink at VDC

Stay, Eat and Drink at VDC

Are you looking for a ‘staycation’, weekend away or simply a lunch in the Cape Winelands? Read on as I’m sharing a little bit of a hidden gem with you today South Africa is very well known for its Winelands boasting famous towns like Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl situated in the Western Cape Province. Those three towns oer amazing wine estates, gourmet cuisine and beautiful landscapes without a doubt, but with this blog post I’d like to highlight a region renowned for historic Cape-Dutch homesteads, breath-taking vistas and small wineries. I’m taking you to the small town of Wellington, that is a 45-minute drive from...

VDC Wine showcase report

VDC Wine showcase report

Hoppy’s Paddle Inn recently had a showcase of VDC Wines. Check out their feedback below. Out of all of the wines from VDC that we showcased, the Aphaea Silk Rose was the most popular, followed by the Aphaea Red. The Aphaea range was so popular that we had to buy extra cases of the Aphaea Red and Aphaea Silk Rose. With regards to the Aphaea White, it was well enjoyed but unfortunately the VDC website did not have the percentages of the different cultivars in the blend and therefore we could not advise our customers on exactly what made up...

Valentine’s Day at VDC

Valentine’s Day at VDC

We’ve got your romantic break covered this Valentine’s Day The month of love is nearly upon us, and we can’t think of a better way to spend Valentine’s Day than sipping wine with your loved one amid views of the sunset and the Hawekwa Mountains. Click below to take a look at the special Valentine’s Day menus at our restaurants: Piza e Vino The Grillroom For bookings, please call +27 21 873 1256 or email pev@vdcwines.com / lg@vdcwines.com. PS: If you really want to impress your date, why not add a treatment at our luxurious spa too? xoxo The Val du Charron Team To view the whole...

It’s ITB time again

It’s ITB time again

It’s ITB time again and we can’t wait for this year’s show! Val du Charron will once again be proudly represented by Cathy Entwistle at Hall 20, SA Pavilion, Stand 138 (SA Tourism – still to confirm booth number). Val du Charron in the Cape Winelands offers: – Four star accommodation ideal for groups, families and the budget sensitive – Five star accommodation for FITs and special occasions – Day trip experiences – wine tasting, choice of 2 onsite restaurants, spa – Specialty tours – mountain bikes and trail runs on site For appointments, contact Cathy on ce@vdcwines.com To view the whole newsletter,...

Let’s meet up at Prowein 2019

Let’s meet up at Prowein 2019

Dear Fellow Wine Lover Come and say hello at Prowein in Dusseldorf from 16 -19 March 2019! You can find us at Stand Number 9B38 – 65. For appointments, contact Cathy on ce@vdcwines.com To view the whole newsletter, please click here.

Newsletter: Xmas 2018

Newsletter: Xmas 2018

News from the Vines: Xmas 2018 With the festive season nearly upon us, make sure to reserve your spot at our Christmas Lunch and New Year’s Eve Dinner & Dance – or stock up on some of our wines to enjoy with friends and family. As usual, both The Grillroom and Piza e Vino will be open for Christmas Lunch on a set menu. You can take a sneak peek at what’s on offer below: The Grillroom Menu | Piza e Vino Menu Christmas Lunch at The Grillroom is R395 per head for adults and R120 per head for children under 12.  At Piza...