Tourism Awards

Tourism Awards

There is a good reason why the Cape Winelands is called such, and no tourism award would be complete without a wine tourism destination category. The top wine destination was Val du Charron in Wellington for their wonderful ambience and wide choice of activities, followed by BluVine in Montagu that offers the visitor a New York experience with a local feel and staff who often, quite spontaneously, perform song and dance to the delight of all.  Read the whole article here.

Year-end Functions at VDC

Year-end Functions at VDC

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Wine Tourism Destination of the Year

Wine Tourism Destination of the Year

Dear Friends and Colleagues Wine Tourism Destination of the Year – Cape Winelands District Municipality Mayoral Tourism Awards 2019 The status of Val du Charron Wine and Leisure Estate as the upcoming destination in the Winelands was once again acknowledged at the annual Cape Winelands District Municipality Mayoral Tourism Awards winning the Wine Tourism Destination of the Year. “We are honoured to receive acknowledgement from our local authorities as it is this kind of that motivates us to further enhance our offerings,” said Val du Charron founder Catherine Entwistle. “This achievement would not be possible without the dedication of our...

Newsletter: Spring 2019

Newsletter: Spring 2019

News from the Vines: Spring 2019 VThe weather is finally warming up here in Wellington, and what better way to celebrate than with a glass of our brand new rose? Our new wine maker, Juhan, has created a new product in our Reserve collection – Val du Charron Rose. This blend of 64% Chardonnay, 18% Grenache Blanc, 14% Rousanne, 4% Mouvedre is dry yet crisp and refreshing. Its “cupid’s lips” colour and flavours of watermelon and strawberry make it a sure hit this season. South African wine fans can order online here. Overseas friends, we deliver throughout Europe  too – click...

Wellington Women Stand Tall Womens Month

Wellington Women Stand Tall Womens Month

Wellington – Women Stand Tall Cathy Entwistle is an actuary, qualified winemaker and estate agent, but now calls the award-winning Val du Charron Wine and Leisure Estate home.  During Women’s Month, they have hosted a number of local and international tour operators and female influencers as well as launching Val du Charron Reserve Rosé to celebrate women.  “Over the years I have been blessed with colleagues, who not only have a phenomenal work ethic, but demonstrate true joy in delivering a tourism experience in South Africa that is the fulfilment of a dream and a once-in-a-lifetime journey for some visitors. ...

Wine Dine and Stay Over

Wine Dine and Stay Over

Val du Charron – Wine Dine and Stay Over Clear skies are currently a rare sighting in Cape Town but on our recent stay at Val du Charron in Wellington, we were lucky enough to experience exactly that in the middle of winter. Needless to say, it was the perfect conditions for our one-night stay in the Cape Winelands. Val du Charron Wine and Leisure Estate is an all-rounder destination offering luxury accommodation, wine tasting, two restaurants and a spa. The 45 hectare farm was purchased in 2006 by the Entwistle Family and has a winemaking history dating all the way...