Wild Boar Trail Run

Wild Boar Trail Run

The Wild Boar Trails start and finish at Val du Charron Wine & Leisure Estate (VDC), Wellington.​ Bring the whole family on the 16th to enjoy the beauty of the Haweqwa mountains and  the vineyards and of course the splashpad after the race. Enjoy coffee, pizza, beer, wine or whatever you fancy after your ride at Pizza Vista or the Grillroom both on site at Val du Charron. For the more energetic there are six routes starting and finishing at Val du Charron (VDC), catering to single track lovers and those who prefer open gravel roads or just a ride...

Egg-Citing news

Egg-Citing news

Egg-Citing news….Our 1st Egg-Citing Trail Run at Val Du Charron on the 5th of April.  Bring the family and friends and join us on a 3km, 5km, 10km or 20km (loop the 10km) hunt for the “Easter Eggs” on the trails and in the garden. Lots of prizes if you find the “eggs”.    

Wellington Wonders

Wellington Wonders

A Wellington gem is the beautiful Val du Charron. This award-winning wine and leisure estate offers the most gorgeous views, lovely accommodation and more for visitors to enjoy. How you can support this estate: During Level 3’s ban, Val du Charron is still allowing consumers to purchase wine online via their shop.vdcwines.co.za. As per national regulations, the deliveries will go out once the ban gets lifted. In addition to this, visitors are still welcome to enjoy a relaxing stay in either the estate’s four- or five-star accommodation. Currently, the estate is running a 50% off promotion on their accommodation until end March 2021....

Old and new always makes Wellington a pleasant surprise

Old and new always makes Wellington a pleasant surprise

Old and new always makes Wellington a pleasant surprise Lockdown has also upended most things and visitor experiences are among them. But it’s the natural beauty of Wellington – the town, its mountains and farmlands – that immediately imprints in memory. On a mid-week break my travel partner and I set out to explore this under-the-radar region of the Cape winelands. Read the whole article here.

Win a weekend for 2

Win a weekend for 2

Val du Charron Win a 2 nights stay for 2 adults in the 5 star Coach House Bed & Breakfast valued at R10, 020.00. Val du Charron Wine and Leisure Estate offers stunning views across the Bovlei Valley and the Hawequa Mountains with Bainskloof Pass winding up from the small town of Wellington, 72km from Cape Town. Read the whole article here.

5 Picturesque Wellington Wine Estates To Visit

5 Picturesque Wellington Wine Estates To Visit

Val du Charron 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 back to 1699. We did the Reserve wine tasting at The Grillroom which includes your selection of any of the four wines on their list at R60 per person. The cheese platter we ordered deliciously complimented the wines and I’d highly recommend it. The estate also offers guided cellar and vineyard tours. Read the whole article...