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...

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

BOOK NOW for the best dates! Contact Bernhardt to discuss your year-end eat@vdcwines.com 021 873 1256.

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...