The Business of Wine and Food Tourism

The first Business of Wine and Food Tourism Conference will be held in Stellenbosch in November. Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom will open the event and will also be presenting the first national wine tourism strategy.

The conference aims to promote co-operation between the public and private sectors in the area of food and wine tourism, as well educating entrepreneurs and business owners on opportunities in the sector and to create the space for a new national wine tourism strategy and marketing agenda that will see South Africa being touted as one of the world’s…
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Vineyard Hotel: Cape Town’s Urban oasis

Vineyard Hotel exterior

Vineyard Hotel, a Cape Town gem.

Since the late-1700s Cape Town’s present-day Vineyard Hotel has been famous as a bucolic city escape for the lucky few. Originally the country house of Lady Anne Barnard, a society figure and one of the early diarists of the Cape colony, for over a century this idyllic hotel in the leafy suburb of Newlands has been a popular escape from the bustling city streets. Today the 207-roomed property looks out over a remarkable seven-acre garden with breathtaking views of…
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