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Igadi Ye-Oliva and Olive Garden Country Lodge

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Igadi Ye-Oliva and Olive Garden Country Lodge is situated in a beautiful valley in the Western Cape, South Africa near Robertson on Route 62. The exceptional Klaasvoogd terroir gives Igadi's Extra Virgin Olive Oil its distinct flavour.

The estate operates on biodynamic principles. The aim is to produce the highest quality olive - and olive-related products using all the parts of the olive tree, with no wastage and negative impact on the environment.

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At Olive Garden you can indulge in the Italian art of 'far-niente' or 'doing nothing'.

But this is not all. Enjoy the hot hydro-jet jacuzzi in the garden, the sparkling pool and the lazy hammock. There are other activities too, such as exploring the mountain trails and discovering the Robertson wine estates. They're all right on our doorstep, as well as the romantic boat cruise on the Breede River.

Olive Garden Country Lodge offers 8 luxury rooms, set among evergreen olive trees in the foothills of the Kranskop Mountains. Luxury Bohemian Afro-chic in style, with verandahs that overlook the Klaasvoogds Valley and surrounding mountains, the cottages are designed to relax the body and replenish the soul.

Olive Garden is also a place where one enjoys 'lekker' wholesome food prepared by Belgian chef and sommelier, Fernand Van Wassenhove. Our restaurant is open for breakfast and dinner, guests only.

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Mimosa Wines, Montagu, Route 62

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MIMOSA WINES

Seduction for the tongue. Sunshine for the soul.

Mimosa Fine Boutique Wines are handcrafted by award winning Swiss chef, Bernhard Hess and boutique winemaker, Lourens van der Westhuizen. The wines feature a complexity that meets balance to create elegance in a bottle. Mimosa Wines are also reaping awards, with 4 Stars in the John Platter for both the Chardonnay 2009 & Shiraz 2008.

The Mimosa Wines comprises of Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and a heady Shiraz. The Reserved range has some excellent wines.

This makes for a great combination of excellence and surprise.

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Wynproe 101 met Johan Stemmet, Excelsior Wyne, Robertson

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Ons kuier op die Excelsior wynplaas in die Robertson-distrik en Johan Stemmet, Wynmaker op die plaas, gee interessante inligting oor die basiese beginsels van 'n genotvolle wynproe. Kyk gerus die video saam met vriende en familie en gesels oor elkeen se standpunt met betrekking tot wynproe. Dit gaan beslis 'n interessante gesprek wees.

Hy praat ook oor vrae soos:

  • Wat is die beste manier om wyn te verouder of te bêre?
  • Wat is die beste vir 'n wynbottel? 'n Skroefkop of 'n kurkprop?
  • En: wat van 'n yssie by die wyn?

Good Hope Farm and Guest Cottages, Robertson

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Good Hope Farm is a working wine, olive and livestock farm with its own guest cottages. We are situated close to Robertson and is only 186km from Cape Town. The farm is nestled at the base of the Riviersonderend mountains. This working farm has a variety of accommodation available, depending on your specific needs! All our cottages are self-catering accommodation.

Accommodation options include:

  • 4 mountain cottages
  • 5 dam cottages
  • Farmhouse
  • Protea Cottage
  • Lavender Cottage
  • Pet-Friendly at the Mountain Cottages only

Tel   (023)  626 3965

Cellphone   082 2641 016