Category Archives: Winelands & Four Passes

Waverley Hills Wines, Tulbagh

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The Farm

Waverley Hills is best known for producing organic wines with a unique style, extremely smooth with soft ripe tannins and robust fynbos characteristic. We also produce olives in brine, dried olives and a small amount of olive oil.

The Estate is situated between Tulbagh and Ceres, close to Wolseley, South Africa, at the foothills of the breathtaking Witzenberg Mountain Range. The fertile, yellow clay terrain is impregnated with river stones, resulting in well-drained soils with excellent water holding capacity. All the vineyards are irrigated with pure spring water and are located on a natural watershed area. The area is renowned for its diverse fynbos (indigenous flora), giving our wines a unique herbaceous characteristic.

Sustainability

We fertilise with composts and manures. We use cover crops, such as vetch and legumes, for soil improvement and as host plants for beneficial insects. We also allow some indigenous vegetation to grow in close proximity to the vines. These areas provide food and a natural habitat for the indigenous fauna to flourish, adding a healthy diversity to our vineyard’s eco-system.

Organic Farming

The phrase ‘organic vineyard’ conjures up a harmonious picture of green, trellised vines; their leaves combed by beneficial insects hunting for pests, the skies patrolled by hawks and owls looking for tasty rodents; field workers safe from toxic chemicals, and wines pure and delicious - and this is what we aspire to achieve.

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Cape Dutch Quarters, Tulbagh

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CAPE DUTCH QUARTERS WELCOME YOU

Unique accommodation in the heart of historic Tulbagh.

So much more than just a hotel, Cape Dutch Quarters is a local landmark with a distinct focus on relaxed country life, welcome service and genuine Tulbagh hospitality.

Located between the restaurants, museums and gardens of the old village, most places of interest are located within a few minutes’ walk from your accommodation. The top Tulbagh wine farms are only a 5-minute drive away.’

The beautiful, romantic, convenient and friendly place to stay in Tulbagh.

We look forward to welcoming you…

HISTORIC TULBAGH WALKING TOUR

Join our local historian and heritage activist, Jayson Clark for a 90 minutes tour of historic Church street and explore some of the interiors of many of Tulbagh's heritage buildings and 19th century streetscape.

The story tells the history of Tulbagh as an outpost of the Cape Colony, through the age of pioneers and colonists as well as the development of the Cape vernacular architectural style. Special attention is given to the earthquake and subsequent restoration of the 32 National Monuments.

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Wittedrift Manor House, Tulbagh

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A warm welcome awaits you at Wittedrift Manor House.

A warm welcome awaits you at Wittedrift Manor House. Step back in time and walk into this impressive Cape Dutch home in the centre of Tulbagh. Just a short stroll from the historic Church Street, restaurants, museums and shops – a short drive to award winning wine estate, hiking and mountain biking trails and outdoor activities.

The Manor retains its grandeur by flaunting antique furniture, fine art collections and huge spacious rooms. Relax in a unique shady walled gardening setting, private front and back verandas, lounge next to a crystal clear swimming pool, or find a sunny corner to read a book.

The enclosed garden provides a secure and safe off street parking, Teddy and Tango our resident dogs will be there to greet you and look after you while staying with us.
Wittedrift Manor House is a fully equipped self-catering manor house and comfortably accommodates up to 12 in three spacious suites.

All the rooms are tastefully decorated in country colonial style. We are in the process of completing two more garden cottages to our room mix, which will be done by July 2017 and we would be able to accommodate 20 persons from then.

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Vindoux Guest Farm and Spa, Tulbagh

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Welcome to Vindoux.

Escape to a little piece of heaven, only 90 minutes from Cape Town, but a whole world away.

Set in the foothills of the Saronsberg Mountains, just outside the picturesque, historic town of Tulbagh, Vindoux is a family-run guest farm offering the perfect retreat.  Nestled between fruit trees and vineyards, Vindoux is the proud home of the only luxury treehouse accommodation in the Western Cape.

As if that wasn’t enough to help you unwind, Vindoux also has a Day Spa, offering a wide variety of beauty and relaxation treatments, onsite dining, gym and dam fishing.  And just to ensure that you really do feel a million miles away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, why not sit back on the treetop stoep and spot some wildlife in the game camp?

The farm boasts four treehouse suites, a self-catering Tree Lodge and rustic self-catering cottages to suit all needs.  There is also an intimate function venue ideal for small events.

So whether you are looking for a quiet couple’s getaway or a chance to get together with friends, Vindoux has something for everyone.

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