Stanford winery, Springfontein Wine Estate, made it to the finals of the annual Absa Top 10 Pinotage competition. Winemaker Tariro Masayiti’s Single Vineyard Jonathan’s Ridge Pinotage 2016 is classified as Wine Of Origin Walker Bay. We are extremely proud of this achievement and are crossing fingers for a top spot.
Madre knows Overberg produce as well as she knows the food fancies of the locals. She was the inspirational force of Madre’s at Sir Robert Stanford, then at Stanford Manor and Eatery in Hermanus. It was only logical that she would gravitate back to Stanford and could not have found a better spot than that… Read More Feasting at Madre, Stanford
Phillipskop Mountain Reserve is part of the Cradle of Human Culture, a new route that celebrates heritage. The spotlight is on the ancient rock art on the farm which is situated about 9 kilometers outside Stanford. Stay in the self catering cottages on the farm and rise and shine in the morning to hike the… Read More Phillipskop Mountain Reserve in Pictures
There’s nothing like a Sunday lunch in the country. In the spirit of rest and relaxation I made the short journey to Stanford Valley Country Farm. Just the perfect place to indulge in fresh air and good food. The farm’s Manor House restaurant blends fresh fare, fine wine and collectors art in a winning combination.… Read More Sundays in Stanford
Although Hermanus is known for their quality wines the area is now entering the craft drinks sphere. In neighboring Stanford Birkenhead Brewery was the first to launch into this trendy market. They did so before craft beers became popular. This brau haus offers tastings and their beers are widely available. Hermanus Old Harbour Brewery has… Read More Weekend Brew
When you drive a vehicle sharing the name of the highest mountain on earth you expect a robust response to the driving challenges presented by Overberg country roads. Seeing my ride approaching I realised that the Ford Everest stands tall and meets expectations when it comes to size. First impressions matter! Similar to preparations on… Read More Overberg Country Ride with Ford Everest
Stanford is a heritage town in the Cape Whale Coast. A small country village with a lot of soul.… Read More Stanford Selection
My new Ford Fiesta is more city slicker than off-road performance machine but this weekend I put her to the test on Overberg country roads. She did perform like a champ. After filling up at the Ou Meul in Stanford with well brewed coffee and small pastry I took a shot left towards Napier. Much… Read More Country Roads for Weekend Drives #FordFiesta
Natural, organic products made in Stanford on the Cape Whale Coast and offered for sale online. These wholesome Kudu Cosmetica products are not just well presented but they also have very real rejuvenating abilities. I had the luxury of testing 2 skincare products and I’m hooked.
Stanford Hotel is a living piece of history that dates back to when it was built in 1920 in the heart of the village. It is the oldest existing business in Stanford and in 2 years’ time this gracious old lady will be celebrating her 100th anniversary. The hotel is a living piece of history… Read More Overberg Heritage – Stanford