International Champagne Day #ChampagneDay

Everyone is in agreement that we should be celebrating every day with champagne! But its like birthdays.  It is still better if there is a day dedicated to sparkling bubbles. On the Cape Whale Coast  we have a number of bubblies that we can toast with. Hermanus has the following MCCs on the market: Hermanuspietersfontein Maria Elisabet… Read More International Champagne Day #ChampagneDay

Cape Whale Coast Weekend? Here’s what to do.

If you have the energy and go – the Cape Whale Coast has the weekend action.  Flower Festivals, Wine & Food Lunch, Barry Hilton Comedy Club and Heritage Day celebrations. Two flower festivals happening on the Cape Whale Coast – one in Hermanus and another in Gansbaai.  Hermanus Flower Festival started yesterday, 22 September till Sunday 25 September.  This… Read More Cape Whale Coast Weekend? Here’s what to do.

Essence of Hermanus Captured in 10 Themes

How to capture the essence of Hermanus with ten themes only? Difficult but a great way to share the Hermanus story in September – Tourism Month. Hermanuspietersfontein is an obvious choice as it was the original name of Hermanus.  This was before the local postmaster decided to shorten Hermanuspietersfontein to Hermanus to fit better on the postage stamp.  The… Read More Essence of Hermanus Captured in 10 Themes

Why I♥Hermanus #6

What’s not to love about all the great wines produced in Hermanus and the surrounding vineyards? Amongst the many varietals available is my favourite – the fickle yet highly prized Pinot Noir.  Access to the quality Pinot Noirs is one of the reasons why I love living in Hermanus. Hamilton Russell Vineyards planted vines almost forty years ago and initiated… Read More Why I♥Hermanus #6

Five non-alcoholic stocking fillers on the Hermanus Wine Route

This time of year the Hermanus Wine Route is dazzled by visitors looking for good times while sipping fine wines.There is no shortage of quality wines and the different wineries offers a variety of activities to enjoy with their wines.  The cellars also cater for that once-a-year-shopping frenzy by stocking gifts that will not be poured and consumed… Read More Five non-alcoholic stocking fillers on the Hermanus Wine Route