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    aMadoda braai

    “it’s da Township style in Woodstock”… …because when we celebrate at aMadoda – Woodstock comes alive.

  • Absolut Art Gallery

    As a leading South African art gallery, Absolut Art offers an extensive and exclusive range of top South African contemporary art as well as the masters.

  • Rupert Museum

    20thc South African art, modern French tapestries and international sculptures.

  • Imiso Ceramics

    Imiso Ceramics is a high-end brand of creative ceramics based in Cape Town. Imiso embraces the dual currents of cultural heritage and cosmopolitan energy to invent works of sensual beauty for contemporary lifestyle. The studio features unique handmade collector’s pieces by Andile Dyalvane and Zizipho Pozwa.

  • The Boutique Gallery Franschhoek

    The Boutique Gallery in Franschhoek and Camps Bay is rapidly making it’s mark in the art world. Having over 40 local and international artists on show it is definitely worth a visit. You’ll be ‘wowed’ by the contemporary, colourful artworks inside these beautiful galleries.

  • The Boutique Gallery Camps Bay

    The Boutique Gallery in Franschhoek and Camps Bay is rapidly making it’s mark in the art world. Having over 40 local and international artists on show it is definitely worth a visit. You’ll be ‘wowed’ by the contemporary, colourful artworks inside these beautiful galleries.

  • African Trading Port

    For one of the highlights of your vacation visit the African Trading Port where you will find artworks from practically every country and culture on the African continent all displayed under one roof. Housed in the beautiful Old Port Captain’s Building, a Cape Town landmark and heritage site situated at the picturesque V&A Waterfront. They stock an immense array of object d’art including sculpture, artifacts, ceramics, pottery, bronzeware and glassware.

  • G2 Art

    This contemporary gallery is set in the vibrant heart of the city. Showcasing a wide range of original contemporary art by South African artists. G2 Art offers an exciting range of diverse and affordable painting, sculpture and mixed media for discerning buyers. There is originality and quality in each artwork. Mon to Fri 10h00 – 17h00 Sat 10h00 – 14h00

  • Zeitz MOCAA

    The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA) is the first major museum of contemporary art in Africa. Over a hundred galleries are filled with thousands of magnificent and thought-provoking artworks from across the African continent. A must visit.

  • The South African Jewish Museum

    The South African Jewish Museum is a visual interactive and high tech museum representing the story of the Jews of South Africa, their origins and contributions. Gift shop and Café Riteve.

  • Iziko South African National Gallery

    Important collection of South African and international art. The Hyman Liberman Memorial Doors, carved by Herbert Vladimir Meyerowitz, honour Mayor Liberman, who championed the establishment of the gallery and was a generous philanthropist. The doors represent ‘Hebrew Migration from Many Lands’, ‘Arrival in the Land of Peace and Prosperity’ and ‘Rebecca at the Well’. The bas-relief sculpture over the main entrance to the Gallery was carved by his wife Eva Meyerowitz, the famed scholar of West African art. The bas relief panels above the doors to each room were also carved by Meyerowitz. The Alfred de Pass collection of English and French paintings, drawings, sculpture and prints donated between 1926 and 1949, and a room named after him, commemorate this benefactor. Iziko SANG also houses the collection of Italian drawings donated by Lady Michaelis in 1930.

  • Iziko Slave Lodge

    Between 1679 and 1811, this windowless building was filled to the brim with slaves – many of them women. The ‘lodge’ was also used as a prison, mental asylum and unofficial brothel. It is said that in those days ‘women in the Cape were few, but slaves were plenty.’ It is now an Iziko Museum and amongst the displays is an exhibition on the story of tshwetshwe – a fabric that is synonymous with traditional black women’s fashion.

  • Bartinney Private Cellar

    Bartinney is set on the dramatic slopes of Botmaskop alongside the Helshoogte Pass overlooking the picturesque Banhoek Valley. Michael and Rose Jordaan repurchased the 27ha family farm in 2006, with a vision to create excellent wines and reawaken the charm of the historic land. “Our belief is that every aspect must work in harmony: agriculture with nature, people with animals, sustainability with excellence.” Bartinney is Carbon Neutral. This means that a zero carbon footprint in both farming and wine making has been achieved. 50% of Bartinney’s power is generated through solar. The farm has had Champion status in the Biodiversity and Wine Initiative (BWI) since September 2010. Rose is a founder member and Trustee of the Banhoek Conservancy, whose goal is for the social upliftment of the poorer communities in Banhoek and environmental improvement of the natural areas of the greater Banhoek Valley. You might want to try their Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 and Vintage Elevage 2010. Wine tasting at the Tasting shed are R30 per person for three Bartinney wines. Mon – Fri 10h00 to 16h00 Cellar tours by appointment only

  • Paul Cluver Wines

    2016 Judges Overall Winner: Unwooded Paul Cluver Noble Late Harvest 2014 2016 Leader in Water Conservation This family-owned, family-run wine business is located in the cool-climate Elgin Valley. The property has been in ownership of the Cluver Family since 1896. Their focus is on producing elegant wines that are expressive of the terroir. The wine business forms part of larger holistic farming business called ‘De Rust Estate’. This estate forms part of the UNESCO world heritage site, the Kogelberg Biosphere. Half of the estate has been set aside for conservation into perpetuity. Dr Cluver has been a supporter of conservation projects, officially undertaking projects of his own on the estate since 1970. He was involved in the establishment and development of Groenlandberg Conservancy. Other features include a restaurant, Fresh, open from Wed to Sun; hiking trails; 5 day slackpacking on the Green Mountain trail; and summer open air concerts in the amphitheatre.

  • Vondeling Wines

    2016 Bloggers Overall Winner: Vondeling Babiana 2015 Vondeling is a Champion Conservation wine estate, home to some of the Cape Floral Kingdom’s rarest and most unique plant species. These owners play a key role in driving landowner collaboration to minimise the threats to this unique region known as the Paardeberg. Two of Vondeling`s premium white and red wines have been named for two of these red data listed plants that are endemic to the Paardeberg mountain, namely Babiana noctiflora and Erica hippurus. They are committed to an innovative waste-water management system, a social upliftment job-creating project in alien vegetation removal, a recycling programme and wildfire prevention. The farm offers state of art wine tasting facilities, a country chapel, and wedding or function venue, as well as self-catering accommodation. Visitors can pre-book a generous farm style Vintner’s Platter, which they can enjoy at the tasting room. Booking for Vintner’s Platter or set menu meal options is essential.

  • Gabriëlskloof

    2016 Judges Best Red Gabrielskloof The Blend 2014 Gabriëlskloof is a family owned and run wine estate with sweeping views of the Babilonstoren Mountains and the surrounding wheat fields. The farm and vineyards were established in 2000, with their first vintage in 2009. It has 70 hectares under vine and 50 hectares set aside for conservation, mostly consisting of Overberg Sandstone Fynbos and some critically endangered Western Ruens Shale Renosterveld. They have rehabilitated the fynbos in the area below the winemaker’s house by collecting fynbos seeds over a period of time and then scattering them across the slope. A variety of birdlife has returned to the farm to delight birdwatchers young and old. Taste their wines and olive oil, accompanied perhaps by a hearty meat and cheese platter, or as part of their food and wine pairing. Restaurant, @Gabriëlskloof, entices with mouth-watering, sincere cuisine and a deli filled to the rafters with all things handmade, homemade, delicious and fresh.

  • Graham Beck Wines

    Situated 10 km outside of Robertson on Route 62, the Graham Beck Estate’s Madeba farm, is situated in the breathtaking Breede River Valley bordering the semi-arid Little Karoo region. An ethos of farming in harmony with nature ensures Graham Beck Wines are making significant strides in protecting our precious natural heritage. The Graham Beck Robertson Cellar is a testimony to inspired vision and foresight. Bordering Madeba is the Graham Beck Private Nature Reserve, an area that extends to the eastern slopes of the Rooiberg. 1885ha of land had been registered with Cape Nature and in 2006 the Riverine Rabbit, a critically endangered species once thought extinct, was seen residing in the Breede Sand Fynbos section, the most endangered veld type on the site.

  • Merwida Wines

    The estate has been in the van der Merwe family since 1840, and home to Merwida wine farm. With 600ha of wetlands conserved on the farm, Merwida is proud of this healthy wetland with its abundant indigenous palmiet covering most of the area. This near pristine wetland, the largest along the Breede river system, supports a unique collection of aquatic insects, as well as many water-dependent birds and animals. The American Colonial Merwida Country Lodge offers an unforgettable stay or to host wedding or other function.

  • Schalkenbosch Wine Estate

    Schalkenbosch Estate is situated on the outskirts of Tulbagh, an easy 80 min drive from Cape Town. The Estate also offers three comfortable, fully equipped self-catering cottages set in the gardens of an old Cape Manor House. The Cape Dutch farm house dates back to 1792 and has been proclaimed a National Monument.

  • Koelfontein

    Koelfontein has been the proud heritage of seven generations of the Conradie Family. Cecilia’s Farm Shop on Koelfontein sells dried fruit & nuts and seasonal fresh fruit. One of the historical farm houses, Die Kloof, recently renovated, offers self-catering accommodation A walking tour of the farm follows a clearly marked-out route, which begins at Die Kelder and exposes visitors to interesting aspects of farm life, such as export fruit orchards, award-winning vineyards and farm animals. Hiking trails extend into the foothills and mountains themselves around Gydo Pass. Two-thirds of the farm is dedicated to the preservation of indigenous Fynbos, which includes the rare, threatened Lowland Fynbos. Flourishing indigenous vegetation makes it a bird-watching paradise.

  • Cederberg Private Cellar

    Dwarsrivier farm – where Cederberg Private Cellar is situated – is surrounded by the Cederberg Wilderness Area. The Cellar belongs to one of eight landowners whose property borders on the Wilderness Area. It offers unique wines with altitude, as SA’s highest vineyards, as well as plentiful hiking options, accommodation and wine tastings. Only about 300ha is used for farming, the holiday resort and staff housing, with the rest of this unspoilt land placed under CapeNature’s care – with 5,200ha under conservation. Cederberg farms sustainably and because this isolated area is virus free it has minimal disease, allowing for little to no chemical intervention. Wine tasting available on farm without reservation required. Accommodation: self-catering chalets and camping available at Sanddrift Holiday Resort on the farm. Access to many of the Ceberberg Hiking trails and rock art features, with permits available from farm shop. Office hours for accommodation bookings and shop (incl. hiking permits and maps):