August / September Newsletter 2018

Hello Beautiful People!

Say Cheese ~ August / September 2018

  • Please participate in creating the most comprehensive list of Cheese Makers in South Africa! You can stand a chance to win a wine and cheese hamper to the value of R1200!
  • Meet the winemaker who is as good in the cellar as she is on a surfboard. Trizanne Barnard is as good on a surfboard as she is in the cellar making Trizanne Signature Wines (TSW). Her wines will be showcased at the upcoming Women of Wine South Africa (WoWSA) Festival, which takes place on Sunday, August 12 from 11h00 to 16h00, in celebration of Women’s Month at the Candlewoods Boutique Venue in Centurion, and also features craft beer, gin and spirits made by women. I bet you Melissa Nielsen will be there too with her Genevive MCC.

  • Wake up out of the winter slumber and scroll down to Events Galore. You might find it very hard to choose what to attend!
  • Go for a short hike in the West Coast.
  • If you have not looked at my favourite new “kid on the block”; The Elgin Railway Market yet, do so!
  • You might want to look at a couple of highly inspiring Non-Profit Organisations. Visiting Panthera Africa is always a great thing to do!
  • We introduce some weekend and holiday accommodation gems to visit; In the gorgeous Overberg, Picollo Bocca Villa in Kleinmond.
  • Do a roadtrip to the Northern Cape where I saw more than 17 shooting stars on one night! Go and breathe the clean air at Broadwater Holiday and Wedding Venue resort in the  Northern Cape.
  • Leave the N1 and visit the beautiful ex Prof. Chris Barnard’s Farm between Richmond & Three Sisters ~ Bloemhof-Karoo.
  • You can also get inspired by the spotlight on fashion, décor, interior decorating, obviously wine and fantastic autumn and spring events. Read on!

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Featured interestingness and fabulousness this month.
   Scroll down the newsletter for more information. 

Scroll down for many, many great events.

All Systems Go for CapeWine 2018

At Creation everyone is look forward to welcoming wine colleagues from around the world to their stand (K83) at the 2018 CapeWine International Trade Show in September. Terroir is best experienced through discovery on the ground – up close and personal. So do also visit us on our beautiful estate in the Hemel-en-Aarde. Please contact if you or your associates would like to spend time at Creation with Jean-Claude and Carolyn during this period.

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Décor and interior decorating ~ Winter Sale

AnnaBelle Décor is a French inspired brand focusing on bespoke décor and lighting, painted furniture, French antiques and crystal chandeliers. They are running a very special sale until the end of the month. Read more and feast your eyes. 


Geta Finlayson is the most renowned, well known and beloved jeweller of the Overberg! Her ability to capture ethereal beauty in an object has never ceased to amaze me. It comes from inside her and spills into her work through design and loving care. Every time I wear my Geta pieces I feel deeply special and blessed. Read more about Geta’s Jewellery and art.

Weddings & Any Memorable Function Planning 

FAB Events Company ~ Andre Lambrechts and Dieter Odendaal have extensive experience due to many years of working in the wedding and events industry. Situated in The Hemel-en-Aarde Valley and Caledon, they provide expert and creative solutions for all events and weddings. Also see the appropriately named, THE ONE Hemel & Aarde Venue. 

Accommodation, Wedding & Conference Venue Kimberley Area

Broadwater River Estate is a beautiful privately owned holiday resort. This River Escape is situated on the banks of the Vaal River near Kimberley and the town of Douglas in the Northern Cape

BloemhofKaroo Karoo Northern Cape Guest-farm and Wedding Venue

Karoo Northern Cape Guest-farm BloemhofKaroo is a beautiful old Great Karoo farm steeped in history and it was once owned and loved by Professor Christiaan Barnard. To this day it is a working farm in the Malaria free, Northern Cape. Located just 5km from the N1, between Three Sisters and Richmond.

Value for Money Accommodation Kleinmond Overberg

Picollo Bocca Villa offers you luxury and spacious accommodation with that “home away from home” feeling. With 3 large bedrooms, laundry, large open plan living area, dining room, fully equipped kitchen, a garden suitable for children and adults looking to relax, as well as a barbecue area.

Environment, community and social responsibility.

Do Random Acts of Kindness

~Please visit our Caring Community & Doing Random Acts of Kindness page where you can pick your favourite charity or choose a random one to donate a couple of rands to. Giving is good for the soul.

Coastal cleanups. Click to see where you and your family and/or friends can slot in and make a difference.

Please consider helping these NPO’s by donating or volunteering.

The Grootbos Foundation is a non-profit organisation, established in 2003 with the vision of conserving the Cape Floral Kingdom and uplifting the communities therein

Panthera Africa Big Cat Sanctuary While providing, managing and working closely with eight different species of predators, Lizaene Cornwall observed and experienced each species’ uniqueness and capabilities, and realised that protecting and caring for big cats is her calling in life.

Business: Risk assessment

Risk of loss resulting from inadequate or failed internal processes, people and systems or from external events”. With the potential to impact on Productivity, Safety, Health and Environment of the operation and can potentially result in business Interruption, impacting on the Bottom Line. Click here to find available professional risk assesment help

More Wine

Seven Springs
Follow Seven Springs on Facebook to stay up to date with the jet-setting, wine-sipping super lovely Vaughn and Tim – amongst other things, their Hemel & Aarde Valley Winery has been completed and is handling the fruits of the first harvest!

Sumaridge & the Grapevine
The inimitable Holly keeps everyone entertained! Please read her latest Sumaridge newsletter.

Hermanus Wine Village
If you are in the Overberg region – your journey will be rewarded if you pop in at the Hermanus Wine Village at the foot of the Hemel and Aarde Road. #JustDoIt!  Either way, join the Wine Village Wine Club 2018 for fantastic value for money!

Movie Entertainment

This month’s movie reviews and fascinating facts about all genres, modern and historic: See Maya’s Movie Magic!

Inspired Action & new developments.

The ONE Hemel & Aarde Venue: This breathtakingly magnificent modern structure situated at the top of Shaw’s Mountain Pass, is perfectly built at the entrance to the beautiful Hemel & Aarde (Heaven & Earth) Valley. Its proximity to Cape Town and the spectacular natural scenery makes The ONE Hemel & Aarde one of the most sought-after wedding and special events venues in South Africa. Surrounded by nature reserves and farmland, The ONE is the perfect venue for that ONE special day for ONE happy couple. It offers panoramic vistas over the Overberg which creates a natural amphitheatre of mountains cradling the venue in the arms of velvet fynbos mountains. The ONE, an exclusive state-of- the-art venue, is conveniently located on Shaw’s Pass, halfway between Hermanus and Caledon,

Events Galore

Check back as we add more events as requests flow in.

AUGUST 2018:

3 Aug Agri’s Got Talent, Allee Bleue Wine Estate, Franschhoek

3 – 5 August 2018 Robertson Slow Food & Wine Festival 2018 Robertson

4 Aug Eikenhoff Orchid Nursery Open Day, Stanford

7 Aug Crystal Healing, Reiki Courses Overberg and Helderberg

8 – 12 Aug 2018 Hermanus Kalfiefees

9 – 12 August 2018 Klein Karoo Klassique 2018 Oudtshoorn

10 – 11 Aug Hermanus Wine & Food Fair

11 Aug Cape Winter Trail Series, Kleinmond

12 Aug – Women of Wine South Africa (WoWSA) Festival, Candlewoods Boutique Venue Centurion.

17 – 18 Aug Brave 2018 Women’s Conference, Edge Church, Edgemead, Cape Town

18 – 19 Aug The Chocolate Festival, Anura Estate, Stellenbosch

19 Aug Annual Staalwater MTB Challenge, Caledon

21 Aug Samantha Clifton Photography Presents: The Social Soiree; Social Media Content Creation & Strategy Workshop, Eureka Estate, Durbanville

24 – 26 August 2018 Mcgregor Poetry Festival 2018 McGregor

25 Aug Greyton Brew Run 2018

30 August – 2 September 2018 Hopefield Fynbosskou 2018 Hopefield

30 – 31 Aug TRIBE Conference with guest speaker: Michelle McKinney Hammond, Life Church, Somerset West

31 August 2018 Cape Town’s Food Truck Friday: August 2018 Edition Diep River

31 Aug – 3 Sep The Body of Desire with Valentina Leo, Heart and Soul Retreat, Caledon

31 August – 2 September 2018 Cape Town Street Food Festival 2018 Woodstock



1 – 2 Sep Greyton MTB Tour

2 Sep Jeremy Loops Live Franschoek

8 Sep Caledon Canola Run

7 – 8 Sep Botrivier Challenge & Spitbraai Festival 2018

15 Sep Gansbaai Tourism Coastal Cleanup

16 Sep Bertha Le Roux: NGK Hermanus

21 – 24 September Hermanus Flower Festival Fernkloof

22 – 23 Sep Funky Fynbos Festival, Gansbaai

22 – 24 September Vetplantfees (Succulent Festival) Calitzdorp

28 – 30 Sep Hermanus Whale Festival



13 – 14 Oct Barrydale in Bloom flower festival

26 – 28 October 2018 – Cape Holiday Show Sandringham Estate Stellenbosch



29 Nov Guns N’ Roses concert, FNB Stadium, Johannesburg



Lemms Corner Market – Every Sunday

Elgin Valley Events

Weekly Farmers Markets

Events at Lourensford – Somerset West

Gansbaai Country Market

Vegan Goods Market – Every Saturday – Cape Town

The Village Food Market – Cape Town

Porterville Farmers Market
Calitzdorp Events

Check in to see what is on at…

The Cape Town International Convention Centre.

Hermanus U3A (University Of The 3rd Age)

Kirstenbosch Events 

Platbos – Africa’s Southernmost forest.

Theatre Lovers

See the latest South Africa Theater Magazine

Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra 

Cape Town Opera

On at the Fugard Theatre Cape Town

On at the Brooklyn Theater.

Food Markets & Food Lovers

Baardskeerders Bos (B Bos) Farmers Market ~ Last Saturday of every month.

Hermanus Country Market Every Saturday morning at the Hermanus Cricket Club. 9am to 1pm.

Greyton Saturday Market Every Saturday

Stanford Sunset Market Last Friday of each month

Napier  The Village Market Every Friday & Saturday times: Fri: 1 – 5 pm / Sat: 9 am – 2 pm, Address: 44 Sarel Cilliers Street, Napier Info: 083 700 2152 /

Sedgefield Scarab Market  Every Saturday come rain or shine. Garden Route, Western Cape



Nosy Rosy Favourites

Places To Eat
Botriver Hotel Die Blaasbalk Restaurant
La Pentola
Spiceroute – Paarl
Tapas Live Music over weekends.
The Marine Hotel
Wildekrans Forage Restaurant

Wine, Wine Tastings & Food pairing
Creation Wines
Seven Springs Vineyards
Sumaridge Estate Wine 

Favourite Wineries
See our list of Award winning wines.

Favourite Olive Oils
Article and list

Places To Stay
Bloemhof Karoo – N1 Close to Three Sisters
Broadwater – Northern Cape
Delarey Guest Farm – Yzerfontein West Coast
The Marine ~ Hermanus
Milkwood Lodge
Francolin Hof
Aloe House
Poespasrivier 🙂
Accommodation McGregor

Places To Shop
Annabelle Hermanus
Abalone-shell mirrors by Lawton Roberts Design
Gift ideas and more
Shade Shop
Exclusive Works – The Ultimate Stainless Steel Pans, trailers etc!
Foto First – photographic desires.
PCXPress ALL computer needs
GO SOLAR – 123
Rossouw Modern Hermanus Art
Sonic WiFi -Retail | Repairs & Installations

Earthworks – Garden Design & Service with care!
Exclusive Works – Steelworks & Building Expertise
Grow your business: The labour office
PCXPress ALL computer needs
Sonic WiFi -Retail | Repairs & Installations
WebWits Design, Marketing & Maintenance
Woodworks – Dream it,
they create it!
NosyRosy Advertise your business or event.

Pappin Pretorius Optometrist
Get Fit! ProActive Fitness
Natural Supplements
Child and family counselling
Child psychologist
Lianna Morrison

Things To Do
“Cooking for Pleasure” Classes at the Overstrand Training Institute.
Paleo your body into shape!
Go to the Saturday morning Farmers’ Market
Hermanus U3A Program
Visit Elgin Valley
Join Whale Coast conservation
Visit SpiceRoute Paarl

Register as a Blood donor:
Register now.

Property For Sale.
Country place for sale – Stanford area


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